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Gopher

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« on: 02-11-2006 15:08 »

I searches the site and couldn't find this question even being asked, let alone answered.

We know Fry's father's name is Yancy, but did they ever state his mother's name? I can't find any reference to it if it was... Surprises me if they didn't; they seem to name everybody else, even if their names never come up.

- I have no legs - No tengo ninguna pierna - Δεν έχω κανένα πόδι - Non ho piedini - 私は足を有しない。-
- 나는아무다리도 없다 - Eu não tenho nenhum pé - Я не имею никакие ноги - Ich habe keine Beine -
- Je n'ai aucune jambe - Ik heb geen benen - 我沒有腿。- Actually, I do have legs
KurtPikachu2001

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« Reply #1 on: 02-11-2006 16:14 »

I wish we knew Fry's mother's name.  My guess is with her personality it was probably both a boy's or girl's name.  If I had to guess it's probably Andi or Billie. 
Gopher

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« Reply #2 on: 02-11-2006 16:23 »

I was afraid that was the case; I guess she'll just have to stay "Fry's Mom" or "Mrs. Yancy Fry" for now, maybe the movies will reveal.
Officer 1BDI

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« Reply #3 on: 02-11-2006 17:38 »
« Last Edit on: 02-11-2006 17:38 »

This lack of information has been driving me nuts, too.  Even her Character Artwork slide on the Season 3 DVDs just refers to her as "Mrs. Fry."    hmpf

I vaguely remember this question being addressed before, because I recall various people throwing name suggestions about, but I think that was for someone's fanficton.  Also, there's this board, which kind of addresses the same question. 
No.Im-Doesnt

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« Reply #4 on: 02-11-2006 18:12 »

Yeah thats true just mrs.Fry
Benders_Fan

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« Reply #5 on: 02-13-2006 12:54 »
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I never thought about it.I wonder what her name is?   hmpf
Popsticle

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« Reply #6 on: 02-13-2006 14:12 »

I think that she could be named after her mother, and there could be a relative name pattern of something. I haven't thought about it before though
Dave B

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« Reply #7 on: 02-13-2006 16:04 »

Its a mystery never to be told........
Fraser

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« Reply #8 on: 02-13-2006 17:20 »
« Last Edit on: 02-13-2006 17:20 »

I think her  Name shoul be  BaseBall J Fry or Football J Fry she doesn't really care about fry at his birth only a Thngy can't remember what (i think it was football) the rose bowl does she say? any way Something like that as her name and if not i it oh well just like Dave B said It's a Mystery Never to be told
Shiny

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« Reply #9 on: 02-13-2006 18:47 »

Don't be silly, we have four movies coming up! And we can always write MG&DXC and ask that they bestow a name upon the poor woman.

It's kind of dissappointing, actually - Leela's mother's name was never used on the air, and Fry's mother remains nameless.  Well, at least they HAVE mothers who are alive (okay, Fry's isn't, but only because he was frozen) and have personalities.  Not like Disney's absent/dead/disembodied mother syndrome...  roll eyes
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« Reply #10 on: 02-13-2006 19:13 »

Yeah but at least we know that Leela's mom's name is Munda.WE have no idea what Fry's mom's name is.
Gopher

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« Reply #11 on: 02-15-2006 00:15 »
« Last Edit on: 02-15-2006 00:15 »

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Originally posted by Shiny:
[snip]...at least they HAVE mothers who are alive (okay, Fry's isn't, but only because he was frozen)...[snip]

I don't fry being frozen killed her, so much as the subsequent 1,000 years.  wink "Time makes fools of us all"

WTF, I know I did snips around that quote and typed a response last night.. recreating as best I remember it now.

- I have no legs - No tengo ninguna pierna - Δεν έχω κανένα πόδι - Non ho piedini - 私は足を有しない。-
- 나는아무다리도 없다 - Eu não tenho nenhum pé - Я не имею никакие ноги - Ich habe keine Beine -
- Je n'ai aucune jambe - Ik heb geen benen - 我沒有腿。- Actually, I do have legs
mookie427

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« Reply #12 on: 02-15-2006 05:37 »

lol at above quote (about disney)

Yeah, at least Fry and Leelas parents don't get killed, like in Bambie or The Lion King
Ralph Snart

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« Reply #13 on: 02-15-2006 09:29 »

 
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Originally posted by Shiny:

It's kind of dissappointing, actually - Leela's mother's name was never used on the air...


::BLINKS::

You're right.  It never was.  So how do I have the idea that Leela's parents names are Turanga Morris and Turanga Munda...

Is Munda canon or the results of a fan fic that I read?

Ralph 'confused, but that's normal' Snart


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Gopher

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« Reply #14 on: 02-15-2006 10:49 »

I'm pretty sure it's from the scripts, might be said in the commentary too?
Officer 1BDI

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« Reply #15 on: 02-15-2006 10:52 »
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I vaguely remember someone winning a draft of Leela's Homeworld and posting pictures of several pages for us, one or two which contained Munda's name.  I remember this because said pictures are sitting somewhere on this cluttered hard drive of mine....
SpaceCase

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« Reply #16 on: 02-15-2006 13:16 »

 
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Originally posted by Ralph Snart:
Is Munda canon or the results of a fan fic that I read?
I seem to recall "Taranga Morris & Munda" on the note Leela sent them in "Less than Hero."
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« Reply #17 on: 02-15-2006 13:39 »

 
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Originally posted by SpaceCase:
 I seem to recall "Taranga Morris & Munda" on the note Leela sent them in "Less than Hero."

Yes, that's how we know both her name, and the fact that "Turanga" is Leela's family name (rather than her personal name, as many early fanfics assumed).
SpaceCase

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« Reply #18 on: 02-15-2006 13:49 »

 
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Originally posted by Shiny:
...that "Turanga" is Leela's family name ...
Bluh?  big grin

Ralph's condition must be contagious 'cuz now I'm confused;
Is it "Taranga," "Turanga," or just how the [EXPLETIVES DELETED] is it spelled?
  confused
mookie427

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« Reply #19 on: 02-15-2006 17:11 »

Its spelt Turanga, Turonga, and Toronga (which i think sounds the best), depending on where you look
Teral

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« Reply #20 on: 02-15-2006 17:19 »

But if you go by canon set by the creators it's spelled Turanga.
SpaceCase

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« Reply #21 on: 02-16-2006 13:18 »

 
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Originally posted by Teral:
But if you go by canon set by the creators it's spelled Turanga.
Refresh my memory; which ep is that from?
The aforementioned note in "Less than Hero," or ___???
Teral

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« Reply #22 on: 02-16-2006 13:36 »
« Last Edit on: 02-16-2006 13:36 »

No ep, it was part of an easter egg on Disc 1 of Season 2 (in the "I second That Emotion" submenu to be exact).

Ofcourse if you want "on-the-air" confirmation, this is from "Leela's Homeworld":
SpaceCase

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« Reply #23 on: 02-16-2006 14:15 »

>.<

D'oh!
Of course.

Thanks
Shiny

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« Reply #24 on: 02-16-2006 18:59 »

But it was ALSO spelled that way in the note on "Less than Hero"
SpaceCase

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« Reply #25 on: 02-16-2006 23:19 »

I remembered the note (that you can see a part of in the corner of Teral's 'grab), I completely forgot the name-tag.
My memory is like a sieve...
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