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PEE Poll: Futurama-Shown at schools or Home Entertainment to stay home entertainment
yeah why not?   -23 (82.1%)
i dont mind   -1 (3.6%)
i like Futurama but...ARE YOU CRAZY?   -0 (0%)
im lazy to deside let someone else vote.   -4 (14.3%)
Total Voters: 28

dr.bender nye

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« on: 05-25-2005 15:23 »
« Last Edit on: 06-02-2005 00:00 »

I brung in a Futurama DVD in science watching Parasites Lost. Should This be done at other places or is it too crazy to be done?    smile or    no no ? up to ye!
Krokei

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« Reply #1 on: 05-25-2005 15:34 »

yeah, i showed everyone The Day the Earth Stood Stupid during English on the last lesson of Year 7. cuh, my tutor group have no taste for art.

Also, doesn't it state on the DVDs that it is illegal to do that? But it isn't. Shut Up. Shut Up...
dr.bender nye

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« Reply #2 on: 05-25-2005 15:37 »

no-one reads that crap.well some might. i vote for yeah.best use in science as it is educating.
Krokei

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« Reply #3 on: 05-25-2005 16:03 »

I read that crap. I was always thinking of trying to watch Parasites Lost during biology, but now that they've bumped us up to KS4 it seems highly unlikely. I also voted yeah.
Davey

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« Reply #4 on: 05-25-2005 16:19 »

My dad said when he watched it as his first futurama episode, he said wow its quite educational that for colleges and higher level classes in schools
DotheBartman

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« Reply #5 on: 05-25-2005 16:24 »
« Last Edit on: 05-25-2005 16:24 »

It just depends on the reason.  Futurama would be perfect for classes about animation (particularly creative angles and character acting).  For science classes though, probably not, since the "science" on the show is obviously iffy and inconsistant.
GreyThinkyWhale

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« Reply #6 on: 05-25-2005 16:35 »

We're doing a thing on the Titannic and I was thinking of bringing in 'A Flight To Remember' but my teacher probably wouldn't let us watch it  frown .
i_c_weiner

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« Reply #7 on: 05-25-2005 18:23 »
« Last Edit on: 05-25-2005 18:23 »

We did sci-fi for an unit in English class this year. I was going to bring in Futurama after we watched The Day the Earth Stood Still, but I settled for doing an entire project on Futurama.

Also, let's see what's next up in Science for me...geologic times and planets. Hmmm...The Why of Fry for geologic("Who killed the dinosaurs?""Me!" )and perhaps any episode of Futurama for planets. If only I could bring it in...
JDB

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« Reply #8 on: 05-26-2005 04:58 »

My High School watches Futurama all the time. Just the other week we watched 'Amazon Women In The Mood' and 'A Tale Of Two Santas' for no reason at all.
Meerkat

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« Reply #9 on: 05-26-2005 05:06 »

I wish! Lucky you JBD!
spaulding

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« Reply #10 on: 05-26-2005 09:06 »

we were doin this thing in english about what it was like 1000 years into the future so futurama just fit in
dr.bender nye

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« Reply #11 on: 05-30-2005 05:40 »
« Last Edit on: 06-02-2005 00:00 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by JDB:
My High School watches Futurama all the time. Just the other week we watched 'Amazon Women In The Mood' and 'A Tale Of Two Santas' for no reason at all.
Can i move schools?
Krokei

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« Reply #12 on: 05-30-2005 06:21 »

no. you are doomed to fulfill your crappy education at your current school... for all eternity.
RS 2thou

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« Reply #13 on: 05-30-2005 06:46 »

my school is pretty crappy, its kinda falling apart. But I wouldnt expect to watch Futurama, just the same ep of the simpsons every week
dr.bender nye

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« Reply #14 on: 05-31-2005 12:34 »

damb ye all! and be lucky im not the type that makes you jelouse cause England(where i live) beaten USA.
Btb

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« Reply #15 on: 05-31-2005 15:15 »

Just bring them to school and watch them at lunch or something.  We usually just bring anything, Xbox, simpsons, ect.
Spacedal11

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« Reply #16 on: 05-31-2005 20:15 »
« Last Edit on: 05-31-2005 20:15 »

Pfft! I wish I could bring Futurama in. Sure most kids know it and like it but like our teachers wouldn't let us watch it. And if I could, I'd bring in Rosewell That Ends Well, for...history   wink.
dr.bender nye

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« Reply #17 on: 06-01-2005 04:09 »

Thank Ye ALL for the "expireing" advice.
Nasty Pasty

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« Reply #18 on: 06-01-2005 21:33 »

I'm currently in the process of doing an English essay that is about the future. I reference Futurama many times in it.

