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« on: 09-04-2001 16:29 »

There was a recent effort by "Ostab Bender" in the futurama newsgroup to revive the capsule writing biz.
As the repsonds in the group were scarce, I proposed to have a go here. Please try to add where you can and please stay on topic in this thread. Make clear which section you are adding to, thanks. Here we go:


Insane in the Mainframe                   Written by Bill Odenkirk
                                          Directed by Peter Avanzino
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Production code: 3ACV11                   Original Airdate on FOX: 4/8/2001
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TV Guide synopsis:

 Fry serves with Bender at an asylum for robots after both plead insanity to
 avoid conviction for a bank robbery they didn't commit.

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> Title sequence
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Opening theme promotion:
    Bender's humor by Microsoft Joke

Opening theme cartoon:

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> Did You Notice...
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Joe Klemm
 The courthouse seal has an eagle holding mallets?

 By 3000, the U.S. Constitution has 67 Amendments?

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> Voice Credits
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- Starring
   - Billy West (Fry, Dr. Zoidberg, Prof. Farnsworth)
   - Katey Sagal (Leela)
   - John DiMaggio (Bender)
   - Tress MacNeille (Nurse Ratchet, CIA cafeteria announcer, Surveillance
                     camera)

Guest Starring
   - Phil Lamarr (Hermes Conrad, Unit 2013)
   - David Herman (Roberto)
   - Lauren Tom (Amy Wong)

- Special Appearance by

- Also Starring

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> Movie (and other) references
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   + "One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest" (Movie)
      - several Robot Asylum scenes are a reference to that movie
      - Nurse Ratchet is a reference to Nurse Ratched from the movie. Her
        "haistyle" is also modeled after the movie version.

   + "Insane in the membrane" (Song)
      - Episode Title

   + "2001: A Space Odyssey" (Movie)
      - HAL INSTITUTE is a reference to HAL computer than went insane in the
        movie

   + Lucille Ball Urban Legend
      - Robot with teeth that pick up CIA transmittions {JK}

   + Alice In Wonderland (Book)
      - Mad Hatter Bot  {JK}

   + 3 in one brand oil.
      - Pi-in-1 oil   {WK}


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> Previous episode references
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- Hyperchicken Lawyer makes a repeat appearance
   - [3ACV05], [2ACV02]

- Malfunctioning Eddie and Victor reappear
   - [2ACV07]

- Hairbot reappears
   - [3ACV04]

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> Freeze frame fun
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Sign on Big Apple Bank

COUNTERFEIT MONEY?
  ASK ABOUT OUR
 "PHONEY BALONEY"
     ACCOUNT

Outside Robot Insane Asylum

     HAL
  INSTITUTE
FOR CRIMINALLY
   INSANE
   ROBOTS

Plaque on Dr. Perceptron office

 Dr. Perceptron

    DOCTOR OF
    FREUDIAN
 CIRCUT ANALYSIS


Note on the wall in Asylum

You Don't
 Have to
Be Crazy to
Mutter to
Yourself
  Here
But it Helps

In the visitor room

     WELCOME VISITORS
GIBBERISH TRANSLATORS AVAILABLE

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> Animation, continuity, and other goofs
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> Reviews
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> Comments and other observations
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