Visor Robot

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(I agree that the naming paragraph shouldn't be in parentheses,but it interrupts the 2 sentences about Homestarloween Party.I'm moving it to a separate paragraph till a better solution presents itself.)
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'''The Robot''' is a futuristic robot that was invented by [[Strong Bad]] while making up stories at the [[Homestarloween Party]]. In [[Strong Sad]]'s version of the story, the robot had a human brain which belonged to an old man who was the father of [[The Sad Kids]]. Inside the robot's head there is a red lightbulb that makes the visor light up when talking. His voice in [[Everybody to the Limit]] comes from Macintosh's Zarvox, while his voice in [[Senor Mortgage]] is derived from [[Wikipedia:Microsoft Sam|Microsoft Sam]]. In his testimonial, he claims that the mortgage company helped consolidate his "whole life into this tiny box." He has been known to shoot lasers out of his visor with a loud "VOIP".
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The '''Visor Robot''' is a futuristic robot that was invented by [[Strong Bad]] while making up stories at the [[Homestarloween Party]]. In [[Strong Sad]]'s version of the story, the robot had a human brain which belonged to an old man who was the father of [[The Sad Kids]]. He is a large, humanoid robot with a prominent groove on his torso and a single antenna on top of his head, in addition to the red visor that gives him his name. Inside the robot's head there is a red light bulb that makes the visor light up when talking. He has been known to shoot lasers out of his visor with a loud "VOIP". In his testimonial for [[Senor Cardgage Mortgage]], he claims that the mortgage company helped consolidate his "whole life into this tiny box."
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This robot has never been unambiguously named: Strong Bad referred to it as "the robot" in his story, and later [[Senor Cardgage]] called it '''"Valerie"''' in a commercial for [[Senor Cardgage Mortgage]]; it also appeared with the label '''"[[Fhqwhgads|fhqwhgads]] robot"''' in the [[Sketchbook#SK-2005-04-28|Weekly Sketchbook]] after its brief appearance in [[Everybody to the Limit]].  
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The Visor Robot's voice in [[Everybody to the Limit]] comes from Macintosh's Zarvox, while his voice in [[Senor Mortgage]] is derived from [[Wikipedia:Microsoft Sam|Microsoft Sam]]. However, despite the fact that the former is [[Powered by The Cheat]] and the latter is in the main universe, he reverts to the former voice in [[Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 17.2]].
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[[Stinkoman_20X6_Enemies#Bosses|Stlunko]], a boss from the game [[Stinkoman 20X6]], bears a strong resemblance to the Robot. Therefore, it is possible that Stlunko is the Robot's [[20X6]] counterpart. The Robot also bears a resemblance to [[Wikipedia:Maximillian (robot)|Maximillian]], the evil robot from the movie ''[[IMDb:tt0078869|The Black Hole]]''.
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The Visor Robot had never been unambiguously named on the website until [[Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 17.2]]; Strong Bad referred to it as "the robot" in his story, and later [[Senor Cardgage]] called it "Valerie" (a name the robot later denied) in a commercial for [[Senor Cardgage Mortgage]]; it also appeared with the label "[[fhqwhgads]] robot" in the [[Sketchbook 2005#SK-2005-04-28|Weekly Sketchbook]] after its brief appearance in [[Everybody to the Limit]]. In the [[Everything Else, Volume 2|DVD]] commentary for [[Homestarloween Party]], [[The Brothers Chaps]] revealed that although they had never specifically named the robot, they now refer to it by the name Visor Robot because of the longtime usage of the name by this wiki.
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==Complete Filmography==
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[[Stinkoman 20X6 Enemies#Bosses|Stlunko]], a boss from the game [[Stinkoman 20X6]], bears a strong resemblance to the Visor Robot. Therefore, it is possible that Stlunko is the Robot's [[20X6]] counterpart. The Visor Robot also bears a resemblance to [[Wikipedia:Maximillian (The Black Hole)|Maximillian]], the evil robot from the movie ''[[IMDb:tt0078869|The Black Hole]]''.
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==Filmography==
*'''Debut:''' [[Homestarloween Party]]
*'''Debut:''' [[Homestarloween Party]]
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*[[Everybody to the Limit]]
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*[[:Category:Visor Robot Filmography|Complete Filmography]]
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*Email [[comic]]
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*[[Teen Girl Squad Issue 1]]
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*[[Senor Mortgage]]
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*[[Teen Girl Squad Issue 10]]
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== Character Evolution ==
== Character Evolution ==
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The Robot is too minor to have his own character evolution page, so his evolution will be listed here. Since his only appearances that were in the normal drawing style were Homestarloween Party and Senor Mortgage, they are the only designs that are counted.
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Since the Visor Robot's only appearances that were in the normal drawing style were Homestarloween Party and Senor Mortgage, they are the only designs that are counted.
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| [[Image:visor robot.png|center]] || This is the first design. || October 2000 || [[Homestarloween Party]] || N/A
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| [[Image:visor robot.png|150px|center]] || The first design || October 2000 || [[Homestarloween Party]] || N/A
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| [[Image:newvisorrobot.png|150px]] || This is the second design. || June 2004 || [[Senor Mortgage]]|| He has thicker outlines and darker colors. His shading is softer. His visor is brighter and shines.
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| [[Image:newvisorrobot.png|150px|center]] || The second design || June 2004 || [[Senor Mortgage]], [[Everybody Everybody Poster]] || He has thicker outlines and darker colors. His shading is softer. His visor is brighter and shines.
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[[Category:Character Evolution]][[Category:Secondary characters]][[Category: Robots]]

