he must have regained consciousness
This robot is actually a woman robot.
Counter-example: Data (Star Trek).
Have you seen "The Perfect Woman"? For most of the film, Patricia Roc played a woman who was pretending to be a robot but she was interesting and it is a film worth watching.
Ikke Ava fra Ex Machina?
...and a pain in all the diodes down his left side... Marvin!