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PEE Poll: Thoughts on 7ACV12 - Viva Mars Vegas - SPOLIERS!!!
1/10   -2 (2.8%)
2/10   -0 (0%)
3/10   -1 (1.4%)
4/10   -1 (1.4%)
5/10   -1 (1.4%)
6/10   -1 (1.4%)
7/10   -16 (22.2%)
8/10   -25 (34.7%)
9/10   -13 (18.1%)
10/10   -12 (16.7%)
Total Voters: 72

Fnord
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« Reply #80 on: 08-25-2012 09:07 »

On another note, who else thinks they should've used the opening sequence for "Reincarnation" instead?
It was only created this year by Comedy Central to promote Season 7.
I know that, but I'm talking about a "what if" scenario here.

Anthology of Interest III, here we come ...

That may have been a "production order is not the broadcast order" error.
Nope; this episode is 12th in season 7's production order whereas "A Farewell to Arms" was 2nd.

Okay, then the writers are idiots, then.

(That's the great thing about the Internet. If you're too lazy to look something up, someone else will do the work for you.)

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And I hate to be a Wernstrom here, but I read somewhere that anyone who is invisible must also be blind; the retina doesn't function properly. (Sorry, can't remember the source.)
[...] Anyway, Zoidberg was just covered in a weird, sci-fi-mumbo-jumbo invisibility ink. It worked like an invisibility cloak and wouldn't have any impact on his retinas.

= A Wizard Did It. Got it.
cyber_turnip

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« Reply #81 on: 08-25-2012 13:07 »

"Not every episode should focus on the three mains."

Actually, it *should*; that's why they are main characters after all.

Any deviation from that is an indication of a weak script. That is, a plot that couldn't be made strong/interesting enough without placing secondary or arbitrary characters in the spotlight to carry it.

I'm sorry but this is just, plain, wrong. There's nothing wrong with wanting to try new things and expand upon a universe by developing more characters - especially in a show that's been as ensemble from the get go as this. I mean, Fry is the show's protagonist, essentially, so an extension of your logic would be that any episode in which Bender or Leela are protagonists are also indicative of poor writing.

It's a strange view-point, you hold.
Deely

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« Reply #82 on: 08-25-2012 14:24 »

 "I mean, Fry is the show's protagonist, essentially, so an extension of your logic would be that any episode in which Bender or Leela are protagonists are also indicative of poor writing."

Yes. And I think it's not unwarranted if you look at who starred in the highest rated, over-arcing theme based episodes. Fry is, after all, the most strange character in that universe (even though form the viewers pov he's the only normal one). That's the initial conflict upon which the whole series is based.
That's not to say Leela (being a heap of violent neuroses only barely held together by convictions which are so strong they might as well be neuroses too) or Bender can't carry a decent filler episode, but that's still  a far cry from coupling Leela-B and Joe Pesci and sending them off in an underdeveloped plot.

"It's a strange view-point, you hold."
Like MuchAdo said, "It's just the man's opinion." No one needs to share it, or even feel the need to be offended by it (and I do hope I didn't offend anyone), since one can just discard it.

But yes, drifting away from the initial original idea is usually not a good sign. It's like House MD (the second to last series I watched; now it's only futurama), where the focus started slipping from House to generic relationships and soap-opera themes around the original idea.
There are plenty of generic, decent and popular entertainment shows around already. I'd like to have at least one left where the original idea coupled with strong writing remain the mainstay of the show.

Also, it's not like Futurama doesn't have enough strong points going for it to compensate for poor writing and as such still manages to be entertaining since the script is only part of an episode (I'd find the professor hilarious even if he was reading from a phone book). "Viva Mars Vegas" wasn't attrocious by any means, it's just far less than optimal.

A standup comedy routine which strings good jokes together can be hilarious, but still, the same jokes put in a well written coherent sketch will always have the potential to be funnier than the standup routine. I guess that's my main gripe: wasted potential.
DannyJC13

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« Reply #83 on: 08-25-2012 14:29 »

On the Infosphere it says that the Hypnotoad appears in this but for the life of me I can't remember when, can someone tell me?

I added that. That's all. And yeah, what Mongo said.
flesheatingbull

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« Reply #84 on: 08-25-2012 23:43 »

On the Infosphere it says that the Hypnotoad appears in this but for the life of me I can't remember when, can someone tell me?

