Questions tagged [androids]

For questions about androids in works of science fiction or fantasy. Always use in conjunction with the relevant work tag. An android is a robot or synthetic organism designed to look and act like a human, especially one with a body having a flesh-like resemblance.

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Old sci-fi short story about buying an android?

Long, long time ago I came upon a collection of old (pre 1980s?) short sci-fi stories. I'm not 100% sure, but something makes me think they were by Russian authors. One of them was about a woman, who ...
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70s Book about a girl who gets replaced with an android

Read this book in the 70s. Looking for a book about a young girl who gets replaced with an android. It replaces her in her real life and she gets to eat all the candy and chocolate that she wants. ...
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1970s or 80s kids book: girl's life taken over by a robot doppelganger version of herself

I read this book between 1980-82 but it could have been written earlier. It's about a girl who is dissatisfied with her life, as her parents have her on a diet and she wants to be able to eat what ...
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Book: evil Earth against a nature-oriented planet occupied by humans as well

This book also has the main character fall in love with a robot who the main villain had created to put his mind into the robot's body. The main girl is in a space fleet fighting for her home planet ...
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Why does Eldon admit that Rachel is an Android after the final question

I'm quite confused after reading chapter 5. I have the following question. Why does Eldon admit that Rachel is an Android after the final question? Why does he not insist that she is a human just ...
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Phoebus declaration from the book “Stories of Ibis”

After reading the book The Stories of Ibis, I was curious if the author has ever published a full version of the declaration of Phoebus, the speech that the android Phoebus held when asked to express ...
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Sci-fi cartoon from 70s or 80s about androids and giant heart

It must have been late 80s when I watched that cartoon on old VHS. I don’t remember details well but there were white androids in the story, kept prisoners by other robots that were controlled by a ...
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Who makes androids in the Marvel universe?

Which branch of technology in the Marvel universe "makes" androids (for example, Victor Mancha)? Is their job considered biotechnological, still robotics, or a whole other field of study?
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I am looking for a post apocolyptic novel about a man and a female android

I believe the novel was printed by DelRey in the early eighties. I remember the protagonist was in love with a synthetic woman. He was trying to get more artificial blood for her. This one has been ...