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2019 GoobNet Futurama Dialogue Championship: Putdowns and Stupidness Conference

There now follows a ranking of the top 32 lines and exchanges of Futurama in the Putdowns and Stupidness Conference. The top eight items in each conference advance to the championship tournament.

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1. 2ACV07: “Put Your Head on My Shoulders”

Philip J Fry: I’m not a one woman man, Leela!Turanga Leela: You’ll be back to zero soon enough.

2. 6ACV09: “A Clockwork Origin”

Prof Hubert J Farnsworth: I don’t want to live on this planet any more!

3. 3ACV17: “A Pharaoh to Remember”

Philip J Fry: You know the worst thing about being a slave?Philip J Fry: They make you work, but they don’t pay you or let you go.Turanga Leela: That’s the only thing about being a slave.

4. 3ACV19: “Roswell That Ends Well”

Philip J Fry: But... but won’t that change history?Prof Hubert J Farnsworth: Oh, a lesson in not changing history from Mr I’m-My-Own-Grandpa!

5. 7ACV24: “Murder on the Planet Express”

Philip J Fry: Okay, to see if you’re the real Bender, I’m gonna ask you something only he would know.Philip J Fry: On your last birthday, what gift did I get you?Bender Bending Rodriguez: I don’t remember.Philip J Fry: Me neither.Bender Bending Rodriguez: Okay, I’ll ask you one. What’s the square root of 2,345.4?Philip J Fry: That’s not something I would know.Bender Bending Rodriguez: Oh, yeah. Your turn.Philip J Fry: Um... what color is my shirt?Bender Bending Rodriguez: If I were the creature, I could just look at your shirt, dum dum!

6. 1ACV01: “Space Pilot 3000”

Philip J Fry: Wait a minute! Is that blimp accurate?

7. 4ACV10: “The Why of Fry”

Philip J Fry: I’m real sorry I missed the mission. I wasn’t there, and you might have needed me.Bender Bending Rodriguez: Nope!Philip J Fry: But if I’d been there, I –Bender Bending Rodriguez: Nope!Philip J Fry: Look –Bender Bending Rodriguez: Nope!Philip J Fry: Bender’s great!Bender Bending Rodriguez: Nope!Bender Bending Rodriguez: Rrrrgh!Philip J Fry: Listen Leela, let me make it up to you by taking you out to dinner tonight.Turanga Leela: Nope!

8. 4ACV05: “A Taste of Freedom”

Philip J Fry: I’m having one of those things! You know! A headache, with pictures!Turanga Leela: An idea?

9. 3ACV09: “The Cyber House Rules”

Philip J Fry: So Leela, do you want to be like us?Philip J Fry: Or do you want to be like Adlai, with no severe mental or social problems whatsoever?Turanga Leela: That’s the dumbest question I ever heard.

10. 3ACV11: “Insane in the Mainframe”

Philip J Fry: Fear not, for I shall assist ye!Hermes Conrad: Robots don’t say ‘ye’!Philip J Fry: Relax, mammal. My robotic software shall meet your calculatory needs.Philip J Fry: What is the meaning of this symbol?Hermes Conrad: That’s a plus sign, you pointy haired loony! Quit thinking you’re a robot!Philip J Fry: I’ll show ye!

11. 6ACV23: “All the Presidents’ Heads”

Prof Hubert J Farnsworth: Fry, you dope! You’ve really screwed the granny this time!

12. 4ACV10: “The Why of Fry”

Lord Nibbler: I hereby place an order for one cheese pizza.Mr Panucci: One pie, nothing good on it. Name?Lord Nibbler: I, period, C, period, Wiener.Mr Panucci: Uh, talk a little louder. It sounds like you got some kind of tiny head on you or something.

13. 4ACV07: “Jurassic Bark”

Turanga Leela: Acting like a moron won’t bring your dog back.Philip J Fry: Then all hope is lost!

14. 4ACV15: “The Farnsworth Parabox”

Prof Hubert J Farnsworth 1: Oh, I’ve been as dumb as Fry!Philip J Fry 1: Am not!

15. 4ACV07: “Jurassic Bark”

Cubert Farnsworth: Why the idiot convention?

