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Zeep

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« : 01-04-2004 17:20 »

I mean, we all know he's a robot, a bending unit, but throughout the series he also serves many other functions. I wanted to make a list of all his uses. I'll start it off:
-Bender (Prior to SP3k, also in Bendless love and other episodes)
-Storage space [his chest cavity](many episodes)
-Camera [Video and Still](When Aliens Attack)
-Popcorn maker/Butter Dispenser (Fear of a Bot Planet)
-Beer Tap (Hell is Other Robots)
-Projector (Crimes of the Hot)

remember to include what episode(s) that is from.
newhook_1

Urban Legend
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« #1 : 01-04-2004 17:24 »
« : 01-04-2004 17:24 »

Chef (Many episodes)
Vibrater (The Luck Of The Fryrish)
Tape Player (A Head In The Polls)
Penguin (The Bird-bot of Ice-catraz)
Oven/Cooler (I Second That Emotion)
BBQ (When Aliens Attack)
David A

Space Pope
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« #2 : 01-04-2004 17:40 »

God/World ("Godfellas" )
Rage Dump

Liquid Emperor
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« #3 : 01-04-2004 18:03 »

As a matter of fact, prior to my Hard drive crashing, i was half-way through a list of this very thing... I only ever got through the first season... Also on the list were the things Bender has pulled out of his chest cabinet.

I'll pitch in eventually... when i get my damn videos back...
Just Chris

Urban Legend
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« #4 : 01-04-2004 18:40 »

Subway train (The Luck of the Fryish)
Axl

Bending Unit
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« #5 : 01-04-2004 18:47 »

I don't know if it counts, but he can switch his voice from Robot/King(Bender gets made, season 2)

-Axl
ActionLaPointe

Starship Captain
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« #6 : 01-04-2004 19:57 »

a bender unit is simply a robot with endless functions the mind can come up with for comedy reactions from the viewers....or so ive concluded.
SwanMan3000

Starship Captain
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« #7 : 01-05-2004 03:14 »

well obviously.

-audio recorder. in a head in the polls
Xmpel

Liquid Emperor
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« #8 : 01-05-2004 04:08 »

A robot.
Axl

Bending Unit
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« #9 : 01-05-2004 17:46 »

CD Player(Obsoletely Fabulous)

Although, that WAS just a dream/vision... So I don't know if it counts
aslate

Space Pope
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« #10 : 01-05-2004 17:57 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by Rage Dump:
As a matter of fact, prior to my Hard drive crashing, i was half-way through a list of this very thing... I only ever got through the first season... Also on the list were the things Bender has pulled out of his chest cabinet.

I'll pitch in eventually... when i get my damn videos back...

I hope HDD crashes aren't a curse of being a TFH webmaster  :hmpf:
Atticus

Bending Unit
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« #11 : 01-05-2004 19:32 »

He is also a whole set of tools, as demonstrated in "Less Than Hero", when he was used by Leela and Fry to put together swedish furniture.

He, Robot.
MacTech

Delivery Boy
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« #12 : 01-06-2004 19:09 »

A car (The Honking), well, technically a Were-Car
1 of the gang

Starship Captain
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« #13 : 01-06-2004 19:18 »

A robot of many a function!

moonbus69

Bending Unit
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« #14 : 01-07-2004 02:22 »
« : 01-07-2004 02:22 »

A lean, mean, party/love machine.   :D
Mouse On Venus

Liquid Emperor
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« #15 : 01-07-2004 05:14 »

Beer brewing tub (The Route Of All Evil)
Credit card reader (Leela's Homeworld)
Unicyclist (Leela's Homeworld)
Wrench (Less Than Hero)
Building blocks for kids (Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles)
Lighthouse (Obsoletely Fabulous)

 I would've liked to have seen an episode where he has a vortex in his chest cabinet though.  :)
Rage Dump

Liquid Emperor
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« #16 : 01-07-2004 06:08 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by aslate:
 I hope HDD crashes aren't a curse of being a TFH webmaster   :hmpf:
So, the penny drops.  ;)
Zeep

Liquid Emperor
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« #17 : 01-07-2004 13:41 »

good job, everyone!
another idea of mine:
-Answering Machine (KGKUAN)

also, try to keep this limited to specific function of his body as a robot. for example:
unicyclist isn't a function, it's just something he's good at.
same with god/world. he's only a god/world because he happened to "acquire" a race of tiny humanoid beings.

