Wall-E vs. Johnny 5: Who Would Win In a Deathmatch?

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The question of which machine is deadliest of all-time has already been answered—but it's the bonus round that will prove to be the most exciting matchup. Who would win in a battle between Wall-E and Johnny 5?


Yeah, it's kind of like pitting a puppy vs a toddler...but I digress.

This tournament poll of the world's deadliest robots was proposed to us by our friend PW Singer, author of Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century which we covered last March. Stay tuned for more scary-ass robots wreaking havoc on fleshy humans and metallic adversaries alike.

Machines Behaving Deadly: A week exploring the sometimes difficult relationship between man and technology.



It's interesting that both robots are programmed to have empathy. I think maybe with this in mind they might be able to work our their issues non-violently or through mediation, unlike their human masters. Maybe they could even learn to love one another. Is it gay? Maybe. Is it wrong that I would watch? Definitely.