Robby the Robot

Robby the Robot  is a fictional character and science fiction icon who first appeared in the 1956 film Forbidden Planet.  He made a number of subsequent appearances in science fiction movies and television programs, usually without specific reference to the original film character.   (More from Wikipedia)
The depth of my obsession with Shocking Blue is reflected in the name of my bichon frisé (who just passed away a couple of months ago – his 16th birthday would have been in a few days):  Robby van Leeuwen, a combination of Robby the Robot from one of my all-time favorite movies, Forbidden Planet with the name of the bandleader of Shocking BlueRobbie van Leeuwen
(August 2012)
Last edited: March 22, 2021