Believe It Or Not, This Icky Robot Skeleton Baby Is British

Say hello to Nigel Fotherington Cyborg, the newest member of the Northamptonshire Cyborg family.

Actually (and yes, we know you know this already), it’s a special effect baby, which has yet to be given its rubber skin. But just look at it! Is that not among the creepiest things you’ve ever seen?

It’s been made by the effects builder Chris Clarke for the UK-based CNFX Workshop, and is intended for what the YouTube feed on which it is found calls “an anonymous TV show” . You may remember some of CNFX’s work on such movies as Resident Evil (they did the Licker) and poor Russell Tovey’s werewolf transformation in Being Human.

Don’t have nightmares…

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 13 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Music.

He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.

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