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Robiben

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« : 10-23-2003 04:57 »

Ok. I just got the DVDs and they are awsome. But i noticed something weird about Fry's dream in A Fishful Of Dollars.

Ok here is the dream:


And here is after the dream:


Is it just me or is that the same lady from Fry's dream. Mabye im screwier than a screw but it just seems like her.

Tell me im not crazy please.
Killerfox

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« #1 : 10-23-2003 05:56 »

wow I never realized Rob: but yeah I think that is the same teacher!!!!

wow nice eye you got there
ChAnCe

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« #2 : 10-23-2003 08:02 »
« : 10-23-2003 08:02 »

Perhapes I can come up with a seamingly plausible explanation..   :)
The lady in the shop is the actor for "LightSpeed Briefs" advertisment. She just happened to shop there at Taylor's when the gang was there too..
Bobby King

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« #3 : 10-23-2003 08:14 »

i think so too, but nice notice Robi  :)
MrBurns

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« #4 : 10-23-2003 09:09 »

How do you people spot these things?  :confused:
Teral

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« #5 : 10-23-2003 09:09 »

Let's Globetrotter Chance's theory up a bit:

Fry have been at "Alien Overlord & Taylors", where the old lady work, before, so he has a vague memory of her.

The LightSpeed Briefs signal only carry the "script" for the comercial, and no information about the people, the setting, etc. Then the script search the memory of the target consumer, find one of his worst nightmares (like being naked in a public school), and use that as the setting of the comercial. The people are created using memories of actual people.

So, an individual comercial for each person, populated by people he's comfortable with and maybe even trust. And they help him overcome one of  his worst nightmares. Now, that's an efficient comercial. No wonder the PE crew felt compelled to buy Light Speed Briefs.
newhook_1

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« #6 : 10-23-2003 09:49 »

 
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Originally posted by MrBurns:
How do you people spot these things?   :confused:

They're really all wizards.
Sil

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« #7 : 10-25-2003 07:43 »

[Fry] It's voodoo![/Fry] (check out the Pharaoh to Remember commentary if you're lost right now).

Loving that theory, Teral. Now there is a wizard among wizards.  :laff:
Juutje2111

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« #8 : 10-26-2003 10:27 »

Didn't notive that before, great found !
User_names_suck
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« #9 : 10-26-2003 14:56 »

its something put in by the writers
so that people obsessed with the show will make
threads over analysing it
Just Chris

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« #10 : 10-26-2003 18:53 »

Nice eye, Robiben! I can give you a sniper gun, and you would be able to hit a gnat's balls from a mile away.
ooy

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« #11 : 11-25-2003 04:22 »

::ahem:: I found that in MYT thread: a fishfull of dollars!
HawkingHole4001

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« #12 : 11-25-2003 23:38 »

Something I noticed about "Fishful" while we're in the topic:
Now, I know they set this up as the joke, but in the dream, when The teacher points to the chalkboard, we go to Fry who's in his regular clothes. 2 second later he's in his underwear.
Wha?   :confused:
Beamer

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« #13 : 11-26-2003 00:54 »

That's the only scene where we can really see Fry's body. If they'd have shown him in his underwear THEN, the whole ending of the dream would've been blown.

Besides, it's a dream. Anything can happen.
Pikka Bird

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« #14 : 12-01-2003 16:35 »

You know what Teral? That was really gooood... And Newhook: Enough with the wizards!
Teral

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« #15 : 12-01-2003 17:23 »

Thank you. You want weapons-grade ballonium, you go to the expert.  ;)

And let's not forget it's fun coming up with this stuff.
Otis P Jivefunk

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« #16 : 03-23-2004 16:41 »
« : 03-23-2004 16:41 »

I was just thinking, if ONLY the Professor told Fry about his cloning machine when Fry had the anchovies...

Sure 'A Clone of My Own' happened after, but Cubert was being cloned for years...
Neil McNeil

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« #17 : 03-23-2004 16:45 »

Those lazy animators!
shoopbender
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« #18 : 03-23-2004 17:01 »

don't insult the animators! they're a little lazy, but we love them for it.
leelaholic

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« #19 : 03-23-2004 17:15 »

Nice theory, Otis.  :)
bender+fry

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« #20 : 03-23-2004 19:31 »

ya, i guess it would be possible
but im already in my pajamas ;)
Pittzoid

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« #21 : 03-26-2004 22:34 »

perhaps they arent the same person at all.
maybe its a clone or a type of robot. but much more likely the creators just used her in the background because they already designed her for the episode and it would be cheaper to reuse her.
Nasty Pasty

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« #22 : 03-27-2004 10:26 »

Magic. Got it.
Spacedal11

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« #23 : 03-28-2004 23:28 »

