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I Dated A Robot

« on: 09-07-2005 13:41 »
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In this episode there is a scene where Leela is pitching and a woman from the audience stands up and yells "Throw like a girl!" in a supportive manner.  Later, that same woman appears to be Jackie Robinson.   

Maybe the women were different, but I remember them looking the same.  If it's the latter, I wonder if this was somewhat of a continuity error.  Or maybe Jackie had a sudden change of heart about what Leela was doing and became determined to be the first good female Blernsball player.  I checked the capsule for this episode and didn't notice anything mentioned about Jackie, so maybe the appearance thing is all in my head    confused

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« Reply #1 on: 09-07-2005 14:14 »
« Last Edit on: 09-07-2005 14:14 »

No, that was Jackie in both instances.

In the first appearance she's never seen Leela pitch before. She's an up-and-coming blernsball player herself, hoping for a shot in the big league, so naturally she's enthusiastic about finally seeing a female player on a major league team, since it will make it easier for her to get a spot as well.

Then she witness how bad Leela is at pitching. This severely lessens her chances of playing professionally, resulting in a much less positive opinion of Leela.

No continuity error or mistake there, all very deliberately and straight-forward.

BTW, her last name is Anderson, not Robinson.
I Dated A Robot

« Reply #2 on: 09-07-2005 14:34 »

Thanks for the explanation.  I'm glad I wasn't seeing things.  I thought the name was wrong, oops   hmpf

Starship Captain
« Reply #3 on: 09-07-2005 21:47 »

great episode. you should freeze frame the hall of fame. there are some pretty good jokes.
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« Reply #4 on: 09-10-2005 22:26 »

Mark McGuire's bicep.
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