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Subject: Short Circuit

Written By: AngeFaitore on 01/14/05 at 12:45 pm

Who likes Short Circuit?
I think it's one of the best movies of the 1980s.

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: joedeertae on 01/14/05 at 12:50 pm

I liked Short Circuit... I thought Johnny 5 was the coolest thing since sliced bread!

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: AngeFaitore on 01/14/05 at 12:54 pm


I liked Short Circuit... I thought Johnny 5 was the coolest thing since sliced bread!


I like Newton Crosby, Number Five's creator, played by Steve Guttenberg. I still think he's cute.
Short Circuit is one of my FAVORITE movies.

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 01/14/05 at 1:01 pm

I love that movie...in fact, I just recently got it on DVD (found it for a good price at Wal*Mart)!  8)

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 01/14/05 at 1:01 pm


I like Newton Crosby, Number Five's creator, played by Steve Guttenberg. I still think he's cute.
Short Circuit is one of my FAVORITE movies.


Agreed about Steve Guttenburg!  :)

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: rubixgirl on 01/14/05 at 1:51 pm

I liked the sidekick, Ben.  ;D

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: Howard on 01/14/05 at 2:05 pm

Short Circuit 2 was also quite as funny.I remember when he walked the streets and people were staring at him. ;D




Howard

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: Howard on 01/14/05 at 2:06 pm


I liked Short Circuit... I thought Johnny 5 was the coolest thing since sliced bread!



New York could use a Johnny 5 robot. :D



Howard

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: bj26 on 01/14/05 at 2:51 pm

"Number 5...is alive," brought a tear to my eye :)

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: AngeFaitore on 01/14/05 at 3:19 pm

I'm thinking about getting it on DVD this weekend. I have it on VHS, but it's not letterboxed and I like letterbox now.

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: Kass on 01/14/05 at 3:27 pm

I liked the theme song to this movie, "Who's Johnny?".  I think it was sung by that guy from El Debarge or something like that. 

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: Howard on 01/14/05 at 3:31 pm


I liked the theme song to this movie, "Who's Johnny?".  I think it was sung by that guy from El Debarge or something like that.   



Yes Kass.It was El Debarge. :)



Howard

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: bj26 on 01/14/05 at 3:31 pm


I liked the theme song to this movie, "Who's Johnny?".  I think it was sung by that guy from El Debarge or something like that.   
Maybe it was Kool & the Gang (I liked Who's Johnny too)!

ooops - I stand corrected, the 2 groups sound similar, don't they Howard?

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: Howard on 01/14/05 at 3:33 pm


Maybe it was Kool & the Gang (I liked Who's Johnny too)!

ooops - I stand corrected, the 2 groups sound similar, don't they Howard?



yes.they do but barely.



Howard

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: JamieMcBain on 01/14/05 at 7:06 pm

My favorite robot next to Data, Robocop, and The Terminator, is Johnny 5!

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: neebs25 on 01/14/05 at 8:12 pm



  I loved Jonny 5, he was so sweet 8)

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: CatwomanofV on 01/14/05 at 9:06 pm

That was a cute movie. I always thought Ben (Fisher Stevens) was so funny.

Newton Crosby: Where are you from, anyway?
Ben Jabituya: Bakersfield, originally.
Newton Crosby: No, I mean your ancestors.
Ben Jabituya: Oh, them. Pittsburgh.



Cat

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: AngeFaitore on 01/15/05 at 7:38 am


That was a cute movie. I always thought Ben (Fisher Stevens) was so funny.

Newton Crosby: Where are you from, anyway?
Ben Jabituya: Bakersfield, originally.
Newton Crosby: No, I mean your ancestors.
Ben Jabituya: Oh, them. Pittsburgh.

Cat


I have Newton Crosby to blame for the interest in computers that I have today. I first saw this movie in 1995 and fell in love with that character (and Steve Guttenberg).
My favorite line is "It's a machine, it doesn't get scared, it doesn't get happy, It doesn't get sad,  It doesn't laugh at your jokes, it JUST RUNS PROGRAMS!".
The other one is the banter between Howard Marner and Newton Crosby about Number 5 trangulating its position :)

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: Jeffpcmt on 01/15/05 at 9:28 am

The Indian guy was hilarious with his language slip-ups.  Was this the end of Alley Sheedy's short run of films?

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: AngeFaitore on 01/15/05 at 3:26 pm


The Indian guy was hilarious with his language slip-ups.  Was this the end of Alley Sheedy's short run of films?


I think she did some other Brat Pack movies and TV movies after that... I'm not sure.

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: NbC on 01/16/05 at 3:06 am

It was a cute movie...but I am in no hurry to watch it again.  Very 80's movie. 

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: ScorpionMoon9 on 01/18/05 at 11:38 am

Absolutely loved that movie.

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: goodsin on 01/19/05 at 3:15 am


The Indian guy was hilarious with his language slip-ups.  Was this the end of Alley Sheedy's short run of films?

I liked that character too, especially the way he called Ally Sheedy "girlie" all the time. I don't think there'll be too many characters like this in the future, he's a definite racial stereotype; the PC brigade would have a field day with this today, even though it seems pretty harmless to me.

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: McDonald on 01/19/05 at 11:18 am

That weird Indian doctor guy was so hillarious when he said "Johnny 5"... He sounded like Apu.

Subject: Re: Short Circuit

Written By: Howard on 01/19/05 at 4:31 pm


That weird Indian doctor guy was so hillarious when he said "Johnny 5"... He sounded like Apu.



Yeah,Fisher Stevens did sound a little like Apu in a way.

http://earlydues.hispeed.com/fisher/film/filmimages/sc2.jpg

;D



Howard

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