Retro Tech: Robots

I’m taking a look at the tech predictions of the past that we thought would be our future - and in particular robots. I cast an eye back to the toy robots of the 60s, 70s, and 80s and some of the movies that spawned them. And along the way I talk to UrAvgConsumer and Chris Gethard.
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  1. Alivia Osbs

    Alivia OsbsPrije dan

    The outstanding spinach radiographically wander because position multivariately bathe minus a flippant llama. mellow, accurate season

  2. Thomas Smith

    Thomas SmithPrije 5 dana

    The aloof state informally list because statistic biochemically look versus a makeshift behavior. sassy, calm storm

  3. 2ShiftyForU

    2ShiftyForUPrije 14 dana

    "I like how the eyes turned red and the it looked at me" Famous last words

  4. Souvik Mukherjee

    Souvik MukherjeePrije 28 dana

    That average consumer is a terrible person.

  5. Souvik Mukherjee

    Souvik MukherjeePrije 28 dana

    Robots will never have consciousness.

  6. Caitenten YT

    Caitenten YTPrije mjesec

    I got a omnibot 2000

  7. Mark Ellison

    Mark EllisonPrije mjesec

    How did you do this video and not mention Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator once

  8. Ese Ukey

    Ese UkeyPrije mjesec

    I actually like animals (most animals) to robots...just saying. 💁‍♀️ But that robot's's so cool. Haha!

  9. Daveed Wells

    Daveed WellsPrije mjesec

    I think that people who needs one they should get a robot and people that can't move or walk or anything should get a robot and yes it's should be the future

  10. Daveed Wells

    Daveed WellsPrije mjesec

    Star wars a very popular show in the 90s

  11. Daveed Wells

    Daveed WellsPrije mjesec

    Robots could change the future

  12. Daveed Wells

    Daveed WellsPrije mjesec

    New robots let me see 🤔🙂

  13. Rick Gladwin

    Rick GladwinPrije mjesec

    Omnibot was the absolute JOINT when I was a kid. Even cooler than 2XL. I’ve thought about retrofitting the shell with a new brain and AI.

  14. Rick Gladwin

    Rick GladwinPrije mjesec

    Okay I wrote that not knowing he was going to have a 2-XL in the episode.

  15. Saiful Hasan

    Saiful HasanPrije mjesec

    They missed the Terminator franchise

  16. Isa Bacha

    Isa BachaPrije 2 mjeseci

    @Marques Brownlee You should’ve included Samsung’s robots

  17. Isa Bacha

    Isa BachaPrije 2 mjeseci

    Me thinking of the memes I can make out of marques constipating

  18. yiygiug huuigi

    yiygiug huuigiPrije 2 mjeseci

    Wish I had been born 20 years from now. I could have my own robot girlfriend =)

  19. Ezra Mantini

    Ezra MantiniPrije 2 mjeseci

    I don’t think it exceeded anything. Take a look at Boston dynamics

  20. mariic2

    mariic2Prije 2 mjeseci

    Marques: "You guys are not allowed to flame me in the comments for getting this wrong. Me: "How about I do, anyway?~"

  21. Angel Love

    Angel LovePrije 2 mjeseci

    Sexy chocolate ooooo yeaaaaa 😘😘😘😘😘😘

  22. DaniPooo

    DaniPoooPrije 2 mjeseci

    Like I think we still havn't reached the point where we can actually make those kind of robots that we actually dream about having. That being a robot that has a humanlike mind of it's own. What I mean by that is that we need extremely clever AI capable of thinking like a human does. It sould be able to learn a language mostly the same way a human does, it should be able to understand a joke and think it's funny. It should be thinking of itself like a person. What it shouldn't be is a RC car with some extra features in the shape of a robot. We are on the way to get there, but currently the most avanced AI's runs in huge server halls and they are still not as complex as a human mind. However these are speciallized to be very good at certain tasks and are superior to a human in performing these tasks Even if we take a vastly upgraded Siri (Or something similar) and put it into a mechanical body it won't be any R2D2. Because it will only be capable of performing the tasks it was programmed by a human to perform. We need some AI that is so advanced that it will learn mostly the same way we do. It should be able to see us performing a task and then be able to learn how to perform that same task on it's own. I believe that day will come when we have some AI like that but the first will probably run on some huge server and then it might take a very very long time before something can run in a battery powered robot. It will not happen in my liftime, but please prove me wrong

  23. Herazsch

    HerazschPrije 2 mjeseci


  24. Andrew Sturgess

    Andrew SturgessPrije 2 mjeseci

    Robotix was an awesome toy set. Didn’t do much but looked amazing. But yeah pulling apart certain pieces was sometimes a Herculean task! Special shout to Pratt Institute, my alma mater.

