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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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... 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

The sound that Hypnotoad makes is a recording of a turbine engine played backwards. 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

Casting Director: Have you ever been on TV before?
Bender: Once, when I took those hostages.
Calculon: I saw that. You were good.
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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 Home Alone (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

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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