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Otis P Jivefunk

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« on: 11-17-2001 12:48 »

Well today while watching the episode "How Hermes requisitioned his groove back" I saw a scene in which Bender has made a candle from Professor Farnsworths ear wax. This remeinded me of the film "Shrek" where Shrek makes a candle out of his own ear wax.

This led me to the question of which animation had the joke first, was it Shrek copying Futurama? or did they both copy another program? It seems like an unlikely coincedence that the same joke was thought of in seperate circumstances.

Lets remember that Shrek took years to make so is less likely to have borrowed from Futurama but the episode did air about a year before the film so it may have been added in. What do you think?
KENNEDY

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« Reply #1 on: 11-17-2001 12:50 »

Aye Chiwowa!!You really read into this,huh?
BTW,wizard.
Nixorbo

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« Reply #2 on: 11-17-2001 13:48 »

Coincidence, maybe?

Nah, coincidences just don't happen.
Drippy_taco

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« Reply #3 on: 11-17-2001 14:47 »

Not in today's society, just doesn't happen.  No happy medium for us.
winna

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« Reply #4 on: 11-18-2001 00:10 »

My guess is this is an old joke.  If I were you I'd look through all the Looney Toons Eps a couple of times and you might find it.  Or yet better try Ren & Stimpy, they did a lot of gross humor.  In fact I remember an ep where Stimpy made a statue of Ren out of earwax.  Happy Huntin!
Nixorbo

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« Reply #5 on: 11-18-2001 00:13 »

Out, foul voice of reason!
Chump

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« Reply #6 on: 11-18-2001 09:29 »

I agree with winna. Seems like a standard body-humor joke. Probably done plenty of times.
Drippy_taco

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« Reply #7 on: 11-18-2001 12:29 »

 :nono:
rach_the_tall

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« Reply #8 on: 11-19-2001 08:23 »

Coincidential.
winna

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« Reply #9 on: 11-19-2001 10:15 »

What is the   :nono: for Drippy???  Huh, what does that mean?   
drew

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« Reply #10 on: 11-19-2001 14:19 »

   I say its a coucidence.
KENNEDY

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« Reply #11 on: 11-19-2001 14:25 »

I say they both copied it.But from where?
Drippy_taco

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« Reply #12 on: 11-19-2001 14:51 »

 :nono: means I despise everyone that doesn't think it's a coincidence, bring it? ... !!!!
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