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SpaceCase

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« : 03-13-2003 04:57 »

Hello All,
A question for my fellow Futurama addicts:
What do you think is the most compelling relationship in Futurama?
I find the Fry & Leela 'thang' to be the most compelling relationship, but not to the exclusion of the rest.
Howz about;
Fry & Bender
Leela & Amy
Fry & Amy
Others?

Let's hear it!

PS. I intentionally did not make this a poll question, 'cuz I didn't want to omit one or another relationship.
Carbito

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« #1 : 03-13-2003 05:07 »

The Fry-Leela relationship seems to be the most important.
Juliet

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« #2 : 03-13-2003 05:55 »

I think we had this thread before.

Ok I think Amy and Kif are really sweet with each other and Bender and Fry and just perfect as buddies only
Carbito

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« #3 : 03-13-2003 06:54 »

 http://www.peelified.com/cgi-bin/Futurama/11-000047/
 http://www.peelified.com/cgi-bin/Futurama/11-000109/

Those are similar to this topic but not exactly the same.
FilthyCrab

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« #4 : 03-13-2003 07:36 »

I like the whole Hermes - Zoidberg relationship.  That much hate means there's lots of emotion boiling just beneath the surface.

The professor and Mom make a great couple as well.
Mytoman

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« #5 : 03-13-2003 07:43 »

Zoidberg - Lobster relation ship, ok maybe not..
Gocad

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« #6 : 03-13-2003 07:56 »
« : 03-13-2003 07:56 »

 
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Originally posted by FilthyCrab:
I like the whole Hermes - Zoidberg relationship.  That much hate means there's lots of emotion boiling just beneath the surface.

The professor and Mom make a great couple as well.

It's also interesting, because so far there hasn't been an explanation why they can't stand each other.


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evan

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« #7 : 03-13-2003 09:47 »

Now that it's been brought up, I'm curious too as why Hermes tends to rip on Zoidberg a lot. Maybe it's because Jamacians eat seafood, and Hermes is prejudiced?  :p
Nixorbo

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« #8 : 03-13-2003 10:26 »

I always thought that a good chunk of that was covered in "How Hermes . . ." when Hermes swears revenge on Zoidberg for sending him to the forced labor camp.

Besides, 10 years is a long time to develop animosities.

Fry and Edna.
Lee Roberts

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« #9 : 03-13-2003 10:44 »
« : 03-13-2003 10:44 »

I'm one Juliet's side when she said, "Bender and Fry are only good as friends only !" Because they are. Also I think Fry and Leela should be with each other!
Teral

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« #10 : 03-13-2003 11:57 »

As a couple, I'd say Amy & Kif, by a longshot. They're just so cute, and it give both Amy and Kif's character a lot of depth and adds a whole new dimension to them (no pun intended).

As a comedy duo, Kif & Zapp. Just look at the great energy and ping-pong action when these two are together on the screen. Comedy gold.
wu_konguk

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« #11 : 03-13-2003 14:15 »

Well I started this thread ages ago which i think pretty much shows which one I think is the most compelling
 http://www.peelified.com/cgi-bin/Futurama/11-000103-1/
SpaceCase

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« #12 : 03-13-2003 15:00 »
« : 08-27-2008 17:17 »

Hello All,
Point of clarification; I did not limit these relationships to romantic ones (although they are a lot of fun to watch).
I thought the Fry & Bender relationship was well developed in 'I Roommate'.
I'd like to see the Hermes/Zoidberg thing explained. Why the animosity? How'd it start? Why does Hermes seem to have stronger (negative) feelings for Dr. Z than the other way 'round?
Fry & Amy. They are so over, but ripe for developing a peer to peer friendship.
Fry & Farnsworth. They are blood kin.
Kif & Zapp. Ah, the Futurama universe's favorite underdog, inextricably shackled to the guy you love to hate: Mr. 'Tall, dark, & loathsome'.
Leela & Amy. Yeah, yeah. So I mentioned it before. Sue me. This is, IMO, the single most underdeveloped dynamic in the whole damn show. This could become a 'Thelma & Louise' kind of thing, a 'sibling rivalry' type of thing, or both in a love-hate arrangement.

<Zoidberg>
More! MORE!
</Zoidberg>

*sigh* I'll shut up now... ;^)
Killerfox

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« #13 : 03-13-2003 15:37 »

 
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Originally posted by Teral:
As a couple, I'd say Amy & Kif, by a longshot. They're just so cute, and it give both Amy and Kif's character a lot of depth and adds a whole new dimension to them (no pun intended).

As a comedy duo, Kif & Zapp. Just look at the great energy and ping-pong action when these two are together on the screen. Comedy gold.

I also Like the Fry - Bender relationship and i really dont know about the fry- Leela one
LittleMiss

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« #14 : 03-13-2003 17:49 »

I like Fry and Bender's relationship the best 'cos they're total best pals, just like me and my best friend, Kay.  When together, we act just like them, minus the booze.

--Missy
BNLbum

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« #15 : 03-13-2003 22:47 »
« : 03-13-2003 22:47 »

They've never explained why Hermes hates Zoidbery, and I am more than a little interested. I would've loved to have seen a future episode in which they explain why Hermes hates him so much. I can see it now...

Zoidberg: Why do you hate me so much, Hermes?
Hermes: Because you ate my first born child, mon!
Zoidberg: I thought he was some sort of Space Potatoe!

