No, it isn't playing dead. Boston Dynamics' robo-dog Spot experiences a technical failure at Amazon's Re:Mars conference.
The Millionaire's Unit - The First to Fly in WWI
2015 GI Film Festival Trailer - A group of Yale college students from wealthy and priviledged families who form a private air militia to learn to fly in preparation for WWI. The First Yale Unit became the founding squadron of the US Naval Air Reserve. They become the first to fly and the first to die for the US in the Great War.