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: Worst character in Futurama?  (Read 14262 times)
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PEE Poll: Worst character in Futurama?
Mom   -16 (7.9%)
Mom's sons   -4 (2%)
Cubert   -105 (51.7%)
Wernstrum   -11 (5.4%)
Environmentalist leader   -9 (4.4%)
Mayor Poopenmeyer   -3 (1.5%)
Hermes   -3 (1.5%)
other   -52 (25.6%)
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SadPanda201

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« #40 : 02-23-2002 17:11 »

Well Otis, you can expect more from me really soon  :)
Gilgamesh

Bending Unit
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« #41 : 02-24-2002 06:17 »
« : 02-24-2002 06:17 »

Why isn't Calculon on the list? He's a really lame character and he's in the show more often than Mom, Cubert, Wernstrom and Guenther.

In honour of this thread I've written my first-ever fan fiction - http://planet-express.co.uk/stuff/default.htm
Kryten

Space Pope
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« #42 : 02-24-2002 21:48 »

^^^  :laff:
BrainSluggo

Starship Captain
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« #43 : 02-24-2002 22:57 »

Say what you will about Cubert, but he saved everyone's shiny metal asses from the Robot Death Squad. He served another useful purpose: he gave the show someone even Fry could whale on in front of Leela without benefit of intestinal parasites.

Cubert: "Why Do I have to be a hump?"
Fry: "'Cuz you're too ugly to be a wart."
Leela: "Heh heh heh."

Katrina, on the other hand, had better BACK OFF. If she keeps pissing me off like that, I'll take a fly swatter to her. B****.  :)

Allen

Professor
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« #44 : 02-24-2002 23:06 »

 
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Originally posted by Gilgamesh:
Why isn't Calculon on the list? He's a really lame character and he's in the show more often than Mom, Cubert, Wernstrom and Guenther.

In honour of this thread I've written my first-ever fan fiction - http://planet-express.co.uk/stuff/default.htm
Good fic! :) Even though, it's highly unlikely Farnsworth would kill his clone.

Gilgamesh

Bending Unit
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« #45 : 02-26-2002 15:18 »

It's also unlikely that he'd kill his ex-girlfriend and his talking monkey. But I wish he would.
Allen

Professor
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« #46 : 02-26-2002 15:39 »

How is Mom annoying? She hasn't had many appearances? Niether has Cubert. I forgot what he was like, I just remember he was annoying
Kryten

Space Pope
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« #47 : 02-26-2002 22:37 »

She's annoying because she's a lame Burns ripoff and she's not funny.
Allen

Professor
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« #48 : 02-26-2002 22:42 »

I suppose I can see that
Gilgamesh

Bending Unit
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« #49 : 02-27-2002 18:02 »

Will someone please agree with me about Calculon?
Allen

Professor
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« #50 : 02-27-2002 18:14 »

Calculon is more or less an actor who plays a character on tv. There's nothing to really hate about him, since he doesn't have a real place in the show.
Kryten

Space Pope
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« #51 : 02-27-2002 20:00 »

I kinda like how pompous he is. He's like Troy McClure, except he still has a career. And he's metal.
Allen

Professor
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« #52 : 02-27-2002 20:04 »

And he's at least 200 years old or so :)
BrainSluggo

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« #53 : 02-27-2002 20:44 »

So is Mom! I find her quite funny because of her phony public personality and her astonishing--no, jaw-dropping--penchant for vicious obscenity. Calculon's a phony, too, but at least he's smooth.

