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The Baz

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« on: 04-07-2002 20:05 »

Just Chris gave me the idea in the thread about Hermes insulting Zoidberg.  We need a Hermes dedicated thread to talk all things good, perhaps bad about my favorite Futurama character,  Hermes!

So discuss.... um'.  What are some of Hermes' best quotes, insults, and his family.

My favorite quote has to be...
Leela:  Hermes I didn't know you liked Nibbler!
Hermes: What, I'd like to tie the little bastard up in a sack, throw the sack in a rive, and hurl the river into space!  But I do like filling out requisitions and these are some doozies.

I also want to see more of LaBarbra his wife, and Dwight his son.  We have not even been formally introduced to Dwight yet.  What does the Hermes house look like?   *breathes* OK I'm calmed down now, I get excited when talking about Hermes   laff
B.Frankendorfer

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« Reply #1 on: 04-07-2002 20:49 »
« Last Edit on: 04-07-2002 20:49 »

I thought the bit tonight with Hermes putting his different times of sweat into folders was really funny!   laff
FishyJoe

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« Reply #2 on: 04-08-2002 00:48 »

His shining moment was limboing on the Titanic. He hasn't really done much since that episode.
Juliet

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« Reply #3 on: 04-08-2002 10:15 »

And he can sing. Boy can he sing  smile

Yeah I like to see Hermes son too.

Otis P Jivefunk

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« Reply #4 on: 04-08-2002 13:55 »

I have to agree with The Baz about wanting to see more of his son Dwight. After seeing "AOI 2" I'm really curious to find out about his personality and the way he interacts with the rest of the characters. Of course we would have found out this season in "The Route of All Evil" if it wasn't for Fox ending it early mad
bankrupt

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« Reply #5 on: 04-08-2002 22:36 »

I can't think of any favorite lines(terrible memory).  I'd like to see more Hermes though.
FilthyCrab

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« Reply #6 on: 04-10-2002 11:31 »

Limbo contest - Kingston rules, two men go down, only one man come up.
TheLesbianLeela

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« Reply #7 on: 03-14-2003 13:54 »

Hermes' great. I mean he is beaurocratic and so am I ... a little. When you are from Germany (like me)it's not easy to be not beaurocratic  tongue
I miss Herms' nice Jamaican dialect in the German translated version. There would be enough good German dialect sounding nice like Jamaican English.
Kryten

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« Reply #8 on: 03-14-2003 15:05 »

I wanna see his secret "oregano" farm.
TheLesbianLeela

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« Reply #9 on: 03-14-2003 15:43 »

"Oregano" hehe ... secret "oregano" farm  big grin
Hermes: I'll call 'de police... after I have flushed some things.
Carbito

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« Reply #10 on: 03-14-2003 23:10 »

I like Hermes song from "How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back" that was by far the best song I have heard in Futurama.

You can even download the mp3 from  http://www.gotfuturama.com/Multimedia/MP3Sounds/hermessong.mp3  wink
Pittzoid

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« Reply #11 on: 03-14-2003 23:38 »

 
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Originally posted by Carbito:
I like Hermes song from "How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back" that was by far the best song I have heard in Futurama.

You can even download the mp3 from  http://www.gotfuturama.com/Multimedia/MP3Sounds/hermessong.mp3   wink

The link didnt work for me

Carbito

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« Reply #12 on: 03-14-2003 23:49 »

Then just go to:
 http://www.gotfuturama.com/Multimedia/MP3Sounds/  and click on the link
Arkard

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« Reply #13 on: 06-15-2003 20:20 »

Are they changing something about Hermes' character in the last few episodes? He appears somehow different to me - his character and his voice.
Especially in the Sting and 300 Big Boys. To me he seems to be less jamaican and intelligent but more evil (Farnsworth parabox).
fromage

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« Reply #14 on: 06-15-2003 21:10 »

He's always evil with Zoidberg
Satan

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« Reply #15 on: 06-15-2003 21:42 »

this thread is kinda stupid, it needs to go away within a few hours
Kipper

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« Reply #16 on: 06-15-2003 21:44 »
« Last Edit on: 06-16-2003 00:00 »

the only hermes joke that made me laugh is this quote from farnsworth parabox(correct me if this is off):

Professor: HERMES!! dont press that button!!!..

Hermes:.....(long pause)........'ok..  laff

i also love hermes accent   love
Kryten

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« Reply #17 on: 06-16-2003 01:33 »

 
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Originally posted by Satan:
this thread is kinda stupid, it needs to go away within a few hours

No. Fuck you.

dr_Dean_in _Oz

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« Reply #18 on: 06-16-2003 02:43 »

:i second that:  big grin
Teral

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« Reply #19 on: 06-16-2003 15:06 »

Hermes defientely had an evil streak in "The Farnsworth Parabox", both with the gun and when he had to think for a few seconds before he decides not to blow the box (and the PE crew) into the sun.

Then again, he's been that way toward Zoidberg since late season 1. I guess he's just expanding.

 
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Originally posted by Satan:
this thread is kinda stupid, it needs to go away within a few hours

This poster is kinda really stupid, he needs to be banned within a few hours.


Don't confuse not caring with not knowing!
dr_Dean_in _Oz

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« Reply #20 on: 06-17-2003 02:28 »

:i second that:  big grin
alexvilagosh

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« Reply #21 on: 06-18-2003 06:48 »

 
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Originally posted by Kryten:
 No. Fuck you.


