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PEE Poll: Which Episode Had Most Potential
That's Lobstertainment!   -6 (17.1%)
A Leela of Her Own   -2 (5.7%)
The Cryonic Woman   -13 (37.1%)
A Pharoah to Remember   -14 (40%)
Total Voters: 35


Urban Legend
« Reply #40 on: 06-15-2004 05:53 »
« Last Edit on: 06-15-2004 05:53 »

hey the offender stop posting use the edit button okay good go read the faq to find the answers welcome to Peel okay thanks bye.

There are many reasons that I also suggest you read this.

Somewhat patronising TOTPD.

Bending Unit
« Reply #41 on: 06-15-2004 21:25 »

People are just voting for their favorites. That being said, I think these episodes rated so poorly because they only appeal to certain people. I personally love APTR, can see some good in TL and hate the others. They all have some good in them, although at the moment I cant remember any in ALOHO
Nasty Pasty

DOOP Secretary
« Reply #42 on: 06-15-2004 21:31 »

Originally posted by the offender:
hey Nasty Pasty how do u get pictures on your message

its my signature and it can be edited through the profile link on the top of the page.

and please to do do mulitple posts in a row. It is highly frowned upon and is considered spamming. use the edit button under your message to add new info instead.

Besides that, welcome to PEEL offender. I'm your guide, Nasty Pasty. Please keep your hands and spam posts inside at all times and enjoy your stay.

The Listmaker
Urban Legend
« Reply #43 on: 06-15-2004 21:39 »
« Last Edit on: 06-15-2004 21:39 »

The most potential you ask?

I think 'A Pharaoh to remember' was good as it was. 'A Leela of her own' and 'That's Lobstertainment' were stuck in the plot, I think it would have been hard to add more jokes, etc. without blowing it up too much.

'The cryonic women' had the most potential, if Michelle wouldn't have been so annoying and if the writers didn't forget about the future having no wheels and other stuff, this episode would have been better.

edited for better English

Bending Unit
« Reply #44 on: 06-16-2004 17:31 »

I agree with a lot of what's been said already.  I voted for "Lobstertainment," because I think they could have done a lot more with the Hollywood setting, the movie industry, and Harold Zoid.  A lot of missed potential there.

As for the others, I agree with Mouse On Venus that ALOHO would have been better if they had kept the wacky spirit of blernsball from "Fear of a Bot Planet."  As it was, I think it (both blernsball and the episode itself) came off as a little dull.  I really have no complaints about APTR; I liked it quite a bit.  I wouldn't really give it "classic" status, though.  Indeed, it often seems like the episodes that people consider classics tend NOT to be ones centering around some weird new planet, as funny as those episodes can be.  And I agree with pretty much everyone that "The Cryonic Woman" would have been better without Pauly Shore and with a decent conclusion, but I liked it overall.
Klumsy Kitty

Bending Unit
« Reply #45 on: 06-16-2004 21:16 »

 I voted Pharaoh... since it was the best to start with of the four and just had oodles of potential with Bender as Supreme Overlord... pity the plot just wandered, I still liked it though.

I think ALOHO could have done with a better secondary plot; those immigrants grated on my nerves. Some of their bits were funny but some of them just fell flat. Also, they could have done a LOT more with Blernsball, filled it out more; I would really have enjoyed that. Would love to have seen Steinbrenner's head for example...

Bending Unit
« Reply #46 on: 06-16-2004 23:42 »

I voted for TL! because Hank Azaria's great to begin with and Uncle Zoid would make a hilarious character to apear from time to time, kind of like Troy McClure from The Simpsons (except Zoid knows he's washed up).

« Reply #47 on: 06-17-2004 11:32 »
« Last Edit on: 06-17-2004 11:32 »

I voted for The Cryonic Woman, i don't feel it's the best episode ever, but out of the four, it's the one that has truly stuck with me. Hilariously well crafted but had greater potential when it came to character building. Hands Down to the genius of Matt Groening, that's all i can say...

Delivery Boy
« Reply #48 on: 06-17-2004 12:38 »

I'm voting for the The Cryonic Woman as i think that could have potentially had a really amusing second half. 

But i'm sorry, i'm a HUGE FAN of pharoh, i think it's a classic already and always will!  Obviously i'm in the minority tho, the poor fraudy sexy minority!
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