In basically any movie that features robots that look like people, there will be a scene where the hero has to figure out whether somebody is a real human or not — or even whether (twist!) they're human themselves. As it turns out, there's an easy shortcut that will convince basically anyone that you are the human you believe yourself to be. You just have to utter one magic word: "poop."
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Written by Reuben Westmaas October 15, 2018
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