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|image text=Mr. Astor mutated.
 
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|age=Over 98 years old
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|age=Over {{age|2912|04|10}} years old
 
|gender=Male
 
|gender=Male
|species=[[Humans|Human]]
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|species=[[Sewer Mutants|Mutant]] (formerly [[Humans|Human]])
 
|origin=[[New New York]], [[Earth]] or <br> [[Waldorf Asteroid]]
 
|origin=[[New New York]], [[Earth]] or <br> [[Waldorf Asteroid]]
 
|job=
 
|job=
 
|family=''See [[#Family|family]] section''
 
|family=''See [[#Family|family]] section''
 
|first appear={{e|6ACV12}}
 
|first appear={{e|6ACV12}}
|voiced by=
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|voiced by=Maurice LaMarche
 
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'''Mr. Astor''' is a very wealthy male [[Humans|Human]]. He was, in someway, responsible for [[The Mutants Are Revolting|the declaration of Mutant freedom]] of September of [[3010]]. Astor is also one of the survivors of the [[2912]] [[Land Titanic]] disaster.
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'''Mr. Astor''' is a very wealthy male [[Humans|Human]]. He was, in some way, responsible for [[The Mutants Are Revolting|the declaration of Mutant freedom]] of [[3010]]. Astor is also one of the survivors of the [[2912]] [[Land Titanic]] disaster.
  
 
== Biography ==
 
== Biography ==
 
On 10 April, [[2912]], he went on a cruise with [[Mrs. Astor|his wife]]. Unfortunately, [[Land Titanic|the ship]] sank. Mrs. Astor thought she lost him, but would later discover he had actually been safe the whole time.
 
On 10 April, [[2912]], he went on a cruise with [[Mrs. Astor|his wife]]. Unfortunately, [[Land Titanic|the ship]] sank. Mrs. Astor thought she lost him, but would later discover he had actually been safe the whole time.
  
Mr. Astor wrote Mrs. Asthor a message in a priceless [[Quantum Gemerald|quantum force gemerald]] which was later discovered by [[Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth|the Professor]], [[Amy Wong|Amy]], [[Hermes Conrad|Hermes]] and [[Dr. John A. Zoidberg|Zoidberg]], along with the [[Land Titanic]]'s original passenger manifest.
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Mr. Astor wrote Mrs. Astor a message in a priceless [[Quantum Gemerald|quantum force gemerald]] which was later discovered by [[Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth|the Professor]], [[Amy Wong|Amy]], [[Hermes Conrad|Hermes]] and [[Dr. John A. Zoidberg|Zoidberg]], along with the [[Land Titanic]]'s original passenger manifest.
  
[[Leela's Grandmother]] explained that Mr. Astor saved [[Leela's Great-Grandmother|her mother]]'s life by giving her his place in a [[Life Car]]. His act of generosity caused him to land-drown and be completely altered in the [[NNY Sewers]].
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[[Leela's grandmother]] explained that Mr. Astor saved [[Leela's great-grandmother|her mother]]'s life by giving her his place in a [[Life Car]]. His act of generosity caused him to land-drown and be completely altered in the [[NNY Sewers]].
  
When Leela and Mutated [[Philip J. Fry|Fry]] kissed by the struggle's end, his mutation strangely came off. The mutation said its name was Mr. Astor. It turned out he did not parish that fateful day, but rather plummeted into the [[Lake Mutagenic|toxic lake]], where he mutated and leaped into solitude until Fry stepped into his mouth and lodged there. Mrs. Astor acknowledged her husband and hugged him. They were reunited.
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When Leela and Mutated [[Philip J. Fry|Fry]] kissed by the struggle's end, his mutation strangely came off. The mutation said its name was Mr. Astor. It turned out he did not perish that fateful day, but rather plummeted into the [[Lake Mutagenic|toxic lake]], where he mutated and lived in solitude until Fry stepped into his mouth and lodged there. Mrs. Astor acknowledged her husband and hugged him. They were reunited.
  
