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Questions tagged [cyborg]

For questions about cyborgs, short for "cybernetic organism". Can either be biological bodies with mechanical parts or a mechanical body with biological parts. Use in conjunction with the relevant work tags.

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Short Story- In future, implant-less holdout tries device that gives him experience of being optimized with brain implant

In a future time in which most people have chosen to have a procedure to have implanted in their brains a network of filamentous circuits (described as looking something like a silver spiderweb woven ...
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Looking for specific episode of Cyborg 009 (1979) where Heinrich makes a difficult decision

In the late 70's and early 80s in New York City, Japanese programming would take over on Saturday evenings on UHF Channel 47 which normally ran Spanish programming. Shows like Yuusha Raideen, Ikkyu-...
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Scifi book with battle spaceships and humanoid cat people who have eyes that change colors with their mood?

Does anyone know this book? It starts with a space captain and his ship and crew being attacked by another ship. Eventually the ship was so damaged that they had to board another ship after fleeing (...
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How does Victor Stone (Cyborg) replace lost body parts/material

There not much I could do for research on this, but it is a rather simple question with possibly a complicated answer. In Justice league Victor Stone (Cyborg) shoots a missile out of his arm that is ...
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B-class SF horror movie set on post-apocalypse Earth with a group against a killer-cyborg

I have been looking for a movie that I've seen as a child. That must've been around 20 years ago now. I think it must have been from 80s or 90s - but not earlier than '84 I think. I would characterize ...
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TV Movie: Villain absorbs glass to heal

I recall watching a movie in the late 90's or early 00's that involved a nanotech-enhanced cyborg, who I believe was some sort of experiment or secret military project in an otherwise normal near-...
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An animated sci-fi movie with a fully armoured antagonist and a pale looking child

This is one of the few movies I saw on one of my relative's computer screen when I was little. As I was too young to understand anything, it was approximately 15 to 20 years ago (I believe the movie ...
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Made-for-tv(?) scifi movie. Scientist becomes prototype cyborg. Fights another cyborg

I remember seeing this a a boy. The main guy was a scientist. I think he was working on an adaptive suit or possibly a cyborg. He becomes the prototype. I do not remember it all but I know if he is ...
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Cyborg prosthetics going wrong and violent

I remember seeing an ad for a TV show a few years ago about people with Cybernetic or Cyborg limbs. Something happened and they went crazy and made the people who had them act violently, so I think ...
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Trilogy: Alien-insects invade earth and are resisted by cyborgs

Looking for a trilogy published around the early 80s. Insect-like aliens are invading earth. Humans' brains are placed in robotic bodies. The protagonist is a child in one of these bodies. He has ...
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Book about a woman general circa 2010

I've been searching for a book I read some time ago. It's about a woman who lives in a society where if you are in the military, they wipe your mind after each mission. The book is about a time when ...
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What book has a story about a man who goes to the moon and has a cyborg arm?

I remember reading a book with a title which seemed like it was from the 80s or 90s like "Steel Justice" or "Metal Justice." If my memory's still right, the cover of the book is blue and probably ...
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Mid-90's young adult book series starts off sci-fi, ends up fantasy

It was like 10 books, I think, that started off set in the future following a cybernetically enhanced football player in games where players die ends up with the same character in a swords and sorcery ...
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Does Cyborg start out as a Teen Titan or as a member of the Justice League?

In Justice League: War, we see Cyborg's origin and he immediately joins the Justice League. However, he is quite young. In certain comics, Cyborg is known as a founding member of the Teen Titans. My ...
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Old sci-fi cartoon movie about underground slaves, space empire and a Chosen One from 80s/90s [duplicate]

When I was a kid I saw a cartoon probably made in the 80s or early 90s. In this cartoon, underground inhabitants extracted resources under the supervision of overseers/demons. The protagonist ...
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Science Fiction short story about cybernetic humans and their cybernetic dogs

