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PEE Poll: Minor characters
Mayor Poopenmeyer   -0 (0%)
Robot peace officer   -1 (2.6%)
Fat Lazy Guy in Tanktop   -0 (0%)
Nixon   -5 (12.8%)
Female newscaster   -0 (0%)
Morbo   -13 (33.3%)
Elzar   -3 (7.7%)
H.G. Blob   -3 (7.7%)
Scruffy   -10 (25.6%)
Insert name here:   -4 (10.3%)
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TheMadCapper

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« : 10-23-2001 18:42 »

Pick your favorite minor character, por favor. And expound on the topic of why he/she/it has captured your attention.
Nixorbo

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« #1 : 10-23-2001 19:17 »

I'm assuming by "minor" character you don't mean someone like Kif or Zapp.

Robot Peace Officer = URL
Fat Lazy Guy in Tanktop = Sal
Female newscaster = Linda

Anyway, I choose Morbo, because I sense great potential behind his character.  I'm just imagining an episode where his race really does invade Earth . . .
Kryten

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« #2 : 10-23-2001 20:34 »

Gotta respect the Hyperchicken.
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« #3 : 10-23-2001 20:38 »

I like Kevin & Fiona.  :)
Kryten

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« #4 : 10-23-2001 20:53 »

 
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Originally posted by Sarge:
I like Kevin & Fiona.   :)

...

OK, this is a spoiler, isn't it?  :confused:
Sarge

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« #5 : 10-23-2001 21:02 »

Oooops. Sorry, I thought they were possibly known from an earlier episode.

Burns-"Smithers, use the memory eraser on these people."
Smithers-"You mean the revolver?"
Burns-"Yes. And don't forget to use it on yourself."
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« #6 : 10-23-2001 21:37 »

Ooh, the Hyperchicken.  I forgot about him.  I change my vote to the Hyperchicken.
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« #7 : 10-24-2001 01:52 »

Gotta go with Morbo. I still hope he'll appear on CNN on day.
Teral

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« #8 : 10-24-2001 08:07 »

Nixon, now there's a president who doesn't cover anything. Hope he'll finally have an episode in which we see him act as Earth President, and not just as ahead in a jar.

NIXON'S BACK!!!
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« #9 : 10-24-2001 11:53 »

 
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Originally posted by Teral:
Hope he'll finally have an episode in which we see him act as Earth President

You mean like in Time Keeps on Slippin' and War is the H-Word?
Kryten

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« #10 : 10-24-2001 12:05 »

 
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Originally posted by Nixorbo:
 You mean like in Time Keeps on Slippin' and War is the H-Word?


He's in Denmark. They haven't shown Season 3 yet.
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« #11 : 10-24-2001 12:58 »

Elzar gets my vote. Anyone that good with a Spice Weasel gets my vote.

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TheMadCapper

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« #12 : 10-24-2001 13:18 »

Yeah, Elzar was my choice too. He's a springboard for some good episodes and has funny parts, like beating an enraged slug in the head, tickling bender with a mixer, etc.
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« #13 : 10-24-2001 13:20 »

 
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Originally posted by TheMadCapper:Yeah, Elzar was my choice too. He's a springboard for some good episodes and has funny parts, like beating an enraged slug in the head, tickling bender with a mixer, etc.

And forgetting to cook the chicken!

  :puke:   :puke:   :puke:

But there are other great characters too, like the Brain Slugs. They may be slimy alien parasites, but they're cool.
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« #14 : 10-24-2001 13:58 »

H.G.Blob gets my vote, he's in nearly every episode if you look closely like on that chess board at the beggining of "Branigon Begin Again"
Best moment was at the beginig of "Series has landed".
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« #15 : 10-24-2001 14:50 »

I went with Morbo, he is such a fun guy  :D
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« #16 : 10-24-2001 15:01 »

It was a toss-up between Scruffy and Morbo. I do like Morbo, but Scruffy is just such a role model. He's lazy, reads pornography, and gets paid for it. You can't beat a Scruffy lifestyle.
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« #17 : 10-24-2001 15:22 »

Its not Futurama without an Alien threating the Plannet so i voted Morbo
Ricky

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« #18 : 10-26-2001 05:42 »

H.G.Blob gets my vote!
FishyJoe

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« #19 : 10-26-2001 13:47 »

 
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Originally posted by Otis P Jivefunk:
H.G.Blob gets my vote...
Best moment was at the beginig of "Series has landed".

