Futurama: Season 3, Episode 1

The Honking (5 Nov. 2000)

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When the inheritance Bender claims in the Old Country isn't quite what he expected, the Planet Express crew has to find the source of an age-old curse.


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Episode cast overview:
Philip J. Fry / Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth / Dr. Zoidberg / Uncle Vladimir / Car Smasher #2 / Robot Farmer (voice)
Turanga Leela (voice)
Bender / Car Smasher #1 / Sal (voice)
Robot at Funeral / Female Robot Ghost / Gypsy-bot / Robot Eskimo (voice)
Robot Doctor / Will Reader / Maniacal Laughter / Calculon (voice)
Robot Villager #2 / Tandy / Project Satan (voice)
Amy Wong (voice)
Hermes Conrad / Robot Villager #1 / Reverend Preacherbot (voice)
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When the inheritance Bender claims in the Old Country isn't quite what he expected, the Planet Express crew has to find the source of an age-old curse.

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Bender gets possessed
2 May 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When Bender's uncle Vladimir dies he inherits his creepy castle on condition that he spends one night there. After a visitation by the ghosts of his ancestors he flees in terror only to be run over by a car... a car that howls at the moon! Back in New New York he having nightmares about driving around running people down... he has become a were-car! Doomed to rampage the streets every midnight until the original were-car is destroyed. The trail takes them to a car know as 'Project Satan'... a car made from components of all the most evil cars in history.

This is one of my least favourite episodes of the original four seasons but it still has some decent laughs... even weak Futurama is worth watching! The story has the feel of an old Hammer Horror as the crew encounter a bunch of superstitious local peasants before heading up to the castle on the mountain outside town; it seems to reference many of the horror classics; werewolves, Dracula's castle, haunted houses, Frankenstein's monster... there is even a mention of the 'Abominable Snowmobile'! The thing I liked least was a relatively small detail... the way the ware-cars howled and honked at the moon just looked and sounded silly. On the plus side it was funny when Fry is upset that Bender tries to kill Leela rather than himself after Bender has been told he will try to kill his best friend!

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