Top 60 Favorite Fictional A.I.’s – Part Four [24-13]

Continuing here our rundown of my 60 Favorite Fictional Artificial Intelligences.

You can have a look here for Part One, which includes some of the rationale for this list, as well as some of the explanations and qualifications, and here for Part Two and here for Part Three.

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Favorite Fictional Heroes Countdown–Part 4 (#70-61)

And the countdown to my favourite fictional hero continues.  In this instalment, we have three, count ’em, three artificial life forms.  And a guy who is mistaken for an artificial life form.  And there are four female characters, which is tied for as many as we’ve had in a single list.  Two of them are attractive European-accented brunettes, one is an animated Mom, and one is a child from a book.

If you want to look at previous posts in this series you can look here:  102-91 (and rationale for the lists), 90-81 and 80-71.  Anyway…let’s get to it!

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“Greetings, Programs!” (A few words on Tron)

I like Tron.  It’s not that I believe it’s one of the best movies ever, but it’s always sort of had a reserved a place on my unofficial list of favorite films, in the same way that The Muppet Movie or Rumble in the Bronx has.  Does that make sense?  I’d never argue that any of those films are in the same league as say, Citizen Kane (to use an extreme example), but frankly I’d probably rather watch any of them more than the Orson Welles classic, given the choice. Continue reading “Greetings, Programs!” (A few words on Tron)