I'd just as soon never see Tinny Tim again. He's a one-line gag, told too often. You don't see Pip on "South Park" anymore either.
Allen

Professor
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« #54 : 02-27-2002 20:48 »

You make some good points
JoJo

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« #55 : 03-02-2002 09:51 »

hate top 3:
1:mom
2:cubert (i hate him almost as much as mom, but i liked 'a clone of my own', not for cubert, nooooo, i hate him.)
3:mom's sons

so, my vote goes to mom
yokurt

Delivery Boy
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« #56 : 03-02-2002 12:29 »

Cubert is cool but Guenther is the one I don`t like.
Chrissy

Bending Unit
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« #57 : 03-29-2002 15:42 »

I voted Cubert...
Chrissy

Bending Unit
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« #58 : 03-29-2002 15:44 »

...And welcome SadPanda201! I just didn't want to use the 'Edit'-button right now...  :p
dschomburg

Delivery Boy
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« #59 : 04-01-2002 00:28 »

Scruffy! Poof! he just appeared out of nowhere.
"Hi I'm a walk in character that will now be on every episode cuz some jerk-off of a new writter had to come up with a way of improving the show but failed"
DON'T MESS WITH THE FORMULA! didn't you learn from the Brady Bunch - Cousin Oscar?
Kryten

Space Pope
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« #60 : 04-01-2002 17:56 »

 
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Originally posted by dschomburg:
Scruffy! Poof! he just appeared out of nowhere.
"Hi I'm a walk in character that will now be on every episode cuz some jerk-off of a new writter had to come up with a way of improving the show but failed"
DON'T MESS WITH THE FORMULA! didn't you learn from the Brady Bunch - Cousin Oscar?

B'uh? with an attitude like that, we'd've never had Disco Stu, Gil, Duffman, or the "eeeeYESSSS" guy!
bankrupt

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« #61 : 04-01-2002 21:06 »

I have to wait till I see the episodes again with some of these characters before I trash them.  ::Still patiently waiting for his DVDs::
Alundar

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« #62 : 04-03-2002 14:48 »

My vote goes to Mom.  I just find her to be irritating.  Calculon is okay. He's a pretty funny character, but nothing special.  Cubert, I find to be irritating, but not quite so much as Mom.  Guenter was bad, but not horrible.
As for the people who don't like Mom's sons, both Free Waterfalls, and *gasp* Hermes, you people sicken me! :P
Teral

Helpy McHelphelp
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« #63 : 04-03-2002 15:54 »

Camp Supervisor: "Heyyy, I like the way you think."

Welcome to PEEL, Alundar. Enjoy it here.  :D

I can pretty much agree on all your points. Except Calculon, he's really using up his credit fast (maybe that's just because I saw "Lobstertainment" yesterday).

On topic: Helper wasn't really that great a character either. Thankfully he was canned.
Alundar

Crustacean
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« #64 : 04-03-2002 17:10 »

Thanks Teral.   :D

Personally, I found Helper to be rather funny, although it would be horrible if he ever came back.  Good for a few second appearance, though. =
BrainSluggo

Starship Captain
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« #65 : 04-04-2002 02:11 »
« : 04-04-2002 02:11 »

 
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Originally posted by Kryten:
 B'uh? with an attitude like that, we'd've never had Disco Stu, Gil, Duffman, or the "eeeeYESSSS" guy!

That's true, but ow, bad examples. "Duff Man" and "Fat Guy With Stroke" ("eeeeeeYESSSSS!" ) were both ass-blastingly funny in their first appearances; subsequent appearances were less entertaining, if not completely awful. (I was on the verge of tears and sniper fire when Fat Guy With Stroke made his second appearance.) Disco Stu has a "hook" that will continue to work for the life of the show, he's okay. Who's Gil?

Nixorbo

UberMod
DOOP Secretary
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« #66 : 04-04-2002 06:41 »

 
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Originally posted by BrainSluggo:
Who's Gil?

Nobody remembers Old Gil.  Won't you remember Old Gil, buddy?  Put in a good word for me?  Come on, let me make thissale!  Aww . . .

Honey, I didn't make a sale today, but I was this close!
Erdrik

Professor
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« #67 : 04-04-2002 10:08 »
« : 04-04-2002 10:08 »

Ah, Gil. He's funny   ;)
I would vote for cubert but I haven't seen him in any episodes yet   :p
Scruffy is funny, Mom is hilarious, Her sons are ok, Calculon is pretty funny I'd say the one I hate is Gunther, He was just, bleh...

