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Thief of Baghead

Synopsis
American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening. The series follows the adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the retro-futuristic 31st century. This episode attempts to answer the question. "Who is the better actor?: A robot soap opera star named Calculon or a film actor named Langdon Cobb who has never been seen without a bag over his head?
Calculon, in an effort to ensure that his death scene is believable, determines to take actual poison (or the robot equivalent) at the end of his chosen scene—Romeo’s death scene. He delivers the lines movingly - and dies.
Series
Futurama
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2014
Transmission details
4 Jul 2012 (Channel: Comedy Central)
Duration
22 mins

Credits

Director
Edmund Fong
Writer
Dan Vebber

Additional Details

Production type
Animation
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Science fiction (television)

Notes

Notes
Available on DVD as part of FUTURAMA. SEASON 7 Released in the UK 2014.
History
Season 7, episode 4.

Production Company

Name

20th Century Fox

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.co.uk

Web
http://www.amazon.co.uk External site opens in new window

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