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Bender Should Not Be Allowed on TV 

Bender becomes a star on his favorite soap opera by forgetting his lines and reverting to character, but becomes concerned about the effect he is having on the audience.

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Episode cast overview:
... Philip J. Fry / Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth / Dr. Zoidberg / TV Announcer / Network President (voice)
... Turanga Leela (voice)
... Bender / Human Friend / Sal / Antonio Calculon, Jr. (malfunctioning) / Cool-o-Meter / Additional Voices (voice)
... Monique / Tinny Tim / Linda / Mombot / Emotitron Jr. / Macaulay Culckon / Executive Gamma / Children at Party (voice)
... Calculon / Morbo / Executive Alpha / Executive Beta / Additional Voices (voice)
... Hermes Conrad / Antonio Calculon, Jr. (voice)
... Director / Casting Director (voice)
... Cubert Farnsworth / Casting Director / Emotitron Jr. / Children at Party (voice)
... Dwight Conrad (voice)
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Bender becomes a star on his favorite soap opera by forgetting his lines and reverting to character, but becomes concerned about the effect he is having on the audience.

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3 August 2003 (USA)  »

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Trivia

In attempting to stop Bender's offensive influence on kids, Prof. Farnsworth and Hermes organize a group of like-thinking dads, calling their group to get rid of anything on TV that may be slightly over-the-top, Fathers Against Rude Television. In an acronym-obsessed world, it says enough. See more »

Goofs

Bender plugs the television into a socket located underneath him. But when he was on the island in 'Obsoletely Fabulous' he hunted around the island for a socket to plug his blender in. See more »

Quotes

Calculon: As captain and head doctor of this ship hospital, I now pronounce you man and wife with six months to live.
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Crazy Credits

The Futurama theme is remixed with John DiMaggio beat-boxing and Billy West as Zoidberg "rapping". See more »

Connections

References Happy Days (1974) See more »

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TV Party
Written by Greg Ginn
Performed by Black Flag
Performed in the credits by John DiMaggio, Billy West, Katey Sagal,
Phil LaMarr, Kath Soucie, Bumper Robinson, and Lauren Tom
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