Futurama, Season 4

Futurama, Season 4

Futurama (1999-2003, 2007-2013) is an animated television series created by Matt Groening and David X. Cohen. Set in the year 3000, a 20th century human who was frozen in the year 1999 awakes to find himself in the future, where he finds new friends who are coworkers at the Planet Express delivery company.

[Robot Devil interrupts Fry's opera]

Look, what do you want?

Robot Devil:
I want my hands back.


[Singing] A deal's a deal, even with a dirty dealer.

Robot Devil:
Very well,

Then I'll take what I want from Leela.

[The spotlight moves from the stage to Leela. The Robot Devil extends his arms and pulls her from her seat onto the stage.]

Robot Devil:
Leela has promised me her hand.

Fry, you do not understand.

[The music slows down and the spotlight narrows as Leela walks across the stage.]

I should have revealed I've been deafened by Bender, the shame, the shame,

But I feared you'd stop writing this musical splendor,

Deception's the curse of my whimsical gender,

He gave me mechanical ears, effective though just a bit garish,

In return without shedding a tear, I agreed that I'd give him my hand-

Robot Devil:
In marriage!


Robot Devil:
You'd give me your hand in marriage. [He gets down on one knee. The audience watches.]

Is this really happening or just being staged?

It can't be real-

Not if Leela is engaged.

That isn't what I meant, that isn't what I signed.

Robot Devil:
You should have checked the wording in my fine...Print.

"I'll give you my hand..."

Leela and Robot Devil:
"In marriage."

[In the audience, Bender reads from a dictionary.]

"The use of words expressing something other than their literal intention",

Now...that...IS "irony".

[The Robot Devil pulls Preacherbot out of his seat and onto the stage.]

Robot Devil:
I will marry her now and confine her to hell, how droll, how droll!

Where Styx is a river, and not just a band,

Though they'll play our reception if all goes as planned,

Unless, Fry, you surrender my hands!

[Fry looks at the hands on his wrists. The spotlight narrows over him.]

Destiny has cheated me,

By forcing me to decide upon,

The woman that I idolize,

Or the hands of an automaton,

Without these hands I can't complete,

The opera that was captivating her,

But if I keep them, and she marries him,

Then he probably won't want me dating her...

[The audience applauds and cheers.]

Richard Nixon's Head:

Zapp Brannigan:
Bray-vo! Enn-core!

I can't believe the devil is so unforgiving.

Dr. Zoidberg:
I can't believe everybody's just ad-libbing!

By the power vested in me, by the state of New New York-

No! Stop! Take my hands! You evil, metal dork!

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