This June 2018 episode of Frankie Boyle's New World Order shows a video snippet purportedly of a quadruped Boston Dynamics robot capable of opening a door.

Is such a robot actually in development?

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    The linked video is pretty strong evidence in my opinion. What further proof are you looking for? – Laurel Aug 25 '18 at 19:50
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    @Laurel: I suspect the OP thinks the video has been faked. – Oddthinking Aug 26 '18 at 3:21

Yes, Boston Dynamics is a real company, and they are really doing this stuff. In addition to all the videos of their various robots on YouTube, here is one example paper jointly authored with a scientist at CMU explaining how the motion control dynamics work.

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