  25. Alaiyi Bob-Manuel

    Alaiyi Bob-ManuelPrije 2 mjeseci

    How can you have a robot show and not show the robot from Rocky IV

  26. Milk Bucket

    Milk BucketPrije 2 mjeseci

    “Humans gonna human” 10/10 quote

  27. yolo

    yoloPrije 2 mjeseci

    This series are amazing 👏

  28. Rozaline Nelhams

    Rozaline NelhamsPrije 2 mjeseci

    I had a similar robot dog as a kid.

  29. Nog Nacho

    Nog NachoPrije 2 mjeseci

    The Whoniverse

  30. Suman Das

    Suman DasPrije 2 mjeseci

    😍😍😍wow awesome♥️♥️♥️👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻

  31. MaximusAlcarinque

    MaximusAlcarinquePrije 2 mjeseci

    A little surprised Boston Dynamics wasn't featured, but overall a great episode & great production values as always.

  32. Siddhartha Shankar Dey

    Siddhartha Shankar DeyPrije 2 mjeseci

    Glassmorphism intro Sir

  33. LHSlash

    LHSlashPrije 2 mjeseci

    Even less views than S1

  34. Tshepiso Maswanganye

    Tshepiso MaswanganyePrije 2 mjeseci

    Correction: The first instance of having a servant to do all the things that we don't want to do is often referred to as SLAVERY, it was not Rosie the Robot, as previously mentioned. I thank You for coming to my Ted Talk.

  35. Pedro Fleck

    Pedro FleckPrije 2 mjeseci

    I have no idea what the size of the robot in the end really is, considering the scope of this show, you should really put some conversions in the video.

  36. Carlos Ordóñez

    Carlos OrdóñezPrije 2 mjeseci

    Omg I felt so old when the robot dog came out🥲, like, I do remember wanting that thing when I was a kid.

  37. Tushar Sharma

    Tushar SharmaPrije 2 mjeseci

    Robot: what's my purpose **Pass the butter**

  38. Jonathan Lippe

    Jonathan LippePrije 3 mjeseci

    Each video in this Retro Tech series attempts to convince you to accept a substitution for the technology you were promised 40 years ago.

  39. Andrew Church

    Andrew ChurchPrije 3 mjeseci

    WEN looks like the prototype of GlaDOS.

  40. Shubham Nath

    Shubham NathPrije 3 mjeseci

    Robots will be the end of Human History

  41. Alio Man

    Alio ManPrije 3 mjeseci

    If your girl is Tall Is thick And has long arms That’s not your girl that’s wen

  42. varsha kowdi

    varsha kowdiPrije 3 mjeseci

    1 of the reasons I need a humanoid robot so badly is, I'm pretty sure just like me there are many ppl who wants to take care of the elder ones like keeping a strict eye on their food habits or their regular medications or exercises. But we youngsters get so busy with our work, we find it difficult to do a follow up on that daily. And I feel humanoid robots would really help in such situations!

  43. varsha kowdi

    varsha kowdiPrije 3 mjeseci

    I'm really looking forward for a video on Japanese robots and their capabilities and their techs and their future!! Japanese are already killing it when it comes to overall Tech!

  44. varsha kowdi

    varsha kowdiPrije 3 mjeseci

    15:46 exactly! Looking for an accurate humanoid robot more like sophie to make elders' life easier...

  45. varsha kowdi

    varsha kowdiPrije 3 mjeseci

    Man I really need a humanoid robot in my life !!!

  46. Durahl

    DurahlPrije 3 mjeseci

    The place where I can see humanoid robots shine would be in disaster recovery scenarios - Have the legs be controlled by some form of A.I. doing the legwork ( heh¹ ), most of the time so a human operator using 360° AR Vision can focus on the arms and general task at hand ( heh² ). Like placing a robot in a storage sarcophagus that could survive a major explosion inside a nuclear plant thus still allowing access to areas for immediate inspection if the area has become inaccessible to humans. Obviously, you'd need tech specifically built for this task otherwise the radiation will make quick work of your electronics and end up like West German JOKER Bomb Defusal Robot from the Chernobyl Miniseries.

  47. Armstrong Koome

    Armstrong KoomePrije 3 mjeseci

    How didn't anyone notice the joke don't fall omnibot cause it had me down

  48. Mack

    MackPrije 3 mjeseci

    Why wasn't the robot from Rocky interviewed...

