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less than hero

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« on: 09-19-2003 14:31 »

Hey guys.  Sounds kind of weird, but, has anyone else noticed the distinct lack of public transport hover buses used in futurama?  Apart from Mother's day, can anyone think of an episode where buses appear?  big grin
evan

Urban Legend
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« Reply #1 on: 09-19-2003 14:35 »

Well, um, they're referred to in "Leela's Homeworld" and "The Devil's Hands...", so I guess they'd have to be.
less than hero

Bending Unit
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« Reply #2 on: 09-19-2003 14:38 »

oh.  Thanks man.  I was just kinda curious.
Action Jacktion

Professor
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« Reply #3 on: 09-19-2003 14:41 »
« Last Edit on: 09-19-2003 14:41 »

They mentioned a bus station in "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" and "Kif gets Knocked Up a Notch," Bender gets on a bus in "Leela's Homeworld," the mugger in "Less than Hero" says he needs money for the bus, and the Robot Devil rides a bus to Planet Express in "Devil's Hands."
Smitty

Professor
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« Reply #4 on: 09-19-2003 14:42 »

Buses aplenty in Bendin' In The Wind.
less than hero

Bending Unit
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« Reply #5 on: 09-19-2003 14:45 »

Hey yeah.  I forgot about Bendin' in the wind.  Kinda stupid seeing as I saw it just the other day.
Action Jacktion

Professor
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« Reply #6 on: 09-19-2003 14:45 »

 
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Originally posted by Smitty:
Buses aplenty in Bendin' In The Wind.
He was asking about public transportation!  Don't try to confuse him!
Otis P Jivefunk

DOOP Secretary
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« Reply #7 on: 09-19-2003 14:53 »

Bands are members of the public too  tongue
Goldfish

Bending Unit
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« Reply #8 on: 09-19-2003 14:57 »
« Last Edit on: 09-19-2003 14:57 »

What about in mother's day? One gets up and walks.
Edit: Whoops, missed that from first post.
Vamsi

Bending Unit
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« Reply #9 on: 09-19-2003 14:59 »

Yeah, that was mentioned in the initial post.
newhook_1

Urban Legend
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« Reply #10 on: 09-19-2003 16:56 »

I would think that the transport tubes would have most of them phazed out as a form of public transportation.
MrB

Bending Unit
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« Reply #11 on: 09-19-2003 16:58 »

Yeah!  And the tubes are apparently free!
OC_James

Liquid Emperor
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« Reply #12 on: 09-19-2003 17:00 »

Don't forget the green bus that we see fly by Fry when he's first walking down the streets of NNY in SP3K.
And the Hollywood tour bus in "That's Lobstertainment!"
ghoulishmoose

Urban Legend
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« Reply #13 on: 09-19-2003 17:08 »

The first thing I thought of was in Leela's Homeworld when Bender says 'I'm gettin' on the bus' when Leela pulls the grid back over the sewer.

But I never thought of other refrences, I'm surprised by how many refrences there actually are  smile
John C
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« Reply #14 on: 09-19-2003 17:27 »

The world is obviously etremely populated in the year 3000, so I think you would need several kinds of transportation. Besides, the tubes are more for major cities than anything else. Subways seem to have dissapeared, though, aside from Old New York.
Shadowstar

Liquid Emperor
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« Reply #15 on: 09-19-2003 17:44 »

Nichelle Nichols: You're travelling in a specially equipped terrestrial transport module.
Gary Gygax: A school bus!
- "AOI I"
Mylx

Crustacean
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« Reply #16 on: 09-19-2003 20:23 »

Sure, but that was in the What-If machine's simulation of the year 2000. That doesn't count as we know there were buses back then.
Donbot

Bending Unit
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« Reply #17 on: 09-20-2003 00:46 »

We can't forget that there were buses passing Fry when he heads to the location of the freezing tube.  Hey, it's old New York.
sheep555

Liquid Emperor
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« Reply #18 on: 09-20-2003 05:16 »

There's also the school bus we see fly by in "When Aliens Attack"
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