Million Dollar Man - While not fully a robot, astronaut Steve Austin of the 6 Million Dollar Man TV series became a bionic human with legs, an arm and even one eye replaced by robotic implants that transformed him into a superhuman.
Asimov's early robot stories deal, appropriately enough, with the early days of USRobots and the difficulties they encountered both in developing useful robots, and in gaining product acceptance of them once they were available.
"Robot" is a term almost one hundred years old, created in fiction before becoming a reality.
He needs you to bring him around from robot-mode.
But even if I had a robot that knew everything, I couldn't really say, "Tell me every custom they have here" and be fully informed.
No human can solder a billion transistors on a computer processor, so your computer needed a robot in order to be built.
Instead, it is a large, open-air farm with a robot assigned to make each turnip be all that it can be.
Every sale from the point the robot was turned on to when the sun finally burns out will be perfectly remembered.
I would need the robot to be able to proactively offer suggestions.
In some twentieth-century science fiction visions of the future, humans created friendly robot sidekicks with data storage capacity and computational speed the human brain lacked.