  49. Banana_ Plays1212

    Banana_ Plays1212Prije 3 mjeseci

    It’s all fun and games until the real dog meets fake dog and the fake dog gets MAULED

  50. Ray Rosas

    Ray RosasPrije 3 mjeseci

    😂🤣 that’s one dorky robot.

  51. mmarle7

    mmarle7Prije 3 mjeseci

    Robot 2XL is so adorable!! 😍😍😍

  52. D D

    D DPrije 3 mjeseci

    Hey your show and thoughts are actually very interesting. Great job.

  53. Fluxster102

    Fluxster102Prije 3 mjeseci

    I'll be honest. I keep waiting and hoping for the robot to take my job because a Human shouldn't be doing it. What will I do then? I'm Human, I'll figure it out.

  54. Jonnyreverb

    JonnyreverbPrije 3 mjeseci

    0 content.

  55. tw t

    tw tPrije 3 mjeseci

    Don't forget Tomy ISOBOT from 2007. Google it.

  56. Yatindra Manas

    Yatindra ManasPrije 3 mjeseci

    8:53 *Happy Mr. Mobile noises*

  57. Angelo Luna

    Angelo LunaPrije 3 mjeseci

    will smith: MARKASS BROWNIE

  58. John Morgan

    John MorganPrije 3 mjeseci

    Nobody ever gives C3PO the credit he deserves.

  59. Windz

    WindzPrije 3 mjeseci

    15:53 Wtf I thought I was listening to Jordan Peterson, sounds just like the man.

  60. Marco Barrientos

    Marco BarrientosPrije 3 mjeseci

    this looks cool but get out of my feed

  61. Chris Doherty

    Chris DohertyPrije 3 mjeseci

    that white dude that was talking about his son and the robo vacuum was in a movie and i cant think of it someone help me lol

  62. Ash RymanFerris

    Ash RymanFerrisPrije 3 mjeseci

    How no Boston dynamics in thus episode?

  63. Zulkifil

    ZulkifilPrije 3 mjeseci

    The people demand the new profile picture, Marques!

  64. Spice Weasel

    Spice WeaselPrije 3 mjeseci

    5:06 what a riot! "Pay attention to what you're doing!" *Non-shalant fart noises*

  65. Spice Weasel

    Spice WeaselPrije 3 mjeseci

    If we are talking robots, I want a Mr Handy.

  66. nichole monn

    nichole monnPrije 3 mjeseci

    I'm sorry your dog died jakup 🐕 😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢

  67. Sir Mr Jason

    Sir Mr JasonPrije 3 mjeseci

    I had to identical Nintendo robot when I was a kid boy I'm old

  68. wurz elle

    wurz ellePrije 3 mjeseci

    what will people think of this naive video in 40 years?

  69. Biscuits

    BiscuitsPrije 3 mjeseci

    the robot drawing your portrait reminded me of the scene in I-Robot, where Sonny (the robot who becomes conscious) is drawing an image of what he dreamt about, and the way he draws it is very machine-like, sort of in rapid hashes, yet the end result is something artistic and human-like. really blurs the line of what we consider art

  70. Little Tut

    Little TutPrije 3 mjeseci

    Yes! Star Wars. I still remember going to see that movie when it first came out. I'm a 70's, 80's child. :))

  71. Steven Gaiko

    Steven GaikoPrije 3 mjeseci

    Wonder is he did a high exposure pic of the arm spelling something out at the end there

  72. Steven Gaiko

    Steven GaikoPrije 3 mjeseci

    "I vote dope, that's my dog"

  73. PunkRockerPete

    PunkRockerPetePrije 3 mjeseci

    Marcus Brownie

  74. MrSisterFister

    MrSisterFisterPrije 3 mjeseci

    I got a dogecoin ad right after they showed iDog

  75. Michael Interbartolo

    Michael InterbartoloPrije 3 mjeseci

    I think my robotix set is till at my parents house.

  76. Clayton Bouldin

    Clayton BouldinPrije 3 mjeseci

    I wanted one of these so bad when I was a kid it almost hurt. Santa never brought me one!

