A film fanatic who has built a fully-functioning replica of the robot from the 1986 film Short Circuit said fans get emotional when they see his creation.
Ryan Howard, 34, from Nottinghamshire, started building the Johnny 5 robot during lockdown and said working on the 200kg robot helped him through the Covid-19 pandemic.
The former forklift engineer said: "I've never done anything like this before.
"I stopped counting [the cost] at Â£20,000 and we've missed many family holidays.
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