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TheGlob

Starship Captain
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« Reply #40 on: 06-17-2005 02:58 »

A One Eyed Mutant
tdo

Poppler
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« Reply #41 on: 06-17-2005 04:26 »

Hermes showing his completely unexplained hatred for Zoidberg.
Nurdbot

DOOP Secretary
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« Reply #42 on: 06-17-2005 06:31 »

Bender coining the amusing term Meatbag for organics.
RS 2thou

Urban Legend
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« Reply #43 on: 06-17-2005 08:35 »

People able to live as heads in jars
IamBender

Bending Unit
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« Reply #44 on: 06-17-2005 21:49 »

The professor asking/attempting to steal organs for himself.
TheGlob

Starship Captain
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« Reply #45 on: 06-17-2005 21:57 »

Aliens Everywhere
IamBender

Bending Unit
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« Reply #46 on: 06-17-2005 22:06 »

Aliens with weird tastes in TV shows.
cosmic J

Bending Unit
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« Reply #47 on: 06-19-2005 10:20 »

a new celebrity with their head inside a jar of water.
a new new york reference
a reference to something becoming extinct or changed since fry was frozen and does'nt know about. (like uranus being renamed to urectum)
bender stealing from anyone and anything
zoidberg attempting to get a free meal
a news flash from morbo and/or a clip of all my circuits!
KurtPikachu2001

Urban Legend
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« Reply #48 on: 06-20-2005 18:13 »

Amy's parents nagging her about giving them a grandchild. 
j_ohanley

Bending Unit
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« Reply #49 on: 06-21-2005 21:58 »

Most of these are more like running jokes. I guess there aren't as many cliches as I thought.
IamBender

Bending Unit
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« Reply #50 on: 06-21-2005 22:48 »

Bender sometimes does some internal dialogue, particularly when it comes to confidence in bending bars.
NastyInThePasty

Professor
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« Reply #51 on: 02-07-2008 01:01 »

-Fry singing "Walking On Sunshine".

-Bender stealing ("I like stealin'...I like takin' things...!" ).

-Someone addressing the Professor, who will then reply with "a-wha?"

-Characters losing body parts only to have them sewn back on by Zoidberg (often incorrectly).

-Old/ugly/fat characters shown naked.

-Leela making a "Hi-ya! sound during mundane activites.

-Amy hitting on cute guys.

-Kif groaning.

jerkberg

Starship Captain
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« Reply #52 on: 02-07-2008 06:19 »

"Bite my shiny metal ass" isn't said that often.
soylentOrange

Urban Legend
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« Reply #53 on: 02-07-2008 09:04 »

wow, excluding the last two posts, this thread has been dead longer than I've been a member of PEEL.

the biggest cliche that I can think of is the routine where Fry will declare his love for Leela, ask her out, and then get rejected when she reveals that she already has a date with someone else.
jerkberg

Starship Captain
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« Reply #54 on: 02-07-2008 13:38 »

These are more like running jokes than cliches.
zoidberg770

Delivery Boy
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« Reply #55 on: 02-07-2008 13:53 »

zoiberg crying or sighing
Sedna

Bending Unit
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« Reply #56 on: 02-07-2008 15:41 »
« Last Edit on: 02-07-2008 15:41 »

Bender taking a picture.  "Neat!"

Hermes' "Sweet something of ... someplace"

 
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These are more like running jokes than cliches.
I know.  What would be the difference?  If they got old or not?
jerkberg

Starship Captain
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« Reply #57 on: 02-07-2008 16:58 »

Cliche is different. Standing on a rake is a cliche because its been done in a lot of media but running jokes are specifically for the fans, not the common viewer.

