5 minutes | Feb 11th 2021

R.U.R. TV broadcast - February 11, 1938

The first ever science-fiction TV broadcast occurred on February 11, 1938. The BBC aired a 35-minute adaptation of Karel Capek's play "R.U.R." which also happened to be the first place the word "robot" was ever used.

Check out the modern adaptation of R.U.R. by director James Kerwin.

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