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Trombonist

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« Reply #520 on: 05-07-2007 16:08 »
« Last Edit on: 05-07-2007 16:08 »

Why is all the shippines found between Fry and Leela?  There's other shippiness in futurama.  Here are some alternative relationships.




*Trombonist gathered his things as the mob of shippers approached.  He'd have to move to Paraguay until the Fry&Leela shippers calmed down.*

Frisco17

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« Reply #521 on: 05-07-2007 21:29 »

I'd like to put the whole drug thing to rest once with this statement.....

Fry: "Drugs are for losers and hypnosis is for losers with big weird eyebrows."  flirt
fryandlemon

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« Reply #522 on: 05-07-2007 22:33 »

Don't forget Amy/Kif!  They actually lasted!
Decapodian

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« Reply #523 on: 05-08-2007 03:28 »

Yeah, but Kif turned sissy.
Xanfor

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« Reply #524 on: 05-08-2007 07:01 »

 
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Originally posted by Xanfor:

   This is the official shippers' thread of PEEL. The ''Ship', so to speak, mainly involves Fry and Leela. However, I do believe that there may in fact be too much discussion on this particular couple, to the exclusion of far more enlightening concepts. Allow me to elaborate.

   Fry and Leela are a fictional couple. Their liaison is, of course, romantic. But romance is concept that is widely variable from couple to couple, and is based on emotions, which even I don't claim to fully understand. Participants in this thread appear to abhor any palaver regarding any fictional relationship outside of 'Futurama'. I believe this to be a mistake.

   In order to analyze anything, whether it be emotions, or merely the status of tonight's pot roast, it is required that it be compared with other such examples. In the pot roast's case, you can compare it to a recipe, or if you're like me, compare it to the mental images of all your previously successful pot roasts. In The 'Ship's case, it is necessary to compare it's fictional relationship to others of it's own type, aka, other fictional relationships. It is possible to merely examine other relationships within 'Futurama', but this idea has numerous flaws. For one, no other relationship is as involved; two, they were all written by the same writers, thusly, any unrealistic or misleading flaws will be duplicated in them as well. It's like a gene pool. If there's no variety, you get inherited lunacy.

   So the Fry and Leela 'Ship must be compared to other fictional relationships, while avoiding those which match the flow to closely. Keep in mind though, if you're going to be comparing Thing One to Thing Two in order to gleam morsels of insight into Thing One (which is what university campuses are supposed to be for), you must have Thing Two analyzed to as much detail as Thing One. You can't rub diamond against graphite and expect the diamond to chip. Therefore, a most productive activity for this thread to engage in would be to purposefully analyze other fictional relationships one at a time, for a minimum of, say, four to five pages each. Then, we compare similarities, insights, and other emotional universalities that we find appear to span time, death, space, and reality. And that may be exactly what we need to understand what it is we seek. And at least we'll be more worldly.


RobotDevilRox

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« Reply #525 on: 05-08-2007 13:59 »

The picture by Azurenna, if none of you lot are ever going to get it, is, in my opinion, shippy because Fry is protecting Leela from the big attacking fish thingy. He might not be, but that's how I view the picture.
WAVer

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« Reply #526 on: 05-08-2007 15:03 »

To be honest, I've always enjoyed any pics that go outside the origional animation and makes it looks more realistic.  big grin Abit more so than its origional, like the one Fryandlemon posted. Like the work FemJesse made, for example
Professor Zoidy

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« Reply #527 on: 05-08-2007 17:28 »

Ohhh, I love FemJesse's works. I certainlty wish we could post so of that art here. Too bad Fem's not around.
Sine Wave

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« Reply #528 on: 05-08-2007 19:44 »

 
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Originally posted by Frisco17:
I'd like to put the whole drug thing to rest once with this statement.....

Fry: "Drugs are for losers and hypnosis is for losers with big weird eyebrows."   flirt

What about the drug trip he saw in that movie while he was on that drug trip?
Officer 1BDI

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« Reply #529 on: 05-08-2007 23:02 »
« Last Edit on: 05-08-2007 23:02 »

But that was before he wised up and realized the dangers of drug abuse, an enlightenment that probably coincided with the discovery his friend Richie's drug useage (and the resale of his mom's VCR).

