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Special effects master creates terrifying skinless robot baby

By Stephen C. Webster
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 11:57 EDT
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A robot baby designed by special effects master Chris Clarke. Image: Screengrab via YouTube.
 
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It’s like the worst Terminator-inspired nightmare come to life: A robot baby with no skin, that moves and sounds just like a real child.

Created by special effects master Chris Clarke, who’s worked on films such as Alien vs. Predator, Resident Evil and even the recent Steven Spielberg epic War Horse, the freakish robo-baby was designed for a soap opera.

To see what one of Clarke’s complete robo-babies looks like, check out this video from a 2008 ad campaign.

This video was published to YouTube on Jan. 15, 2012.

(H/T: CNet)

Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster is the senior editor of Raw Story, and is based out of Austin, Texas. He previously worked as the associate editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, where he covered state politics and the peace movement’s resurgence at the start of the Iraq war. Webster has also contributed to publications such as True/Slant, Austin Monthly, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly, The News Connection and others. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenCWebster.
 
 
 
 
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