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skinner

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« on: 10-26-2001 09:00 »

whats up with zoidberg some days hes mega stupid and others days he acts just like fry  no no   no no
TheMadCapper

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« Reply #1 on: 10-26-2001 10:10 »
« Last Edit on: 10-26-2001 10:10 »

Nono, Zoidberg has 3 phases. One is cheap slapstick comedy, like screaming at Fry's ex-girlfriend in They Cryonic Woman, or squirting ink 3 times in an episode. That's usually really bad and I hate to see Zoidy treated that way.

Sometimes he's alien and uninformed but still confident, usually in his doctor role. This is good.

Sometimes he's pathetic and lonely and sad, which I don't like to see in excess. But it's nice to see him excited over an Xmas card or when he gets a pogo stick from the demonic Santa (One of my favorites. "You've all been VERY naughty! Except for you, Zoidberg. This is for you.&quot wink

You couldn't have any other character eat bait and get chased around with a fishing pole, or suck on the professor's head. And I'm still holding out to see him eat Nibbler.
Teral

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« Reply #2 on: 10-26-2001 11:02 »

Dr. Zoidberg is at his best when he acts alien and/or uninformed. Just look at his first scene ever in "The Series has Landed". Or when he examines bender in "Fry and the Slurm Factory". Or when he goes into "that special phase" in "Why Must I be a Chrustacean in Love". Or his little part in the "Spa V" recreational place in "How Hermes Requested his Groove Back". Or......

About his pathetic/poor/lonely side. When done right it's absolutely hillarious. A good example is in "Put Your Head on my Shoulder" when Bender adn Leela discuss the true meaning of love.

His little battle with Hermes is also good when Zoidberg gets the upper hand, ala the bobsled scene in "X-mas Story".


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futurefreak

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« Reply #3 on: 10-29-2001 00:55 »

dr z is good when he has small parts, but when they do whole eps on him it just gets weird  tongue
zoidberg770

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« Reply #4 on: 12-28-2008 19:26 »

Dr Zoidberg is the best!! Although i agree with you futurefreak, some of his full episodes are weird,  but he is soooo cool

and the evil santa likes him, so he must be good big grin
x.Bianca.x

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« Reply #5 on: 12-29-2008 03:55 »

I dont think he liked him after zoidberg electric-shocked him. Technically zoidberg saved the day in that one.
Smarty

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« Reply #6 on: 12-29-2008 06:04 »

The funny part in that was that he got a pogo stick...that was just hilarious.
Hfire

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« Reply #7 on: 09-28-2009 16:41 »

i love when that doctor gives him that medicine (or candy as Dr. Z calls it) in (forgot episode) and gets all high: "Why always with all the fighting?" and "Clack"
Books

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« Reply #8 on: 09-28-2009 16:42 »

on: October 26, 2001, 03:00:00 AM

old thread
Hfire

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« Reply #9 on: 09-29-2009 00:06 »

idc, other people will continue to post if it shows back up at the top.
Jezzem

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« Reply #10 on: 09-29-2009 01:56 »

Yeah, but only to call it an old thread and tell you that he says "Why always the fighting?"
Hfire

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« Reply #11 on: 09-29-2009 03:25 »

*Zoidburg Sigh*
Freako

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« Reply #12 on: 09-29-2009 03:35 »

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*sigh*
Hfire

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« Reply #13 on: 09-29-2009 15:15 »

oops, (typo)
hobbitboy

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« Reply #14 on: 09-30-2009 12:56 »


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