- Android police officer featured on the
sci-fi police series FUTURE COP/ABC/1977.
Police Department's solution to the perfect cop
was a blond-haired, blue-eyed android,
programmed to act in any social or criminal
setting. Officer John Haven (Michael Shannon),
the android was designed by Dr. Tingley (Irene Tsu).
Haven was teamed with veteran cop
Officer Joe Cleaver (Ernest Borgnine).
They both reported to Captain Skaggs (Herbert
Later in the series (which only ran 5
episodes), Officer Haven sacrificed its life to
save his partner who had only recently
discovered he was working with an android after
an injury had exposed Future Cop's electronic
The series was shortly revived in the
two-hour TV movie Cops and Robin (1978)
starring the original cast (Borgnine and
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