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Bending Unit
« on: 02-02-2003 03:34 »
« Last Edit on: 02-02-2003 03:34 »


sorry, should be in the stockroom, move please
I hate the people who love me and they hate me!

« Reply #1 on: 02-02-2003 03:43 »

Wow, cool  cool

First. Text Sig. EVAR.

DOOP Secretary
« Reply #2 on: 02-02-2003 04:26 »

Originally posted by emanon:
sorry, should be in the stockroom

You, uh, don't say.

I have a thousand years of power.
"NOOOOO HE WAS MY BROTHER!" and then got tired and slept.

"He has the special talent, though, of being able to help people and make them feel utterly stupid all at the same time. ... In short, he's a great moderator, but a terrible human being."

DOOP Secretary
« Reply #3 on: 02-02-2003 15:35 »

I want it. but I can't afford it.


Space Pope
« Reply #4 on: 02-02-2003 20:27 »

yea thats cool
Velour King

« Reply #5 on: 02-03-2003 04:59 »
« Last Edit on: 02-03-2003 04:59 »

Sweeeet.  eek Too expensive.  cry

In the game of chess you can never let your opponent see your pieces

Bending Unit
« Reply #6 on: 02-03-2003 13:49 »

Originally posted by t.rout:
I hate selling him, but his time has come!

Do you reckon it's a hard-up animator or someone else who used to work on the show?

Or maybe someone after a quick buck while the show's still around the public eye.


Starship Captain
« Reply #7 on: 02-03-2003 13:51 »

They were on sale from Tower Records a few months back. Probably someone bought one then, and is trying to make a profit. Maybe his girlfriend hates it  tongue

Bending Unit
« Reply #8 on: 02-03-2003 15:25 »

Maybe it is his girlfriend.

Starship Captain
« Reply #9 on: 02-03-2003 20:04 »

These are not the statues that Tower was selling. The one from Tower was produced by MAC as part of an in store promotional piece for the Tower 4-pack that MAC had done for them.

The item in this auction, while not as rare, is a Fox studio promotional piece. They were given to  Fox affiliates to promote the show (back when Fox did promote the show) back when it first started. It is a very rare piece and one that is difficult to not only come by but also in good condition and complete. This one looks to be complete as it does have the Old Fashioned Robot Oil and candy bar included. I noticed that it is missing the knob on Bender's door and from what I have heard it seems that nearly everyone of these Bender statues has a bent antennae. Not sure how that happened but I have not come across one that didn't have this problem. Since these were promotional pieces they really don't have a standard price on them. The stature from MAC had a retail price of 699.00 or 799.00 I think.

I really wanted one of those and it was just a matter of bad timing on my part as when Tower put them up for sale I just couldn't raise the money at the time. It is slowly becoming my Holy Grail of Futurama items.

Bending Unit
« Reply #10 on: 02-04-2003 01:41 »

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