10 Predictions That Science Fiction Got Ridiculously Wrong (Seriously, Where Are All The Robots?)

Predictions Science Fiction Got Wrong


Over the past several decades, science fiction has actually gotten a few predictions about the future right like communicating via video, electric cars, and cloning. Unfortunately, for the most part, sci-fi has gotten far more predictions wrong than it has been correct.

For example, as much as you might like to pretend that this is a hoverboard…

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It is not this…

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And yo, where are all the frickin’ robots we were promised?

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My dinner isn’t going to just cook itself, dang it!

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Anyhoo, the fine folks over at Alltime10s gathered up 10 of the most egregious examples of where science fiction went completely off the rails.

Besides the lack of “real” hoverboards and robots doing our bidding, we also don’t have any gladiatorial game shows to the death (Running Man and Death Race 2000), the ability to travel through time (every other sci-fi show and movie), and prison cities (Escape from New York, anyone?).

What’s going on , people? Are we just spending all our time making new phones and forgot about all of that other cool stuff? Lame.

Check out the video below for even more predictions about the future that we’re still waiting around for them to happen…