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PEE Poll: Fry/Leela getting together
Fry and Leela never get together properly   -22 (25.9%)
They get together for one episode   -7 (8.2%)
They get together perminently   -56 (65.9%)
Total Members Voted: 85

Ben

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« Reply #160 on: 06-22-2002 00:23 »

Exactly. But since, from the start, this thread was purely hypothetical, we can discuss what we think should happen. Of course, at the end of the day, it's all up to the writers. That is a good thing, in my opinion.
wu_konguk

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« Reply #161 on: 06-23-2002 07:12 »

Well that's what they are paid to do i suppose but that does not mean we can't guess what could happen. Besides if we did not try and guess it would make the show a little less interesting in my opinion. Fine do leave it to the writters but I think we can still deduce our own ideas from what we have already seen.
MizPataki

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« Reply #162 on: 06-24-2002 20:41 »

I personally like Teral's idea best.  That way, it's up to our own imaginations to decide what happens between them.  Even though I do like "Friends", I don't want to see Fry and Leela like Ross and Rachel.
wu_konguk

Urban Legend
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« Reply #163 on: 06-25-2002 04:49 »

I don't think anyone really wants that.
Ohh and welcome to Peel MizPataki.
PCC Fred

Space Pope
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« Reply #164 on: 06-25-2002 04:58 »

I just had a vision of Fry yelling "WE WERE ON A BREAK!"  <<shudders>>

Aleel

Starship Captain
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« Reply #165 on: 06-25-2002 09:20 »

 
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Originally posted by PCC Fred:
I just had a vision of Fry yelling "WE WERE ON A BREAK!"  <<shudders>>


  :D Didn't ask ya if ya love Friends or just watch it...
David A

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« Reply #166 on: 06-25-2002 09:20 »

Yeah, Friends is a funny show, in general, but the whole on again, off again romance between Ross and Rachel just bores me to tears.

Besides, Ross is an idiot.  He dumped Lauren Tom just to go out with Rachel.   :p
Kryten

Space Pope
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« Reply #167 on: 06-25-2002 09:59 »

 
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Originally posted by David A:

Besides, Ross is an idiot.  He dumped Lauren Tom just to go out with Rachel.    :p

Damn straight.

*hi-fives Dave*
Aleel

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« Reply #168 on: 06-25-2002 10:00 »

 
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Originally posted by Kryten:
 Damn straight.

*hi-fives Dave*

Be careful that noone throws this out of the futurama-threat...   ;)
AstroZombie

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« Reply #169 on: 06-25-2002 13:22 »

THATS WHO LAUREN TOM IS!!!!

: drools slightly, then slighty more

Mwaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhh

hee hee heee hehehehe

SHE NICE! SHE VERY NICE!

But I'm still more into Leela (Though I fear I will never truly get INTO Leela  ;)

I'll leave that for Fry!

AHH!  :love:  :love:
Zed 85

Space Pope
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« Reply #170 on: 06-25-2002 13:44 »

Lauren Tom is, in my mind, very pretty actually.

Quite beautiful, even.

But, has two eyes so...  :p j/k
Kryten

Space Pope
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« Reply #171 on: 06-25-2002 14:49 »

You could always poke one out.
AstroZombie

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« Reply #172 on: 06-25-2002 15:21 »

For Leela I'd poke one of my OWN out

ah  :love:
static

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« Reply #173 on: 06-25-2002 15:40 »

Welcome to PEEL MizPataki

(spam post on my glorious path to liquidity)
MizPataki

Delivery Boy
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« Reply #174 on: 06-25-2002 16:02 »

Thanks static and wu_konguk, but I'm actually not new.
: smiles :
Teral

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« Reply #175 on: 06-25-2002 16:12 »

 
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Originally posted by MizPataki:
I personally like Teral's idea best.  That way, it's up to our own imaginations to decide what happens between them. 

Thanks.

I would say welcome to PEEL, but you claim not to be new around here.

