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
Did You Know?
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
When Bender records the video of the ship crashing it is recorded from the point of view of Hermes, even though Bender is the other side of the table at the time. 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 Us bending units are dangerously outdated.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.
References Doctor Dolittle