Commentary:Fear of a Bot Planet

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Commentary for
Fear of a Bot Planet
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Production number1ACV05
On DVDSeason 1
Disc 2
Matt Groening
David X. Cohen
Executive producer
Rich Moore
Supervising director
Gregg Vanzo
Supervising director
John DiMaggio
Actor (Bender, etc.)

Topics of Discussion

  • How Blernsball name came from a made up 8th day called Blernsday
  • Other suggested names for the show included Doomsville and Aloha Mars
  • Some of Blernsball is actually pinball, some baseball and the rest is anything
  • Rules have started to be written for Blernsball as it appears in future episodes
  • Chapek 9 was named after the man who invented the word robot
  • About the inspiration for Fry and Leela's disguises
  • Reference that the Robot's scream is like the one from Bodysnatchers 2
  • How the computer is of Apple make
  • The word silence constantly being repeated

Highlights / Quotes

    Matt Groening: Well I didn't think that was going to work, but anyway hi this is Matt Groening.

    David X. Cohen: Who does these little cartoons??
    Unknown: Actually you guys send them to us.

    David X. Cohen: That cleaning robot originally appeared in "Space Pilot 3000", but was taken out as it was too long.

    Unknown: He's doing the robot.

    David X. Cohen: Tetris anyone??

    David X. Cohen: We ought to get money for advertising Apple!

    Rich Moore: [over the closing credits] It's sad to think that most of these people are dead now.