::narrows eyes:: Hmmm...  :D
Allen

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« Reply #176 on: 06-25-2002 16:23 »

Why do I know who she is, but nobody else seems to? (All eyes are on him) Uh, did I say that? (runs) :)

I was kidding about the running, I've no idea if she wants to be revealed so I won't tell.
static

Starship Captain
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« Reply #177 on: 06-25-2002 17:21 »

 
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Originally posted by MizPataki:
Thanks static and wu_konguk, but I'm actually not new.
: smiles :


really? but if you are not new then why the new account, hmm?
wu_konguk

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« Reply #178 on: 06-26-2002 04:02 »

yeah I'm confused, that and my good will gesture was for noting :crying:
MizPataki

Delivery Boy
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« Reply #179 on: 06-26-2002 09:56 »

Let's put it this way- I've decided to revaluate my life.  Y'know, change myself.  So I figured changing my name (Sorta) would help the evolution along.  As for who I am...well...there's a 'B' in my name...  :D
And your welcomes were not in vain.  I appreciated them.  :)
Allen

Professor
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« Reply #180 on: 06-26-2002 10:06 »

You don't need to change to find yourself. That only makes it more confusing.  :D
MizPataki

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« Reply #181 on: 06-26-2002 18:07 »
« Last Edit on: 06-26-2002 18:07 »

True, but I want to reinvent myself.  I've been passive in the past and regret a lot of the things I did.  That's why I want to change from being a cowering little girl to a fully opinionated, independant woman.  I'm not doing it because any one wants me to, I'm doing it for me.  And while some don't like my changing, it's important that it happen, even if not everyone agrees.  It's like asking, "Is a caterpillar better off being a butterfly?"  Not everyone's going to think the same way.  However, I think it's a change for the better and will prove helpful as I enter my second year of high school.  To relate it to my screenname, I'm going from being a Lila to the girl who both loves and hates her beloved football-headed hero. :D
FYI- My favorite teacher told me that everyone changes a lot after their freshman year.  Obviously, I'm no different.
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"Oh, Arnold...Oh, pastrami..."
Allen

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« Reply #182 on: 06-26-2002 21:26 »
« Last Edit on: 06-26-2002 22:00 »

That's all well and good, but it seems you're only changing your on-line persona. In a way, I can understand. It's like going to a big city and telling everyone that your name is Michael for example. As Michael, I'm free to be who I want. Two things though, if anyone finds out your true name, people will think you a liar. Second, you may not like the person you become. You don't need to change your name to change who you are. If you truly want to change, you can.

Besides, *I* know who you are and so does Kryten. If you want to get a fresh start, why do you give clues to your real "identity"?

But whatever you what, it is up to you.
MizPataki

Delivery Boy
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« Reply #183 on: 06-26-2002 23:54 »

I think the reason I've been dropping hints is because like Bender, I want to know if I'm remembered.  Selfish, yes, I know.  But hey, it's fun.  ;)
As for a transformation outside the little square sitting on my desk, it's obviously not going to be easy to see here.  Honestly, no one *really* knows me.  So technically, while some of my persona is reflected in my form of speech/writing, it won't be as obvious as it is to those I see each day because they know sides of me that I don't reveal to everyone else. 
Anyway, to stay on topic:  Uh, um...it should be left to our imaginations what happens with Fry and Leela.  I don't want a great show to be spoiled by a relationship that's only one part of it.
PCC Fred

Space Pope
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« Reply #184 on: 06-27-2002 03:24 »

 
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Originally posted by MizPataki:
Let's put it this way- I've decided to revaluate my life.  Y'know, change myself.  So I figured changing my name (Sorta) would help the evolution along.  As for who I am...well...there's a 'B' in my name...

