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PEE Poll: The 2002 Futurama Song Contest
Head song - by Nixon   -1 (2.5%)
Atlanta - by Donovan   -0 (0%)
My Broken Friend - by Bender   -2 (5%)
Holophoner Sonate - by Fry   -15 (37.5%)
Xmas Song - by Neptunian Elves   -18 (45%)
Daisy - by Bender   -1 (2.5%)
Birthday Song - by PE Crew   -0 (0%)
Various Folksongs - by Bender   -0 (0%)
She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain - by Bender   -2 (5%)
Teral, that's 2 polls, and you keep forgetting....   -1 (2.5%)
Total Voters: 40

Teral

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« on: 03-10-2002 15:51 »

Okay, to please Fishy (see other song poll) here is this years song contest. Some help:

1: The song Nixon sings when he announces his candidacy (I'm meeting you halfway, ya' stupid hippies!).

4: From "Parasites Lost", not technically a song, but I ain't picky.

8: Take your pick, from "The Series Has Landed", "Bendin' In The Wind" and others.

And for people who haven't seen season 4 yet: 5 and 6 are from "Tale of Two Santas" and "Love & Rocket" respectively.
Nixorbo

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« Reply #1 on: 03-10-2002 15:56 »

Ho-lo-phon-er
aslate

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« Reply #2 on: 03-10-2002 16:00 »

'We're not Elves, we're Neptunians, we're just shrimpy because he doesn't feed us.' The Neptunian elves song, and isn't it a sonet not sonate?
cellery

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« Reply #3 on: 03-10-2002 16:02 »

Yeah, the Holophoner Sonata was cool, probably the orchestra nerd in me voting for that one. Great parts for the violins, which incidentally are the best string instruments.   wink
Gilgamesh

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« Reply #4 on: 03-10-2002 16:04 »

Holophoner thing cos it had a good video
Simm Nixxon

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« Reply #5 on: 03-10-2002 16:05 »

XMas song...definetely!
TheReal-Fry

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« Reply #6 on: 03-11-2002 02:29 »

I would say the holophoner sonate...

-Look a ghost!
-Nah, it's just TheReal-Fry
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« Reply #7 on: 03-11-2002 04:51 »

Wow how many diffrent spellings of sonnet, well given that I'm from the country that invented the language, and dispite my usuall mistakes, my spelling is right  evil laugh

If you didn't guess I voted for the sonnet.
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« Reply #8 on: 03-11-2002 07:46 »

[Grumbles at the constant misspelling of Sonnet and shakes Wu_Konguk's hand for finally getting it right.]

Indeed, Cellery, I'm with you - as a composer and orchestrator, I can wholeheartedly say the Holophonor scene was utterly excellent.  smile

Danny
Sans Signature today...
SpacemanSpiff

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« Reply #9 on: 03-11-2002 09:35 »

go xmas song!  big grin
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« Reply #10 on: 03-11-2002 09:39 »

The holophoner is excellent!
Teral

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« Reply #11 on: 03-11-2002 10:05 »
« Last Edit on: 03-11-2002 10:05 »

Just to set things straight (in a goodnatured sorta way   smile)

sonnet

\Son"net\, n.
1. A short poem, -- usually amatory.

2. A poem of fourteen lines, -- two stanzas, called the octave, being of four verses each, and two stanzas, called the sestet, of three verses each, the rhymes being adjusted by a particular rule.

sonata

\So*na"ta\, n. [It., fr. It. & L. sonare to sound](Mus.)
An extended composition for one or two instruments, consisting usually of three or four movements; as, Beethoven's sonatas for the piano, for the violin and piano, etc.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary

Sonate is the Danish word for sonata, thought it was international, sorry.

Oh, and I voted for the Xmas Song. Brilliant song, funny, crazy and those Neptunians was great. And Leela's singing is lovely, just lovely. Hell, even Fry managed to do better than in "Santa Claus Is Gunning You Down".
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« Reply #12 on: 03-11-2002 10:29 »

Oh so hard to pick I love Daisy by Bender, My Borken Friend br Benderand I love the Xmas song too.

So I will not vote

FishyJoe

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« Reply #13 on: 03-11-2002 13:06 »

X-mas song. I still have that tune in my head, and I remember it being pretty damn funny, even though I can't remember any specific lyrics right now.
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« Reply #14 on: 03-11-2002 14:03 »

"She'll be commin' round the mountain" by Bender is something I will never forget, "I'M GONNA KILL YOU AMY!" laff My opinion will probably change when I watch "A Tale of Two Santas" though.
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« Reply #15 on: 03-11-2002 14:04 »

 
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Originally posted by FishyJoe:
X-mas song. I still have that tune in my head, and I remember it being pretty damn funny, even though I can't remember any specific lyrics right now.

Definitely the X-Mas song. 