I added that. That's all. And yeah, what Mongo said.

Why dont you add that Owls were seen in Obsolutely Fabulous? Its not listed. Lame.
DannyJC13

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« Reply #85 on: 08-25-2012 23:55 »

What do I look like, a guy who's not lazy?
sparkybarky

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« Reply #86 on: 08-26-2012 02:34 »
« Last Edit on: 08-26-2012 08:50 »

In my initial exuberance over the novelty of this episode (especially that opening), I gave it an 8/10. However, after some reflection and a second viewing, I lowered the rating to 7/10. I did this because there were a couple of story elements that detracted too much from the overall quality.

First, why was it so easy for the robot mafia to take over the Wongs' casino? For a business that obviously has a lot of cash, Leo Wong's office was so easy to waltz into. Where was his security? I know that there were some Martian guards by the safe, but, I think my suspension of disbelief would not have been disrupted if there was something like a short scuffle between Donbot's goons and some casino strongarms.

Second, I couldn't buy that Amy's motivation for organizing such a complicated heist was for the benefit of the Martians. The transformation from spoiled, self-centered, oblivious rich girl into caring crusader for wronged indigenous people was not shown at all; or was that supposed to be during the brief moments of Amy crying in a bathtub. Was that her turning point? If so, way, way, WAY too abrupt.

And though this isn't a criticism necessarily, I was a bit thrown off by the slight change in Amy's voicing as she was presenting her plan to the rest of the team. I know she was doing something different by taking charge (and this stab at leadership did not bother me; it's nice to see a character behave somewhat differently).

Despite all that, I enjoyed this episode. One word that perfectly summarizes it is just, fun. The introduction was fun, the Binks armored truck was hilarious, the "Hey Big Spender" spoof song was cute. There were a lot of funny jokes. One of my favorites was "Now get this Bubba Dump out of here," spoken by Clamps, referring to the noxious shrimp cart. I also giggled at Leela's "He stinks like the inside of a tauntaun" line. Pop culture references? Yup, "Forrest Gump" and "Star Wars" are part of pop culture. So what.

The scene between the Donbot, Hermes/Nigerian prince, rich cowboy Bender, and Internet billionaire Professor was hilarious. I loved Donbot's passive reaction to such outrageous and obviously fake personas. Bender's Texan accent was great, too. And of course, the chart room--especially Fry's "animated" chart. I see many of us chart-loving fools ate that scene up.

I don't consider Amy or Zoidberg main characters. So yes, it's an indication it might be a weak script.

I agree with Svip by disagreeing with this. I don't see anything wrong with expanding upon existing characters; for me, this keeps the show fresh and innovative. The Professor, Zoidberg, Amy, and yes, even Hermes (as much as people would disagree with me) are strong supporting characters; it's not like they're bit characters like Scruffy, who delivers some hilarious lines but is ultimately one-dimensional. It's refreshing to see their characterizations fleshed out. And don't forget, all the Planet Express crew members have had at least one episode centered around them.

(edit: agree with both Svip and cyber_turnip. I am sorry, gentlemen, but for some irrational, stupid reason I tend to confuse the two of you. I am sure you are not twins.)

Oh, and just one last thought: I found the Wongs' dilemma of going from riches to rags to be quite in keeping with today's financial times. Amy's dialogue about how poverty can happen to anyone seemed to be quite...I don't know, relevant to many real people, after the financial meltdowns, Maddof schemes, etc. I'm guessing that the writers didn't intend this ep as a commentary on the 1%ers, but I couldn't help but think about the conflict between the OCS people and the 1%ers, nonetheless.
Mr Snrub

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« Reply #87 on: 08-26-2012 02:41 »

I question what this site is doing to me sometimes, as now, when I watch episodes, at certain points I find myself thinking 'the guys at PEEL aren't gonna like this...' this episode, it was Mars being back in its usual place and Clamps not recognizing Zoidberg.
Fnord
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« Reply #88 on: 08-26-2012 08:42 »

I question what this site is doing to me sometimes, as now, when I watch episodes, at certain points I find myself thinking 'the guys at PEEL aren't gonna like this...' this episode, it was Mars being back in its usual place and Clamps not recognizing Zoidberg.

