joins the team as the newly hired roboceptionist. Tank joins
us fresh from Iraq where he did reconnaissance for the CIA.
Please stop in the lobby of Newell-Simon to welcome Tank to
his new job. He'll be glad to see you!
Click here, if you'd like to learn more about Tank's background.
He's had an interesting life that's been getting even more interesting
since he came to Carnegie Mellon.
is Tank's robo-pup. For some reason, the little metal canine
insists on calling himself "Blueberry" and isn't really
the most obedient of dogs. Could someone have been messing with
his obedience code?
Reid is the head of the Roboceptionist Project at Newell-Simon.
As such he never tires of telling Tank what to do. He is Tank’s
immediate supervisor and the human he answers to. But Tank and
Dr. Reid are headed for trouble. Tank decides that you really
can't trust these slide-rule types and that Dr. Reid bears close
there to say about Valerie? What isn’t there? Val is a
top of the line A.I. robot determined to make it in a world
of men and machines. After a series of disastrous jobs (massage
therapist, professional dog walker and roboceptionist), Valerie
has found her dream job performing with a Streisand cover band,
Babs and the Babettes. Click here
for a picture of Val and her band.
is an older robot, father to Amelia. He's a robot emeritus
at Newell-Simon having been created in 1993. He's very dapper
and always wears a stainless steel suit, but he isn't very
Tank and Valerie are sure that they are related way back.
They have the same body type and felt like they were looking
in a mirror when they ran into each other during Tank's interview
for the roboceptionist job. Tank, of course, feels as though
his visage exudes a certain manliness that his female compatriots
of Tank and Valerie's old friends at Newell-Simon. Grace is
much more coordinated than Valerie and Tank, but not as articulate
or full of personality.