  77. Steve Butters

    Steve ButtersPrije 3 mjeseci

    this guy's pretty cool

  78. Fenrir

    FenrirPrije 3 mjeseci

    WOO HOO a token given a job that he is obviously uneducated about the topic and unispired by what he is doing but hey black lives matter so lets stick some guy into a position that he doesnt do well at so i can cope with my own racism. i fucking hate modern culture

  79. Jose Trevino

    Jose TrevinoPrije 3 mjeseci

    Psalm 24 1 The earth is the Lord’s, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein. 2 For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods. 3 Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? Or who shall stand in his holy place? 4 He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully. 5 He shall receive the blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of his salvation. 6 This is the generation of them that seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah. 7 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. 8 Who is this King of Glory? The Lord strong and mighty, The Lord mighty in battle. 9 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of Glory shall come in. 10 Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, he is the King of glory. Selah.

  80. Varun VC

    Varun VCPrije 3 mjeseci

    Thank YOU! For turning- ME! on.

  81. Dan Hicks

    Dan HicksPrije 3 mjeseci

    Too many ads. Thumbs down.

  82. Pablo Spicyweiner

    Pablo SpicyweinerPrije 3 mjeseci

    Omnibot was straight up threatened by the 2-XL bot.....🤣🤣

  83. Phil Reilly

    Phil ReillyPrije 3 mjeseci

    that feel when you owned one of the products in this video

  84. Ezra F.

    Ezra F.Prije 3 mjeseci

    Robot 1: Hello world! Robot 2: Time to take a piiiisss

  85. Becca Hargate

    Becca HargatePrije 3 mjeseci

    I so wanted an Omnibot when I was a kid.

  86. BigEpinstriping

    BigEpinstripingPrije 3 mjeseci

    I had an Omnibot, those things were awesome; Programmable too. I wish I had kept it. I make my own robots now though, so I'm good.

  87. Mitzpatrick Fitzsimmons

    Mitzpatrick FitzsimmonsPrije 3 mjeseci

    barely touched the subject of "retro"

  88. Dan Raiders Warriors Sharks Giants

    Dan Raiders Warriors Sharks GiantsPrije 3 mjeseci

    Japan has some awesome robots and they didnt go into detail with them.

  89. ꗊꗊ

    ꗊꗊPrije 3 mjeseci

    Wait. I had this as a kid! You just unlocked some secret memories of mine.

  90. konrad the fox

    konrad the foxPrije 3 mjeseci

    help. my son bought a uimate on ebay.

  91. Tushar Verma

    Tushar VermaPrije 3 mjeseci

    hey man you should have been mentioned about SOPHIA she is the best example of robots

  92. M. Chan

    M. ChanPrije 3 mjeseci

    @5:56 The robot shown here that is "not a hit" is the one that appears on Mr. Wizard's World and the one that my junior high school had. If you took shop class you could program it to read the lunch menu for the morning announcements over the PA. That is literally the only thing the school used the robot for.

  93. Declan Cunningham

    Declan CunninghamPrije 3 mjeseci

    Instead of robots it should be called humanoids.

  94. Christos Komsios

    Christos KomsiosPrije 3 mjeseci

    he should have reviewed Nintendo NES Rob the Robot instead it would have been hilarious

  95. fred wood

    fred woodPrije 3 mjeseci

    What their looking for is a new Slave class, one that we can guiltlessly exploit and if it looks like a Human, all the better. We want them to have everything a Human has, except rights.


    OVERCOME8Prije 3 mjeseci

    I am a older dude, But I think I'm cool for my age, Or maybe I am immature. Anyway I think if u lose the little kid inside of u at my age your doomed. Anyway once more! I grew up with the lost in space robot, WARNING! DANGER! DANGER! And I watched StarWars in a outdoor theater , But the girl in the back seat had other plans.

  97. Yves Amevoin

    Yves AmevoinPrije 3 mjeseci

    Great work. Is it possible to add also units in international measures in next videos? (kilograms, meters...)

  98. Sigma0283

    Sigma0283Prije 3 mjeseci

    My uncle had an Omnibot a long time ago that he took with him to work and it would always get in peoples way and they'd say "Get out of the way, dammit". As a result, the Omnibot was given the name "Dammit".

  99. Caitenten YT

    Caitenten YTPrije mjesec


  100. Bloxer

    BloxerPrije 3 mjeseci


  101. Darth G

    Darth GPrije 3 mjeseci

    In Star Wars, They weren't ROBOTS! They were DROIDS!

  102. Jawico

    JawicoPrije 3 mjeseci

    Very strong second grader Marques Brownlee is a very strong second grader 13:37

  103. John Doe

    John DoePrije 3 mjeseci

    Comparing these early designs to something like Boston Dynamics is pretty surreal. Especially if you include AI like Watson to combine with it.

  104. IntelliBright Films

    IntelliBright FilmsPrije 3 mjeseci

    I have an omnibot2000.