"Let my happy smile warm your heart"
"There's a toy lodged in my brain!"

  laff   laff   laff   laff
Zed 85

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« Reply #16 on: 03-11-2002 15:17 »

For a guy who hasn't seen Tale Of Two Santas yet,
-(thank you mister bloody Sky One  mad )-
I'll go with the Holophoner Sonnet by Phil J. Fry  smile


Daniela = Pravda!
wu_konguk

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« Reply #17 on: 03-11-2002 15:19 »

Well hot backed and dipped in sh!# sonata is a word and perhaps the right one but. I shake your hand sir for showing me the light. Just cheacking does Leela say sonata or sonnet in the episode.
Shadowstar

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« Reply #18 on: 03-11-2002 15:30 »

You forgot about the Bureaucrat Song!
Bender: I am Bender, please insert girder.
Teral

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« Reply #19 on: 03-11-2002 16:44 »

 
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Originally posted by Shadowstar:
You forgot about the Bureaucrat Song!
Bender: I am Bender, please insert girder.

The Bureaucrat Song rocks, I personally rate it just a tad above the Xmas Song (just a little, not too much). It was in the 2001 edition of The Futurama Song Contest.

If anyone is interested in the lyrics to the Xmas Song it can be found here! Warning! Spoilers!!
(Courtesy of our very own Quote Nazi  big grin)

Torquemada

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« Reply #20 on: 03-11-2002 17:09 »

I have to vote for the Holophoner number, it's the romantic in me.  no no
meisterPOOP

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« Reply #21 on: 03-11-2002 17:44 »

Passionate Interpretations always leave me speechless!
BumbleBeeTheta

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« Reply #22 on: 03-11-2002 19:40 »

I have to say that I LOVE the Holophoner Sonata.  It's so pretty and all-around elegant.  I call it "hauntingly beautiful".  It really lets Fry's feelings shine through uninteruptted and displays just how deeply he cares for her.  love

Who is Agent Codename: Dragonfly?
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« Reply #23 on: 03-12-2002 11:28 »
« Last Edit on: 03-12-2002 11:28 »

If Leela says sonata she is wrong.

Sonata form is a complex method of presenting and developing themes in classical music. The holophonor piece is physically NOT a sonata. There simply wasn't time to subject the music to the required exposition, development, and recapitulation. Trust me - I know these things.   smile

Danny

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« Reply #24 on: 03-12-2002 11:33 »

It still ain't a sonnet.  A sonnet is a specific type of poem that doesn't have anything at all to do with music.
wu_konguk

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« Reply #25 on: 03-13-2002 05:53 »

Oh sonata I know what your talking about now, I think.  roll eyes Anyway I was playing Earthworm Jim 2 on my snes emulator and I got to the leval where for some reason jim's a cave salamander, anyway my point is it plays Bethoven's Midnight sonata in the back ground. Now I know Fry's piece is not classical but it does seem to fall in the sonat catagory.
Just Chris

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« Reply #26 on: 03-13-2002 11:36 »

I liked that stage. Anyway, I voted for the sonata played by Fry's holomophone. That was a nice song.
Lucas

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« Reply #27 on: 03-13-2002 13:40 »

I voted holophoner, and plus it's in my fav ep   love   love
danny-dude

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« Reply #28 on: 03-15-2002 20:47 »

It's Moonlight, not Midnight. Please don't hit me!

 smile

Danny
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« Reply #29 on: 03-15-2002 21:13 »

Even though im a Leela/Fry buff i had to go with X-mas story, it was just too funny, and perhaps if there were words to the holophoner song i would have voted for it... oh well I also like the Robot Hell song  wink
SlaytanicMaggot
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« Reply #30 on: 03-16-2002 00:13 »

guitars are the best stringed instruments...distorted, downtuned guitar kicks violin's ass any day...but violins are cool, mainly because violins set moods better.
Gilgamesh

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« Reply #31 on: 03-16-2002 06:32 »

"On a saxophone you can play sleaze. On a bass you can play balls. But on a guitar you can be truly obscene ... Let's be realistic about this, the guitar can be the single most blasphemous device on the face of the earth. That's why I like it .... The disgusting stink of a too-loud electric guitar: now that's my idea of a good time."

Frank Zappa
Slavon

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« Reply #32 on: 03-16-2002 06:48 »

I even play the X-mas song on my keyboard...  big grin

I also like that 3-seconds song in the 3rd story of "Antology of Interest 2"... just before Nibbler ate that poor Slurmian.
wu_konguk

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« Reply #33 on: 03-16-2002 11:50 »

 
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Originally posted by danny-dude:
It's Moonlight, not Midnight. Please don't hit me!

  smile

Danny

Why I you little, grrr why you have to do that, make me look stupid.......oh wait I can do that myself so never mind

  big grin
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« Reply #34 on: 08-12-2003 23:08 »
« Last Edit on: 08-12-2003 23:08 »

I love the Xmas song from the Tale Of Two Santas episode. It's great on watching it a lot at Xmas time.
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« Reply #35 on: 08-12-2003 23:27 »

The song Nixon sings (referred to here as the Head song) is actually called "White Rabbit", and is by Jefferson Airplane - a band that suffered tragedy - they became Starship.
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« Reply #36 on: 08-12-2003 23:28 »

Go "Daisy"!  smile
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