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MuchAdo

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« #360 : 05-24-2013 20:10 »

Quote from: Eternium link=topic=24005.msg1375090#msg1375090

Thats one I got got you...

Thank you... a bunch!
Inquisitor Hein
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« #361 : 05-24-2013 20:16 »

Vaxtron is a cool name, and I absolutely love his design, except for the hair... :p
I assume he is supposed to represent the "Teeny Idol Type".
As if "How I met your mother" replaced Neil Patrick Harris with Justin Bieber...

I can't quite see Justin Bieber being believable as Barney "I womanize in my sleep" Stinson. Can you imagine him delivering an even halfway cromulent performance?

Not at all.
I meant my post in a "Calculon's successor might be completely unsuitable to replace him"way, and chose Bieber/Harris as a graphic example.
DannyJC13

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« #362 : 05-24-2013 20:36 »

It's good to know that that really is calculon in his own body. Picture looks kinda classy, I like it!

We don't know that, the still suggests something sinister is going on with the red headband, I'm assuming Calculon is being controlled or possessed by something to do with the Robot Devil.
Inquisitor Hein
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« #363 : 05-24-2013 21:22 »

Indeed. Could have something to do with the "wireless spot" pentagram.
MuchAdo

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« #364 : 05-24-2013 21:40 »

Whose that singing at your wedding?? It's Vaxatron... Vaxatron... VAXATRON!!!
Inquisitor Hein
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« #365 : 05-24-2013 21:44 »

"Vaxatron" sounds to German ears like "Wankatron" to American ones :D
El-Man

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« #366 : 05-25-2013 00:52 »

Sounds like teenage boys could be a new market for iRobot.

"New, from the company who bought you the Roomba! The Vaxatron 3000!"
Box Incorporated

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« #367 : 05-25-2013 01:05 »

The Vaxatron 3000 comes in 5 hair colors, 20 styles of cuteness, and an adjustable vibrating pelvis and chest fit for any teenage girl/boys pleasure.
Just Fan
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« #368 : 05-25-2013 03:49 »

Quote from: http://tv.msn.com/tv/series-episodes/futurama/?ipp=40
Assie Come Home: Bender searches the universe for his missing shiny metal rear end.
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« #369 : 05-25-2013 04:01 »

It also says Bender goes grave robbing to get Calculon's body. I guess that makes sense.
MuchAdo

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« #370 : 05-25-2013 05:05 »
« : 05-25-2013 05:20 »

Upcoming titles w/descriptions for 8 of the final 13 episodes:
 
2-D Blacktop -
 Professor Farnsworth joins a gang of street-racing punks.

Fry and Leela's Big Fling -
 Fry and Leela's romantic vacation goes very, very wrong.

T: The Terrestrial -
 After being marooned on an distant planet, Fry is befriended by a young monster.

Forty Percent Leadbelly -
 Bender meets a famous folk singer at a maximum security prison and attempts to make a copy of his precious guitar.

The Inhuman Torch -
Bender becomes beloved as a heroic firefighter, but the crew suspects him of arson.

Saturday Morning Fun Pit -
 The Futurama gang stars in a trio of nostalgic (craptastic) morning cartoons.
 
Calculon 2.0 -
 To bring his favorite actor back to life, the PE crew goes grave robbing with Bender.
 
Assie Come Home -
 Bender searches the universe (and beyond) for his missing shiny metal rear end.

Hmmmm, maybe I'm glad this is the last season after all.
I had to edit these into sounding better.

MY GUESS ON THE REST...
 
Leela and the Genestalk -
 Leela discovers her DNA has begun to mutate, causing her to become a grotesque abomination.
 
Game of Tones - A mysterious sound heard round the world marks the beginning.. of life and death games that are about to begin!
 
Murder on the Planet Express -
 A suspenseful and terrifying murder/monster/mystery set in space.
 
Stench and Stenchibility -
 Zoidberg finds love when he meets a beautiful young woman with no sense of smell.
 But a new surgery to smell again may cause Zoidberg to risk losing love forever, find out what happens why not?
 
