Linda van Schoonhoven

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Secondary character
Linda van Schoonhoven
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Linda hosting Channel √2 News.
Planet of originProbably Earth, USA, Los Angeles
ProfessionTelevision Presenter
RelativesUnnamed children
First appearance"A Big Piece of Garbage" (1ACV08)
Voiced byTress MacNeille

Linda van Schoonhoven is a female human, probably originating from Los Angeles, USA, Earth. She is a widely known television presenter, and co-hosts several shows on Channel √2, most prominently, the news, with Morbo. Linda frequently laughs at very serious threats from him, and often describes news in a cheery way no matter how tragic it is. She is always seen with blonde hair and a futuristic pink dress. She is an alcoholic, and without alcohol is unable to cope with her children (6ACV17).


In 3008, Linda van Schoonhoven unintentionally mated with a planet-sized monster (TBWABB), and, two years later, became one of the Feministas, along with Leela and Amy (ITWGY). This was the first time she interacted with the primary characters.

In 3010, she was seen in a recorded video shown in the V-GINY (6ACV02), and covered the passing of Proposition ∞ and consequent legalization of robosexual marriage (6ACV04), as well as the visit of Robo-Hungarian Emperor Nikolai to New New York (6ACV10).

In 3011, it was revealed that she was an alcoholic and mother , when the millions of tiny Benders stole all booze and she couldn't handle her newscasting sober (6ACV17).


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    Linda: Is there anything sadder? Only drowning puppies. And there would have to be a lot of them.

    Linda: [Solemn.] Continuing our coverage of a tragic... [Upbeat.] But far away... [Solemn.] Story.

    Linda: In all, this is one day Mittens the Kitten won't soon forget.
    Morbo: [Laughs.] Kittens give Morbo gas.

    Linda: [Refering to the turtles migrating to Holland.] I'm sure those windmills will keep them cool.
    Morbo: [To Linda.] Windmills do not work that way! [To viewers.] Goodnight!

    Linda: Why do you always get to read the top story, Morbo?
    Morbo: Because viewers trust a deep male voice, and huge, throbbing forehead veins! [Head veins pulsate.]

    Linda: Feministas, unite!

    Linda: [completely drunk] Oh, evening...Who you callin' drunk?! You're not drunk, I'm drunk!!

    Morbo: [After being affected by the Brain Spawn] [Spinning in his chair until he falls.]
    Linda: [Also affected.] [laughs] You fell! Hi! Today some bad things happened. One bad thing was, a train got crashed in New Jersey. Wanna see?
    [Cut to a video of a burning train.]
    Linda (con't.): People won't be late for work though, because the governor lady said "I'm sending in more trains!"
    [Another train crashes into it and bursts into flames. People scurry to get on board.] .
    Morbo: Morbo cannot understand his teleprompter, he forgot how you say the letter that looks like a man with a hat.
    Linda: It's a 'T', it goes "tuh".