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: Is the prof. the father of Mom's three sons?  (Read 768 times)
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bender+fry

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« : 12-15-2003 18:18 »
« : 12-15-2003 23:00 »

Mom has to be at least 150 years old if she dated the prof. yet her kids are at the most, 50 years old. That means that she was about 100 years old when she had them, but she was younger when she was in love with the prof. Who is the father of the three sons, or did they mention that already(I haven't seen a lot of episodes)? Can anybody tell me? And having kids when you are 100 years old is scary. Or maybe things are different in the future.    :)
David A

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« #1 : 12-15-2003 18:24 »

Bam!
Bushmeister

Professor
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« #2 : 12-18-2003 07:50 »

I say no.
ActionLaPointe

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« #3 : 01-11-2004 22:05 »

definitely not. but possible. but ofcourse not.
Hip No Toad

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« #4 : 01-12-2004 00:28 »

I don't think it's intended to make any sense. A lot of the "inconsistencies" in Futurama are there on purpose, as a form of meta-humor; that is, humor that's outside the story and characters...jokes about the fundamentaly bogus nature of TV shows and movies themselves. (I plan a lengthy post about this later, to be titled "Meta-Humor in Modern Animation: A Grand Unified Theory of Futrama, The Simpsons, the Critic, and Duckman" )

And for what it's worth, even way back in the 20th century, we had the technology to freeze embryos for later use.
Coop

Professor
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« #5 : 01-12-2004 00:33 »

I read somewhere that the Creators had intended to reveal this at some point in time, but seeing as Futurama was cancelled, it never happened.
boingo2000

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« #6 : 01-12-2004 09:50 »
« : 01-12-2004 09:50 »

In the commentary for one of the episodes (Mother's Day, if I recall correctly) I think someone (DXC?) reveals that at least one of them (Ignar, I think) was Farnsworth's son.  Or I may be remembering wrong.  As you can see, it's not exactly crystal-clear in my mind.
bender+fry

Professor
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« #7 : 01-12-2004 18:24 »

I'll check sometime
Teral

Helpy McHelphelp
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« #8 : 01-12-2004 18:32 »

Yeah, it was Igner who was supossed to be Farnsworth's son. At one point they even had him set up as the crews arch-nemesis. Check out the David X Cohen interview on ANSTATMAW for more information.
DogDoo8

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« #9 : 01-19-2004 19:29 »

Ok this is my thought. what if they were cloned from mum but made to be male insted of female and the first son (the smartest) was cloned from mum and then the second son (the not so smart and not so dumb) was cloned from the first son abd the third son (the dumbest) was cloned from the second son.

thats why they get dumber with each brother.

so why dont you think on that one. 
Blackadder11

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« #10 : 01-19-2004 20:55 »

"But one thing we were going to reveal down the line was that Igner was the Professor's illegitimate son, because he and Mom had had a fling years ago." - David X. Cohen
M0le

Space Pope
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« #11 : 01-19-2004 23:43 »

Then you have to ask where Walt and Larry came from.
VoVat

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« #12 : 01-21-2004 19:55 »

Maybe one of them is Wernstrom's son.
bender+fry

Professor
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« #13 : 01-21-2004 20:27 »

makes sense.
futuramamama

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« #14 : 01-22-2004 06:09 »

That is not a pretty picture!
David A

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« #15 : 01-22-2004 07:18 »

 
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Originally posted by M0le:
Then you have to ask where Walt and Larry came from.

Surely Farnsworth wasn't the only employee that Mom had an affair with over the years.
Birdbot

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« #16 : 01-22-2004 07:50 »

 
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Originally posted by David A:
 Surely Farnsworth wasn't the only employee that Mom had an affair with over the years.

"One Mother's Day seventy years ago, the only man I ever loved walked out on me..." - Mom, Mother's Day

I rest my case  :p!
David A

Space Pope
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« #17 : 01-22-2004 07:57 »

Just because Farnsworth is the only man she ever loved, that doesn't mean that he's the only man she ever had sex with.
futuramamama

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« #18 : 01-22-2004 10:34 »

Just look at Prince Charles
Zeep

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« #19 : 01-23-2004 02:53 »

my opinion? definetely probably not.
bender+fry

Professor
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« #20 : 01-25-2004 17:26 »

 
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Originally posted by futuramamama:
Just look at Prince Charles
Bam! :)

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