Tag Archives: Robocop

  • Dubai Robocop Begins Automated Patrol This Week

    Dubai Robocop Begins Automated Patrol This Week

    I don’t have an exhaustive knowledge of the subject, but I’m pretty sure that the vast majority of robotic cops in fiction turn out to be a bad idea – principle example being Robocop. But that hasn’t stopped the Dubai Roboop, described by the police force with a penchant for showing off as “the world’s […]

  • RoboCop Statue Unveiling in Detroit Canceled

    RoboCop Statue Unveiling in Detroit Canceled

    The city of Detroit doesn’t exactly come off as a tourist mecca in the 1987 classic RoboCop, but that wasn’t supposed to stop the city from embracing its association with the metallic hero almost 30 years later. June 3rd, 2014 is “RoboCop Day” in Detroit, and the most notable of that day’s events was to […]

  • 10-Foot ED-209 Prop From ‘Robocop 2’ Can Be Yours For $25,000

    10-Foot ED-209 Prop From ‘Robocop 2’ Can Be Yours For $25,000

      If you’ve seen the Robocop movies, it’s likely you remember Robocop’s predecessor, the ED-209. ED-209 is easier to control than his advanced humanoid counterpart, but he also has a tendency to fall over and shoot innocent people with his machine gun attachments. Anyway, one of the giant 10-foot ED-209 props from Robocop 2 is […]