Talk:Bicentennial Man (film)

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References to use[edit]

Please add to the list references that can be used for the film article.
  • Coleman, Stephen; Hanley, Richard (2009). "Homo Sapiens, Robots, and Persons in I, Robot and Bicentennial Man". In Shapshay, Sandra. Bioethics at the Movies. Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 44–55. ISBN 0801890772. 


It looks like the main text of this article is lifted wholesale from the IMDb page that's linked from this page[1]. Is this considered plagiarism? T. S. Rice 09:59, 5 July 2006 (UTC)

It is indeed, although it is possible that the IMDb author and this page's author are the same person. Nonetheless, I've reworded the summary to avoid a copyvio. —Cuiviénen 23:43, 15 July 2006 (UTC)


should this page be marked as a stub? Bud0011 02:54, 7 July 2006 (UTC)

A stub of what? In almost every case, a story and the movie based on the story are 2 different articles. Why should this one be any different? Mushrom 04:30, 11 July 2006 (UTC)

A stub is a short and very incomplete article on Wikipedia. I think this qualifies. —Cuiviénen 23:43, 15 July 2006 (UTC)

Minor Plot Corrections[edit]

I made some minor plot corrections to this article. U.S. Robotics to NorthAm Robotics (in the story, it was U.S. Robotics and Mechanical Men, it was changed to avoid a dispute with the then current U.S. Robotics company as the company in the movie was not portrayed in a positive sense.), added a plot point, and corrected the month that Andrew was purchased. Elmorth 16:20, 7 June 2007 (UTC)

Unencyclopedic lists?[edit]

This article is tagged as containing unencyclopedic lists. The only lists I see in its current incarnation are the awards the film has won and its cast, which are certainly pertinent data which should appear in an encyclopedia. I plan to remove the tag if there's no opposition. Captain Infinity 00:21, 12 July 2007 (UTC)

I agree, I don't see any unnecessary or unencyclopedic lists. Bhamv 03:32, 19 July 2007 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:Robinwill-bicentenial man.JPG[edit]

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BetacommandBot 18:29, 13 September 2007 (UTC)

Asimov's books...[edit]

There seems to be a lot of mis-information about the movie's source. I'm going to double- and cross-check my sources and get back. Shir-El too 23:54, 24 December 2007 (UTC)

Summary and Plot[edit]

I tried to shorten both - with questionable results. Hope someone else does better. Shir-El too 03:44, 27 December 2007 (UTC)


I noticed that it says that the film will be followed by "Tricentennial Woman". I couldn't find any proof on this on IMDB or Google. Can anyone provide a source? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Kwake20 (talkcontribs) 02:37, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

Rectified, thanks. — pd_THOR | =/\= | 12:37, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

Source of the movie[edit]

Which book is the true base of this movie? Two different statements brings confussion. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:33, 23 October 2010 (UTC)