 
== Character Description ==
 
== Character Description ==
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== Additional Info ==
 
== Additional Info ==
 
=== Image Gallery ===
 
=== Image Gallery ===
<gallery perrow="3">
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<gallery perrow="6">
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Image:Mr. Astor film.jpg|A screenshot from the film about Mr. Astor.
 
Image:Mutated Fry.jpg|Mutated Fry.
 
Image:Mutated Fry.jpg|Mutated Fry.
Image:Mr. Astor 1.jpg|Human Mr. Astor 1
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Image:Mr. Astor 1.jpg|Human Mr. Astor 1.
Image:Mr. Astor 2.jpg|Human Mr. Astor 2
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Image:Mr. Astor 2.jpg|Human Mr. Astor 2.
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Image:Reuniting Astors.jpg|The Astors reunited.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  
 
=== Trivia ===
 
=== Trivia ===
*His family might be a reference to the {{w|Astor family}} from [[21st century|our time]].
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*He is likely a direct reference to {{w|John Jacob Astor IV}} of the {{w|RMS Titanic}}, who is rumored to have selflessly sacrificed his spot in a lifeboat for a young immigrant named Louis.
*In addition, he is probably a direct reference to {{w|John Jacob Astor IV}} of the {{w|RMS Titanic}}, who is rumored to have selflessly sacrificed his spot in a lifeboat for a young immigrant named Louis.
 
 
*When Mr. Astor first appeared in [[Futurama|the series]], he was seen bald and with full hair. It's unknown whether it was a joke or simply a mistake.
 
*When Mr. Astor first appeared in [[Futurama|the series]], he was seen bald and with full hair. It's unknown whether it was a joke or simply a mistake.
*An explanation for his separation from Fry is that he didn't want to kiss Leela.
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*[[Mrs. Astor]] once addressed him as "Mister," so it might be his first name.
  
 
=== Quotes ===
 
=== Quotes ===

Latest revision as of 16:22, 6 October 2016

Tertiary character
Mr. Astor
Mr. Astor.jpg
Mr. Astor mutated.
AgeOver 108 years old
GenderMale
SpeciesMutant (formerly Human)
Planet of originNew New York, Earth or
Waldorf Asteroid
RelativesSee family section
First appearance"The Mutants Are Revolting" (6ACV12)
Episode
Voiced byMaurice LaMarche

Mr. Astor is a very wealthy male Human. He was, in some way, responsible for the declaration of Mutant freedom of 3010. Astor is also one of the survivors of the 2912 Land Titanic disaster.

Biography

On 10 April, 2912, he went on a cruise with his wife. Unfortunately, the ship sank. Mrs. Astor thought she lost him, but would later discover he had actually been safe the whole time.

Mr. Astor wrote Mrs. Astor a message in a priceless quantum force gemerald which was later discovered by the Professor, Amy, Hermes and Zoidberg, along with the Land Titanic's original passenger manifest.

Leela's grandmother explained that Mr. Astor saved her mother's life by giving her his place in a Life Car. His act of generosity caused him to land-drown and be completely altered in the NNY Sewers.

When Leela and Mutated Fry kissed by the struggle's end, his mutation strangely came off. The mutation said its name was Mr. Astor. It turned out he did not perish that fateful day, but rather plummeted into the toxic lake, where he mutated and lived in solitude until Fry stepped into his mouth and lodged there. Mrs. Astor acknowledged her husband and hugged him. They were reunited.

Character Description

Family

Additional Info

Image Gallery

Trivia

  • He is likely a direct reference to John Jacob Astor IV of the RMS Titanic, who is rumored to have selflessly sacrificed his spot in a lifeboat for a young immigrant named Louis.
  • When Mr. Astor first appeared in the series, he was seen bald and with full hair. It's unknown whether it was a joke or simply a mistake.
  • Mrs. Astor once addressed him as "Mister," so it might be his first name.

Quotes

    Mr. Astor: [The gemerald message, dictated but not read.] My dear Mrs. Astor, my love for you is as unsinkable as this land ship and as brilliant as this stone. Dictated but not read, Mr. Astor.

Appearances