16. 1ACV10: “A Flight to Remember”

Zapp Brannigan: We’ll simply set a new course for that empty region over there.Zapp Brannigan: Near that blackish, holeish thing.

17. 2ACV05: “Why Must I Be a Crustacean in Love?”

Amy Wong: Look what life was like before genetic engineering.Turanga Leela: Those poor 20th century women!

18. 2ACV09: “A Bicyclops Built for Two”

Turanga Leela: Fry, if it’s obvious to you with your learning disability...Turanga Leela: ...then of course it’s obvious to me.

19. 2ACV06: “The Lesser of Two Evils”

Turanga Leela: First Bender, then Flexo, then Fry.Philip J Fry: Wait, hold on. I don’t like the sound of that. Let’s just go alphabetically.Turanga Leela: Okay. First Bender, then Flexo, then Fry.Philip J Fry: Wait, let’s go by rank.Turanga Leela: Okay. First Bender, then Flexo, then Fry.Philip J Fry: Flexo outranks me?Flexo: That’s ‘Flexo outranks me, sir’!

20. 3ACV15: “I Dated a Robot”

Prof Hubert J Farnsworth: Oh dear! She’s stuck in an infinite loop! And he’s an idiot!

21. 3ACV11: “Insane in the Mainframe”

Philip J Fry: I must be a robot. Why else would human women refuse to date me?Turanga Leela: Oh, lots of reasons.

22. 1ACV12: “When Aliens Attack”

Zapp Brannigan: Good work everyone! The mothership is destroyed![pause]Zapp Brannigan: What the hell is that thing?Kif Kroker: It appears to be the mothership.Zapp Brannigan: Then what did we just blow up?Kif Kroker: The Hubble Telescope.

23. 1ACV10: “A Flight to Remember”

Zapp Brannigan: Your attention please. As captain of this vessel...Zapp Brannigan: ...the terrible burden of naming a limbo contest winner is mine and mine alone.Kif Kroker: Shouldn’t you be steering between the comets?

24. 1ACV12: “When Aliens Attack”

Zapp Brannigan: If we can hit that bullseye, the rest of the dominos will fall like a house of cards.Zapp Brannigan: Checkmate.

25. 1ACV04: “Love’s Labours Lost in Space”

Zapp Brannigan: In the game of chess, you can never let your adversary see your pieces.

26. 1ACV13: “Fry and the Slurm Factory”

Philip J Fry: Wait a second, I’m getting an idea.Philip J Fry: N... no, false alarm.Philip J Fry: No. Yeah. No. Yeah. No.Philip J Fry: Wait. No. Yeah. Yeah. No... no.Philip J Fry: Yes!

27. 1ACV13: “Fry and the Slurm Factory”

Announcer: Odds of winning mathematically insignificant.Philip J Fry: I like those odds!

28. 1ACV03: “I, Roommate”

Cell phone telephone: Wow, that lady’s got a huge ass!Bender Bending Rodriguez: Those could be anyone’s thoughts, fatass!

29. 1ACV07: “My Three Suns”

Turanga Leela: Do you have any idea what the average length of their reigns was?Philip J Fry: Uhhh... eighty thousand years?Turanga Leela: No. One week!Philip J Fry: Damn! I knew you wouldn’t have asked unless it was really high or really low.

30. 1ACV12: “When Aliens Attack”

Philip J Fry: How could they even know about a show from a thousand years ago?Prof Hubert J Farnsworth: Well, Omicron Persei 8 is about a thousand light years away.Prof Hubert J Farnsworth: So the electromagnetic waves would just recently have gotten there.Prof Hubert J Farnsworth: You see...Philip J Fry: Magic. Got it.

31. 1ACV04: “Love’s Labours Lost in Space”

Zapp Brannigan: Cham-paggen?Turanga Leela: I didn’t realize you were such a ‘coin-osseur’.

32. 7ACV20: “Calculon 2.0”

Robot Devil: For Calculon’s immortal soul, guess the number I’m thinking of.Philip J Fry: Umm...Robot Devil: It’s between one and three.Philip J Fry: Four!Robot Devil: Between one and three, not including one or three.Philip J Fry: M!Bender Bending Rodriguez: Is he right?Robot Devil: Yes. The number I was thinking of was the letter M.