Watch the evolution of TV and film robots in this amazing video

From R2-D2 to Johnny Five, the visual history of our tin-plated pals is quite something


Like sci-fi? Like robots? Then you’ll probably love this new video from illustrator Scott Park, which pulls out the world’s most iconic metal men (and women) from the ages in a charming montage of steel and nostalgia.


Whether it’s the iconic forms of R2-D2 and K-9 to the more modern sight of a Pacific Rim Jaeger, it’s a lovely journey through the history of science-fiction invention – even if it does miss out a couple of notable automatons.


We’re assuming BB-8 will have to wait around for the sequel…