Oh God!  Bartman's got another alter-ego!  :laff:
Ben

Space Pope
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« Reply #185 on: 06-27-2002 07:18 »

*looks at profile*

There's no such thing as 'Pop-punk' music.
ZombieJesus

Lost Belgian
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« Reply #186 on: 06-27-2002 07:21 »

Pop-punk...Maybe she means Blink182, the Offspring...?
Ben

Space Pope
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« Reply #187 on: 06-27-2002 07:23 »
« Last Edit on: 06-27-2002 07:23 »

That would be pop-rock or just pop (it is after all popular music).

There's nothing punk about Blink182 or The Offspring. The term 'pop-punk' is an oxymoron.

Anyway, we're getting off-topic. That's bad.
static

Starship Captain
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« Reply #188 on: 06-27-2002 11:08 »

 
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Originally posted by Ben:
Anyway, we're getting off-topic. That's bad.

though not very unusual  :p

on topic effort:
Well mizpataki, it may be a good thing to reinvent yourself once or twice in your lifetime, and if it means you're gonna be a regular poster at PEEL, then its all good i say  :) we need more of those...
Kristi
Starship Captain
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« Reply #189 on: 04-09-2003 18:00 »

I'm resurrecting this thread!   :evillaugh:

Anyway, I'd like them to get together eventually, but that would probably make the show go downhill. Couples and coupley plots aren't as funny as single people. Not that that will happen anyway since the show is ending.   :(
BumbleBeeTheta

Starship Captain
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« Reply #190 on: 04-09-2003 22:46 »

I guess I'll add to it then.  :D
Well, I don't want one of those "Oh, everything's perfect" endings with them getting married and the Professor dying or whatnot.  I'd actually lean toward an ending like the resolution Richie and Margot come to in one of my favorite films, The Royal Tenenbaums.  If you plan on seeing the film but haven't, I suggest disregarding this post as it ruins a plot line.
I guess what I'm trying to say is that I would be pleased with an ending where the audiences knows both Leela and Fry care for each other and so do they.  I believe that if there were to be more seasons, their relationship would evolve into a romantic one.  However, I think many realize that especially in the fourth season (production-wise) their friendship is already changing.  I honestly think it would eventually lead down that "relationship" road, but I guess the world may never know.  However, that doesn't mean we can't keep writing and drawing how we think things should end!  :love:
Spice Weasel

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« Reply #191 on: 04-09-2003 22:55 »

^If frogs had wings, then they wouldn't bump their asses when they hop.
Action Jacktion

Professor
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« Reply #192 on: 04-10-2003 00:06 »

 
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Originally posted by Kristi:
Anyway, I'd like them to get together eventually, but that would probably make the show go downhill. Couples and coupley plots aren't as funny as single people.
I don't think it would have to be too much different if they got together.  There are plenty of existing episodes that would be basically the same no matter what the state of their relationship.  If they were together, you'd lose episodes about Fry trying to win Leela's heart or about Leela dating someone else, but there really haven't been too many like that.

I think that since the romance subplot is there, it needs to be resolved.  Otherwise it'd drag out forever and end up being meaningless.

 
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Originally posted by BumbleBeeTheta:
I guess I'll add to it then.   :D
Well, I don't want one of those "Oh, everything's perfect" endings with them getting married and the Professor dying or whatnot.
It would be perfect if the Professor died?
Molten Boron

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« Reply #193 on: 04-10-2003 00:13 »

 
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Originally posted by Erdrik:
 Since when is the show about Leela and Fry?
Hell if thats the case they shoulda called it "Lets jerk yer chains with Love birds show" instead of "Futurama"...   :rolleyes:

The show isn't just about Leela/Fry (no matter how much us Shippers want it to be.   :love:   :love: )
If Fry and Leela got together it would not ruin the show.   :rolleyes:    :rolleyes:


It could ruin Zapp.  If you think about it, Zapp is the only human when introduced to Leela that doesn't freek out. No more Zapp obscessing over Leela, no Leela lashing out on Zapp.  It would ruin the Leela/Zapp relationship, Zapp loves Leela but hates Leela's pets, Leela hates Zapp but loves hurting Zapp.    :D
Venus