Hmm, does anyone ever notice that until someone else points it out? I didn't see that. Wow. in a way this is like what Zoidburg said in
"I Dated a Robot"
Zoid: Funny, you live in an intire universe but you never do anything until someone comes to visit.
SlackJawedMoron

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« #24 : 03-28-2004 23:30 »

Yes. Exactly like that.
Nasty Pasty

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« #25 : 03-29-2004 22:49 »

 
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Originally posted by Spacedal11:
Hmm, does anyone ever notice that until someone else points it out? I didn't see that. Wow. in a way this is like what Zoidburg said in
"I Dated a Robot"
Zoid: Funny, you live in an intire universe but you never do anything until someone comes to visit.

Mmm, I want to ride a dinosaur and visit the end of the universe.Lucky bastard.
Spacedal11

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« #26 : 03-30-2004 10:57 »

I want to go in the internet. & download a virtual Tobey Maguire!  :love:
Nasty Pasty

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« #27 : 03-30-2004 18:50 »

 
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Originally posted by Spacedal11:
I want to go in the internet. & download a virtual Tobey Maguire!   :love:

You're one sick person Spacedal11. lol
Spacedal11

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« #28 : 03-30-2004 19:09 »
« : 03-30-2004 19:09 »

LOL. That was so funny, but I forgot to laugh. I'd say 'sticks & stones' but no one ever listens to that crap. LOL. But don't mock me just because I like a celebrtiy.   :hmpf:
amy20

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« #29 : 04-23-2004 10:35 »

As a new PEELer, All i can say is your right.
Alliteration

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« #30 : 04-23-2004 21:20 »
« : 04-23-2004 21:20 »

Well welcome to Peel!

Good on it for joining!
TheLesbianLeela

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« #31 : 04-27-2004 03:22 »

 
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Originally posted by amy20:
As a new PEELer, All i can say is your right.
Welcome to PEEL, Amy  :)
Enjoy your stay, post a lot good text and have much fun.  :)

On Topic: I always thought that the commercial dreams are made by professional dream actors only.
On the other hand, just have a look at Fry's second dream: It's with Leela and Bender!
So, either there are two different kind of dreams or it's rather difficult. Probably a machine reflects the brain-waves of dreaming people and adds a commercial information. In the sleeping persons brain those information will now be mixed with own memories to create a dream. That way commercial dreams would always fit perfectly to the dreamers personality.
Just an idea ...
Sm@ Cpt. Libido

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« #32 : 04-27-2004 09:21 »

 
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Originally posted by TheLesbianLeela:
 
Quote
Originally posted by amy20:
As a new PEELer, All i can say is your right.
Welcome to PEEL, Amy   :)
Enjoy your stay, post a lot good text and have much fun.   :)

On Topic: I always thought that the commercial dreams are made by professional dream actors only.
On the other hand, just have a look at Fry's second dream: It's with Leela and Bender!
So, either there are two different kind of dreams or it's rather difficult. Probably a machine reflects the brain-waves of dreaming people and adds a commercial information. In the sleeping persons brain those information will now be mixed with own memories to create a dream. That way commercial dreams would always fit perfectly to the dreamers personality.
Just an idea ...

For the second dream do you mean in A Fishful of Dollars and if you do then they said that it wasn't actually liquid but gamma radiation. Maybe they don't cast the commercials in the daytime.
EvilLunch

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« #33 : 04-27-2004 19:31 »

I think the lady in the dream looks older than the storekeep woman. From these pictures, I can't tell. And when I watched that episode, I only really payed attention to Mom, the boys, and the Deccapod lady at the auction.
Zeep

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« #34 : 04-27-2004 21:47 »
« : 04-27-2004 21:47 »

umm... were talking about the lady in the background, on the escalator.
 
Quote
Originally posted by TheLesbianLeela:
I always thought that the commercial dreams are made by professional dream actors only.
On the other hand, just have a look at Fry's second dream: It's with Leela and Bender!
So, either there are two different kind of dreams or it's rather difficult. Probably a machine reflects the brain-waves of dreaming people and adds a commercial information. In the sleeping persons brain those information will now be mixed with own memories to create a dream. That way commercial dreams would always fit perfectly to the dreamers personality.
Just an idea ...

i think you're right: there are two different kinds of dreams: ads, and normal dreams. chances are, the companies only "air" the commercials when it's night in a certain area (in this case NNY). they wouldn't waste money advertising their product to only a few sleeping toddlers and old people. so when fry was asleep after getting robbed, there were no commercials on, so he just had a normal dream.
Alliteration

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« #35 : 04-28-2004 15:45 »

But it was brought to him by lightspeed briefs.
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