(Seriously, my theory is he probably tried it once upon a time, did something incredibly stupid, even for him, and decided it would be better for all invovled if he stayed away from the stuff entirely.)
RobotDevilRox

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« Reply #530 on: 05-09-2007 14:56 »

So we're talking about not doing drugs now? I totally agree that drugs are bad, but aren't we going slightly off-topic?  wink
Professor Zoidy

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« Reply #531 on: 05-09-2007 17:44 »

Fry doesn't seem the type to be stupid enough to fall for drug abuse...and we apparently are going off-topic.
MrBlonde

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« Reply #532 on: 05-09-2007 20:35 »

Please, can we go back on the shippiness? The drug thing was an un-funny comment on Leela's eyes in that picture.
Xanfor

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« Reply #533 on: 05-10-2007 07:21 »

 
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Originally posted by RobotDevilRox:

[A]ren't we going slightly off-topic?

 
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Originally posted by Professor Zoidy:

[A]nd we apparently are going off-topic.

 
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Originally posted by MrBlonde:

Please, can we go back on the shippiness?

 
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Originally posted by Shiny:

Besides, it's "The Intelligent, Long-Winded Shipper Discussion Thread," not "The Intelligent, Long-Winded Discussion Thread for Shippers."  As long as we're intelligent and long-winded in general, we qualify...yeah, that's the ticket.


FuturamaPac

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« Reply #534 on: 05-10-2007 13:27 »



This one is from Absinthe, from The Leela Zone... I was scrolling through art there. I'm not sure whether i'm allowed to post other people's pictures though. Sorry if i'm not.
RobotDevilRox

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« Reply #535 on: 05-10-2007 13:47 »

@Xanfor: What's with the capitalisations?
@Evelyn: I think you can post other people's art as long as you give them credit for it.
Decapodian

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« Reply #536 on: 05-10-2007 21:49 »

 
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Originally posted by RobotDevilRox:
@Evelyn: I think you can post other people's art as long as you give them credit for it.

Yeah, you cant go around saying that you drew it or anything like that.


Twilight is quite possibly the worst popular book ever written.
FuturamaPac

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« Reply #537 on: 05-11-2007 11:05 »

Then I give many thanks to Absinthe, and to you two for telling me  big grin
RobotDevilRox

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« Reply #538 on: 05-11-2007 16:09 »

No problem, Evelyn!
HipNoJoe
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« Reply #539 on: 05-11-2007 23:01 »
« Last Edit on: 05-20-2007 00:00 »

Less than Heroes, but more than buddies?
If you consider the dialogue between Fry and Leela in LTH, they seem to be good buddies who get along well with each other, but nothing more. However I did notice that most buddies don't sit together on the "doctor's" exam table, or get quite so touchy.  I don't think Fry was making any advances, but it seemed unusual how intimate they are acting in these scenes.  Either they've totally fogotten about the notion of sexual harrassment in the 31st century or they're just totally comfortable with each other.  Either way it's nice.


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Decapodian

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« Reply #540 on: 05-12-2007 00:23 »

 
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Originally posted by HipNoJoe:
 Either they've totally fogotten about the notion of sexual harrassment in the 31st century
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They have? Alright! Build me a time machine!

I think the animators intended to be a buddy thing not a  flirt thing

Twilight is quite possibly the worst popular book ever written.
Officer 1BDI

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« Reply #541 on: 05-12-2007 00:30 »

 
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Originally posted by HipNoJoe:
Less than Heroes, but more than buddies?
If you consider the dialogue between Fry and Leela in LTH, they seem to be good buddies who get along well with each other, but nothing more. [...] Either they've totally fogotten about the notion of sexual harrassment in the 31st century or they're just totally comfortable with each other.  Either way it's nice.

I really like that about Ron Weiner's episodes: he doesn't put a whole lot of emphasis on a (potential) romantic relationship, but he still insinuates that the two are really good friends, which of course gives the shippers hope that they may choose to take that relationship a few steps further.  Leela in particular seems really comfortable around Fry in his episodes, and less concerned about his impulsiveness/stupidity.
FuturamaPac

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« Reply #542 on: 05-12-2007 01:53 »

Yeah, the best episodes are the ones where Fry and Leela show their friendship in a great way... and all of what Officer 1BDI just said.
And what's in that first picture btw? It's not appearing for me.
Officer 1BDI

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« Reply #543 on: 05-12-2007 02:38 »

They're two pictures that the forum stuck together to form a broken link:


Professor Zoidy

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« Reply #544 on: 05-12-2007 23:21 »

Ahh, the Ship returns. Pleasure. Peace, and organization....all back into line and place. Friends do occasionally hover over their bud's shoulder and sometimes put their hand there for balancing reasons, but between Fry and Leela, it seems such a romantic gesture. If you notice the last screenshot posted by 1BDI, Leela looks to be kindly smiling to Fry, who's to busy to notice because he's looking at the label on the miracle cream.
FuturamaPac

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« Reply #545 on: 05-13-2007 02:27 »

Hmm... I'll have to watch this episode later, i'll post anymore pictures that relate to this tomorrow.
Decapodian

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« Reply #546 on: 05-13-2007 02:36 »

You don't get many pictures of Leela smiling at Fry in non-shippy episodes much.
RobotDevilRox

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« Reply #547 on: 05-13-2007 11:21 »

Interesting.

