An Assassindroid is a gynoid designed for the assassination of specific individuals, as opposed to pure combat against a generalized enemy. Often these are given the outward physical appearance of a human female for covert operations in enemy territory. They are frequently depicted as cold, ruthless killers though there are some exceptions to this rule.
In the 1980 TV series Beyond Westworld, Pamela Williams was kidnapped by Simon Quaid and replaced by a robot duplicate. The robot was programmed to kill John Moore, but was badly damaged before it could fulfil its mission.
The Girl Bombs
The fembots from the 1966 film Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs were programmed to explode when they got in close enough proximity with their targets.
Cameron from the television series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles was originally designed for infiltration and assassination but has been captured and reprogrammed to function as a bodyguard.
The Outer Limits
Mona Lisa from The Outer Limits episode of the same name is a gynoid designed for assassination who develops beyond her programming.
In the Star Wars expanded universe, Guri is a Human Replica Droid owned by Black Sun crime lord Prince Xizor. Though her primary function is Xizor's bodyguard, she is also programmed to be an assassin.
Aphrodite IX is an assassin gynoid and the title character of the Image comic book series.
|Electromechanical||Android • Fembot • Gynoid • Robot|
|Amalgamated||Cyborg • Terminator|
|Biological||Biodroid • Replicant|
|Subsets||Assassindroid • Backup • Built • GINO • Robot maid • Sexbot • Sleeper • Stepford wife • Transformation|
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