It's called continuity.

If you make a major change in an episode, that change should remain in place afterwards. (Watch WAA again.)
Mr Snrub

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« Reply #89 on: 08-26-2012 13:27 »

I'm aware of continuity, it's just that before, I never let it take anything away from the whole viewing experience.
spira

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« Reply #90 on: 08-27-2012 04:35 »

And though this isn't a criticism necessarily, I was a bit thrown off by the slight change in Amy's voicing as she was presenting her plan to the rest of the team.

Yes this. It was weird. Also I didn't really like that Amy was suddenly the smart one with the plan. That didn't much work for me. But okay.

I liked this episode, I'd give it a 7.5 which I'll round up to an 8. This was probably my favorite use of the Robot Mafia, who usually just annoy me. I haven't watched any of the 7A eps more than once because I haven't had time, so continuity isn't as glaring of a deal as it is to me usually, and it didn't distract from the experience of watching this episode.

I loved the chart room, that was classic. The song was okay but nothing memorable. For some reason, the first time Inez mentioned "the changing of the shrimp" was really hilarious to me, as a reference to "the changing of the guard" or whatever.

I thought the pacing in this was better than these newer episodes usually are.

I think I agree with cyber_turnip that it's fine for episodes to focus on new or different characters, but I do always love me some trio action.
UnrealLegend

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« Reply #91 on: 08-27-2012 04:54 »

To be honest, I think the pacing has been pretty good this Season. Only "Free Will Hunting" has struck me as poorly paced, whereas quite a lot of 6B felt off to me.
spira

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« Reply #92 on: 08-27-2012 05:02 »

Yeah, I'd say 7A on the whole is much better than 6B. Though, again, I'm not terribly familiar with 7A. But little has struck me as egregious.
Svip

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« Reply #93 on: 08-27-2012 11:55 »

Only "Free Will Hunting" has struck me as poorly paced, whereas quite a lot of 6B felt off to me.

Really?  The pacing was perfect in that one, because it helped solidify Bender's fast moving, lack of actual decision making behaviour.  I loved how they used the pacing to emphasis this point.
UnrealLegend

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« Reply #94 on: 08-27-2012 12:23 »
« Last Edit on: 08-27-2012 12:25 »

Only "Free Will Hunting" has struck me as poorly paced, whereas quite a lot of 6B felt off to me.

Really?  The pacing was perfect in that one, because it helped solidify Bender's fast moving, lack of actual decision making behaviour.  I loved how they used the pacing to emphasis this point.

I could tell it was intentional, but I still can't say I liked it. Additionally, it wasn't just the first act that felt wrong; the ending of the episode also felt rushed to me. Anyway, I'll reserve final judgement of that episode until I've seen it at least a few more times.

"The Butterjunk Effect" also had an odd pace to it, but I think that was mainly due to the rushed ending. But yeah, as I said, the pacing this season seems to be better.
spira

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« Reply #95 on: 08-27-2012 14:18 »

The rushed endings are usually the problem. I'm with you on Free Will Hunting seeming perhaps intentionally fast, but still too fast (though that was a pretty great ep.)
SpaceGoldfish fromWazn

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« Reply #96 on: 08-28-2012 01:12 »
« Last Edit on: 08-28-2012 01:15 »

I think this was one of the more satisfactory endings in this season though.  The pacing in this episode was MUCH better then usual.  Not that is saying much, but it was a marked improvement over the last few episodes this season.

Also why are people complaining about Amy being the smart one? They don't hand out doctorates to just about anyone in the future, and Amy had to save the world from an evil race of alien cats and restart the earth's rotation to get hers.  Besides her plan was pretty slapdash and almost came apart several times: she's a genius but even then her clumsiness and lack of planning show through even in her areas of expertise.    I mean, Fry's more likely to come up with "The Plan" then Amy is, and he's a lot more stupid then she is.
sparkybarky

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« Reply #97 on: 08-28-2012 01:27 »

Also why are people complaining about Amy being the smart one?

My impression is that, people are complaining more about her being assertive and acting as a leader, which is usually Leela's schtick. Not that she doesn't have the brains behind it, but maybe not so much the tendency.

