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
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Spoofs The Seven Year Itch