Robot Maker: A Talk with the Late Isaac Asimov

Will Smith and the robot Sonny in 'I, Robot'

Will Smith and the robot Sonny in the film version of 'I Robot'. Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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The new film, I, Robot, starring Will Smith, is loosely based on Asimov's short stories. The author wrote about space walks before man landed on the moon but didn't particularly care for commercial plane travel. He died in 1992. (First broadcast Sept. 9, 1987.)

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