Me, I don't have a problem with it...except for the different sounding voice Amy had while being all "Charles in Charge."
SpaceGoldfish fromWazn

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« Reply #98 on: 08-28-2012 01:42 »
« Last Edit on: 08-28-2012 01:44 »

Oh, is that what people are getting annoyed about?  Well, getting back her fortune is clearly in Amy's best interests, so why would anyone else take charge of the situation when she's the one who is affected directly by it?  We've seen on several occasions before that Amy is extremely plucky when backed into a corner, whether saving the main trio in TSHL, to stealing a starship in KGKUAN and of course TDK!  It's really not that unusual or specific to the new run for her to take charge of a situation.   I wouldn't mind a few more episodes with her in the driver's seat.   Leela usually relies on brute force in this sort of situation, while Amy usually gets by on making a plan (the best example of this is AWITM, when Leela tries to attack the Amazonians and gets sat on for her trouble, while Amy uses a disguise to save Kif from rape.)   
sparkybarky

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« Reply #99 on: 08-28-2012 01:54 »

Well, getting back her fortune is clearly in Amy's best interests, so why would anyone else take charge of the situation when she's the one who is affected directly by it? 

Now, that's the part I have trouble swallowing. From her big reveal at the end--showing Blind Joe the original agreement kept secret by her family for years--it didn't seem to me that she had anything to gain personally at all, and that the Martians giving the Wongs their mansion and their other casion back was an unexpected bonus, that she didn't really anticipate.

Maybe I am not understanding the story properly, but I just couldn't see any motivation for her that was tied in with self-interest.
Boxy Robot

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« Reply #100 on: 08-29-2012 22:04 »

"Viva Mars Vegas"


Zoidberg splurging his new found cash at Mars Vegas


If there's one thing that the writers still know how to do, it's to write for Zoidberg. I actually think that the writers can do it better than they could in the original run. They still know how to write the random one liners he comes up with but now they can also write episodes about him without the lobster feeling too overbearing or annoying. Although Zoidberg is really good in this, the episode isn't great. It's got a nice story and I enjoyed the Ocean's Eleven parody but it was a little light on laughs. It's a shame as this had, as mentioned, such a good story, pacing, animation (especially on the Donbot's car) it just suffers from being really dry in the humor department...

Another negative is the fact that we were to believe Amy would plan the heist just to give the Martians back their land. In the end the Martians gave them their ranch back but she didn't know that they would - I just don't buy that she would plan that knowing she would still be poor at the end. Other than that though the story was interesting and kept me entertained the whole twenty minutes which is always good. Here are a few other things I'd like to comment on...


* The opening was really well made and really great although it would have been even better if it wasn't already shown during a promo
* I would have liked a reference to the happenings of "A Farewell to Arms" (and expected one as they were both written by the same person) but I wasn't too worried that there wasn't one
* I enjoyed the "Big Spender" parody

Amy: "Zoidberg! What are you doing?"
Zoidberg: "I don't know, I think it's called roulette"

* "Mr Wong, we have a proposal for you. Your casino - give it to us"
* "Yeah, how come we've never been in this room before?"
* "Y'know, I think I'll close the safe a little prematurely today"
* "Well well well, what have we here? Seriously, what is that?"
 

The humor definitely let's this one down (or lack of humor should I say) It's got a fairly strong story but it's just not that funny. I'd probably compare it to the other Zoidberg episode "A Taste of Freedom" which, like this, has an interesting plot but is not that memorable or contains many funny moments (although that one did have some great stuff just not compared with what was being released around it) This one could go both ways on a re-watch. I may find things funny that I didn't or find the things that I did not as good as I once thought. It was pretty hard to give this one a rating I was happy with but I think I'll stick with it for now...


13.5/20 (B-)     hmpf
UnrealLegend

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« Reply #101 on: 08-29-2012 23:46 »

I'm surprised at your comment about the humour. I thought this one was the funniest this season by quite a large margin. Hmm.
Tastes Like Fry

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« Reply #102 on: 08-31-2012 01:52 »
« Last Edit on: 08-31-2012 06:41 »

Better late than never!

Opening title, so full of win. If only Comedy Central hadn’t been using it for an ad, it would be even more amazing and attention grabbing, nevertheless it was great to see a different opening for the norm – loved the voice-made sound effects.

