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Lionel Hutz Esq

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« Reply #40 on: 10-18-2003 04:41 »
« Last Edit on: 10-18-2003 04:41 »

 
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Originally posted by David A:
 I had heard that Mr. Doohan was unable to appear in "Where No Fan has Gone Before" due to his poor health.  Does anyone here know if this is true or not? 

My understanding is that it was a long standing feud between Doohan and Shatner.  If he was in poor health, I don't think they would have had jokes at his expense.

Edit:  TOTPD!!!  You Love Me!  You All Really Love Me!

What makes a good man go neutral?  Lust for gold? Power? Or were you just born with a heart full of neutrality?[/b]
David A

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« Reply #41 on: 10-18-2003 05:09 »

I know that James Doohan had some health problems.  I thought maybe that was why he wan't in that one.

If it was just because of a feud between the two of them, I think they should have left Shatner out and had Doohan in it.

I'm sure that that's a minority opinion.   wink
Beamer

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« Reply #42 on: 10-18-2003 06:01 »

I would've liked to see more of Smitty and Url. They just weren't used enough in the series for you to get to really know them, although they were really funny in all their small appearances.
Prof_Funkstein

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« Reply #43 on: 10-18-2003 06:09 »

Morgan and Heather - for obvious reasons.  smile
Flexo and Robot Devil - for laughs.  big grin
Beamer

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« Reply #44 on: 10-18-2003 06:17 »

Who is Heather again?
catindisguise

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« Reply #45 on: 10-18-2003 06:25 »

FREAKY HAIR ROBOT!!!
He is so cool. "I'm a pretty girl, I'm a pretty girl...."
Juutje2111

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« Reply #46 on: 10-18-2003 12:07 »

I must go with Scruffy to, I would want like an episode about him! What's the deal with the guy, where did he come from? That kind of stuff...
boingo2000

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« Reply #47 on: 10-18-2003 12:40 »

I'm going to say Humourbot 5.0, the only reason being I have an irrational love for this joke:
 
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Originally said in That's Lobstertainment!:
Humourbot 5.0: So I said, supercolider?  I hardly know her.
*crowd laughs uproariusly*
Humourbot 5.0: And then they built the supercolider.

To really understand why I find that so funny, you have to hear him say it.
Atticus

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« Reply #48 on: 10-18-2003 15:14 »

Brainslugs should've been shown more.  It's unfortunate how very few episodes they were in.
Capīn McGlurk

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« Reply #49 on: 10-18-2003 17:46 »

How come no one mentioned the Austrailian Guy?  No, wait.  I know why.  He was kinda boring... but it wasn't his fault!  I blame the writers.
catindisguise

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« Reply #50 on: 10-18-2003 18:00 »

BLASPHEMER! Writer bashing! this will not stand!
KurtPikachu2001

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« Reply #51 on: 10-18-2003 18:31 »

Here's who I would've liked to see more often:  Mom and her Sons, Robot Mafia, Roberto, Michelle (I agree with Leela kicking her butt), The Space Pope, The Chicken Lawyer, and that robot who beat up Bender in "Raging Bender". 

Also, I think it would've been cool if the Robot Mafia had a 'Mollbot' on their side.
Action Jacktion

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« Reply #52 on: 10-18-2003 20:16 »

 
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Originally posted by Beamer:
Who is Heather again?
The Neptunian from "Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles."

I think Scruffy was overused, actually.
Ranadok

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« Reply #53 on: 10-19-2003 02:14 »
« Last Edit on: 10-19-2003 02:14 »

You know, I really can't think of any chracters (or even any characters  smile) that I think should have been shown more.  They all seem to have been shown for a decent amount of time, considering the length of the show's run.  There are a few that could have been used less, but I think that most were only used when/if the situation required, and just putting them in for the sake of having them appear would have ruined the characters.  But, hey, if situation warranted, some more of Roberto would have been nice... (Look ma, I did a 180 in a single post! Stupid brain...) 
catindisguise

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« Reply #54 on: 10-19-2003 08:45 »

Don't make me clamp you
YOU WANNA BE CLAMPED???
Yeah, Clamps is cool.
Pitt Clemens

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« Reply #55 on: 10-20-2003 11:54 »

Morgan Proctor should have been to Futurama what Sideshow Bob was to the Simpsons.  If I ever write a fic on Futurma (*HUGE IF!) I would have to tell a scenario where Morgan pops up as the super to Robot Arms appartments.  Oh, my yes.
Kryten

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« Reply #56 on: 10-20-2003 23:24 »

Well, speaking of Morgan... she IS making an appearance in Part 3 of Catastrophe. Seems the last couple of years hasn't been kind to our former Grade 19...
Mouse On Venus

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« Reply #57 on: 10-21-2003 16:48 »

 
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Originally posted by Juutje2111:
I must go with Scruffy to, I would want like an episode about him! What's the deal with the guy, where did he come from? That kind of stuff...

 And you really think that would be interesting?  roll eyes

I agree with everyone who said Chicken Lawyer, and also I'd like to see more of Judge Whitey. His snootiness was brilliant.

