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Short Circuit
Episode 1: Short Circuit
June 30, 2016

Do you think we are doing this for our own self gratification?

Title: Short Circuit
Rating: PG
Running Time: 98 mins
Release Date: May 9, 1986
Director: John Badham
Writer(s): S. S. Wilson, Brent Maddock
Starring: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton, G. W. Bailey
Company: The Turman-Foster Company, TriStar Pictures

Robocop. R2-D2. HAL 9000.  The T-1000. Johnny 5.  

Yes, in the pantheon of great movie robots, there is no denying S.A.I.N.T. model Number Five deserves prominent mention. He came alive in 1986's Short Circuit and charmed audiences with his naivete, and his DeBarge theme song.  Now, as Now Playing looks back at the great sci-fi films of 1986, Arnie, Stuart, and new Now Playing critic Justin review this film to answer the age old question..."Who's Johnny?"

Listen to find out!

Short Circuit

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