The Incomparable Mothership #662 April 21, 2023
Bipedal Murder Robots
Host Antony Johnston with Erika Ensign, Steve Lutz, and Moisés Chiullán
Everyone laughed at the title, and many laughed at the over-the-top violence, but 1987’s “RoboCop” turned into a sleeper hit that kickstarted a major franchise. We revisit Paul Verhoeven’s first and best big-budget sci-fi satire.