This made me cringe – why must Futurama pick up bad pop-culture references? I’d rather see something like the Sith Wars they gave us in Lethal Inspection.
Spot the difference:

 
Nice to see a bit more of the robot mafia, there’s some funny lines throughout, I liked how it played out with the cash and all.
Poor Curiosity </3
Lack in continuity much? It bugs me (and from what I’ve read most other people) is there’s no explanation for Mars being there – or any sort of reference to AFTA, would it have just killed them to throw in a random line of ‘Mars missed the sun and went back into orbit’ or ‘we built a new Mars’. And what about ‘Where the Buggalo Roam’? Didn’t the martians all leave in that episode (that was acknowledged in AFTA!) so there’s no explanation as to why they came back either.

Lol at Benders reaction to the monies and the whole set-up. From the shrimp to Zoidberg arriving everything is so painfully obvious it’s setting itself up for a heist,  - 3:45, seriously? xD Although I admit I didn’t realise Blind Joe was an obstacle they couldn’t fool.

Song = win. Although I still prefer the original, but it’s a nice parody on it. Is there a reason/reference for the “Category 5”?

‘I’m heading down to the Casino and I’m taking my money with me’ –door shutting noise-
...something’s not right about the door shutting noise, you only ever see the double doors and from Zoidys direction that’s not where he’s headed. Maybe another door??? But to me, doesn’t seem like there should be a noise. ><

SNITCH! *grabs*
Sardini ~ <3
Also, that was the grossest spittake ><
 ‘He’s full of ink!’ – woopwoopwoop*strangesoundsonlyBillyWestcanmake*

Firstly: That looks painful
Secondly: most of you are saying how Zoidbergs invisible stuff just washes off and how Frys tatts would be revealed, but I reckon that Zoidbergs ink is washable anyway and that’s why the invisible comes off as well. Frys ink is permanent – so I would say that the invisible part is permanent as well, considering that the laser shifts the molecules and essentially becomes the colour of the ink... if that makes sense.
Robot Mafia got a % joke in – nice.

Clever ITWGY ref <3 Now that’s miniature golf!
“What’s rent?”  laff
Fabulous voice acting. You can really hear the misery in Mrs. Wongs voice. It’s a very cute scene between Amy and (invisible!) Zoidy, haven’t really seen secondary characters interact with each other that often with the exception of Hermes a-hatin on Zoidberg. Nice dynamic here.

CHART ROOM!
Love how to ask a question (what happened to ‘aks’?) they raise their hands x]
Frys motion chart:
Loved the whole heist, but then I’m a big fan of the Oceans 11 series and they pulled it off whilst remaining classic Futurama.
I’mma cut this short cause I need to do some chores before I make with next review.
Good episode, good pacing, and a nice story for the supporting characters. Not a big standout for me, but nice. 7/10

Fnord
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« Reply #103 on: 08-31-2012 08:33 »

Is there a reason/reference for the “Category 5”?

They probably have categories for the marks. Category 5 is a rich guy who doesn't know how to gamble. Another category might be a geek with a computer.
SpaceGoldfish fromWazn

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« Reply #104 on: 08-31-2012 13:33 »

I really liked how they showed the relationship between Amy and Zoidberg this episode.  Amy was genuinely looking out for Zoidberg this episode from the start, even if she went about it the wrong way, and also demonstrated she's not so different from him after all. 

By the way, who do you think is richer, the Wongs or Mom?  Mom made the Forbes list of richest fictional characters, but I'm surprised the Wongs didn't either.  They own half a planet after all. 
Boxy Robot

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« Reply #105 on: 08-31-2012 13:42 »

I'd say Mom. She basically own every item anyone ever buys on Earth (as which we've seen in "Mother's Day" most, if not all, items in Planet Express are robots belonging to Mom)

The Wongs are also extremely rich but other than the Casino, what do they have to offer that could make them money?
SpaceGoldfish fromWazn

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« Reply #106 on: 08-31-2012 13:59 »

Rich in land?  I'm guessing since they own half of a planet's hemisphere, they must make a killing in real estate as well as ranching.   Or at least, obscene amounts of rent in student accommodation if the university is anything to go by. 