Yes, that is all that I could think of to say.
fryandlemon

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« Reply #548 on: 05-13-2007 23:31 »
« Last Edit on: 05-13-2007 23:31 »

I saw this 'because list' on http://www.ronandhermione.net/The_Because_List  and couldn't resist making my own for Fry/Leela.  Plus it give us shippers something to do until the new episodes come out.


Reasons Fry and Leela belong together:

1. Because he needs someone with sense

2. Because he never left her side for two whole weeks.

3. Because together, they're lonely together

4. Because he has a thing for a cyclops he works with

5. Because he loves her

6. Because she's better than normal, she's abnormal

7. Because she leaves him breathless

8. Because she doesn't care if he's not the most important person in the universe

9. Because the second coin flip was heads

10. Because it got through

11. Because she wanted to know how it ends

Fry+Leela fovever   love


Everyone's more than welcome to add more if they like.
FuturamaPac

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« Reply #549 on: 05-14-2007 10:36 »

...and what a nice way to end the page. What? It's not over? Yay!
Nice list lemon.
RobotDevilRox

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« Reply #550 on: 05-14-2007 13:28 »

Ooh, nice list. Hang on, I'll think of some... *Searches brain for something but finds it blank* Damn. Oh well, it was worth a try.  tongue
SpaceCase

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« Reply #551 on: 05-14-2007 14:07 »

 
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Originally posted by fryandlemon:
I saw this 'because list' on http://www.ronandhermione.net/The_Because_List  and couldn't resist making my own for Fry/Leela.
HEY!   eek
Good idea.
It might even warrant its own thread.   flirt 
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Reasons Fry and Leela belong together:

1. Because he needs someone with sense
Because she needs someone impulsive.
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2. Because he never left her side for two whole weeks.
Because she couldn’t get him out of her dreams.
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5. Because he loves her
Because she loves him, but won’t let herself realize it.
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6. Because she's better than normal, she's abnormal
Because he’s got that brain thing.
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7. Because she leaves him breathless
Because she gave him her breath.
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9. Because the second coin flip was heads
Because she said it was.
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11. Because she wanted to know how it ends
We all do.

I want to see Leela & Fry in a committed, long-term, loving 'ship as much as the next 'shipper, but...

It will be a bittersweet victory.
The moment they do, the end of our favorite show is at hand.   no no   cry
Professor Zoidy

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« Reply #552 on: 05-14-2007 16:40 »

Hmm, to add to that list is so hard for me *attemptes and fails* Craaaappp...
RabidPixy

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« Reply #553 on: 05-14-2007 22:53 »

*finds my way through the woods and stumbles into the Shippers thread*

Well now, this place is full of all sorts of cuteness!

I guess I'll make my own mark, now that I'm here, and ask:

Am I the only actual Calculon+Coilette shipper?  confused

I've even done fanart...

Please, click the picture to see the full sized picture, which is of much much better quality.
WAVer

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« Reply #554 on: 05-15-2007 08:07 »

To go along with what Fryandlemon said, I sum it up into one meaning: Because he loves her in the purest sense. Both of them came from nothing, never expected to find each other, and now they have each other. I refuse to see it in any other way other than they belong together, and are finally together. To me, that stands out far more than anything else, and Im content with that  smile
I give a shout out to Kriebs for a great fanfic on TLZ.
Btw, nice pic Rabid :P hehe
Xanfor

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« Reply #555 on: 05-15-2007 08:25 »

Ok, so I've done some editing... Correction... Most of the editing... Here, here, and here.

Let me know what you think!  wink

FuturamaPac

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« Reply #556 on: 05-15-2007 10:31 »

Hmmm good editing Xanfor, but I must say now that Decapodian isn't the only one who longs for Zoidberg to find someone special. No-one seems to feel emotions for Dr.Z! Why?!
RobotDevilRox

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« Reply #557 on: 05-15-2007 15:21 »

Interesting - this is something I say when I can't think of anything else, which happens quite a lot.
FuturamaPac

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« Reply #558 on: 05-16-2007 10:36 »

And... what's that got to do with shippiness?  tongue
@RabidPixy: Good pic, btw. We really do need more Coilette/Calculon stuff.
RobotDevilRox

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« Reply #559 on: 05-16-2007 15:12 »

@Evelyn: In other words, I can't think of anything to say.
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