sasazuka - 2015-04-17 To clarify, I think I was a little too old at the time (~14) to have been bothered by his "alien" voice, but it did freak out my youngest brother (~9 years old at the time).
Trivia note: Bill Copeland, the actor who plays the dentist, had a blink-and-you'll-miss-it role as the Secretary of State in THE DEAD ZONE, in a premonition where President Greg Stillson (Martin Sheen) informs him and the vice president that "the missiles are flying, hallelujah".
sasazuka - 2015-04-17 Is Zardip actually a humanoid interface for the Data Overmind?
Well you can if you leave it in the fridge for a month or two.
Caminante Nocturno - 2015-04-17 So he travels all the way to our planet, just so that he can wander around like a dumb tourist?
BiggerJ - 2015-04-17 He's also as unhealthy and mentally lazy as a dumb tourist, if his robotic kin are any indication. His robotic people aren't taking care of themselves right and sent him to Earth to find a simple general solution to all their robo-health problems.