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Zoidy_want_Balloon

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« on: 06-30-2001 00:27 »

I want to make a list of episode parodies in Futurama.

So far I have noticed
Fry and the slurm factory:- Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory
A flight to remember:- Titanic

any others?

 
Momobeast

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« Reply #1 on: 06-30-2001 03:58 »

The werecar one, i take it thats a take on "American werewolf in London"

Thats all i can remember!!!!!
Nixon+Morbo~???

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« Reply #2 on: 06-30-2001 10:05 »

How about almost everything dating back to "Simpsons Roasting O'er an Open Fire?"

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« Reply #3 on: 06-30-2001 12:00 »

others with major movie/show themes:

a big piece of garbage (amargeddon ? one of those meteor movies ...), when aliens attack (independence day), Bicyclops Built for Two(married with children)
edeltraut

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« Reply #4 on: 06-30-2001 12:51 »

There's also crustacean in love, which I'm pretty sure parodies an episode of star trek.  That's the only one I can think of that hasn't been mentioned yet...
FishyJoe

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« Reply #5 on: 06-30-2001 13:11 »

Cider House Rules/Cyber House Rules...ok, maybe it's not a full episode parody, but it has the same title and one lame scene taken straight from the movie.

edeltraut

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« Reply #6 on: 06-30-2001 16:37 »

And if you just go by titles, there are a lot of references to movies and tv shows...my three suns/my three sons, amazon women in the mood/amazon women on the moon, the problem with popplers/the trouble with tribbles (a star trek episode), etc.  I know I'm missing a lot, those are just a few I can think of off the top of my head.
Nixon+Morbo~???

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« Reply #7 on: 06-30-2001 21:40 »

 
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Originally posted by edeltraut:
And if you just go by titles . . .

That's what I was thinking when I said:

 
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Originally posted by *Me*:
How about almost everything dating back to "Simpsons Roasting O'er an Open Fire?"

I'm American, it's like being Canadian, only without a Molson
SCORPIO!
Get ready for an unexpected trip when you fall screaming from an open window
Work a little bit harder on improving your low self esteem, you stupid freak
Juliet

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« Reply #8 on: 07-01-2001 08:17 »

something with Bender:

Raging Bender - Raging Bull also it has wresting in - wwf and WCW

Bendless Love - Ghost, Where Bender helps Angaline bend a girder.

I Dated A Robot - All in The Family. Bender's accent

AOI1 - The Iron Gaint, Bender's what if dream
 smile


DespT

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« Reply #9 on: 07-01-2001 13:55 »

How about war is the H word?? Huge (and hilarious) M*A*S*H parodie, and ofcourse a lot of starwars shit...
The "irreverent-maudlin" switch on that Hawkeye robot was just great...
DespT

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« Reply #10 on: 07-01-2001 14:00 »

BTW the voice of that robot sounds exacly like Alan Alda but I can't imagine it's really him, or is it?
Kryten

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« Reply #11 on: 07-01-2001 14:16 »

No, it wasn't him.
Suzanne

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« Reply #12 on: 07-01-2001 16:04 »

I thought, that the deep south also has a similar scene as in one movie Iīve seen, it was the scene with the mermaid, but I just canīt remember the movie...maybe one of you remembers...

  wink
Zoidy_want_Balloon

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« Reply #13 on: 07-02-2001 05:45 »

Thanks for the help.
I also noticed that War is the H-word parodies "Starship troopers" in some ways.
Juliet

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« Reply #14 on: 07-02-2001 11:50 »

 
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Originally posted by Suzanne:
I thought, that the deep south also has a similar scene as in one movie Iīve seen, it was the scene with the mermaid, but I just canīt remember the movie...maybe one of you remembers...

   wink

You mean "Splash" with Tom Hanks?


Suzanne

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« Reply #15 on: 07-02-2001 13:08 »

 
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Originally posted by Juliet:
 You mean "Splash" with Tom Hanks?



Yeah, thatīs it, thanks!!  big grin
Do you know how terrible it is not to remember something that lies on top of your tongue, but you JUST CANīt let it out?
Now I feel better...thanx very much!!  wink
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« Reply #16 on: 07-02-2001 21:38 »

 
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Originally posted by DespT:
How about war is the H word?? Huge (and hilarious) M*A*S*H parodie, and ofcourse a lot of starwars shit...
The "irreverent-maudlin" switch on that Hawkeye robot was just great...

And plenty of "Starship Troopers".

Ainoth
Motts

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« Reply #17 on: 08-14-2001 15:04 »

"The Honking"'s title is a parody on the werewolf movie 'The Howling'. I guess they look for the werecar in Paris as a parody of 'An American Werewolf in Paris'.

'Single Female Lawyer' is obviously a parody of 'Ally McBeal'.

