A strangely prophetic episode commenting on the rise of social networking. Dear, old Mom is still up to her megalomaniacal plottings. This time, she's concocted a grand scheme to control consumers with a fancy new gadget: the EyePhone. Facebook, YouTube, Twitter... they're all present, accounted for and poked fun at as a story involving a "who can get the most followers" contest between Fry and Bender emerges. Written by
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The naming of Leela's boil is a joke reference to Susan Boyle. She is a Scottish singer who came to international public attention when she appeared as a contestant on the TV program Britain's Got Talent on 11 April 2009, singing "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables. See more
This looks like a good place to ditch some evidence.
[Opens bin, finds Flexo inside
Flexo! What are you doing in a hazardous waste bin?
Didn't you hear? Us bending units are dangerously outdated. We overheat, we're radioactive, we cause erectile dysfun...
[Bender closes bin
Prof. Hubert Farnsworth
Bender, who were you talking to?
No one! Your momma! Shut up! Take your pick.