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The artist Wirdou made this great tee shirt design where there are two storm troopers standing in front of a bunch of robots from movies and TV. I can identify all of the robots but one.

Wirdou's "These are not the droids we are looking for"

(Image from wirdou.com)

Who is the right most top robot? The one just above Marvin from Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy.

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    It kind of looks like it could be a robot from Hugh Jackman's instant classic Real Steel, but that's just my opinion.
    – AlMar89
    Jan 9, 2015 at 17:36
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    I am shocked, comma, shocked that neither Tom Servo, nor Crow T. Robot appear in this image!
    – Lexible
    Jan 9, 2015 at 18:10
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    @Lexible I am even more shocked that you forgot Cambot and Gypsy!
    – Mike G
    Jan 9, 2015 at 18:13
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    @Lexible CamBot is the one taking the group photo.
    – Liesmith
    Jan 9, 2015 at 19:35
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    I was glad for the red box help on identifying the bot in question since that Marvin version was not at all like the picture I had based on the British TV series: youtube.com/watch?v=q4P3pvKmbsg ... Go to 0:27
    – DWin
    Jan 9, 2015 at 23:25

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He look suspiciously like a Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robot...note the extended fist above Bender's head.

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It appears the OP may have found the source graphic for this painting as well.

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  • Good catch - I bet that's it.
    – Omegacron
    Jan 9, 2015 at 17:57
  • Looks more like a robot based on ancient Mayan art than Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots to me.
    – Lexible
    Jan 9, 2015 at 18:14
  • I think you may be right. I am going to see if any other ideas come in.
    – gnash117
    Jan 9, 2015 at 18:57
  • The only reason I don't believe it is based in Mayan artwork is all of these robots are fairly famous (in the right circles) and I was immediately put in mind of the Rock Em, Sock Em robots as soon as I saw him due to my familiarity with the toy as a child. I could see those robots being considered definitive cultural assets for children who grew up in Western society with an interest in science fiction and robots, making them at least tangentially as much a part of this tapestry as any other robot (famed omissions, MST3K, for example) deserving a place. Jan 9, 2015 at 20:01
  • @gnash117 I am persuaded by the original art addition by the RESE Robots art. :)
    – Lexible
    Jan 9, 2015 at 22:58
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Wirdou says it's Rock'em Sock'em Robots

Twitter conversation between the answer poster, and the artists.

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    I already accepted @Thaddeus' answer. Since Thaddeus was correct I can't change it. I am glad to see we were correct.
    – gnash117
    Mar 12, 2015 at 20:28
  • @gnash117 not a problem.
    – AncientSwordRage
    Mar 13, 2015 at 8:28

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