Trying to find a science fiction short story about a cybernetic human and his cybernetic dog. They were immortal and could speak to each other. It was in an anthology, so I can't remember the author ...
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Novel centered on question of identity, man with replaced skull and hands

I'm trying to recall the title and author of a short novel which centered on a question of identity: A man has been returned from the other side (e.g., to the U.S. by Soviets back in the day, that ...
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1990's movie about underground prison where guards are cyborgs

Can you tell me the title of a movie made in the late 1980's or early 1990's where the hero is imprisoned for getting his wife pregnant on an overpopulated Earth? Unauthorized breeding is a crime. ...
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Sci-fi movie about good and evil android on space ship

I'm searching for a Sci-Fi movie I saw in my childhood (late 80s - early 90s). The movie was about a crew on a spaceship with two similar looking androids or robots; one evil trying to kill the crew ...
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In “Hardcore Henry”, why was Henry's battery low when he first woke up?

I get that there was an awful lot of manipulation happening in Hardcore Henry, but at the very beginning of the movie, we learn that Henry has only about 15-20 minutes of charge left on his battery. ...
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Looking for a book from the 70s probably about space war and robots

Looking for a book from my childhood. It would be from the 70s, probably '77 or later, and my recollection is it was a dystopian book about a war between humans and androids or cyborgs. It was an ...
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Pre 1985ish science fiction paperback with a metal-armed man on the cover and time-travel combat

I'm trying to identify a science fiction novel I remember reading as a young kid from my school's library. I only remember two things about it (apart from having a generally positive impression of it):...
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Cyborgs chasing humans for parts

I am not exactly sure of the year I saw it. I rented it from Blockbuster Video somewhere between the late 1990s to the early 2000s. (?) What I remember is that it was a hand-drawn animated film. One ...
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Did Darth Vader purposely modify his voice?

In the Star Wars: Rebels season 2 finale, This got me thinking, was Vader's voice purposely modified for intimidation, disguise, or other purposes, or is his deep voice merely a side-effect of his ...
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Trying to find an old sci fi story: man injured in space and reconstructed as cyborg

I remember reading this story in the early 1980s but don't remember if it was a newer release at the time. I do know I didn't buy the used paperback. A man is injured in a space construction job (I ...
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I'm trying to find a sci-fi war book with cyborgs fighting on a jungle planet

What I remember is pretty spotty: Genre was hard sci-fi war The cyborgs were fighting alongside human soldiers. Often injured soldiers would be redeployed as a combat cyborg. The humanoid cyborgs ...
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Name of Action Cartoon on Cartoon Network

There was this 90s team action Cartoon on Cartoon Network back when the Power Zone would play with Swat Cats and Centurions. I just saw a few episodes and I don't think it lasted long. It was similar ...
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Force Sensitive Droids/Cyborgs [duplicate]

Is it possible for a Droid or a Cyborg to be sensitive to the force and ultimately train to become a Jedi/Sith? I was thinking General Grievous might be but I can't remember how he got his ...
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Sci-Fi TV Series identification from 90's [duplicate]

As a kid in 1993-1994, I watched some kind of Sci-Fi TV series about a guy who was turned into a machine. Or at least half of him was entirely a machine and the other was human, split vertically. I ...
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Young man turned into cyborg to help defend city against monsters

The movie I'm trying to find the name for is a late 80's Sci-Fi action film that came out before Revenge of the Nerds 2 - so 85-87. It was in theaters during the summer. In it there is this city ...
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How do Terminators speak?

It seems obvious that Terminators don't have vocal cords, and their speech is probably generated by some kind of speaker assembly linked to a speech processor. However, every time we see a Terminator ...
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Why does Archer hate cyborgs?

I don't know the show well enough to know if Barry was the first cyborg Archer met, but it is obvious that he despises cyborgs, and I was wondering if we ever learn why this is the case. ARCHER: ...
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What is the relation Between Stand Alone Complex and Individual Eleven ideology?