 "Your honour, that asylum has been full ever since you ruled that being poor is a mental illness."
 "Order, order! The only 'poor' people I wanna hear about are those who tend to my pores at the spa!"  big grin
JRay

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« Reply #58 on: 10-21-2003 21:29 »

In my opinion, the reason people like Scruffy was his one-liners. I think more air time for Scruffy would have decreased his popularity.
On the other hand, I would have liked to see more of Hermes, Roberto, the robot mafia, and possibly Mom.
starone

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« Reply #59 on: 10-21-2003 23:58 »

Roberto and John Goodman Santa.
Tropic of Fry

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« Reply #60 on: 10-22-2003 01:49 »

definitely Destructo and the feminist daughter of Free Waterfall.
"this is just another example of the man-ocentric manocracy!"

and the penultimate Destructor quote, which doubles as my answering machine message...
"I am am Destructor!! GAHAHAHCCKK! And stop calling me!"

as you can imagine, the number of messages on my machine has declined at an alarming rate...
elcornholio

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« Reply #61 on: 10-25-2003 07:53 »

i think either hypnotoad or flexo should have been in more
I Seen It First

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« Reply #62 on: 10-27-2003 17:18 »

My choices would be Hypnotoad and Morbo... Morbo has frequent appearances on the show, but he's so classic he deserves an episode surrounding him.
inzane

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« Reply #63 on: 10-27-2003 17:24 »

the chicken laywer was funny.....i liked Beelzebot a lot he had a really great song too.....and glurmo.
Mouse On Venus

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« Reply #64 on: 10-27-2003 17:37 »

Every time Lew Morton writes an episode, he always tries to fit the small Glurmo in there for that painful buzzsaw voice. What a wacko.  laff
payndz

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« Reply #65 on: 10-27-2003 18:54 »

Go brainslugs! And more Morbo. Not as a character in the story, but just delivering his hate-filled news reports.

And that cute girl in the pink tracksuit, you know, the one from Mars who's the heir to a billion dollar fortune and falls over a lot. Some clown has a website about her, I think...  big grin
Ozor Mox

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« Reply #66 on: 10-28-2003 14:36 »

[Fry]Hermes?[/Fry]
evan

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« Reply #67 on: 10-28-2003 17:00 »

 
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Originally posted by inzane:
the chicken laywer was funny.....i liked Beelzebot a lot he had a really great song too.....and glurmo.

No more Chicken Lawyer!! Overused way too much!! I like the Robot Devil, though.
Lt. Kroker

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« Reply #68 on: 10-28-2003 17:04 »

I think the show used all the minor characters really well, letting them run their course without ever getting stale and repetative (with the possible exception of Scruffy).

Still, I would have loved to see some more non-Kif Amy storylines. PYHOMS is one of my very favourite episodes.
Mouse On Venus

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« Reply #69 on: 10-28-2003 17:05 »

He was like Lionel Hutz meets Foghorn Leghorn.  cool
kidofdarkness

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« Reply #70 on: 10-28-2003 17:16 »

my fave was the hair robot or maybe dwight
SweetSweetCandy

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« Reply #71 on: 11-04-2003 05:30 »
« Last Edit on: 11-04-2003 05:30 »

Um Zapp (i never get sick of him), Morbo, Malfunctioning Eddie and his assistant Victor, Slurms, The brain slugs, the devil robot and the neutral people.
Nefnar

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« Reply #72 on: 11-04-2003 07:11 »

Zoidberg was not very shown in futurama,
I think now we misss him.
totalnerd undercanada

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« Reply #73 on: 11-04-2003 07:18 »

 
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Originally posted by SweetSweetCandy:
Um Zapp (i never get sick of him), Morbo, Malfunctioning Eddie and his assistant Victor, Slurms, The brain slugs, the devil robot and the neutral people.

I agree. Zapp and Morbo were very under-used. Zapp was just hilariously stupid, a twelve-year-old in command of an army.

Morbo could have been used so much more. He was like this big green evil bastard that you just knew wanted to have his tummy rubbed like a kitten.

And of course, the Neautral Planet were even funnier. Yet these were all seen as pretty throwaway cast memebers. Why? Why? Why?

Zapp and Kif should've at least made an appearance in The Farnsworth Parabox.

*DING*
Oh well, time to stop ranting.

Yeah, Zapp had so many laughs left to give us...

SubPar_Penguin

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« Reply #74 on: 11-05-2003 15:02 »

The zapper
morbo
chicken lawyer
hermes
clamps
badaclimp bada clamp!
SubPar_Penguin

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« Reply #75 on: 11-05-2003 15:06 »

The zapper
morbo
chicken lawyer
hermes
clamps
bada climp bada clamp!
kidofdarkness

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« Reply #76 on: 11-05-2003 15:07 »

i forgot to mention the best docter zoidberg
VPActionRanger

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« Reply #77 on: 11-05-2003 15:37 »

The Vice Presidential Action Rangers!!
Jrrr

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« Reply #78 on: 11-05-2003 15:39 »

we needed way more Beelzebot

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LabarbaraC91

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« Reply #79 on: 02-22-2005 21:36 »

The main character that should have been shown more is LABARBARA!!!!!!!!!
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