- Appetizer: Sea lions help the U.S. Navy sweep mines and cuff enemy divers.
- Side dishes (with a healthy portion of lively table conversation/political debate): Scientists denounce IBM's cat-brain computer as an unethical hoax.
- Everybody loves the turkey: Improvising jazz-bot jams with its human counterparts (yep, we've got video!).
- Dessert: An engineer takes his cue from Star Wars in solving a little violent elephant problem.