Science fiction's goofiest gadgets and technology

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While "Lost in Space" is widely ridiculed for featuring one of the most absoludircrous robots in the history of science fiction, many forget that the Robinsons' version of the Family Truckster was nearly as strange. It seems as though the producers wanted to make a vehicle that combined the rugged toughness of a Jeep Range Rover with the family-friendly safety of a Volvo station wagon, but instead wound up with a screen house mounted on top of some tank treads. With its assortment of SCIENCE!!!-y doodads (A satellite dish! A bubble thingy on the roof that has no discernable purpose!), this contraption is too silly for even the most hardened mini-van fanatic.

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