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Old 08-12-10, 08:02 PM
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Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

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The theory of evolution gets the ultimate test on a robot planet.


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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

The Professor is on a roll already
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

The sight gag with Cubert wearing oven mitts so his hands look like Zoidberg's claws got to me.



That and the fact that it took the Professor two hours to make a spaceship but twelve hours to make a slingshot.
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

Farnsworth saying he no longer wanted to live on Earth had me
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

"This water is as sterile as my milkman trusting father." The prof had some good lines tonight.
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

Very funny episode - much better than the cat one. Loved his missing link rebuttals.
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

"Uh-oh. It's another one of Fry's dogs."
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

so glad to have this show back. it's been a stellar season.
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

I liked R2-D2 in the "Ascent of Bot" picture

Great episode
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

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I liked R2-D2 in the "Ascent of Bot" picture
And don't forget the bedspring with 2 eye-balls at the beginning.
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

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"Uh-oh. It's another one of Fry's dogs."
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And don't forget the bedspring with 2 eye-balls at the beginning.
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

Originally Posted by Don Homer View Post
"Uh-oh. It's another one of Fry's dogs."
Hah, the writers are such dicks.

I seriously loved the robo-dinosaurs fighting each other - that was cool. As was "I don't want to live on this planet anymore" with Farnsworth and then Robo-Jane Goodall, the Robo-Farnsworth gag and Fatherman (away )
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I loved the Flying Spaghetti Monster's appearance.
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

That's more like it. Much better than last week's episode. This show does satire so effectively. I really liked that they didn't just lampoon the creationists, but also the evolutionists, showing how both ideas could be reconciled.

There was a ton of great animation, especially the dinosaurs. The humour was also great in this episode, from sight gags to one-liners to past episode callbacks, it all worked very well. I'll echo what someone else said above, the reference to Seymour was great as was the Professor building a functional spaceship in 2 hours but taking 12 hours to string an elastic band and make a slingshot.

It goes without saying, but I'm so glad to have this show back on the air.
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Animation screw up. When Bender is talking to the jury & says Farnsworth is insane & Farnsworth objects, there is a shot from the back of the room. There is Bender over by the jury. There is ALSO Bender sitting with Fry & Leela. Oops!
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

Leela mentions trying to kill a pigeon on her windowsill, but I thought pigeons were already extinct?

Some amazing lines in this one.

"Objection! Without pants to hold up, the defense's suspenders serve no purpose!"
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Animation screw up. When Bender is talking to the jury & says Farnsworth is insane & Farnsworth objects, there is a shot from the back of the room. There is Bender over by the jury. There is ALSO Bender sitting with Fry & Leela. Oops!
I'm OK with it - you can never have too much Bender.
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

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Animation screw up. When Bender is talking to the jury & says Farnsworth is insane & Farnsworth objects, there is a shot from the back of the room. There is Bender over by the jury. There is ALSO Bender sitting with Fry & Leela. Oops!
You sure that wasn't Flexo?
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That's more like it. Much better than last week's episode. This show does satire so effectively. I really liked that they didn't just lampoon the creationists, but also the evolutionists, showing how both ideas could be reconciled.

Yeah, the two ideas can be reconciled, if you're all out of irony meters and don't mind cognitive dissonance that will kill anyone with the slightest scientific awareness. Thank goodness that a cartoon finally set the scientists straight!
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

^ I bet you're a lot of fun at parties.
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^ I bet you're a lot of fun at parties.
You know it. I have a glow-in-the-dark pocket protector!
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Re: Futurama -- "A Clockwork Origin" -- 08/12/10

I'm enjoying having the show on again. But professor is sounding a bit too much like Stimpson J. Cat.

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