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« Reply #194 on: 04-10-2003 01:19 »

zapp would still hit on her if she and fry were together. he thought they were together in flight to remember and he kept right on making passes at her.
Kristi
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« Reply #195 on: 04-10-2003 01:28 »

 
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Originally posted by Action Jacktion:
I don't think it would have to be too much different if they got together. There are plenty of existing episodes that would be basically the same no matter what the state of their relationship. If they were together, you'd lose episodes about Fry trying to win Leela's heart or about Leela dating someone else, but there really haven't been too many like that.

It would be different. Fry and Leela would have more sentimental moments (The show already has enough of them!) and they'd probably be together all the time (like how Kif and Amy are usually together) and Bender would be overshadowed by the cute couple. Don't you think a show would focus more on the main couple than other characters? And Fry and Leela would lose that great friendship dynamic they have. It would just be too different.

I want them to get together, but not until the last episode.
Gocad

Space Pope
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« Reply #196 on: 04-10-2003 01:35 »

 
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Originally posted by Kristi:
I'm resurrecting this thread!    :evillaugh:


Wasn't there a good reason why to leave the dead alone?
[Dr. West]Double Dose![/Dr. West]

Venus

Urban Legend
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« Reply #197 on: 04-10-2003 01:46 »

 
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Originally posted by Kristi:
 It would be different. Fry and Leela would have more sentimental moments (The show already has enough of them!) and they'd probably be together all the time (like how Kif and Amy are usually together) and Bender would be overshadowed by the cute couple. Don't you think a show would focus more on the main couple than other characters? And Fry and Leela would lose that great friendship dynamic they have. It would just be too different.

I want them to get together, but not until the last episode.


not necessarily. If they were to get together the number of sentimental moments would probably remain about the same. Only instead of those moments being made up of Fry trying to win Leela over they would be made up of cute couple moments. And no i don't thnk the writers would focus on the relationship any more then they focus on Fry's romantic attempts now. We typically get about 3-4 shippy eps now, and as a couple we would probably get about the same. Plus the writers are good enough to know not to overshadow the other characters. Most Futurama eps are non-shippy and i think even in a relationship that would remain the same. After its established that they are together theres no reason to point that out again in every single ep. in most eps they probably wouldn't even mention it. they don't mention Fry's love for Leela in every ep now and there would be no reason to once they were together. And as far as Leela and Fry's friendly dynamic goes, i don't see them losing that. Cause in order to be in a good solid romantic relationship you must first be friends.
SpaceCase

Liquid Emperor
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« Reply #198 on: 04-10-2003 02:06 »
« Last Edit on: 11-15-2008 08:05 »

 
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Originally posted by Kristi:
I'm resurrecting this thread!    :evillaugh:

<Dr. Frankenstein>
IT'S ALIVE!
</Dr. Frankenstein>

Thanks for reviving the discussion, Kristi.
This is a cracking-good thread! One I have no small interest in.
Third-page (or so) flame-thrower duels aside for the moment, there has been a lot of original thinking and sensible analysis here. I don't think I've anything to add that hasn't been said already, save this:
In television series writing, nothing is more dangerous than change. It's like juggling live grenades: You can do it, but if you don't do it just so, it can blow up in your face.
Alas, certain Fux executives have rendered the whole discussion academic- Curse their obdurate souls!
 :mad:
Gocad

Space Pope
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« Reply #199 on: 04-10-2003 03:32 »

I think that Fry and Leela can be together, but only between the episodes.  :laff:
Seriously, think about that, if they were together they couldn't fall in love with some weird alien or something like that. Also there could be not more episodes about Fry's desperate, hilarious attempts to win Leela's heart.
Climbing a mountain is fun, but once your're there it becomes boring.
And who wants to turn Futurama into some boring soapopera....
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