i'm not just trying to make the 2 people who suggested these feel bad or anything, they just seemed like good examples (don't hurt me!)
M0le

Space Pope
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« #18 : 01-07-2004 21:33 »

Hot butter maker?
(Fear of a Bot Planet)
Mouse On Venus

Liquid Emperor
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« #19 : 01-08-2004 11:08 »

His head makes a good bowling ball.
David A

Space Pope
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« #20 : 01-08-2004 16:55 »

Toilet ("The Cyber House Rules" )
Atticus

Bending Unit
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« #21 : 01-09-2004 16:30 »
« : 01-09-2004 16:30 »

-His head can function as a lifesaving blernsball helmet.
(A Leela of Her Own)
-His hand functions as a cigar lighter.
(The Sting, Where No Fan Has Gone Before)
-He states that in emergencies, his ass can be used as a floatation device.
(The Deep South)
spacepilot3000

Starship Captain
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« #22 : 01-09-2004 16:51 »

With all that firey burping he does, he could make a very nifty flamethrower.
M0le

Space Pope
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« #23 : 01-09-2004 20:28 »

Would that be an actual function though? Or just a side affect?
spacepilot3000

Starship Captain
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« #24 : 01-09-2004 21:54 »
« : 01-09-2004 21:54 »

It's just a side affect of all the drinking he does. But it could be used in a bad situation like if the P.E gang are about to be attacked by some creature, Bender could puul out a bottle of beer, drink it and burp out a huge fire out of his mouth.
kimncris

Bending Unit
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« #25 : 01-09-2004 21:58 »

Power Supply (BSNBAOTV I think!)

At any rate, he plugs a TV into his shiny metal ass in one episode  :)

Pikka Bird

Space Pope
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« #26 : 01-09-2004 21:58 »

A safe buster. He vibrates Fry's old safe open in LOTF.
Zeep

Liquid Emperor
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« #27 : 01-09-2004 22:25 »

wow! this is the most succesful thread i've started since i got here! soon i'll start recording all the functions of a bender and wheni think i'm done, i'll post them for anyone that's interested. keep 'em coming!
M0le

Space Pope
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« #28 : 01-09-2004 22:40 »

Retractable neck. Sorry if it's already been mentioned.
winna

Avatar Czar
DOOP Ubersecretary
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« #29 : 01-10-2004 01:36 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by newhook_1:
Vibrater (The Luck Of The Fryrish)

A vibrator?  Really?  :eek:  :nono:
Bushmeister

Professor
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« #30 : 01-10-2004 02:45 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by Pikka Bird:
A safe buster. He vibrates Fry's old safe open in LOTF.

 ;)
Pikka Bird

Space Pope
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« #31 : 01-10-2004 09:23 »

Retractable neck?? Is that something he is? I thought we were only discussing what he as a whole can be used for. If we're talking all the functions, then... *phew!*
KittinGas

Bending Unit
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« #32 : 01-10-2004 09:54 »

- A box/container.
 (Pretty much all episodes)
squidORlobster

Bending Unit
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« #33 : 01-10-2004 14:03 »

His head can be a laser show! (Jurassic Bark)
Birdbot

Bending Unit
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« #34 : 01-11-2004 05:17 »
« : 01-11-2004 05:17 »

A Boiler (That's Lobstertainment!)
Safe (Put Your Head On My Shoulders)
Sil

Professor
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« #35 : 01-11-2004 15:55 »

A fugitive smuggling device (WNFHGB)
Bushmeister

Professor
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« #36 : 01-11-2004 16:46 »

"A giant toy", as put by Albert in Teenage Leela's Mutant Hurdles.

Some sort of covert agent - The Deep South
M0le

Space Pope
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« #37 : 01-11-2004 18:28 »

His head can be used as a spray paint can.
(A Pharoah to Remember)
Birdbot

Bending Unit
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« #38 : 01-12-2004 04:03 »

He has a cheating unit.
(A Flight to Remember)
Pikka Bird

Space Pope
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« #39 : 01-12-2004 13:34 »

Means of propulsion (COTH)
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