On the other hand, what we've seen in Mars is pretty desolate, and the only major city we've seen is Mars Vegas. 
Boxy Robot

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« Reply #107 on: 08-31-2012 14:08 »

Exactly. What we've seen building-wise other than the Wongs mansion is the University and the shelters they've built for their servants. Unless the students at MU live on the planet (which I highly doubt they do as it seems to only take a few minutes to reach the red planet from Earth) then they really don't have much they could make money from (then again, I'm not sure if they own the University and even if they did, I'd say Mom is still richer...)
SpaceGoldfish fromWazn

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« Reply #108 on: 08-31-2012 14:44 »
« Last Edit on: 08-31-2012 14:46 »

That may be true, but we see very little of the Sol System outside of NNY, and despite being the only visited planet outside of Earth, Mars is no exception.    There could be plenty of sizable colonies/cities outside of the parts we've seen.    We didn't see Mars Vegas until ITWGY after all.  Same with Neptune (it's a massive planet, but we still only really see the parts that concern Robot Santa).

However both Mom and the Wongs have to be some of the richest people in the known universe, considering they have enough money to do whatever the f**k they want. Amy loses millions down her sofa, supposedly (yet she keeps 10 grand in a safe, ditzy doesn't begin to cover it.)
Fnord
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« Reply #109 on: 09-01-2012 10:26 »

Rich in land?  I'm guessing since they own half of a planet's hemisphere,

They own half a planet, or they own a hemisphere. Owning half a hemisphere is owning a quarter of the planet, which is different.
SpaceGoldfish fromWazn

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« Reply #110 on: 09-02-2012 00:19 »

Sorry, I mean to say own half of Mars.  I know they don't own a quarter of it, since... what you just said.
AllEggsIn1Basket

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« Reply #111 on: 01-04-2013 14:42 »

I'm months behind everyone else, but that's what happens when you have to wait for the DVD set to come out. Anyway, this was my favorite episode of the most recent season and largely because of one thing- Amy and Zoidberg's bathroom scene. Why it strikes me as so funny, I'm not exactly sure but there's something about the obligatory padded toilet seat in a dumpy trailer that gets to me. It's just so...true. I've only ever seen them in either a) the home of an octogenarian or b) a crummy trailer/camper. Amy's line of "thanks, tissue ghost" and Zoidberg eating a "bubble cake" clinched it. Bathrooms are such a great setting for heart-to-heart chats that it's a pity they're so underused. The only other time I can think of any of the female characters in an actual bathroom (as opposed to the Planet Express locker room) is when Amy and Leela apply lipstick in Amazon Women in the Mood and when Amy tries to teach Leela how to put on make-up during Cyberhouse Rules. Toilet humor in its purest form is sometimes funnier than the less-literal applications.

Bathroom activity aside, the other jokes both visual and scripted were top notch throughout. While we've seen Zoidberg gobble up lots of disgusting and odd-shaped things before, having him swallow a huge metal box would have required Nibbler-like jaw detachment. (Does Zoidberg have a jaw?) The chart room has been mentioned in so many other reviews I'll just say I concur with how funny it was. While some people obviously didn't like Amy being the one to lead the heist, I thought the only person more fitting to lead a money-retrieval operation would be Bender, and we've seen him pull off enough thefts to need a change of leadership in the thievery corporation. After all, it was Amy in the very first season who taught herself how to fly the ship after managing to retrieve the keys from a claw machine on the moon. She's high-jacked the ship to see Kiff, setting in motion an entire episode. I have no problem accepting her as the driving force behind a plot line.

It was a fun episode that I'll enjoy watching over again.
Fnord
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« Reply #112 on: 03-17-2013 07:36 »

I watched the DVD, with the commentary on, last night. I noticed some of the names on the slot machines before the cast got around to mentioning the joke names that were there:

Pull My Finger
Coins B Gone
Lucky Chapter 11
Wheel of Fortune (?)
Yank Me Doodle Dandy

(any others?)
KurtPikachu2001

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« Reply #113 on: 10-28-2013 14:20 »

I loved this episode.  The opening sequence was fun.   Zoidberg invisible, Robot Mafia, they go to Mars Vegas for fun that is until the Robot Mafia steals everything from the Wongs.  Then they to try to save Amy's family from bankruptcy.  I love heist plots.   

The funniest was when they were disguised as a cowboy, a Mark Zuckerberg type, and other ones too!   Very fun episode!  So what about bad pop culture references!
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