In Pictures: 2012’s 25 geekiest 25th anniversaries

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'Part Man, Part Machine, All Cop'

“RoboCop” debuted in American theaters on July 17, 1987. From the IMDb trivia entry about the movie we learn: “The computer that RoboCop looks up criminal records on is actually a Northern Telecom telephone switch, (and) the point-of-view shots from RoboCop include references to MS-DOS.”

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