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KurtPikachu2001

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« on: 01-27-2007 20:57 »

I learned about this interesting little tidbit on the Futurama Wikipedia. Fry's name was originally going to be "Curtis". Then obviously, it was changed to 'Phillip' in honor of Phil Hartman. 

Also, Michelle's name was going to be "Janet".   Would anyone have liked it if Fry's name was Curtis J. Fry? 
ZoidFryLeelaAmy
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« Reply #1 on: 01-27-2007 21:46 »

Hahaha... Curtis J. Fry sounds weird..... well, First of all, Curtis is my Grandpa's Galah's name, and second of all, Janet is my Mum's name!! Philip J. Fry sounds fine to me.... :P
Cyberphobia

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« Reply #2 on: 01-27-2007 22:02 »

Since watching Futurama, I've decided that Phillip was a really nice name. I don't want to think Curtis is a nice name.
RobotDevilRox

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« Reply #3 on: 01-28-2007 10:54 »

Curtis is... Well, I don't want to offend anyone who may be called Curtis, so I'll just say that it doesn't fit the character, but you all know what I really mean. XD
stripperbot

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« Reply #4 on: 01-28-2007 12:35 »

 
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Originally posted by RobotDevilRox:
it doesn't fit the character

IAWTC.

I prefer Phillip J. Fry over Curtis J. Fry.

"Turanga?!"
"That's her name, Phillip."
"Phillip?!?!smile

Sine Wave

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« Reply #5 on: 01-28-2007 12:38 »

For people as nerdy as me, it makes me think of the guy character you had to play for one of the Lara Croft games. God he sucked ass. In fact, that whole game sucked ass.
PazuzuJr

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« Reply #6 on: 01-28-2007 12:48 »

Curtis sounds odd but it wouldn't have mattered too much since he would really br called Fry. also heres would be odd being called dexter like her was supposed to
tyraniak

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« Reply #7 on: 01-28-2007 13:57 »

Well Hermes was called Dexter because they didn't decide to have him be jamaican until later on
SonicPanther

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« Reply #8 on: 01-28-2007 15:42 »

Curtis J. Fry...

Can't think of that without laughing.
Benders_Fan

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« Reply #9 on: 01-28-2007 15:54 »

Wow.. I like the name Phillip so much better for him.  hmpf
PazuzuJr

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« Reply #10 on: 01-28-2007 16:28 »

I bet if he was called curtis we would think philip sounded odd for him
BeanBeanBean!

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« Reply #11 on: 01-28-2007 21:02 »

Phillip Fry rolls off the tongue better. It sounds much better than Curtis smile
Writer unit32

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« Reply #12 on: 01-29-2007 02:22 »

Michelle was gonna be Janet?!
Strange,but I prefer Janet...
RobotDevilRox

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« Reply #13 on: 01-29-2007 13:31 »

I do think that Philip J. Fry sounds nicer. It has a nsort of ring to it.
MrBlonde

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« Reply #14 on: 01-29-2007 19:44 »

I like Philp because it's in honor for Phil Hartman... Janet's is my grandmother's name so that's a bit creepy.
Frobot

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« Reply #15 on: 01-30-2007 23:17 »

curtis is a very weird name for a cartoom character especially a lead one its to real i guess phillip is real but its not blaringly odd
Professor Zoidy

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« Reply #16 on: 02-02-2007 18:43 »

No.... Just.. n-no. I don't think I'd like Fry if that was his name...or I'd just find a way to not find out about it.
power girl07

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« Reply #17 on: 02-08-2007 13:57 »
« Last Edit on: 02-08-2007 13:57 »

 
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Originally posted by Frobot:
curtis is a very weird name for a cartoom character especially a lead one its to real i guess phillip is real but its not blaringly odd

I don't want to make you sound stupid, but it's cartoon and philip. (I make mistakes likr that sometimes!) Oops!
Curtis D. Fry

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« Reply #18 on: 02-08-2007 14:24 »

Hey, don't be baggin' on my name there.  My middle initial is not "j", though.  But that is my real name, just FWIW.  Guess that's one reason I liked the show so much.
Writer unit32

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« Reply #19 on: 02-08-2007 14:39 »

 
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Originally posted by power girl07:
  I don't want to make you sound stupid, but it's cartoon

Correct for now...

 
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and philip.

Nope,it's Phillip.Frobot was right.
RobotDevilRox

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« Reply #20 on: 02-08-2007 15:50 »

Nope, Philip. Looked it up millions of times, I ought to know.  tongue If you don't trust me, look it up yourself.  wink
Writer unit32

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« Reply #21 on: 02-08-2007 16:14 »

 
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Originally posted by RobotDevilRox:
Nope, Philip. Looked it up millions of times, I ought to know.   tongue If you don't trust me, look it up yourself.   wink

Damn,I could have sworn it was Phillip!It sounds like Phillip,I thoughtn it looked like Phillip and sometimes,something makes me think it smells like Phillip...
Jicannon

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« Reply #22 on: 02-09-2007 20:55 »

I don't think I would have liked it any more or less. I mean, we still would have called him "Fry" regardless. Curtis J Fry doesn't sound too odd to me either.
Xanfor

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« Reply #23 on: 02-21-2007 07:39 »

 
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Originally posted by RobotDevilRox:

Nope, Philip. Looked it up millions of times, I ought to know.   tongue If you don't trust me, look it up yourself.   wink

Now see, this has bothered me. His father says that he's named after those screwdrivers. That would make him Phillip. But, everywhere else, he's 'Philip'...

Hmm...

Time warp?

Of course not!

It's the Second Noel!


scruffyconrad

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« Reply #24 on: 03-09-2007 01:29 »

please explain xanfor
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