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crazysfool

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« on: 04-28-2004 01:47 »

I heard on tv last night that al gore's daughter is a writer on the show. is that true?
David A

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« Reply #1 on: 04-28-2004 01:48 »

Yes.
Venus

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« Reply #2 on: 04-28-2004 01:54 »
« Last Edit on: 04-28-2004 01:54 »

Yup. Kristen was the writer credited with Leela's Homeworld.
NoAPOlogies

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« Reply #3 on: 04-28-2004 02:39 »

Interesting. I noticed the name Gore but never put two and two together.
nerdlingus

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« Reply #4 on: 04-28-2004 03:18 »

I never noticed that, are there any other famous connections with the production staff?
SlackJawedMoron

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« Reply #5 on: 04-28-2004 03:36 »

Well, there's Joe and John Dimaggio.  tongue

And I believe that Ken Keeler is decended from the primordial ruling apes.
EspanolBot

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« Reply #6 on: 04-28-2004 03:41 »

Ah! Al Gore, my favourite unelected American President! I shall go now to mumble about the over candidate.
cyba

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« Reply #7 on: 04-28-2004 08:18 »

 I thought al gore was so good in TOI that I assumed he was voiced by an actor until I listened to the commentary. And to have Stephen Hawking actually playing himself...hahahahahaha

Oh yeah... i thought John and Joe Di Maggio *weren't* related
SlackJawedMoron

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« Reply #8 on: 04-28-2004 08:23 »
« Last Edit on: 04-28-2004 08:23 »

They aren't, hence the  tongue
cyba

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« Reply #9 on: 04-28-2004 08:31 »

Ooops! (I didn't register the  tongue )
tom123

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« Reply #10 on: 04-28-2004 08:39 »

That would explain how they got Al Gore to do the 2 or 3 episodes he did.
WS

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« Reply #11 on: 04-28-2004 08:46 »
« Last Edit on: 04-28-2004 08:46 »

According to the commentaries, Al Gore was a guest star before Kristen Gore began writing for the show.
Nasty Pasty

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« Reply #12 on: 04-28-2004 11:12 »

But i do think that he appeared a second time on the show (Crimes of the Hot) for his daughter. b/c i think she wrote that episode...
Zeep

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« Reply #13 on: 04-28-2004 12:33 »

he also used the "None Like it Hot!" movie from that episode in a speech he gave on global warming.
DrJohnZ

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« Reply #14 on: 04-28-2004 12:49 »

I believe I see two Gores in here.

When you do things right, people wont be sure you've done anything at all.
WS

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« Reply #15 on: 04-28-2004 14:02 »
« Last Edit on: 04-28-2004 14:02 »

 
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Originally posted by DrJohnZ:
I believe I see two Gores in here.

So it does. I didn't know there were two writers named Gore. I don't think Evan Gore is related to Al Gore Though. IMDB has next to no information on him and according to this url it certainly isn't a son of Al Gore.

<edit> Link works now. </edit>

newhook_1

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« Reply #16 on: 04-28-2004 14:09 »

I'm not 100% sure, but I think the only episode where Kristen Gore gets the writing cerdit is "Leela's Homeworld".
Teral

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« Reply #17 on: 04-28-2004 15:30 »

 
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Originally posted by Nasty Pasty:
But i do think that he appeared a second time on the show (Crimes of the Hot) for his daughter. b/c i think she wrote that episode...

Nope, Aaron Ehasz wrote "Crimes of the Hot". The only episode Kristin Gore is credited for is "Leela's Homeworld".
Mouse On Venus

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« Reply #18 on: 04-28-2004 15:35 »

Yes, though she is credited on I think all Season 3 and 4 episodes as a Staff Writer, whatever that means.
fussili
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« Reply #19 on: 04-28-2004 21:21 »

I still love that joke in Series one when Bender has a whole stack of money and says:

"Are you familiar with my friend Al Gore" and Al Gore's Head is on the $500 notes  smile That cracks me up
Nasty Pasty

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« Reply #20 on: 04-28-2004 21:25 »

Hey, they cant just have old 18th century presidents on the bills. Ya gotta throw a Nixon or a Gore in there to make it interesting.
Lucky Clover

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« Reply #21 on: 04-28-2004 21:30 »

I never knew that.
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