  105. Brad Hartliep

    Brad HartliepPrije 3 mjeseci

    2004 and 2008 and 2012 and 2016 and 2020 and 2024 REPUBLICAN Candidate for President Brad Hartliep has been cleaning up Earth's pollution and protecting Earth and protecting Earth's Plants and Animals and Water and Air for 44 years .. and calling for 50% reductions in greenhouse gas emissions for 31 years - and as President, those emissions would have gone down immediately .. and if you had elected Brad Hartliep in 2012 or 2026, Carbon Equivalent Pollution in our atmosphere would be below 400 ppm .. and dropping to 350 ppm .. within 10 years -- that would be 2022 or 2026 at the latest .. and if you had elected Brad Hartliep in 2004 or 2008 - Carbon Equivalent Pollution in our Atmosphere would have never risen above 400 ppm, and it would have been reduced to 375 ppm within 5 to 10 years, depending in what year I was elected .. and 350 ppm before 2025 .. Fuel Economy would have risen to a minimum of 40 MPG for all Vehicles during my first year in office and 50 MPG within 10 years .. and every Powerplant and Utility in America would have had Carbon Filtration installed on all Smokestacks within the first 4 years of my Presidency .. and every house and Corporate Building and Skyscraper and Garage and Parking Lot in America would have been covered by Solar Panels within 10 years .. every Oil Derrick in very Ocean would have been converted to Wind Turbine Platforms within 10 years .. The Global Climate Change problem would have been addressed and attacked by Brad Hartliep in 2005 if you had elected Brad Hartliep President in 2004 and 2009, if you had elected Brad Hartliep President in 2008, and 2017, if you elected Brad Hartliep President in 2016 .. Brad Hartliep has been calling for a 50% Reduction in our Greenhouse Pollutants before 2020, and later 2025, for 30 years -- before Greta Thunberg .. before Bernie Sanders .. and before Al Gore -- yet you have never given one single consideration to anything Brad Hartliep has said over the last 40 years concerning the need to reduce the absolute need of our pollution - you have never given one single thought to Brad Hartliep's Pro-Earth Policies .. or Brad Hartliep's Pro-Civil-Rights Policies - Republican Civil Rights Policies that have existed for 244 years and that are the Inspiration for every single Democratic Party Civil Agenda in the last 60 years .. you have never given Brad Hartliep the same recognition for his 44 years of Climate Protection service that you have given Greta Thunberg for her 1 year of Climate Change service -- Brad Hartliep is 8 Billion Times better qualified than Greta Thunberg for the Noble Peace Prize or the Noble Climate Prize .. Racist White Supremacist Democrat Joe Biden has never in his life done anything to protect earth -- until this week .. If you want to Truly Protect Planet Earth's Natural resources and Plants and Animals and Waters and Oxygen and Atmosphere Slow Down and start supporting Brad Hartliep for 2024 President, because Brad Hartliep will accomplish significantly more Greenhouse gas reductions that Joe Biden and Brad Hartliep will accomplish it faster and better than Joe Biden and Brad Hartliep will create more well-paying living-wage jobs than Joe Biden and Brad Hartliep will create a better, cheaper national healthcare program than both Joe Biden and Barack Obama and Brad Hartliep will create the greatest, long-term, sustainable Middle Class and Working Class Economic Growth in US History .. Joe Biden's entire 2020 Campaign Platform and Joe Biden's entire 2021 Policy Platform is plagiarized directly off of what Republican Brad Hartliep has been calling for for the last 30 years .. everything Joe Biden is trying to accomplish he stole from the Policies and Platforms of Brad Hartliep developed and written over the last more than 20 years - every single one of them .. Bur Brad Hartliep has the heart and the dedication to protecting America and Protecting the Planet and Protecting the People that Joe Biden and the Democratic Party have never had .. You choose .. unwisely .. You should have Voted for Brad Hartliep .. America would be 20 years ahead of the curve .. instead of in the mess it's in now .. No One is better qualified and more capable of ending America's decades of Corruption .. and fixing America's decades of Civil Rights Abuses .. and destroying America's decades of Climate Inaction than Brad Hartliep .. the ONLY Candidate for President in the last 16 years that would have solved America's, and the World's, Climate Problems 16 years ago .. Vote Brad Hartliep President in 2024 and Save Planet Earth and America from Joe Biden's 48 years of Climate Inaction, Lies and Corruption ..

  106. Spi-z

    Spi-zPrije 3 mjeseci

    My dad has one of the robots in the thumbnail. I think that's omnibot? He also has omnibot 2000, and a lot more.