A also brought in 'Crimes of the Hot' to watch in class when we were studying satire.
dr.bender nye

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« Reply #19 on: 06-02-2005 07:23 »

wow.il see if i can do that then.Im doing Media in English ill see if i can bring Futurama in English.
Krokei

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« Reply #20 on: 06-02-2005 07:34 »

lucky you. I've started Media in English, and all we get to do is "superhero comics".

stupid country. I'd eat someone to do Futurama... I might actually get a good mark in English that way....
IDIOTSVILLE

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« Reply #21 on: 06-02-2005 10:41 »

yeah man that would be cool
dr.bender nye

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« Reply #22 on: 07-04-2005 15:17 »



My science class FINALLY saw Parasites Lost but we didn't finish it.
CombienReaction

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« Reply #23 on: 07-04-2005 15:49 »

I watched Roswell That Ends Well in History class (when we very briefly did about "post-WWII" stuff, for like 2 lessons or something). Was a very fun lesson.
KurtPikachu2001

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« Reply #24 on: 07-05-2005 14:26 »

Sure!  I believe some Futurama episodes can be used for educational purposes!  When I get back to teaching in the fall, I'll definately show some Futurama episodes to the class!  Maybe they will learn something. 

That's the cool thing about a show like Futurama.  It's fun for all ages to watch, and you can learn things from it, too!
Eyedol7513

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« Reply #25 on: 07-06-2005 02:11 »
« Last Edit on: 07-06-2005 02:11 »

dr.bender nye: How could you not finish a 23 minute episode?

As long as the episode is somewhat educational, I believe it should be allowed to be shown in school and other places. (Unfortunately, I doubt any of my teachers would allow it. But, I don't know who 4 of my 6 teachers will be, so I never really know.)
dr.bender nye

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« Reply #26 on: 07-06-2005 11:16 »

Well we did do changing copper in to silver then it was announced and about 1/4 hour later we watched Futurama cause theres no DVD player in school and worked out the volume to the Laptop and on a big screen.
ShortRoundMcfly

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« Reply #27 on: 07-06-2005 20:32 »

 
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Originally posted by dr.bender nye:
I brung in a Futurama DVD in science watching Parasites Lost. Should This be done at other places or is it too crazy to be done?     smile or     no no ? up to ye!

What'd you do at the parts when Leela was about "fraternize" Fry? This is my only qualm with showing this infront of my parents. There's just too much sexual stuff.
Beamer

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« Reply #28 on: 07-06-2005 23:09 »

Interesting question, I voted yes. I bring in a DVD to school every day - before I go, I'll always put some disc from some show in my bag, on the slim chance we might get to put it on in some class. When we do, everyone seems to enjoy it - and it's good for the show since it gets more people familiar with it. Besides, beats the hell out of doing work...  roll eyes
dr.bender nye

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« Reply #29 on: 07-07-2005 13:34 »

adude Beamer. So almost everyone brings Futurama to school?
i_c_weiner

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« Reply #30 on: 07-07-2005 13:47 »

Of course! I even did a project of a magazine with the theme of Futurama for English. I put some PEELer's names into the project as "staff writers" or "fan artists".
picard

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« Reply #31 on: 07-07-2005 16:15 »

Gosh my school, wouldn't even let us bring dvd's in to let people borrow them, i wish i could bring that stuff to school.
wwe_fk

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« Reply #32 on: 07-07-2005 16:28 »

are we talking like on fridays for a special  treat, or as a disscussion topic in science class?
Beamer

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« Reply #33 on: 07-07-2005 21:28 »

Either. Bring one in EVERY day, just in case...
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