"A Fishful of Dollars"='A Fistful of Dollars'

"How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back"='How (some girl, don't remember her name)Got Her Groove Back'

"Parasites Lost"...well, there is a movie (and a band) called Paradise Lost, but that might be coincidences.


Many of these might be pretty obvious, but we want to make a complete list, don't we...

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« Reply #18 on: 08-14-2001 15:23 »

 
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Originally posted by edeltraut:
And if you just go by titles, there are a lot of references to movies and tv shows...my three suns/my three sons, amazon women in the mood/amazon women on the moon, the problem with popplers/the trouble with tribbles (a star trek episode), etc.  I know I'm missing a lot, those are just a few I can think of off the top of my head.


The trouble with tribbles...anyone remembers those fluffy little things infesting the whole Enterprise? Funny as hell, this episode of Star Trek Classic. When I look at it today, it seems like an ancestor of futurama...tribbles everywhere! popplers everywhere! HELP!
darthgy

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« Reply #19 on: 08-14-2001 15:26 »

 
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Originally posted by Motts:
"How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back"='How (some girl, don't remember her name)Got Her Groove Back'


her name was "stella"...the helpfull darthgy!! smile

   

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Kryten

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« Reply #20 on: 08-14-2001 16:05 »

The official list of title parodies...

Season 1

The Series Has Landed: "The Eagle has Landed" -- Neil Armstrong's first words upon landing on the moon.

I, Roommate: "I, Robot", book by Isaac Asimov

Love's Labors Lost in Space: "Love's Labors Lost" (Shakespeare play) and "Lost in Space" (the show with Dr. Smith and the Robot)

Fear of a Bot Planet: "Fear of a Black Planet" (Public Enemy album)

A Fishful of Dollars: "A Fistful of Dollars" (Clint Eastwood speghettie western)

My Three Suns: "My Three Sons" (old sitcom)

Hell is Other Robots: "Hell is other people" (Jean-Paul Sartre quote)

Season 2

A Flight to Remember: "A Night to Remember" (old movie)

Fry and the Slurm Factory: "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (book, movie)

When Aliens Attack: "When {blanks} {blank}"  (cheesy series of FOX reality specials)

I Second That Emotion: golden oldie by Smokey Robinson

Brannigan Begin Again: "Finnegan Begin Again" (book/movie)

An X-Mas Story: "A Christmas Story" (movie)

Why Must I be a Crustacean in Love: "Why Must I be a Teenager in Love" (song)

Put your Head on my Shoulder: Johnny Mathis classic

Raging Bender: "Raging Bull" (DeNiro movie)

How Hermes Requisitioned his Groove Back: "How Stella Got her Groove Back" (book by Terry McMillan, later a movie)

A Clone of my Own: Isaac Asimov short story

The Problem with Popplers: "The Trouble with Tribbles" (classic Trek episode)

Season 3

The Honking: "The Howling" (horror movie)

The Cryonic Woman: "The Bionic Woman" (TV show)

Parasites Lost: "Paradise Lost" (John Milton book)

Amazon Women in the Mood: "Amazon Women on the Moon" (movie)

The Day the Earth Stood Stupid: "The Day the Earth Stood Staill" (Gort! Klatuu barada nikto!)

That's Lobstertainment!: "That's Entertainment! (musical)

The Bird-bot of Icecatraz: "The Birdman of Alcatraz" (book/movie)

The Cyber House Rules: "The Cider House Rules" (movie)

Insane in the Mainframe: "Insane in the Membrane" (Cypress Hill hit)

Bendin' in the Wind: "Blowin' in the Wind" (Dylan classic)

Time Keeps on Slippin': The opening line to "Fly Like an Eagle" by the Steve Miller Band

I Dated a Robot: Any one of a number of cheesy sci-fi movies of the 50s

Season 4

A Tale of Two Santas: "A Tale of Two Cities" (Dickens novel)

Where the Buggalo Roam: "Where the Buffalo Roam" (Stephen Foster song)

A Leela of her Own: "A League of her Own" (movie)

A Pharoah to Remember: "An Affair to Remember" (old movie)

Godfellas: "Goodfellas" ("I'm funny? I amuse you?")

Ironic Chef: "Iron Chef" (way-cool cooking show from Japan)

DespT

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« Reply #21 on: 08-14-2001 17:08 »

Wow! How the hell do you know all this stuff? Or was it a certain site called IMDB?

Also, being a starwars fan, in a lot of episodes they parody little pieces out of starwars, examples I can think of right know:

Bender falling, making an r2-d2 beeping sound.

The near death Star: death star

I believe in war is the H-word, you see the whole fleet flying, they wear the helmets from starwars and it looks like the redone scene from the "digitally mastered" Epi 4 "A New Hope" where they are on their way to attack the deathstar...

