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Dannilicious

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« on: 04-16-2004 07:20 »
« Last Edit on: 04-16-2004 07:20 »

Okay, something is weird about Zoidberg in this episode...his character design completley changes...

Okay, usually, when they show him without clothes on he has a kind of a shell...like, layers of man-boob type things...you all know what I'm talking about! But in this episode, he has a human-shaped body, it's completley flat, no shell thing at all...what's with that? If you don't get it, here are some links to pictures...

Normal Zoidberg:
 http://www.gotfuturama.com/Multimedia/FrameGrabs/3ACV19/Grabs/pic00946.jpg

Zoidberg in the day the earth stood stupid:
 http://www.gotfuturama.com/Multimedia/FrameGrabs/3ACV07/Grabs/pic00128.jpg
termos

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« Reply #1 on: 04-16-2004 07:24 »

I've never really noticed that. They must have made a mistake.
QueenOfRobonia

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« Reply #2 on: 04-16-2004 08:18 »

Maybe it was just a joke to make him look like a baby or something because he's wearing a nappy (sorry, diaper or however you spell it for Americans!) isn't he.
Dannilicious

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« Reply #3 on: 04-16-2004 09:24 »

Yup,  he's wearing a diaper and a cape so he looks like Nibbler. It's obviously a mistake, I just wanted to point it out and was wondering if anyone else noticed.
victor2000
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« Reply #4 on: 04-16-2004 11:58 »

I never noticed that either.
Good eye, Dannilicious!  tongue
Coilette

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« Reply #5 on: 04-16-2004 15:52 »

Well, Zoidberg has so many stages of growth (see TMLH), perhaps he changed between The day the Earth Stood Stupid and Roswell that Ends Well.
Dannilicious

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« Reply #6 on: 04-16-2004 15:56 »

Nope, because we see him before that episode without a shirt on, like in Why Must I Be a Chrustacean in love, and some others
Nasty Pasty

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« Reply #7 on: 04-17-2004 12:12 »

Maybe Bender just forced him so suck in his flabby parts to make him look more built and atheletic.
Shaucker

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« Reply #8 on: 04-17-2004 15:17 »

It's not just flab, his shell is ridged that that too. As are all lobsters.
Nasty Pasty

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« Reply #9 on: 04-17-2004 16:00 »

He's not a lobster. He's a disgusting mud-bug.

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...well thats basically the same.

Never mind.
Alliteration

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« Reply #10 on: 04-17-2004 22:15 »

He is a little unusual... He wears sandals
futuramafreak

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« Reply #11 on: 04-17-2004 22:31 »

I didn't notice that either.  Bender did tell him to suck in his gut at the competition, but he always looked that way in the episode.  Huh.
Gleno

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« Reply #12 on: 04-18-2004 10:48 »

Just watching this ep again and I found something....at the start when Nibbler is falling down after biting the balloon, the shot just before he lands in the cream you can plainly see he is nowhere near the table....then the next shot he falls from directly above it....

I don't normally pick on editing mistakes but I just noticed it and had to.... tongue

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winna

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« Reply #13 on: 04-18-2004 11:37 »

yeah I never actually payed attention to the fact zoidberg's shell was different...  but he did want a balloon in the episode.
Nasty Pasty

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« Reply #14 on: 04-18-2004 12:52 »

 
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Originally posted by winna:
but he did want a balloon in the episode.

And THAT my friend is why nobody has bothered to notice this tiny error b4 now.

Morbo_01

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« Reply #15 on: 04-19-2004 04:52 »

I still think it was just bender telling him to suck in his gut. I know we say Zoidberg like that before Bender told him to, but knowing Bender, as i personally do, then of course he would have told him to suck his gut in hundreds of times before. As for him having a hard shell, this is the future, so he probably has a softish shell or something.
M0le

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« Reply #16 on: 04-19-2004 05:15 »

Just blame the wizards.   wink
Alliteration

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« Reply #17 on: 04-19-2004 18:38 »

With that crustacian I could open up the Gate of Kanesh.

But I need to make him softer... hmmmm
bender+fry

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« Reply #18 on: 04-20-2004 20:26 »

maybe he had to lose some weight to go into the competition? just a guess.
Woodbot 2.0

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« Reply #19 on: 04-20-2004 21:00 »

Well,if you remember in AWITM,maybe Zoidberg has two diffrent shells:

His normal,flaby shirt

and his fancy shell he uses to go at formal events.
futuramaisok

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« Reply #20 on: 04-20-2004 22:32 »

ZOIDBERG did change, that was weird, he needs to be more like that.
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