Fry and Leela disguise themselves as robots to find Bender after he fails to return from a delivery to a robot planet, only to learn that he has become a celebrity in a culture which fears humans.

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Philip J. Fry / Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth / Dr. Zoidberg / Robot Leaving Theatre #1 / Robot in Jury #3 / Robot Elder #1 (voice)
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Turanga Leela (voice)
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Bender / Robot Construction Worker / Robot Playing Human / Robot Foreman / Jimmy (voice)
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Wendy / Female Robot at Human Hunt / Robot in Jury #2 (voice)
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Hermes Conrad / Blern Commentator / Robot Doorman #1 / Rusty (voice)
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Robot Doorman #2 / Radio Newsreader / Robot Elder #2 (voice)
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Snack Clerk / Robot General / Robot Coming Leaving Theatre #2 / Robot at Human Hunt / Robot Mayor / Robot Judge / Robot in Jury #1 / Robot Elder #3 (voice) (as Dave Herman)
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Robot Passerby / Resin Offering Robot (voice)
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Fry and Leela disguise themselves as robots to find Bender after he fails to return from a delivery to a robot planet, only to learn that he has become a celebrity in a culture which fears humans.

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20 April 1999 (USA)  »

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$1,300,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The sound the robots use to signal the start of the human hunt is the power on chord heard on Apple Macintosh computers. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene on-board the ship when viewing the stars it appears that Fry and Lela are moving forward, and so is Bender, but they are facing each other which makes this impossible. See more »

Quotes

Bender: Your basic human is between three and twenty-five feet tall, and is mostly composed of an oily goo wrapped in a t-shirt.
Robot: Is it true that they bite you on the neck to drain your transmission fluid, and then you become human yourself?
Bender: Sure, why not?
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Whole lot of fun!
25 November 2014 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

You really can't go wrong with a Bender-centric episode. This is one and it's brilliant. He's the funniest character on the show in my opinion.

Bender is sent to a planet consisting only of Robot population where they all hate and missioned to kill humans. Soon Bender gets discovered to be working with humans and Fry and Leela must act as robots to save him.

Based on racial discrimination and with sharp and wit writing and full with satiric lines, this is one of, if not the funniest episode of the first season which is also brilliant. I give it a 9.6/10. Must-watch!


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