Entertainment When are they gonna remake Short Circuit ?

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  1. DDragon

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    They can turn Johnny Five into a female robot called Jennifer Five. Seems like a no brainer to me. :dontknow: They gotta drop the Indian guy though because hes a racist stereotype now. We cant have that.

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    Was the Indian guy even a real Indian? He's brown, I guess.
     
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    Paint Jennifer Five black and give it an Oscar.
     
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    It will be a cross gendered robot voiced by Caitlyn Jenner.
     
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    Not "Indian" Indian.
     
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    That scene's getting cut in the remake. Cant show female robots getting hurt.
     
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    You clearly don't have issues :jj:
     
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    It was reference to the outage of the female X-men character getting choked on the poster.
     
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    Jennifer 8 was a good movie
     
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    I liked that show
     
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    30th anniversary this year. When's the new bluray with a Steve Guttenberg commentary track coming out . I want it. :jj:
     
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    Nope was a white guy in brown face
     
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    Ban for even suggesting it
     
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    Says the guy as stable as Crispen Glover.

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    Hey you

    You get your damn hands off her
     
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    From an article entitled "5 Unintentionally Racist Casting Decisions": from a website called weirdworm.com


    FISHER STEVENS AS BEN JABITUYA


    Maybe Short Circuit isn’t the greatest movie in the world, but it was sure entertaining when it came out back in 1986. Who doesn’t remember “Johnny 5 is Alive” or Steve Guttenberg back when he was actually getting work? Who can forget the timeless story of a robot who gets struck by lightning, which inexplicably brings him to “life” and sets the army hot on his trail, trying to capture or destroy him for some reason? Personally, we feel that if a good natured robot became sentient, our first thought wouldn’t be to destroy it. But then again, Terminator came out two years before Short Circuit so maybe the army guys were just paranoid.

    Anyway, Johnny 5’s creator in the movie is Ben Jabituya, an Indian scientist portrayed by Fisher Stevens: very much a white man and very much from Chicago. Now if you’ve never seen Short Circuit, first of all shame on you. But anyway, think about the biggest possible caricature of an Indian man you can. You’re probably thinking of Apu from The Simpsons, right? Well now you know exactly how Fisher Stevens portrayed Ben. Seriously, the only thing that was missing was a line where he thanked Johnny 5 and invited him to come again.

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    Short Circuit is a classic. Do not remake this movie fuck you people