Current revision as of 06:10, 14 April 2018

This article is about the futuristic robot. For the robot from the Original Book, see The Robot (storybook). For the running gag, see Robots.
Old Fhqwhgads robots
"My name is not Valerie..."

The Visor Robot is a futuristic robot that was invented by Strong Bad while making up stories at the Homestarloween Party. In Strong Sad's version of the story, the robot had a human brain which belonged to an old man who was the father of The Sad Kids. He is a large, humanoid robot with a prominent groove on his torso and a single antenna on top of his head, in addition to the red visor that gives him his name. Inside the robot's head there is a red light bulb that makes the visor light up when talking. He has been known to shoot lasers out of his visor with a loud "VOIP". In his testimonial for Senor Cardgage Mortgage, he claims that the mortgage company helped consolidate his "whole life into this tiny box."

The Visor Robot's voice in Everybody to the Limit comes from Macintosh's Zarvox, while his voice in Senor Mortgage is derived from Microsoft Sam. However, despite the fact that the former is Powered by The Cheat and the latter is in the main universe, he reverts to the former voice in Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 17.2.

The Visor Robot had never been unambiguously named on the website until Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 17.2; Strong Bad referred to it as "the robot" in his story, and later Senor Cardgage called it "Valerie" (a name the robot later denied) in a commercial for Senor Cardgage Mortgage; it also appeared with the label "fhqwhgads robot" in the Weekly Sketchbook after its brief appearance in Everybody to the Limit. In the DVD commentary for Homestarloween Party, The Brothers Chaps revealed that although they had never specifically named the robot, they now refer to it by the name Visor Robot because of the longtime usage of the name by this wiki.

Stlunko, a boss from the game Stinkoman 20X6, bears a strong resemblance to the Visor Robot. Therefore, it is possible that Stlunko is the Robot's 20X6 counterpart. The Visor Robot also bears a resemblance to Maximillian, the evil robot from the movie The Black Hole.

[edit] Filmography

[edit] Character Evolution

Since the Visor Robot's only appearances that were in the normal drawing style were Homestarloween Party and Senor Mortgage, they are the only designs that are counted.

Image Info Created Appearances What's Changed?
The first design October 2000 Homestarloween Party N/A
The second design June 2004 Senor Mortgage, Everybody Everybody Poster He has thicker outlines and darker colors. His shading is softer. His visor is brighter and shines.
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