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Urban Legend
« #40 : 11-08-2004 19:12 »

Originally posted by Pataloca:
What confuses me is: The pastor said that he didn't know Philip but then as he's talking about the tremendous(sp?) amount of pain he went through, he calls him Fry. Wouldn't only those familiar with Fry (either by a one time meeting or other involvement) call him "Fry"?   :confused: Or am I being crazy, paranoid and annoying? Or any combination of the three?

It seems like everyone calls him "Fry."  It's the common name he's known by, and, if it is indeed the same preacher who talked to Fry in "Godfellas," he would know that. 

Perhaps he only included the "Phillip" part to make the funeral more ceremonious.  Referring to someone by their last name is seen as derogatory by some people.  It's customary to honor the deceased, so the preacher just referred to him as "Phillip" to seem respectful.

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Chug a Bug

Bending Unit
« #41 : 01-23-2005 14:27 »

The funeral ejecting the coffin into space is simply a parody of the Star Trek movie: "The Wrath of Khan." Spock dies, then his coffin is ejected into space just like that. And "Scotty" plays the bagpipes.

I really wouldn't read anything more into it than it. It's just a dream sequence afterall.
RS 2thou

Urban Legend
« #42 : 02-05-2005 05:11 »

The whole funeral part was to make the viewers belive that fried died before all of Leela tripping out started
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