Also in Bender get's made (that also sounds like a movie title) when Fry is steering with the ropes and shooting, it looks like the escape scene from A New Hope...
I know there's more, but this is all I remember
Chump

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« Reply #22 on: 08-14-2001 17:40 »

Wow. the good ones are taken...
OH!
PLanet Of the Clams = PLanet of the Apes!

And All My Circuits = All My Children!
Nixorbo

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« Reply #23 on: 08-15-2001 00:28 »

 
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Originally posted by DespT:

I believe in war is the H-word, you see the whole fleet flying, they wear the helmets from starwars and it looks like the redone scene from the "digitally mastered" Epi 4 "A New Hope" where they are on their way to attack the deathstar...

Nope.  See "When Aliens Attack," AKA "That episode with Single Female Lawyer. (Havin' lots of sex)"

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« Reply #24 on: 08-23-2001 10:46 »

Huh. I sure am stupid. I thought that "The Honking" was a parody of forgettable American Horror Film "The Haunting." But, now that I think about it, it doesen't make much sense. Doy.
Moron!

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« Reply #25 on: 05-26-2003 04:48 »

I did a search for "movie references" hoping to find a thread just like this one. How nobody mentioned the Wizard of Oz parody from "Anthology of Interest" just boggles my mind.  wink

So I resurrected a thread older than my baby niece just to tell you that.
Gocad

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« Reply #26 on: 05-26-2003 04:52 »
« Last Edit on: 05-26-2003 04:52 »

 
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Originally posted by Moron!:
I did a search for "movie references" hoping to find a thread just like this one. How nobody mentioned the Wizard of Oz parody from "Anthology of Interest" just boggles my mind.    wink

So I resurrected a thread older than my baby niece just to tell you that.

That might have something to with the fact, that it has nothing to do with the title of the episode.    tongue

Aside from that, score one for archaeology.
Moron!

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« Reply #27 on: 05-26-2003 04:57 »

The first post was asking for movie parodies. The request being tied into titles was apparently just a divergence.

What sparked my original search was a revisit to "Slurm Factory" and my brain went "Damn this show has succesfully parodied a LOT of movies" and I figured that someone probably compiled a list for me.

I expect we can add some more movie parodies once we see the Final 8.  smile
Gocad

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« Reply #28 on: 05-26-2003 05:03 »
« Last Edit on: 05-26-2003 05:03 »

Many episodes parody more than one Film or Series. I think the real parody thread is in the Re-Check/Weird Scenes Forum.
Moron!

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« Reply #29 on: 05-26-2003 05:09 »
« Last Edit on: 05-26-2003 05:09 »

Kinda like how Anthology1 tweaked Godzilla and The Wizard of Oz?   wink

What's funny is that several times during the commentaries the participants often profess to never have seen the movies they're riffing on.

Thanks for the tip. I'll go have a look.
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« Reply #30 on: 05-26-2003 09:02 »
« Last Edit on: 05-26-2003 09:02 »

 
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Originally posted by Moron!:
I did a search for "movie references" hoping to find a thread just like this one. How nobody mentioned the Wizard of Oz parody from "Anthology of Interest" just boggles my mind.
It's because that episode hadn't aired at the time this thread was active.  Neither had anything else from broadcast season four.
Moron!

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« Reply #31 on: 05-26-2003 20:49 »

Aha! That makes sense! Guh on me.
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« Reply #32 on: 05-26-2003 21:03 »

yes........ that does make sense.....
SQFreak

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« Reply #33 on: 05-26-2003 23:09 »

Resurrecting threads this old should not be permissible. But, let's not close it and think of stuff from Broadcast Season 4 to add to the list.

And I thought AOI2 was Broadcast Season 4, not AOI1.
Kryten

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« Reply #34 on: 05-26-2003 23:23 »

Well, an obvious one:

"Less Than Hero": The old Batman show from the 60s.
Action Jacktion

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« Reply #35 on: 05-26-2003 23:24 »

 
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Originally posted by SQFreak:
And I thought AOI2 was Broadcast Season 4, not AOI1.
It is, but since the subject was The Wizard of Oz, I guess it was just a typo.
fry2006

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« Reply #36 on: 05-27-2003 15:20 »

The DVD says the Slurm factory was a la Willy Wonka.
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« Reply #37 on: 05-27-2003 18:19 »

well i can remember Roswell that ends well - Back to the future I

wow kryten you do have a library of knowdlege over there!
Just Chris

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« Reply #38 on: 05-28-2003 09:13 »

"The Scary Door" TV show is a parody of The Outer Limits.

The ice skating scene in Xmas Story is taken from A Charlie Brown Christmas.
SQFreak

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« Reply #39 on: 05-28-2003 13:55 »

 
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Originally posted by Just Chris:
"The Scary Door" TV show is a parody of The Outer Limits.

Not The Twilight Zone? I always thought it was The Twilight Zone.

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