Futurama: Season 3, Episode 12

Insane in the Mainframe (8 Apr. 2001)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
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Fry and Bender are mistakenly convicted of robbing a bank and are both sent to a robot mental institution.

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Turanga Leela (voice)
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Bender / Norm / Frankie / URL (voice)
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Teller / Surveillance Camera / Nurse Ratchet / CIA Voice (voice)
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Fry and Bender are mistakenly convicted of robbing a bank and are both sent to a robot mental institution.

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In keeping with the idea of artificial intelligence having the capacity for insanity, the subtle reference to the movie 2001 is the fact that the robot nut-house is called the "HAL institute." See more »

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Fry: [Fry thinks he's a robot ] Fear not: I shall assist ye.
Hermes Conrad: Robots don't say "ye"!
Fry: Relax, mammal. My robotic software shall meet your calculatory needs. What is the meaning of this symbol?
Hermes Conrad: That's a plus sign, ya pointy-haired loony! Quit thinking you're a robot!
Fry: I'll show ye!
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This Ep could've been a Film
23 December 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I admit I have not seen every single Futurama episode but I personally believe that "Insane in the Mainframe" is the BEST episode in the existence of the Futurama series,It had everything - excellent writing(very funny scenes)The character "Roberto the Robot" was hilarious ,The plot was great from start to finish and the New Setting(an Insane Asylum) made this episode in my Opinion unique from the other Futurama Episodes .The movie-lovers watching this episode may also notice as I did, a few hints of "One flew over the cuckoo's" nest and/or "Brazil/1984" . In summary, the Episodes which Fry and Bender have all the camera time are in fact my favourites.


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