I like his Poppler appearance the best.

I think my favorite character is Scruffy though. He hasn't really done anything, but there's something unmistakably sexy about him.
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« #20 : 10-26-2001 14:49 »

 
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Originally posted by Tweek:
I went with Morbo, he is such a fun guy   :D

You know, that could be taken as a double entendre (!)

Or maybe you have to be sick to think of it like that.   :puke:
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« #21 : 10-30-2001 00:35 »

Scruffy..... Who is Scruffy?....

  :D   :D
Kryten

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« #22 : 10-30-2001 00:39 »

 
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Originally posted by Javier Lopez:
Scruffy..... Who is Scruffy?....

   :D    :D


"Who are you?"
"Scruffy. The janitor."
"I've never seen you before."
"Scruffy's never seen you before either."
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« #23 : 10-30-2001 06:46 »

Same as Kryten... Scryffy's the best
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« #24 : 10-30-2001 18:46 »

Scruffy and Sal just seem like one-bit characters.  I really can't see them becoming anything other than cliches of themselves.  Gotta go with Morbo.
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« #25 : 10-30-2001 19:47 »

You're kidding...Morbo is cool, but really it's the same joke every time. "blah blah blah...I will destroy the human race!" Sal allows for some variation(sometimes he's a tough guy, sometimes he's just a lonely slob). Scruffy hasn't really developed as a character yet, but I'd say his potential for laughs is higher than Morbo's.
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« #26 : 11-05-2001 02:25 »
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Sal=Scruffy.

That's my problem with those two.  That and the fact that they can only support a few site gags, and site gags get really old really fast.  Sal and Scruffy are the perfect people for their jobs.  Lazy, ill-mannered slobs doing jobs we whimsically associate with lazy, ill-mannered slobs.

Morbo's utter contempt for humanity makes him the ultimate wrong monster for his job of delivering sappy, humanitarian, non-news dribble.  "Vermin of the Week"...that's why Morbo's great, he's Tom Tucker mixed with Skynet in a gooey green shell.
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« #27 : 01-03-2002 16:08 »

Scruffy!
Not woting for scruffy is an insult to me... Scruffy just hangs around in Planet Express and does nothing, my kind of guy   ;) , and that when he appears he always one of the best parts of the whole episode.   :laff:   :flirt:
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« #28 : 01-04-2002 00:46 »

I got to go with Truman. I loved the way he said Nerts and Bushwah.
TheReal-Fry

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« #29 : 01-04-2002 02:42 »

 
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Originally posted by TheReal-Fry:
Scruffy!
Not woting for scruffy is an insult to me... Scruffy just hangs around in Planet Express and does nothing, my kind of guy    ;) , and that when he appears he always one of the best parts of the whole episode.    :laff:    :flirt:

Why does some words always disappear when I write something here???   :confused:
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« #30 : 01-04-2002 03:10 »

I see no disappeared words.  ;)
Zed 85

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« #31 : 01-04-2002 04:26 »

I went of Nixon because...
He's cool.
Yes.

 :)
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« #32 : 01-04-2002 06:05 »

scruffy is da bomb, hehe. His hole attitude is cool, morbo is cool too, but I'm still waiting for the invasion
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« #33 : 01-04-2002 10:46 »

Morbo's getting my vote
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« #34 : 01-04-2002 10:51 »

I'm surprised that nobody even thought about THE HYPNOTOAD!! certainly he get's my vote!
Just Chris

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« #35 : 01-04-2002 11:25 »

Nixon's cool with that snide, sneaky attitude. And especially with that shiny new mech body, he can push anyone around. He's not purely evil, but he can be twisted if he wants to.
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« #36 : 01-04-2002 11:38 »

Slag Off Ya' Lousy Rotter!
Kif´s The Man

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« #37 : 01-04-2002 14:34 »

I'd think that Kif is a minor character, even though some stories focus around him (Brannigan Begin Again comes to mind).  So therefore I voted for my all time hero, KIF KROKER!  WOOO!

Andy
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« #38 : 01-04-2002 15:14 »

Hey welcome to PEEL Kif's The Man!
TheVoices

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« #39 : 01-04-2002 15:54 »

Scruffy gets my vote, i just like his sudden apperances in some of the episodes like in AOI1
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