5x13 Bend Her
First Aired: Jul. 20, 2003 on Comedy Central
Summary: Bender faces his greatest challenge when he tricks his way into the 3004 Earth Olympian by getting a sex change and wins several events, but he must endure the final and most revealing test to receive his medals. When Bender has a date with a major robot celebrity, Calculon, he sees this as…
Main Characters in this Episode
Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth: [to everyone watching TV] Turn off that crap-o-rama! One mistake now, and Bender will be trapped forever between the already ill-defined robot sexes. [Uses a hammer and a chisel on Bender]
Bender: Oh! Ooh! Ow! Ooh!
Philip J. Fry: Well, Bender, I hope this has taught you a lesson about changing your sex to win five gold medals.
Bender: [Soft voice] It truly has. My romance with Calculon has shown me a lot about myself.
Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth: [Still hammering on Bender] Almost done.
Bender: [Continuing in a soft voice] If only somehow, some way... [Normal voice returns] he and I could drive to Vegas pick up some floozy-bots and void their warranties all night long! Whoo! [Sits up and rips wedding dress off]
Philip J. Fry: Yay, my buddy's home! And his respect for women is back to normal.
- Goof (continuity error): In the episode Mother's Day, all robots had an antenna so she could reach them with a controller. But in "Bend Her", Bender's antenna was a sign of manhood and had to be removed for him to become a female robot.