YOU NEED BLINKY


YOU NEED BLINKY (warning, robot horror film, might not be for little kids!)…


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7 Comments

  1. I believe a firmware upgrade might be in order here. I wonder if Blinky has an ICSP port.

  2. I guess Blinky is not bound by Asimov’s laws of robotics!

  3. I watched this at work with the sound off. Scared to leave the building.

  4. Good lord, I got two minutes in, got too freaked out, skipped to the end, and I’m still freaked out. XD

  5. Operator: “This is 911, what is the nature of your emergency?”
    Mom: “Oh, help me, sent a SWAT team right away, our Blinky robot just killed and cooked our son for dinner.”
    Operator: “Deployments are on the way, where are you located?”
    Mom: “We live on the corner of- BBZZZZZZZZZZZ- OH MY GAWD, HE JUST KILLED MY HUSBAND!! PLEASE, SEND PEOPLE RIGH-” *phone clatters on the floor*
    Operator: “Mam, are you okay?”
    Phone line: “No problem – no problem – no problem – no problem” *line cuts off*

    This is what you didn’t see in the movie. Or at least what I think you didn’t see.

  6. Oh. My. God. Wh….wh…why did I watch this?

  7. Awesome, so now that’s zombies and cute, friendly robots I’ll be forever terrified of. Hello inability to sleep tonight.

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