Does that make any sense. Bah Im tired.
DJ Spider Man

Crustacean
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« Reply #58 on: 02-14-2008 16:48 »

A pompous, cowardly starship captain (Zapp) who thinks he knows everything about everything, and puts his smarter, wiser subordinate down, taking all the credit when things work out, but putting all the blame on that same subordinate when everything falls apart.
FryBender4

Bending Unit
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« Reply #59 on: 02-14-2008 17:17 »

Hermes head getting cut off and living
PazuzuJr

Liquid Emperor
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« Reply #60 on: 02-15-2008 12:37 »

A character revealing something about their past which moves the episode along
NastyInThePasty

Professor
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« Reply #61 on: 02-15-2008 23:27 »

Bender doing a variation on his catchphrase "Bite my shiny metal ass" (i.e. "Lick my frozen metal ass", "Bite my splintery wooden ass", ect.).
seattlejohn01

Space Pope
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« Reply #62 on: 02-16-2008 00:07 »

Professor Farnsworth forgetting the names of his crew members, where he is or what he's doing there.
jerkberg

Starship Captain
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« Reply #63 on: 02-16-2008 04:12 »

Here's one, everyone that's seen wearing a tie, has it in the same shape. It's either a windsor or a pratt, Im not sure which.
seattlejohn01

Space Pope
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« Reply #64 on: 02-16-2008 20:57 »

Professor Farnsworth: "WERNSTROM!"
JackedOn

Bending Unit
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« Reply #65 on: 02-16-2008 21:11 »

Bender having a good idea "Benders the best" or something like "Good idea bender"
limegreenaffair

Delivery Boy
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« Reply #66 on: 02-17-2008 04:29 »

Leela going "Heeeee-ya!"
JackedOn

Bending Unit
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« Reply #67 on: 02-17-2008 12:44 »

 
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Originally posted by limegreenaffair:
Leela going "Heeeee-ya!"

And than kicking someone ^^;;
NastyInThePasty

Professor
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« Reply #68 on: 03-25-2008 21:57 »

One thing I've noticed...whenever Bender throws something away, he always makes the exact same "Hyep!" sound.
Frisco17

DOOP Secretary
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« Reply #69 on: 03-26-2008 21:40 »

Another common Bender thing.

Bender: "Neat!" (Pulls out little purple camera and takes picture)
seattlejohn01

Space Pope
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« Reply #70 on: 03-26-2008 21:46 »

Amy slipping, falling or flying into things.
KurtPikachu2001

Urban Legend
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« Reply #71 on: 03-27-2008 11:42 »

Leela falling for a man, who turns out to be a jerk (Zapp and Chazz) or one who's from an alternate universe (Lars).  And the man Leela is with, the relationship doesn't last long. 
seattlejohn01

Space Pope
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« Reply #72 on: 03-27-2008 14:39 »

Professor Farnsworth going off about something, then immediately falling asleep (he's just like Grandpa Simpson).
upside_ur_head

Bending Unit
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« Reply #73 on: 03-27-2008 15:40 »

Errr KurtPikachu2001 Lars isn't from an alternate universe he's a time travel duplicate.
seattlejohn01

Space Pope
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« Reply #74 on: 03-27-2008 17:36 »

Nice Avatar; always liked Count Chocula...

Bender not drinking & growing a 5:00 rust shadow.
Frisco17

DOOP Secretary
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« Reply #75 on: 03-27-2008 19:54 »

That's Archduke Chocula to you, peasant!
seattlejohn01

Space Pope
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« Reply #76 on: 03-27-2008 20:30 »

Yes, it is, but I've never eaten Archduke Chocula, so I don't know how it tastes.

Bender's "little bender" signaling things (incoming e-mail, telephone voicemails, emergency summon's from Mayor Poopenmeyer, etc).
NastyInThePasty

Professor
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« Reply #77 on: 03-27-2008 21:32 »

 
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Originally posted by seattlejohn01:
Yes, it is, but I've never eaten Archduke Chocula, so I don't know how it tastes.

LEELA: Here, try some Admiral Crunch.  wink

seattlejohn01

Space Pope
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« Reply #78 on: 03-27-2008 22:06 »

Good one!
Frisco17

DOOP Secretary
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« Reply #79 on: 03-28-2008 21:28 »

If he gets that I want some caffienated bacon. Nay, I demand it!
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