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I remember watching a movie on TV when I was a kid, so in the mid- to late-80's. I expect it was a Disney movie, as at that age the majority of movies I watched were on the "Sunday Night Disney Movie" special (on ABC, I think).

The movie featured a "teenage" kid who was a robot/android, built by his "father." The kid looked fully human. I seem to recall that when his batteries were running low, he spoke, and likely moved slowly.

The only scene I recall involved him asking a stranger (perhaps after ringing their front door bell?) if he could use their outlet, and they were confused, and showed him to the bathroom.

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Sounds like Not Quite Human which was a Disney TV production from the late 80's.

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Yes, I think that's it. Thanks. –  Flimzy Feb 5 '12 at 5:02
    
LOL rip-off of Small Wonder –  Shiz Z. Feb 5 '12 at 16:20
    
Once again i'm late at answering one that i knew right off the bat... –  DForck42 Feb 6 '12 at 15:02
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@Shane At first glance, one could think that, but the Disney made-for-tv-movies were actually based on a series of books by Seth McEvoy which date back to 1986 amazon.com/Reckless-Robot-Not-Quite-Human/dp/0671600842/… –  Shawn Holmes Feb 10 '12 at 6:42
    
@Shawn Touche. So Small Wonder probably ripped off the books. Live and learn. –  Shiz Z. Feb 23 '12 at 7:34
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