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TheLesbianLeela

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« : 11-22-2003 10:08 »
« : 11-22-2003 10:08 »

A thread to talk about random chracters who do appear in the background every few episodes.
For example the pizza robot from "A fishfull of Dollars" is also in "Bendin' in the wind".
Or the one protestor (black woman, wearing cool pulovers) in "Icebot", "Popplers" and "Bendin'".
Here you can see her (behind Waterfall jr.).

Seen any other random characters?
What's your favourite?
If the series would go on - which random characters should become minor-characters or even more? You know: a name, a voice, an own life-history? What are your ideas for that?
Sweetmelly

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« #1 : 11-22-2003 12:51 »

My favorite random character is Tiny Tim. This lovable little robot had won my heart from the first time i see him and i think he has deserved a bigger part.
rock_girl

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« #2 : 11-22-2003 15:34 »

I kinda like the preacher!
ActionLaPointe

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« #3 : 11-22-2003 21:11 »

im a fan of the lazy guy from the series has landed, hes also the truck stop guy from PS. making appearances in various other episodes, and on a lesser percentile possibility i think he may be the same character as the bus driver who bender sets up with leela in PYHOMS.

"ohh dont get me started.."
"she dont got enough meat for a guy like me"
"ide like to stay and take a whack at ya"
Thoth

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« #4 : 11-22-2003 21:23 »

Hes name's Sal
Anyhoo...i would have liked to see more of those those lizard/snake/hamerhead aliens that apear from time to time! Love those guys!
You know, the ones that are in the count down in SP3K, eat's the cat in less than hero and says "word" in MTS, they rule....  :D
Teral

Helpy McHelphelp
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« #5 : 11-23-2003 07:39 »

The Hyperchicken was only supposed to be a one-shot character for "Brannigan Begin Again", but he proved so succesfull he was brought back repeatedly, essential making him the Lionel Hutz of Futurama.

I still hope they had plans to bring ack iHawk at some point. He really rocked.
Shadowstar

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« #6 : 11-23-2003 11:10 »

They should've shown the Panucci's Pizza robot again! I love the voice DiMaggio did for him. And as the "Slurm Factory" commentary said, more transexual robots!
newhook_1

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« #7 : 11-23-2003 11:54 »

Beside the ones mentioned, I thought Randy was pretty funny. Oh! And more Neptuniens, I'd like to see the citys that they have on Neptune.
Mouse On Venus

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« #8 : 11-23-2003 14:18 »

Randy appeared quite frequently as a background character, as did his friend from "I, Roommate" the lady with the huge ass. They were both in the courtroom for Fry and Bender's trial in IITM.
MrBurns

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« #9 : 11-24-2003 09:26 »

 
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Originally posted by Sweetmelly:
My favorite random character is Tiny Tim. This lovable little robot had won my heart from the first time i see him and i think he has deserved a bigger part.

Is that the oil ade selling robot?
I sooo love that scene where Bender kicks kicks his "leg" in Bender Gets Made.  :D
One of my favourite random characters is Malfunctioning Eddie.  :)
less than hero

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« #10 : 11-24-2003 13:55 »

Hatty (Voiced by Tress Macneille) is quite funny.  I also like Lionel Preacherbot.
Pikka Bird

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« #11 : 11-24-2003 14:15 »
« : 11-24-2003 14:15 »

 
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Tiny Tim
It's Tinny Tim- just to nitpick. But Malfunctioning Eddie is brilliant. Also, I assume Hattie's the one in LTH who hasn't slept for 30 years- amazing.
One more thing (which is partly pointed out in the MU commentary) is that many robots are built with really dumb designs (Tinny Tim with a crutch, FatBot with the obesity, HedonismBot built into a couch, etc.) But that belongs elsewhere.
Preety In Pink

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« #12 : 11-24-2003 14:41 »

i like tiny tim hes so cute with his buck teeth :D
M0le

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« #13 : 11-29-2003 06:06 »

I like Victor, the guy who sells Amy her car. though every time he says his own name it sounds like Bictor, and the Preacherbot.
moonbus69

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« #14 : 11-29-2003 07:00 »

Yeah, Tinny Tim sure packs a lot of humor for his size...

"You raised my hopes, then dashed them expertly sir. Bravo!"
"Yes, my fellow jerkwads, we'll rob Bender!"  :D
davierocks

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« #15 : 11-29-2003 09:20 »

Yeah, I really liked Victor too.  Oh and I would have liked to see a bit more of malfunctioning Eddie, although I guess he is in it quite a lot.
Chump

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« #16 : 11-29-2003 15:38 »

I liked that organ selling guy from My Three Suns.

...and the Number 9 guy!
Nick Kang

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« #17 : 01-13-2004 18:50 »
« : 01-13-2004 18:50 »

my favourite random character is Tinny Tim 

  :love:
Nick Kang

Delivery Boy
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« #18 : 01-13-2004 18:52 »
« : 01-13-2004 18:52 »

Sorry about this post, i accidently posted twice.
PCC Fred

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« #19 : 01-13-2004 19:27 »

I don't think Tinny Tim's a background character in that sense.  He has a major part in BSNBAOTV, as well as substantial parts on episodes like Bender Gets Made and Xmas Story.
M0le

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« #20 : 01-13-2004 20:10 »

My favourite random character would be the Abominable Snowmobile fembot in 'The Honking'. She's also in 'Bend Her' at the wedding.
ItsASuppository

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« #21 : 01-14-2004 13:48 »

Definetly Morbo.  Everything he says is gold.
Y_L_B

Professor
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« #22 : 01-14-2004 18:16 »

Uhh... My favorite random characters are...

Tinny Tim, and Randy.

Guy: But you filled the boat with same sex animal couples!
Randy: Hey, there are parts of the bible I like, and parts of the bible I don't like!
DOM

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« #23 : 01-14-2004 19:09 »

My favorite character is Morbo, because he is always laughing at human despair.  Lol it's funy. MOUAHAHAHAHA!
-KITTEN GIVES MORBO'S GAS!  ;)
Professie

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« #24 : 01-15-2004 09:13 »

Randy is the greetest!
hopie4ever

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« #25 : 01-15-2004 10:47 »

Hedonism bot - you know the one i mean
Bushmeister

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« #26 : 01-15-2004 11:48 »

The Robot Devil is my favourite minor character by far.
Pitt Clemens

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« #27 : 01-15-2004 14:28 »

I haven't got an image, but you'll see Fry's One night stand girl from Loves Labors Lost in Space leaving the ball-park in "A Leela of her Own"
Teral

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« #28 : 01-16-2004 16:47 »

I liked mamma and pappa Cygnoid. Pappa Cygnoid returned in BSNBAOT.
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