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?
Bender cites August 6, 1991 as the date when the Internet became "about robbing people of their privacy." This is the date when Tim Berners-Lee
announced the debut of the World Wide Web. 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
Everyone knows my secret, but no one cares. I have nothing to hide anymore. Oh, Fry, thanks to your selfish rudeness, a terrible weight has been lifted from my heart.
That's not the only place you need a terrible weight lifted.
[Leela sits on Susan
Susan and I are agreed. For the first time in our lives, we're not ashamed of who we are.
I was never ashamed.
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