Robo-stars -- The original robots -- Robots take off -- Imaginary laws -- How robot stories change -- Real or pretend? -- What robots look like -- Robots and computers -- Goodies, baddies, and funnies -- Robots with feelings and emotions -- Robot or human? -- When robots are stars -- Future fiction.
"Discusses how robots are featured in popular culture, including films and fiction. Also discusses real and imagined advances in robotics, and how realistically the technology is represented"--Provided by publisher.