2x14 How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back
First Aired: Apr. 02, 2000 on Comedy Central
Summary: Hermes, the bureaucrat assigned to the Planet Express, is on the fast track to promotion until he starts to crack under pressure and is sent away in vacation. In his place, Morgan Proctor (Nora Dunn), an attractive woman and orderly bureaucrat arrives and immediately becomes romantically…
Main Characters in this Episode
Fry: That's right, she fraternized me!
Morgan Proctor: That form wasn't about you. It refers to my high school prom date. It was a regulation date that ended in regulation disappointment.
Hermes Conrad: Yes, but you only stamped it four times.
Morgan Proctor: No! No! I was young and reckless!
Leela: Well, first we got lost, then Fry got his head stuck in a crater.
Fry: [sadly] I thought it would fit...
- Goof (continuity error): SPOILER: When Hermes finishes the sort-n-file 2 seconds early and is demoted as a result, his badge starts at 38 and changes to 36 and back to 38. It should have started at 37 and changed directly to 38 (or glitched and changed to 36 then 38).
- Goof (audio/visual unsynchronized): LaBarbara's hover car comes to a stop accompanied by the sound of squealing tires despite the fact that the car has no wheels.
- Goof (continuity error): When Morgan Proctor inserts her Bureaucrat rank badge into Hermes' electronic name placard, her name appears on it, in lowercase letters. When an argument occurs later in the episode, the name is in all uppercase letters.