Futurama   Planet Express Employee Lounge
The Futurama Message Board

Design and Support by Can't get enough Futurama
Help Search Futurama chat Login Register

PEEL - The Futurama Message Board    Re-Check/Weird Scenes    Primitive harpon in Parisites Lost « previous next »
Author Topic: Primitive harpon in Parisites Lost  (Read 361 times)
Pages: [1] Print
Woodbot 2.0

Starship Captain
« on: 03-19-2004 23:08 »
« Last Edit on: 03-19-2004 23:08 »

I saw that in Parisites Lost,the proffeser gave the mini robots a harpon,but in The Deep South he says a harpon is a "primitive insterment."
Action Jacktion

« Reply #1 on: 03-19-2004 23:17 »
« Last Edit on: 03-19-2004 23:17 »

He said it was primitive for catching fish.  I guess it's okay for fighitng bacteria.

DOOP Secretary
« Reply #2 on: 03-20-2004 02:57 »

The better question is, why did he give them harpoons if they had laser rifles? 

DOOP Secretary
« Reply #3 on: 03-20-2004 03:27 »

Harpoons are easier to shrink.

Starship Captain
« Reply #4 on: 03-20-2004 03:54 »

Perhaps the lasers (if that is what they really are) were totally ineffective against bacteria, being designed for destruction of more solid, dense materials.  The harpoons would be better able to deal with a squishy, moving creature. That's my story and I'm sticking to it. 

Avatar Czar
DOOP Ubersecretary
« Reply #5 on: 03-20-2004 04:57 »

harpoons are inferior
worms are inferior
lasers are superior
fish are supieor

so harpoons go with worms, problem solved...  logically...  BAM!
Rage Dump

Liquid Emperor
« Reply #6 on: 03-20-2004 06:12 »
« Last Edit on: 03-20-2004 06:12 »

worms are inferior
I shall make it the focus of my remaining years, that your dreams will go unfulfilled.   tongue
Zed 85

Space Pope
« Reply #7 on: 03-20-2004 07:15 »

Perhaps the harpoons were melee weapons,
the laser rifles didn't have exceedingly fast rates of fire did they?
Think about it, if one of them was surrounded by encroaching bacteria, a sword would possibly be too short, a lance too long and unweildy, the gun would be too slow to fire and too blunt to tackle bacteria effectively (also too short as well) but a harpoon, depending on the wood, would be light, just about the right length, and has that spike on the edge so you can hook enemies on the rebound or a backward movement, while you can stab and jab and spear other enemies as well. The only other weapon better that I could think of would be a double-bladed axe, which one of them obviously had with them since Leela nicked it to kill them all with.


...That's all bollocks by the way  tongue

Bending Unit
« Reply #8 on: 03-20-2004 09:44 »

The prof probably got them coz they were cheap, like some cheesy novelty souvenir bag. With 'use once and throw' items.

Starship Captain
« Reply #9 on: 03-20-2004 22:04 »

thats the ticket feral
Pages: [1] Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  

Powered by SMF | SMF © 2006, Simple Machines | some icons from famfamfam
Legal Notice & Disclaimer: "Futurama" TM and copyright FOX, its related entities and the Curiosity Company. All rights reserved. Any reproduction, duplication or distribution of these materials in any form is expressly prohibited. As a fan site, this Futurama forum, its operators, and any content on the site relating to "Futurama" are not explicitely authorized by Fox or the Curiosity Company.
Page created in 0.087 seconds with 17 queries.