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Dolomite, Baby!
« on: 08-14-2007 05:08 »

I thought it would have been a really cool idea to switch Bender and Flexo halfway through the series without ppl knowing it except for their change in serial number.

Would that have annoyed you guys?  Or do you think it would have been a clever twist too?


DOOP Secretary
« Reply #1 on: 08-14-2007 10:52 »

It would depend on how and why they were exchanged in the first place, I suppose...


« Reply #2 on: 08-14-2007 11:23 »

I don't actually think that Flexo would fit in as well as Bender, and they may be nearly the same, but I just think Bender goes well in the office.

« Reply #3 on: 08-14-2007 13:16 »

Bender and Flexo don't act the same, it'd be easy to pick them out for me.
Frida Waterfall

« Reply #4 on: 08-14-2007 17:08 »
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I actually liked the idea of the two switching places from "The Lesser of Two Evils" and "Bendless Love". You know, it's kind of like identical twins switching lives. For Bender and Flexo to fully fool everybody into believing that one is the other just takes some acting skills.
Bending Unit
« Reply #5 on: 08-14-2007 22:28 »

I love the idea of Bender being the evil twin. I used to love the opportunity to answer that stupid question "Do you think you have an evil twin out there?" with "You mean good twin."

Urban Legend
« Reply #6 on: 08-16-2007 12:02 »

Maybe Bender's the Flexo's backup discs can be switched.  I see this as a possibility. 

Liquid Emperor
« Reply #7 on: 08-16-2007 13:53 »

Originally posted by KurtPikachu2001:
Maybe Bender's the Flexo's backup discs can be switched.  I see this as a possibility. 
It seems to me that that would give Bender and Flexo severe cases of schizophrenia, split personality, or their robotic analogues.

[*Gasp*]  eek

Y'know... that sounds like a right fine idea for a fan-fic.

Urban Legend
« Reply #8 on: 08-19-2007 14:17 »

They had the bender/Flexo serial number switcheroo in a deleted scene from "Bender gets made"
Professor Zoidy

Urban Legend
« Reply #9 on: 08-19-2007 21:36 »

Certainly we all think about it, and it could even be pulled off, but with a series of complex plotholes and whatnot along the way. It would be harder for Bender to switch places than Flexo if they were to act the part....

Bending Unit
« Reply #10 on: 10-16-2007 22:18 »

benders funnier so id say ABSOLUTELY NOT
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