Oh, wait, I can't see it, thank you very much, FOX!
LittleMiss

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« #16 : 03-14-2003 00:33 »

LOL!  I think Hermes hates him just because he's a jackass.  Although I could picture that whole scene being played out!  *Picturing it*

--Missy
Erdrik

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« #17 : 03-14-2003 01:08 »

I would have to say Leela-Fry, then Amy-Kiff a close second. I went for both the romantic relationships, becuase romatic relationships in stories seem to interest me.
probly becuas I've never been in one...
Killerfox

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« #18 : 03-15-2003 08:50 »

I REALLY DONT WONDER WHY HERMES HATES HIM SO MUCH.....
FrysGIRL

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« #19 : 03-15-2003 11:36 »

I'll have to go with the Fry and Bender friendship. No matter what happens in the end, they'll always be there for each other.
Erdrik

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« #20 : 03-17-2003 00:02 »

 
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Originally posted by FrysGIRL:
I'll have to go with the Fry and Bender friendship. No matter what happens in the end, they'll always be there for each other.

the same can be said about Leela/Fry, even if just as friends.  :rolleyes:
Prowla RX7

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« #21 : 03-17-2003 00:18 »

I'm going to agree with Nixorbo on the Zoidberg/Hermes relationship.  I would be pretty upset too if Zoidberg mislead me, even if accidental, to do such a thing.
Lee Roberts

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« #22 : 03-17-2003 01:13 »

If you want compelling how about Zoidberg and Amy!
Carbito

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« #23 : 03-17-2003 04:03 »

The Fry-Bender reletionship is funny.
Bender: Sure, I've always wanted a pet

and then there is:
Fry: Bender I have told you, thats not a data port

I can't rember were that last one is from though.
Holly J. Fry

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« #24 : 03-17-2003 05:20 »

Leela and Amy interest me - there seems to be a division based on Amy's looks and Leela's low self-esteem. "Maybe it's only the cute ones!" for instance. I'd like to see that relationship developed more. And on that subject, a question for girls: do looks matter among friends in your experience?

Fry and Leela are the classic "will-they-won't-they", so although they interest me, I prefer Amy and Kif. I agree with Teral, it suggests there is a lot more to them than we first thought.
ssj

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« #25 : 03-20-2003 23:02 »

I want Fry and Leela! Amy and Kif's relationship works out well..hah, he had a shrine to her in his room.  Fry and Bender are buddies. But actually, I am mostly with Fry and Leela!
Lee Roberts

Liquid Emperor
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« #26 : 03-21-2003 01:25 »

Well, professor Fernworth and Mom is bad!
Kryten

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« #27 : 03-23-2003 01:25 »

Zoidberg and his left claw.
Teral

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« #28 : 03-23-2003 12:54 »

Zoidberg and Fry's severed arm?
AstroZombie

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« #29 : 03-23-2003 16:02 »

I ain't been here in a while but my opinion hasn't changed...


FRY N LEELA!!!!!!   :love:  :love:


(BTW Hows everyone doin?  ;) )
Kryten

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« #30 : 03-23-2003 17:38 »

Hey, whassup?
alexvilagosh

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« #31 : 04-04-2003 03:29 »

id say Leela-Fry, but the Farnsworth-Zoidberg one is great. Farnsworth is always shouting at Zoidberg and treating him badly
asianlightning

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« #32 : 04-04-2003 10:54 »

I gotta go with the whole Hermes/Zoidberg thing.  Their interactions just crack me up.
fromage

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« #33 : 04-04-2003 12:37 »

 
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Originally posted by LittleMiss:
I like Fry and Bender's relationship the best 'cos they're total best pals, just like me and my best friend, Kay.  When together, we act just like them, minus the booze.

--Missy


Minus the booze uh? So I guess you girls are crack addicts? :P

... wow I'm getting boring, I need some sleep!
LaVaLaDy

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« #34 : 04-12-2003 18:40 »

La Barbera and Hermes are a good couple, they may not be a FUNNY couple except for the whole limbo thing that was funny. The hight differance is also pretty weird. They are still my favorits!
woopsie daisy!

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« #35 : 02-07-2004 01:38 »

I gotta go with Zapp and Kif!  :)  :D

"Where are we?"

"i don't know, this whole sector is uncharted"

"IT'S not uncharted... you lost the chart"

That always cracks me up!
Venus

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« #36 : 02-07-2004 01:45 »

<~~~~~~~~  need i be more obvious?
David A

Space Pope
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« #37 : 02-07-2004 02:04 »

 
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Originally posted by SpaceCase:
Fry & Amy. They are so over[/b],

*Covers ears.*  La la la, I can't hear you!   :p

 
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but ripe for developing a peer to peer friendship.

Yeah, I really would have liked to have seen something along those lines.
Ozor Mox

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« #38 : 02-07-2004 07:48 »

 
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Originally posted by David A:
 Yeah, I really would have liked to have seen something along those lines.


I'd like to have seen that, but also for their relationship last a little longer than half of an episode.
David A

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« #39 : 02-07-2004 12:21 »

 
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Originally posted by Ozor Mox:
 I'd like to have seen that, but also for their relationship last a little longer than half of an episode.

I'd be willing to take whatever I could get.  There's barely any Amy/Fry interaction after "PYHOMS" at all.
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