Dan Moat

2nd Jan 2004

Futurama (1999)

The Route of All Evil - S5-E3

Corrected entry: Awsome Express deliver 1,000,000 newspapers a day. The phone call Leela answered was someone who hadn't gotten their paper in at least two days (Leela exclaimed "How long?"). However, when the dumped, missing papers are delivered by Planet Express, they deliver only once to each of the houses and they stay in the original area where Awsome Express used to deliver, yet somehow they finished delivering at least 1,000,000 papers.

Dan Moat

Correction: It's not inconceivable that they made several runs, delivering the papers in order of printing (First one run with Tuesday's paper, then one with Wednesday's, etc). It would be a lot easier than to sort everything into bundles of three papers for every customer. And just because you don't see them delivering to more than the original area, it does not mean that they don't.

Twotall

24th Dec 2003

Futurama (1999)

A Tale of Two Santas - S4-E2

Corrected entry: The lab has a santa-proof outer layer that covers the windows, but at the end, you cab see that the window behind them all isn't covered.

Dan Moat

Correction: That's because Santa has already passed their house (delivering Zoidberg's present, etc.) so they don't need the armor any more.

12th Dec 2003

Futurama (1999)

The Farnsworth Paradox - S5-E10

Corrected entry: In "I dated a robot" the gang travel to the edge of the universe and see their parallel cowboy selves (which Farnsworth stated was the only parallel universe). In this episode, the box leads to a different (non-cowboy) universe where the outcome of flipping a coin is different. They then all go through many boxes each with many more parallel universes in them. David X Cohen mentions that this is a mistake on the commentary.

Dan Moat

Correction: Even though David X Cohen has admitted it I fail to see the mistake. Up to discovering the various parallel universes in boxes, they thought that the cowboy universe was the only parallel universe. They were clearly surprised when they ended up in the parallel universe with the opposite coin flips, and since "I dated a robot" was produced and aired before "The Farnsworth Parabox" there is really no problem continuity-wise.

Andreas[DK]

2nd Jan 2004

Futurama (1999)

Mother's Day - S2-E19

Corrected entry: When the Professor and Mom's clothes are thrown around the bedroom, their teeth are in jars next to the bed (they are definitely theirs as they comment on it on the DVD commentary.) The problem with this is that both of them are "wearing" their teeth, as can be seen when they talk.

Dan Moat

Correction: Like most people, they have two (or more) pair of dentures - one is being cleaned, one is in use. Nothing unusual about that.

2nd Jan 2004

Futurama (1999)

Mother's Day - S2-E19

Corrected entry: It is revealed in a later episode that Leela wears a bracelet under he her wrist device. She isn't wearing it when the device escapes her wrist, although the bracelet is the only thing she has of her "true identity".

Dan Moat

Correction: You have provided your own correction. 'In a later episode ...' Perhaps the significance of the bracelet (the link to her childhood) wasn't apparent until some future event (which we don't see) and she had it in her jewellery box, pocket, bank vault, whatever, until that point?

2nd Jan 2004

Futurama (1999)

My Problem With Popplers (a.k.a. The Problem With Popplers) - S2-E18

Corrected entry: Leela licks each of her four fingers only once but the sound of licking a finger plays five times.

Dan Moat

Correction: She licks her thumb twice.

2nd Jan 2004

Futurama (1999)

Less Than Hero - S5-E6

Corrected entry: Leela told Fry not to tell anyone his real identity, but she shouts out his name when they are in the museum.

Dan Moat

Correction: She's under stress and she forgets. It happens.

2nd Jan 2004

Futurama (1999)

Less Than Hero - S5-E6

Corrected entry: Bender is a Bending Unit, but on the [pi]kea instructions, there is a clear picture of Bender on the "what you need" section. Why would a bending unit be required? He does all the sawing and screwing, etc. but no bending and in the first episode he claims that all he can do is bend and that is all he is worth.

Dan Moat

Correction: We don't get to see the entire process of putting the pIkea item together, it is possible some bending was required. Besides, by this stage Bender has gained a personality and has learned self-worth, ambition and pride. The Pikea instructions provide for a bender unit like the one from 'How Hermes Rewuesitioned His Groove Back', after Bender's CPU was reduced to that of a bender unit and nothing else, a mindless automaton who could not think for himself.

12th Dec 2003

Futurama (1999)

Jurassic Bark - S5-E2

Corrected entry: During the flashback, Fry's shadow can be seen along with Nibbler's when the chair falls over. Fry didn't go back in time until "The Why of Fry", so anything that happened before this episode should only show Nibbler's shadow.

Dan Moat

Correction: Not true, it was always Fry who caused himself to go into the future. Even though it doesn't happen until later on in the series, he still travelled back in time to the beginning of the series.

12th Dec 2003

Futurama (1999)

Show generally

Corrected entry: Bender is 30% Iron, 40% Zinc, 40% Titanium and 40% Dolomite. Thats 150%.

Dan Moat

Correction: Not true. He sells his 40% titanium parts in one episode and sells some more parts and even explodes in later episodes.

SexyIrishLeprechaun

12th Dec 2003

Futurama (1999)

Crimes of the Hot - S5-E1

Corrected entry: A film shows that global warming was temporarily stopped by dropping ice into the sea. However, in 'Xmas Story', Leela says 'nuclear winter' cancelled out global warming.

Dan Moat

Correction: True, but remember that the people of the year 3000 also believe that ancient humans hunted whales on the moon and that cars were made using robots with giant clubs. The show has proven itself to not know exactly what did happen (Except for the second coming of Jesus) in the past 1,000 years on a consistent basis.

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