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« on: 04-18-2010 00:10 »
« Last Edit on: 04-18-2010 00:16 »

Hey there!

As a longtime Futurama/Simpsons fan, ive seen many a connection between the two, mainly Simpsons referring to Futurama.

But an old simpsons episode called "The Front"  has a line at the end of the episode where two characters that look alot like David X. Cohen and Sam Simon say this:

Sam Simon: "He's Right! We've been wasting our lives!"

David X. Cohen: "To Hell with cartoons!Im gonna do what ive always dreamed of! I'm gonna write that sitcom about the sassy robot"

This episode aired in April of 1993.  3 years before Matt Groening and David started working on Futurama.

Heres the episode, the line comes in at 18:56

Was this a foreshadow? Or just a cleaver coincidence?

IMO, I think its a foreshadow...


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« Reply #1 on: 04-18-2010 01:36 »

I think it is just a coincidence.  In addition, I wouldn't call Bender 'sassy'.
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