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How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back 

The Bureaucracy loves Hermes less while loving Fry loads more.

Directors:

Mark Ervin, Bret Haaland

Writers:

Matt Groening (created by), Matt Groening (developed by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Billy West ... Philip J. Fry / Dr. Zoidberg / Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth / Ipgee / Old Man in Queue / Slow-Mobile Bureaucrat (voice)
Katey Sagal ... Turanga Leela (voice)
John DiMaggio ... Bender / Australian Laborer / Bureaucrat (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Spa 5 Leader / Wristlo-jackomater (voice)
Nora Dunn ... Morgan Proctor (voice)
Phil LaMarr ... Hermes Conrad (voice)
Lauren Tom ... Amy Wong (voice)
David Herman ... Terry / Lou / Spa 5 Leader / Grade #20 Bureaucrat / Laser-eyed Bureaucrat / No. 1.0 (voice)
Dawnn Lewis ... LaBarbara Conrad (voice)
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Storyline

A meticulous substitute bureaucrat at Planet Express develops an unseemly attraction to dirty Fry while career bureaucrat Hermes Conrad goes to a vacation resort featuring forced labor. After Bender discovers the affair, only Hermes can save his personality after it is downloaded by the unscrupulous substitute. Written by Jeff Lindstrom

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Trivia

Title references "How Stella got her groove back," where an American woman falls in love with a Jamaican man while on vacation. See more »

Goofs

When Leela inserts the canister into the tube to find Central Filing, she puts it in the 'In' tube, when it should have been placed in the 'Out' tube. See more »

Quotes

[singing about bureaucracy]
LaBarbara Conrad: But something changed when my man turned pro.
Hermes Conrad: I was sortin' but I wasn't smilin'.
LaBarbara Conrad: He forgot that it's not about badges and ranks.
Hermes Conrad: [punning] It's supposed to be about da filin'! People!
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Crazy Credits

Opening Banner: As Foretold By Nostradamus See more »

Connections

Referenced in Futurama: Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences (2010) See more »

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Theme from Futurama
Composed by Christopher Tyng
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 April 2000 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,300,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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