Johnny 5 (originally S-A-I-N-T Prototype Number 5) is the fictional robotic star of the movies Short Circuit and Short Circuit 2 and a TV special called Hot Cars, Cold Facts after being struck by lightning and escaping the Nova Robotics Lab. He is voiced by Tim Blaney.
Short Circuit 2
Hot Cars, Cold Facts
- Tim Blaney (movies)
- Peter Greenwood (guest appearance on Home only)
- Russell Turner (Hot Cars, Cold Facts only)
- Greg Berg (guest appearance on Muppet Babies)
- It took a dozen people to operate Johnny 5 at one time.
- For close-up shots, Johnny 5 becomes a giant hand-puppet: his arms are manipulated by extended metal rods, similar to that of the Muppets.
- At full height, Johnny 5 stands 6 ft. tall.
- Among all the celebrities and fictional characters Johnny 5 has impersonated are the following-
- John Wayne
- George Raft
- Larry Fine
- Elmer Fudd
- Desi Arnaz
- Sylvester Stallone
- Clint Eastwood
- Dr. Ruth Westheimer