The Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire Christmas is nearly ruined when Marge has to spend all of the family's gift money to remove Bart's tattoo. Homer becomes a department store Santa to raise more cash, but bets it all at the dog races on a hot tip from Barney. In order to offer him more stimulation, Marge and Homer enroll him in a school for gifted students where he is immediately made to feel like the mediocre student he is.
The Story Act I: Leela tries to console him by saying he still has 10 years left.
Only 10 years, because when old people turnSunset Squad Robots take them to the Near Death Star and they never return. He decides to name a successor. The Professor reveals his year-old clone, Cubert. He is similar to a young Professor Farnsworth, excluding his nose, which is flattened because Farnsworth left Cubert in his first tube too long and it got squished.
Cubert is instantly critical of the staff, asking them why they need a bending unit and why the captain has only one eye. One of the robots of the sunset squad comes for Farnsworth and takes him. Bender and Leela disguise themselves as sunset squad robots while Fry disguises himself as the Professor.
The crew fly to the interior of the Near Death star, and discover lots of old people being held by machines that get their clothes off and take them to their buildings.
Fry, Bender, Leela and Cubert are in the middle of thousands of tombstones-shaped buildings, all of them with a lot of little drawers with the names of old people written on them. They have to disconnect him carefully or the shock could kill him.
However they are discovered so they run off pulling Farnsworth out. The Sunset Squad Chasers chase them in some hover-ships while shooting.
A Sunset Squad Chaser shoots the engines and they have to fix it quick.
But the only who knows how it works is the Professor. Cubert finally wakes up after being hit by a closing door and says "nothing is impossible".
So he fixes the engines and they escape. Back at Planet Express, Farnsworth is alright and tells the crew that the Near Death Star made him think he was in Florida with the rest of the old people.
Cubert decides he does want to be an inventor like his father. Reception This episode was subject to censorship by Pick TV. Additional Info September - Calendar Trivia The speed of light was increased; it is impossible to go faster than this new speed of light.
However, old light waves are still at the old speed. This is one of several episodes written by Patric M. Verrone where the title rhymes with his last name.
The Near Death Star looks very similar to the Infosphere. In the French dubbing of this episode, German is the "incomprehensible dead language. Ogden Wernstrom swore he would take revenge on Professor Farnsworth, even if it took "another years", but this episode shows people who are over years old reside in the Near Death Starso he would only be able to do it in case he and the Professor were to be both there.
As is the case with exaggeration, we must take it lightly. Continuity Second reference to French being a dead language.
Previously evident in the pilot.First of all I'm a Futurama fanatic so don't expect criticism of the show itself. The DVD commentary is a big selling point for me along with the fact that the streaming future of the series is uncertain with recent 20th century fox business lausannecongress2018.coms: Futurama was one of the most-loved animated series of all-time – created by the likes of Matt Groening and David X Cohen (and the follow-up to the former’s colossally popular Simpsons), the series focused on the plight of Philip J Fry, a man accidentally frozen in and thawed in the year to live among beer-swilling robots, incompetent .
This is an index to The Comics Journal prepared by PeteCoogan. It covers issues and several more issues that have been indexed since Coogan plans to bring the index up to date and maintain it in an ongoing fashion. "A Clone of My Own" is the twenty-third episode of Futurama, the tenth of the second production season and the fifteenth of the second broadcast season.
It aired on 9 April, , on Fox. Having lived for years, Farnsworth is worried about his legacy and his work, and decides to create Cubert, his clone. She’s also proven to be one of the most durable characters from the cartoon, with recent appearances in AT&T advert (about the history of robots of course), and the video for the Kanye West song.
Futurama was one of the most-loved animated series of all-time – created by the likes of Matt Groening and David X Cohen (and the follow-up to the former’s colossally popular Simpsons), the series focused on the plight of Philip J Fry, a man accidentally frozen in and thawed in the year.