The robot of choice used to be R2-D2, but that is so yesterday! The current choice with builders appears to be Wall-E, there is even a Wall-E Builders Club and two members Mike McMaster and Mike Senna have spent the last couple of year building their version of Wall-E, its remote controlled but all the same, Wall-E does look awesome!
These are the details on the team behind the Wall-E robots Mike McMaster and Mike Senna as they speak to Tested.com;
At Maker Faire 2012, Norm chats with Mike McMaster and Mike Senna of the Wall-E Builders Club about their near-completed life-size Wall-E projects. These robots are built almost completely by hand and have been brought to life with some clever animatronics.
Source [Nerd Approved]