Meanwhile -
 Marriage, death, and time travel. It's the finale baby, woooooo!
Inquisitor Hein
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« #371 : 05-25-2013 08:20 »
« : 05-25-2013 09:48 »


Hmmmm, maybe I'm glad this is the last season after all.
I had to edit these into sounding better.


I am rather unhappy with using Fry hardly as a main character (let alone protagonist) in the last season (even Amy had more own plots).
The "average guy's point of view" was a good perspective., and -imhO- allowed a more characteristic and interesting storytelling style than the "Leela and Bender show" we had in 7A.
That said, 7B seems to be extremely Bender heavy.  Being an "over-the-top" character, Benders works best when served in appropriate doses.
UnrealLegend

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« #372 : 05-25-2013 08:35 »

There does seem to be a disturbingly small amount of Fry. We do have "T: The Terrestrial" to fill that role, and I suppose you could also count "Fry and Leela's Big Fling". We don't know the specifics of some of the later episodes ("Game of Tones", for example) so maybe they'll sneak another one in there.

But yeah, Bender seems to be getting more attention that usual.
Just Fan
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« #373 : 05-25-2013 14:01 »
« : 05-25-2013 14:03 »


Quote from: Matt Tobey
Is Bender without his shiny metal ass still Bender? We will soon find out in the Futurama episode, “Assie Come Home.” In this still image, we get our first look at Bender after his entire body has been stolen by a gang.
DannyJC13

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« #374 : 05-25-2013 14:03 »

Eugh what's with the clashing lines?
UnrealLegend

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« #375 : 05-25-2013 14:07 »

Is it just me, or does that image look really badly drawn? It looks like someone just added colour to a storyboard page.  :hmpf:
DannyJC13

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« #376 : 05-25-2013 14:14 »

That's what I'm talking about, the trash and stuff looks so poorly drawn. Look at the tips of those beer bottles in the bottom left. Eugh.
Eternium

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« #377 : 05-25-2013 16:07 »

This image isn't very much high quality (if one may call it that ;)) tough i do like the concept of the story^^
Quantum Neutrino Field

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« #378 : 05-25-2013 16:24 »

To me, it seems like the only sides of the frame are badly drawn. I have no idea of how animation works, but could it be somekind of focusing effect or due to zooming the screen?

Bender without body looks very interesting. I'm hoping an episode similar to "Free Will Hunting", only little better...
Mr Snrub

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« #379 : 05-25-2013 17:30 »

The background looks like it's been lifted out of the first season, yet Bender looks computer animated.
DannyJC13

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« #380 : 05-25-2013 17:38 »
« : 05-25-2013 19:15 »

The background looks like it's been lifted out of the first season,

I was thinking the same thing, I considered time travel but they didn't revert the animation style back in Bender's Big Score, and it doesn't seem relevant to the plot of the episode at all anyway.

You know it is possible Bender's eyes and mouth could be going thrown through the air, hence why the background is so poorly drawn, it's probably be wizzing past on screen.
MuchAdo

Professor
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« #381 : 05-25-2013 21:03 »

For some reason Bender's parts are CG and the rest is digital ink and paint.

That's why it looks funny.
Frida Waterfall

Professor
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« #382 : 05-26-2013 00:37 »

Well, at least the garbage looks like garbage...
MuchAdo

Professor
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« #383 : 05-26-2013 02:24 »

The line weights are what is really different; Bender being 3D CGI and everything else is regular digital ink and paint.
Tastes Like Fry

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« #384 : 05-26-2013 06:31 »

What is this? I could do a better job than that.
Just Fan
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« #385 : 05-26-2013 14:25 »
« : 05-26-2013 14:27 »


Quote from: Matt Tobey
Yesterday we showed you what Bender will look like after his entire body is stolen in the upcoming episode, “Assie Come Home,” and you must have wondered who could possibly do such a horrendous thing. Well, here they are: The Crud Gang.
UnrealLegend

