5x14 Obsoletely Fabulous
First Aired: Jul. 27, 2003 on Comedy Central
Summary: When Fry, Bender and the Planet Express gang attend Roboticon 3003 - the world's largest robot trade show - the Professor purchases the new "Robot 1-X", which threatens to render Bender obsolete. Feeling inadequate, Bender returns to MomCorp for an upgrade, but becomes terrified that the…
Main Characters in this Episode
Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth: Like fun it is, you glass-headed wallaby!
Professor Ogden Wernstrom: No one calls me that! I'm having at you!
Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth: Wernstrom!
Farnsworth Killbot: Such senseless violence.
Wernstrom Killbot: Come on, let's go for a paddle-boat ride.
Technician: Your upgrade is complete.
Bender: But... I destroyed the technology of the world! I ran on the beach and felt the sand beneath my foot cups!
Technician: [shrugs] Everyone experiences the upgrade differently.
Bender: Woof. If that stuff wasn't real, how can I be sure anything is real? Is it not possible - nay, probable - that my whole life is just a product of my or someone else's imagination?
Technician: No. Get out. NEXT!
Fry: I get it!
Fry: Ohhh, now I get it!
- Goof (continuity error): Cartridge Unit's "Introduction" cartridge vanishes from its player between shots.