I was surfing the net when I came across this.
Robot Hall of Fame http://www.robothalloffame.org/
The Robot Hall of Fame was established in 2003 by the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. It is designed to honor both achievements in robotics technology and robots from science fiction that have served as creative inspiration in robotics. The first induction ceremony was held at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh on November 10, 2003.
List of inductees
HAL 9000 - fictional computer system from 2001: A Space Odyssey
Mars Pathfinder Sojourner Rover - explored Mars in 1997
R2-D2 - fictional robot from Star Wars
Unimate - the first industrial robot, who worked on a General Motors assembly line in 1961
ASIMO - a humanoid robot created by Honda
Astro Boy - fictional
C-3PO - fictional robot from Star Wars
Robby the Robot - fictional robot from Forbidden Planet
Shakey the Robot - the first mobile robot to be able to reason its own actions
This link will allow you to nominate your favorite robot whether it is from science fiction or real life.
Who would you induct? [hint]Bender[hint]