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Dumbuket

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« : 05-26-2004 17:12 »

Never saw Kiff gets knocked up a notch before, but if I understand this correctly, Leela is a parent?
Ky12wng

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« #1 : 05-26-2004 17:27 »

Yes.
Spacedal11

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« #2 : 05-26-2004 17:35 »

Kinda. His children have her DNA but they aren't hers really.
Mallzie

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« #3 : 05-26-2004 17:43 »

Technically. While she *did* pass her DNA onto Kifís children I canít really call her a parent. You really have to watch the episode yourself.
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Digital Dragon

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« #4 : 05-26-2004 17:57 »

She is a parent biologically, but culturally they're Amy's spawn.
Venus

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« #5 : 05-26-2004 18:15 »

i can't help but wonder what Leela's role would have been once the kids came back onto dry land. God Mother? Aunt? Occasional baby-sitter who seems to take more interest than one would expect from a baby-sitter?
Bushmeister

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« #6 : 05-27-2004 03:26 »

She's a "surrogate mom" as Amy puts it (in a deleted scene that is).
Venus

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« #7 : 05-27-2004 10:19 »

well obviously she's the surrogate mother, but that still doesn't explain what role she wil have in the kid's lives later on.
David A

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« #8 : 05-27-2004 10:31 »

I would imagine that Leela would want to be as involved as possible with the kids.  Amy may be the smizmar, but it's still Leela's DNA.  Godmother or aunt sounds like a good description of what her role would be, and I think that she'd be babysitting more than just occasionally.  Kif and Amy would probably appreciate the help.
Dumbuket

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« #9 : 05-27-2004 12:11 »

*spoiler for the game*

actually, if the game factors into the storyline of futurama at all, leela will be dead long before the toad thingies ever crawl out of that swamp

on a side note, the game also explains why fry gets such an inauspicious reading from farnsworth's deathclock
TheLampIncident

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« #10 : 05-27-2004 12:42 »
« : 05-27-2004 12:42 »


I put your message in spoilers Dumbuket, that way it's easier to not read.
Young_and_Angry

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« #11 : 05-27-2004 14:29 »

 
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Originally posted by Dumbuket:
*spoiler for the game*

actually, if the game factors into the storyline of futurama at all, leela will be dead long before the toad thingies ever crawl out of that swamp

on a side note, the game also explains why fry gets such an inauspicious reading from farnsworth's deathclock

Tell me!!! Spoiler, of course  :) I have no chance of getting the game at all! *Goes off into corner whimpering because I can't find the game anywhere!*
Nixorbo

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« #12 : 05-27-2004 15:49 »

 
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Originally posted by Young_and_Angry:
I can't find the game anywhere!

Any where?
dimension_8

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« #13 : 05-28-2004 14:50 »

Well seeing as I only have a gamecube and the game is never coming out on it, can someone please tell me why Fry has a small reading on the deathclock? (spoilerised)
boingo2000

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« #14 : 05-28-2004 14:56 »

 
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Originally posted by dimension_8:
Well seeing as I only have a gamecube and the game is never coming out on it, can someone please tell me why Fry has a small reading on the deathclock? (spoilerised)

Teral

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« #15 : 05-28-2004 15:15 »

 
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Originally posted by Venus:
i can't help but wonder what Leela's role would have been once the kids came back onto dry land. God Mother? Aunt? Occasional baby-sitter who seems to take more interest than one would expect from a baby-sitter?

I'd imagine this kind of thing happen often for Kif's race, and their culture most likely have a name for Leelas relation to the kids, probably a preset role too. Nothing legally binding, but more a cultural/social aspect. Aunt is probably the term that comes closest in my opinion.
Davey

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« #16 : 05-29-2004 12:23 »

 
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Originally posted by TheLampIncident:

I put your message in spoilers Dumbuket, that way it's easier to not read.

Well Leela'll actually be 45 when they crawl out...

Rhodan

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« #17 : 05-30-2004 09:30 »
« : 05-30-2004 09:30 »

Finally oficial thread for this question. From the start I thought that they could make some way for coming of tadpoles into series with this sort of Leela --Kif and Amy sort of relationship.   
athena1999

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« #18 : 05-30-2004 18:16 »

This raises an interesting question.  Is Leela the legitimate mother because of her DNA, or is Amy truly the mother because she made Kif go into his "receptive state?"  Frankly, I think Amy's the mother because she was initially responsible for Leela's DNA to enter Kif's body.  I'd say Leela is the godmother, or the biological mother.
Alliteration

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« #19 : 05-30-2004 19:06 »

I though Kif already explained it in that episode.
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