I so want to see when Fry rips on Cubert in front of Leela    :laff:
BrainSluggo

Starship Captain
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« #68 : 04-04-2002 15:04 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by Erdrik:
Ah, Gil. He's funny
   
...I so want to see when Fry rips on Cubert in front of Leela     :laff:

Oh, GIL...

The Fry/Cubert moment is one that has never been imitated in subsequent episodes. Fry and Leela have had their common enemies (usually Bender when he's doing them over), but it's the only time Fry's impressed Leela with his meanness. Yeehaw!
Erdrik

Professor
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« #69 : 04-04-2002 15:32 »

 
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Originally posted by BrainSluggo:
 Oh, GIL...

The Fry/Cubert moment is one that has never been imitated in subsequent episodes. Fry and Leela have had their common enemies (usually Bender when he's doing them over), but it's the only time Fry's impressed Leela with his meanness. Yeehaw!


How many episodes has Cubert been in?
Otis P Jivefunk

DOOP Secretary
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« #70 : 04-04-2002 15:38 »

 
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Originally posted by Erdrik:
How many episodes has Cubert been in?

I think it's three, "A Clone of My Own", "Anthology of Interest I" and "Anthology of Interest II". He's also going to be in "The Route of All Evil" which hasn't aired yet.

Erdrik

Professor
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« #71 : 04-04-2002 15:48 »

so basicly the only one with continuity issues is 'A clone' so its possible we can still see Fry ripping on him in the futura  ;)
Bender3000

Delivery Boy
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« #72 : 05-04-2002 14:57 »

What 'bout the countess Bender fell in love with?
What did he see in her?
Otis P Jivefunk

DOOP Secretary
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« #73 : 05-04-2002 15:14 »

 
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Originally posted by Bender3000:
What 'bout the countess Bender fell in love with?
What did he see in her?

I think he was attracted to her physical appearance most of all. At least she wan't annoying like Gunther or Cubert.
Erdrik

Professor
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« #74 : 05-06-2002 09:13 »

Also it was a parody of the titanic. He had to fall in love with some rich broad.  :laff:
FilthyCrab

Urban Legend
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« #75 : 05-06-2002 11:07 »

 
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Originally posted by Bender3000:
What 'bout the countess Bender fell in love with?
What did he see in her?

Money.  Then, for some reason he was in love with her...

  :puke:
Lesotho_Leela

Bending Unit
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« #76 : 05-06-2002 12:05 »

Maybe it was because she was a class 3 yacht...
Archie2K

Space Pope
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« #77 : 05-07-2002 04:25 »

Definately the yacht thing.

Anyway I don't hate Cubert that much because the crew just keep ripping it out of him and so it's funny. So long as the crew keep attacking him I dont mind. I hate Guenter and Wernstrom. They are as snooty and stuck up as Cubert but no-one complains. Wernstrom did have a good line in ABPOG:

Mayor: "Dr. Wernstrom, can you save my city?"
Wernstrom: "Of course, but it'll cost you. First I'll need tenure."
Mayor: "Done."
Wernstrom: "And a big research grant."
Mayor: "You got it!"
Wernstrom: "Also, access to a lab and five graduate students...at least three of them Chinese."
Mayor: "Did...all right, done. What's your plan?"
Wernstrom: "What plan? I'm set for life. Au revoir, suckers!"
Leela: "That rat! Do something!"
Mayor: "I wish I could, but he's got tenure."

Speaking of which though, Wernstrom speaks French there, but in Clone of my Own Farnsworth says French is a dead unpronouncable language.  :)

As for Mom, I don't like her much but she is quite important to the series. She is funny when she is in the fat suit.
Nixorbo

UberMod
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« #78 : 05-07-2002 07:52 »

 
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Originally posted by Archie2K:
I hate Guenter and Wernstrom. They are as snooty and stuck up as Cubert but no-one complains.

*Ahem*
PCC Fred

Space Pope
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« #79 : 05-07-2002 08:09 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by Teral:
I'll vote Cubert, at least Gunther didn't insult Leela. Cubert did, lousy little bedwetting, skincell-byproduct.  :mad:

  :laff:
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