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« #386 : 05-26-2013 14:37 »

Are these the guys who were shooting themselves in the trailer?
Just Fan
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« #387 : 05-26-2013 14:40 »

Hell yeah!
Eternium

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« #388 : 05-26-2013 16:30 »

What a nice names they have, #1-#8 :laff:

They look quite nice:)
Box Incorporated

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« #389 : 05-26-2013 18:34 »

Huh, I could've sworn to god that these guys were from Saturday Morning Fun Pit, especially with how different the background and characters were in the trailer. As for the episode, I'm not really looking forward to it. They've already done a plot where Bender has to find his body in AHITP, and while it seems like he'll get his actual body earlier this time, it just doesn't seem that interesting to me. Oh, and that picture of Bender in the garbage is creepy, and not just because how bad it was animated.
Quantum Neutrino Field

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« #390 : 05-26-2013 20:50 »

I like the alien-y design of cruds.

As for the episode, I'm not really looking forward to it. They've already done a plot where Bender has to find his body in AHITP, and while it seems like he'll get his actual body earlier this time, it just doesn't seem that interesting to me.
It seems it's going to be from different perspective though. At least I hope so.
DannyJC13

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« #391 : 05-27-2013 00:18 »
« : 05-27-2013 00:21 »

The Crud Gang members looked a lot more Amphibiosan-y in the preview trailer thingy than they do in their design. Their skin was a different shade of green to Kif's though, more similar to Hobsy's from 6ACV12.

Also, I really like the gang name for some reason. Crud Gang. Catchy, I guess.
Anna3000

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« #392 : 05-27-2013 04:02 »

Well, I'm not feeling very excited or optimistic about "Assie Come Home" after seeing those two images. I'm disappointed with how poorly drawn the first one looks, and I'm not too thrilled about the sounds of "The Crud Gang," even though their design looks good.

This is definitely the one I'm least interested in as of now; I think I'm going to be tired of Bender-centric episodes by the time this one comes around, too.
futurefreak

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« #393 : 05-27-2013 05:10 »

Assie Come Home? The Crud Gang? How can anyone discuss such titled episodes intellectually? I feel like they've reached the "screw it Imma do whatever I can get away with" point.
Tastes Like Fry

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« #394 : 05-27-2013 06:37 »

Quote
Is Bender without his shiny metal ass still Bender?

We've seen Bender without his ass before.
Here:


And here:


I'm sure there's more.

Also, I'm with ff on the "crud gang" Seriously, have they run out of creative names or something?
MuchAdo

Professor
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« #395 : 05-27-2013 06:44 »

That's the real reason it's canceled... everyone is bored with it, including CC.. it's reflected in the ratings.. and it's time to end.
Quantum Neutrino Field

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« #396 : 05-27-2013 07:16 »

No, I just keep hoping... and I will even cover my ears and go "lalalalalaa!".

I think crud gang sounds harsh, good name for a gang. "Assie Come Home" doesn't sound very good, but we really can't judge by the title...
El-Man

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« #397 : 05-27-2013 08:57 »

I'm sort of hoping to see Leela get all Arcturian Kung Fu on their sorry-looking tails.
Inquisitor Hein
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« #398 : 05-27-2013 09:44 »

I'm sort of hoping to see Leela get all Arcturian Kung Fu on their sorry-looking tails.

^I don't... :p
DannyJC13

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« #399 : 05-27-2013 11:02 »
« : 05-27-2013 12:54 »

I feel like they've reached the "screw it Imma do whatever I can get away with" point.

I swear they base some of the episode plots on the titles they come up with beforehand...

I'm still excited for the episode though, it's obvious something bigger will go down, the basic synopsis usually only takes up a small part of the episode.

everyone is bored with it,

I'm not... Never will be.

Anyway, I'm still curious to find out which episode Bender uses a carrot to mug Fry and Leela... And I wonder if "2-D Blacktop" will poke fun at South Park?
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