In Honour of 30 Years of the Terminator, What is the Best Robot Ever?

By Darren Orf on at

On Oct. 26, 1984, audiences everywhere met the Terminator, one of the most badass examples of technological terror that ever existed. The T-800 represented humanity's crushed hopes of a bright future powered by our own electronic genius, and even today the premise is still terrifying.

Besides making me want to binge watch The Terminator and T2: Judgment Day (which we should all collectively do as a species), I was thinking if there really was any robot, fictional or no, that was cooler than Arnold Schwarzenegger's villainous/heroic automaton.

So I decided to crowd source the answer. What is the most awesome robot ever? Let's leave it open for either fiction or non-fiction entries. It could be anything from Pixar's Wall-E to Boston Dynamics' Atlas. As for me, I'm going to stick with my original T-800 hunch.

Happy Terminator Day, everyone. I leave you with this: