Nightbird and Robocop?

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  1. Tigertrack

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    Anybody noticed how similar Nightbird is to Robocop? If you look at the two side by side, they are very similar in style, and color coordinations.

    Robocop
    Nightbird

    Yes, no? I think so................maybe there lovers! :) 
     
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    never noticed this before. they really do look alike.
     
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    Makes me wonder if the creators of Robocop saw Nightbird and it gave them ideas.
     
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    If I squint my eyes and bash my head in then maybe...otherwise there's nothing similar. Their both robots. One is gray the other is blue steel. The waist on Nightbird is a purple box and Robocop has a unified waist and torso.

    There was actually a sci fi movie around 85 that had a group of cyborgs, the helm design looked very similar to that. I'm sure I also saw some japanese anime with that design for their shock troops. An Anime from the 70s
     
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    (looks)

    (squints)

    If there is a resemblance, it's very superficial.
     
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    As someone who has seen the RoboCop suit in person, I can say with no reservation that I see very little resemblance.
     
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    Perhaps I'm just seeing gray's and blacks in same areas. :( 
     
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    they loosely resemble, but I'm sure it was a coincidence.
    still an interesting observation.
     
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    Robocop came out in 1987. Enter the Nightbird aired in 1985. I doubt Nightbird was based on Robocop, but yeah, there's some similarities there.
     
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    Actually the films creators said they were inspired by Marvels Rom.

    ROM, Greatest Of The Spaceknights!
     
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    Makes more sense. Nightbird, in motion especially, from a design aspect looks nothing like robocop. It's kinda of like saying Green Lantern looks like the spirit because they both have eye masks and are white.
     
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