Bebop: A huggable robot, designed to interact with the public.

An experiment by Rusty Squid to create a robot that is able to tell us more about the human condition.

Filmed for the 'How to Build a Robot' documentary aired on Channel 4.

A transparent plastic shell fitted around electronic and mechanical components.
Constructing a vacuum-formed shell for Bebop.
Robotic face resting upon a notebook.
Taking notes during fabrication.
Bebop's parts lined up in a row before final assembly.
The final assembly stages.
Bebop standing on a workbench surrounded by tools.
The fully assembled robot, ready to interact with the public.


All photos courtesy of Rusty Squid Ltd.