Is it possible that Individual Eleven ideology is based on Stand Alone Complex? By the way to be everything clear could you describe me what Stand Alone Complex is?
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Main character is a cyborg mercenary, possibly fights demons

Looking for a book that may have been part of a series, possibly based on an RPG, where the main character is a cyborg mercenary, who has been significantly reduced in height because of his cyborg ...
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Trying to find a Sci-Fi Short Story called “Sarge”

I have a friend who is looking to find a short sci-fi story called "Sarge." The story I am looking for starts off as a letter or message to his adversaries. It is first person from the dog's point of ...
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Teen sci-fi written before 2003 - body upgrade, synthetic bodies?

I am trying desperately to remember the title and author of a science fiction book for teenagers, written before 2003. The book was about a young adult virgin who sold her physical body to have an ...
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Story Identification: cyborg, starship, self-destruction

I am looking for a TV show / movie that aired in 90's, but the show itself could be older. Here's what I remember, but I might have got it a bit mixed up: People on a starship found an ancient earth ...
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Early 80s sci-fi movie, cyborg(?), shooting .. had this stuck in my mind for about 30 years

This is an incredibly vague scene depiction, but I'm trying to recall a sci-fi movie I watched as a very young kid. It would have been out perhaps early 80s. I don't recall any of the story but the ...
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Doctor creates a Robocop-like suit, gets murdered and installed, and goes on a killing spree

Early 80's I had seen a movie where a dr had created a "Robocop" type suit for space travel. The doc was murdered and installed into his own suit and of course goes on a killing spree for revenge ...
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Cyborg with heart in a box, loses his cyborg arm in gunfight; handsome guy that sleeps in green goo [duplicate]

I remember watching a movie or tv-series in the 90's, could be from the 80's too. They're probably on a spaceship, one guy is a cyborg with a human head. He's got his human heart in a box in his ...
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Identifying an old (horror?) movie/tv episode involving cyborgs

I was watching "Beyond Human" when a section came up regarding people's negative reactions to the idea of cybernetics. To make this point, the documentary discussed how cyborgs are often villains in ...
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What story has a man wake to find himself transformed into living metal?

I'm trying to remember the author and title of a science fiction story I read decades ago (mid-70's to early-80's). I want to say it's a golden age short story (maybe a novel) but I may be wrong on ...
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Trying to ID film based on poster; robot or cyborg themed?

Back in the early to mid 90s, I saw this video at Blockbuster all the time and thought it looked interesting; but it also looked "scary" and I knew my overprotective mom would never let me rent it. ...
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What is the name of this movie? [closed]

I found a gif-animation and by any means can't identify the movie it was taken from:
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80's (?) sci-fi movie identification, cyborg, desert, isolation

SPOILERS IN THE POST I would like to identify a movie. Probably it's been created in 80's (might be 70's or even early 90's). What I can remember: There's a group of people stuck in some facility (...
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Which movie/TV show has an evil cyborg harvesting eyes from androids in a hidden town?

I watched it maybe more than 8 to 12 years ago, but as far as I remember there was this place where androids (or maybe they were cyborgs) lived. (I think it was more like a hidden town). This guy ...
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Dead scientist revived in a power armor/exoskeleton (liquid keeps him alive, sealed in the suit)?

This movie is from the 1980s. There is a scientist that dies in a lab accident. He gets placed in a power suit and the liquid inside the suit revives him. Keeping him alive, sealed in the suit. An ...
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What movie features a boy in a wheelchair who eventually becomes a cyborg? [duplicate]

I want to remember one movie, it’s from the 80's or early 90's (or maybe even 70's), about a boy in wheelchair who eventually becomes cyborg. There are also this guy's friends, one girl and one other ...
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Please identify sci-fi movie by scene description

What I remember is a final battle scene. a large transparent pillar in a building/rocket silo, the act happens on its top. contains a part of computer core inside, protagonists are aimed at shutting ...
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Why was the cyborg Darth Vader wheezy?

The cyborg General Grievous was wheezy because he was trying to maintain the last remnants of his biological self in his mostly mechanical body. With the high level hi-tech cloning technology and the ...