Best post ever!
ShineFusion

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« Reply #22 on: 06-18-2003 07:09 »

 
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Originally posted by *author*:
Best post ever!



Best Post Ever!
duckarse

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« Reply #23 on: 06-18-2003 09:09 »

"go talk to someone else you crusty barnicle" top top quality....we need more hermes episodes....there is only really how hermes requestioned his groove and i spose the root of all evil.......i like the way he organises everything....like when he gets that slave plce run by one man......soooo funny.
NibblerJr

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« Reply #24 on: 06-18-2003 11:51 »

Dwight was cool until he bought shares in Amazon.com nah im kidding hes a heck of a lot better than cubert!
Shadowcat

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« Reply #25 on: 06-18-2003 12:41 »

I think LaBarbera is sooo coool, if she was only in a few more episodes, she probably would have a bunch of funny things to say.
   
Cube_166

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« Reply #26 on: 06-18-2003 19:15 »

In The Sting at Fry's Funeral Hermes setting fire to fry's timesheet and Labarbara says:
"Oh husband, can't you go anywhere without lighting something?"
Have we missed all of Hermes pyromaniac moments?
Zoidberg MD

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« Reply #27 on: 06-19-2003 00:39 »

Is there any meat this man cant jerk!!! - best Hermes line
Anarchist

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« Reply #28 on: 06-19-2003 00:43 »

 
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Originally posted by Cube_166:
In The Sting at Fry's Funeral Hermes setting fire to fry's timesheet and Labarbara says:
"Oh husband, can't you go anywhere without lighting something?"
Have we missed all of Hermes pyromaniac moments?
No, that was a reference to the "all Jamaicans smoke lots of pot" stereotype.
j w wimpy
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« Reply #29 on: 06-20-2003 16:29 »
« Last Edit on: 06-20-2003 16:29 »

I find the Hermes situation a bit of a puzzle. We know he essentially runs the Planet Express Company for the professor, yet we also know he answers to the central bureaucracy - they can demote him, promote him, fire him, etc. So are we to assume in the Futurama future, capitalism is will be alive and well, as long as you hand over the day to day operations of your company to a government bureaucrat? And does Mom have to do so also?
Cube_166

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« Reply #30 on: 06-20-2003 16:40 »

 
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Originally posted by Anarchist:
No, that was a reference to the "all Jamaicans smoke lots of pot" stereotype.

Ah thanks. Perhaps Hermes should have some kind of pyromaniac moments. It would make for entertaining viewing
Jolly Mon

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« Reply #31 on: 06-21-2003 01:03 »

Hermes should sing more, that was great.
comiccollector5

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« Reply #32 on: 06-21-2003 11:10 »

 hermes should have a bigger parts in some of the episodes.
Sil

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« Reply #33 on: 06-21-2003 12:09 »

I love his stuff in Hell is Other Robots (1ACV09)

Hermes: As this shocking graph indicates, our electricity consuption is rising faster than a green snake up a sugar cane. Obviously somebody round here been wasting a whole heap of juice.  Probably... you! (points at Dr Z.)
Zoidberg: Me?!

Hermes: And, as a further cost-cutting measure, I have eliminated the salt-water cooler.
Zoidberg: This is a witch-hunt!

And in Why Must I be a Crustacean in Love (2ACV05)

Leela: I wonder why Zoidberg is acting this way. Out of all of us, he always seemed the most normal.
Fry: Maybe he has a parasite.
Hermes: Maybe he *is* a parasite!

It's just great when he's mean to Zoidie!
Yes, I'm a sadist - deal with it!  laff
canned eggs

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« Reply #34 on: 06-27-2003 15:16 »
« Last Edit on: 06-27-2003 15:16 »

"Great Jah's dredlocks!"

And what's the line when he says something is "gettin' on my and my nerves" or something like that?  That's great.  I'd like to see more patois jokes.  Phil's accent isn't really that good, but it winds up being so funny.  LaBarbara's accent is great, though. 
"Jus' go on tru and hit di release, you hot dog."

Edit: It's 2ACV07, he says "get out of my and my sight" when he asks himself for a day off.
Xmpel

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« Reply #35 on: 06-29-2003 22:25 »

Nah, i don't know you guys. He has had his moments but it seems like he is fading away a little. Although i havn't seen The Para box.

"Maybe he is a parasite" I love that line.
Sil

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« Reply #36 on: 06-30-2003 07:49 »

I know - it's the greatest thing.  I love the yelling at himself in the Valentine's ep too.
canned eggs

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« Reply #37 on: 07-03-2003 00:32 »
« Last Edit on: 07-23-2003 00:00 »

I wish the rastafarians I know were more like Hermes.  Then they wouldn't come knocking at my door waking me up at 3 AM looking for a ride to the Greyhound station...

That pissed me off.  Just venting.
canned eggs

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« Reply #38 on: 07-23-2003 18:49 »

Gotta double post.  Hey, where's everyone else?  Doesn't anyone like Hermes anymore?  Anyway, Bend Her had some great Hermes moments. 

"Jamaicans have other interests! Which is why the limbo team got detained at the airport."

or

"I described it to them on the phone, using a series of artful euphemisms." 

Solid!
Cube_166

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« Reply #39 on: 07-23-2003 19:20 »

No, nobody likes hermes any more. Let's all pay attention to Zoidberg
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