Robots of the World Gather to Gaze Upon ... Something

Pop culture cameos abound in GE's 'Brilliant Machines' ad

Warning! Warning! The robot casts of Forbidden Planet, Lost in Space, Knight Rider and more have finally assembled in the same spot for "Robots on the Move," part of GE's "Brilliant Machines" campaign from BBDO. Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, the husband/wife team behind Little Miss Sunshine, the ad shows each robot making its way to a shared destination via hitchhiking, bus and subway (I wonder if the flesh-and-blood passengers even noticed while plugged into their own digital devices, devouring endless streams of data).

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