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Juliet

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« on: 09-24-2002 06:55 »

Everytime I go to PEEL or some other web sites, I always see pictures of That Guy.

you guys must be fans of him right? he's funny.

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« Reply #1 on: 09-24-2002 07:55 »

my only regret is that i have boneitis
evan

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« Reply #2 on: 09-24-2002 14:30 »

A fan of That Guy? Who the hell would pick That Guy as an avatar? You'd have to be some sort of moron to do that....
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« Reply #3 on: 09-24-2002 14:35 »

That Guy was a really cool character, it's a shame he was too busy being an 80s guy to get cured. He was good while he lasted though smile
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« Reply #4 on: 09-24-2002 14:35 »

 
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A fan of That Guy? Who the hell would pick That Guy as an avatar? You'd have to be some sort of moron to do that....

Damn straight.

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« Reply #5 on: 09-24-2002 14:41 »
« Last Edit on: 09-24-2002 14:41 »

Ehh, That Guy was average good, some funny lines and some that fell flat. Solid, but nothin outstanding, like iHawk.

And That Guy as an avatar? What do I look like? A guy who's not a Leela-holic?
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« Reply #6 on: 09-24-2002 16:35 »

That Guy will definitely be in Futurama Survivor Season 4... the One-Hit Wonder season.
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« Reply #7 on: 09-24-2002 16:57 »

I want him back. I like his "Smooth talking" ways
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« Reply #8 on: 09-24-2002 16:58 »

He's not a smooth talker...he's a pressurizing loud business analogy talker...
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« Reply #9 on: 09-24-2002 17:29 »

Whatever
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« Reply #10 on: 09-24-2002 18:04 »

Honestly? I think it's because all of a sudden the 80's are now "cool" and therefore everything dealing with the 80's is cool by default. (Alf, Mr. T, Michael Jackson...) That's why we all love That Guy, because he's so 80s. Totally.
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« Reply #11 on: 09-24-2002 19:07 »

I think you have all fallen for his swinging baloney. :lol
Seriously though I liked That Guy. Probably has something to do with growing up in that era. The writers really tapped into alot with just that single character as well as the look of the show. The blinds on the Planet Express ship were so 80's.  smile It would be interesting to see what the demographics are of the people who enjoyed this episode versus those who did not.
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« Reply #12 on: 09-24-2002 21:09 »

That guy brought the safety dance back into my life, which I never got to thank him for before his untimely death...
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« Reply #13 on: 09-24-2002 22:27 »

He ruined the chance to get a cure for the disease on purpose.
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« Reply #14 on: 09-25-2002 10:55 »

I think that guy is awesome. Awesome to da max. Really!
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« Reply #15 on: 09-25-2002 13:59 »

I know someone is going hit me with a Rubber Mallet but who's 'That Guy'..?
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« Reply #16 on: 09-25-2002 14:21 »

 
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Originally posted by Nurdbot:
I know someone is going hit me with a Rubber Mallet but who's 'That Guy'..?

Ooh! Let me be the first!  smile
That Guy is from the season 4 episode called Futurestock. That Guy, was from the 1980's (you remember the 80's don't you?) who froze himself because he had terminal boneitis. Fry met up with him in a support group for defrosties and tried to get him a job at Planet Express. He not only got him a job there but he also got him voted in as CEO of Planet Express. He quickly tried to turn the company around using plenty of 80's Reganauts policies such as flash over substance and 'growing the brand.'
If you want to see what he looks like I think Evan as well as a couple of others are using his image as avatars.
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« Reply #17 on: 09-25-2002 16:33 »

And I heard he is Deceased.What happend to 'That Guy'..?
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« Reply #18 on: 09-25-2002 16:35 »

He had a deadly disease with a hilarious name.
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« Reply #19 on: 09-25-2002 17:39 »
« Last Edit on: 09-25-2002 17:39 by Kryten »

His funny disease was called "Bone-itis", which causes the bones to twist and distort themselves--leading to death. He was too busy being an 80s guy to find the cure, and the one company that came close, he bought them and shut down production for more money.

[That Guy]My only regret...was that I had Bone-itis[/That Guy]





Edit: Fixed images. Remember, right click on an image and choose "Properties" to see exactly what the image's URL is.
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« Reply #20 on: 09-25-2002 19:30 »



This grab is cool   laff
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« Reply #21 on: 09-26-2002 00:29 »

Poor Guy,Looks Painfull.
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« Reply #22 on: 09-26-2002 06:58 »

 
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Originally posted by Kryten:
That Guy will definitely be in Futurama Survivor Season 4... the One-Hit Wonder season.
I can't wait... to vote him off  evil laugh


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« Reply #23 on: 09-26-2002 15:06 »

 
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Originally posted by Kryten:
That Guy will definitely be in Futurama Survivor Season 4... the One-Hit Wonder season.
I can't wait... to vote him off   evil laugh


[Fry]You and me both, brother[/fry]
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« Reply #24 on: 09-26-2002 19:12 »

I'm not going to vote him off. He's cool
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« Reply #25 on: 09-26-2002 19:33 »

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 Solid, but nothin outstanding, like iHawk.
QUOTE]

Do you mean iZac or am I a fool?
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« Reply #26 on: 09-26-2002 20:30 »

There were two i's I believe. I know iZac appeared in the Titanic ship, but where did iHawk appeared in?
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« Reply #27 on: 09-26-2002 20:35 »

War is the H-word...he was the medic
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« Reply #28 on: 09-27-2002 10:57 »

[iHawk]When will the killing end?
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« Reply #29 on: 09-27-2002 13:25 »
« Last Edit on: 09-27-2002 13:25 »

"Don't insult him, he has twice the training you have!"

"Yeah, he's a doctor AND a butcher!"
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« Reply #30 on: 09-27-2002 13:41 »

 
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Originally posted by Teral:
 Solid, but nothin outstanding, like iHawk.

Do you mean iZac or am I a fool?

Waht they said, and let me clarify a bit: I mean that iHawk is an outstanding character, while That Guy was merely adequate.
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« Reply #31 on: 09-27-2002 15:19 »

I really want to watch 'Futurestock' now.
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« Reply #32 on: 09-27-2002 15:47 »

All this That Guy talk made me go and rewatch "FutureStock" last night...and it was all worth it. I can't believe so many of you don't like That Guy...after all, he has a suit, and he knows about business and stuff and he has a tie...

Lousy hippies...always keeping the 80s businessmen down...
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« Reply #33 on: 09-27-2002 15:56 »

I remember when I first watched 'Futrestocks' I didn't like it all that much, I was pretty disappointed. But now that I've seen it a few more times I really like it. It's still got some flow problems, but overall it's a really good episode,and That Guy is great  smile
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« Reply #34 on: 09-27-2002 19:34 »
« Last Edit on: 09-27-2002 19:34 »

[to the tune of you know what song]
Dun dun du du dun dudun dun dun, dun dun du du dun dudun dun dun...
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« Reply #35 on: 09-28-2002 02:17 »

[Old Man/]Get the MP3!!! [Old Man]
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« Reply #36 on: 09-28-2002 15:08 »

The character was alright but I would of helped if that episode did not suck so much. I'm sorry but there are just certain parts of that decade which are best left alone.
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« Reply #37 on: 09-28-2002 15:38 »
« Last Edit on: 09-28-2002 15:38 »

I feel like watching Why must I b a Crustacean in love. 

Whee. post nr. 7000 in this section.
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« Reply #38 on: 09-28-2002 15:40 »

Okey then! but wasn't that for another thread?
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« Reply #39 on: 09-29-2002 10:43 »

What is it with That guy? Who is he?
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