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The Robo-Hungarian Empire is a fictional nation in the television series [[Futurama]].  Presumably located in Eastern Europe, the Robo-Hungarian Empire is patterened after the [[Austro-Hungarian Empire]] as well as many stereotypes of [[Eastern Europe]].  The robot citizens of the empire are portrayed as [[superstitious]] and peasant-like, similar to the [[Transylvania|Transylvanians]] in the 1931 film [[Dracula_(1931_film)|Dracula]].  Many citizens have emigrated to [[New New York]] and work for the [[Circus Roboticus]].  The capital city is [[Thermostadt]] and the empire is ruled by the profligate [[Emperor]] [[Nikolai]].  Its primary export is [[carneys]].  The empire is a member of the [[United Nations]].   
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The Robo-Hungarian Empire is a fictional nation in the television series [[Futurama]].  Presumably located in Eastern Europe, the Robo-Hungarian Empire is patterened after the [[w|Austro-Hungarian Empire]] as well as many stereotypes of [[w|Eastern Europe]].  The robot citizens of the empire are portrayed as [[w|superstitious]] and peasant-like, similar to the [[w|Transylvania|Transylvanians]] in the 1931 film [[w|Dracula_(1931_film)|Dracula]].  Many citizens have emigrated to [[New New York]] and work for the [[Circus Roboticus]].  The capital city is [[Thermostadt]] and the empire is ruled by the profligate [[Emperor Nikolai]].  Its primary export is [[w|carneys]].  The empire is a member of the [[w|United Nations]].   
  
The empire is introduced in the [[Futurama]] [[Futurama_episode_list|season two episode]] [[The Honking|"The Honking"]].  Although [[Bender]] was born in [[Mexico]], his Uncle Vladimir lives in a large [[castle]] above [[Thermostadt]].  Following his uncle's death, the castle is willed to [[Bender]], provided he spend one night within its walls.   
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The empire is introduced in the [[w|Futurama]] [[w|Futurama_episode_list|season two episode]] [[The Honking|"The Honking"]].  Although [[Bender]] was born in [[w|Mexico]], his Uncle Vladimir lives in a large [[w|castle]] above [[Thermostadt]].  Following his uncle's death, the castle is willed to [[Bender]], provided he spend one night within its walls.   
  
The Robo-Hungarian [[Emperor]] Nikolai first appearred in the season seven episode [[The Prisoner of Benda|"The Prisoner of Benda"]].  The emperor is portrayed as a spendthrift playboy, and sails into [[New New York]] [[harbor]] aboard the royal yacht <i>R.M.S. Overkill</i>.  Nikolai's cousin Basil is the head of his security force.  Basil, supported by Nikolai's fiance Princess Flavia, attempts a coup against Nikolai at a session of the [[United Nations General Assembly]] presided over by Earth [[President]] [[Richard Nixon|Richard Nixon's Head]].  The coup is foiled by [[Professor Farnsworth]] (while inhabiting [[Bender|Bender's]] body) together with a group of Robo-Hungarian [[circus clowns]] .
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The Robo-Hungarian [[w|Emperor]] Nikolai first appearred in the season seven episode [[The Prisoner of Benda|"The Prisoner of Benda"]].  The emperor is portrayed as a spendthrift playboy, and sails into [[New New York]] [[w|harbor]] aboard the royal yacht <i>R.M.S. Overkill</i>.  Nikolai's cousin Basil is the head of his security force.  Basil, supported by Nikolai's fiance Princess Flavia, attempts a coup against Nikolai at a session of the [[w|United Nations General Assembly]] presided over by Earth [[w|President]] [[Richard Nixon|Richard Nixon's Head]].  The coup is foiled by [[Professor Farnsworth]] (while inhabiting [[Bender|Bender's]] body) together with a group of Robo-Hungarian [[w|circus clowns]] .
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
*[[List of Futurama Episodes]]
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Revision as of 01:11, 23 August 2010

Robo-Hungary
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LocationEurope
Planet of locationEarth
Ruled byNikolai
Member ofUnited Nations
First appearance"The Honking" (2ACV18)
Episode

The Robo-Hungarian Empire is a fictional nation in the television series Futurama. Presumably located in Eastern Europe, the Robo-Hungarian Empire is patterened after the Austro-Hungarian Empire as well as many stereotypes of Eastern Europe. The robot citizens of the empire are portrayed as superstitious and peasant-like, similar to the Transylvania|Transylvanians in the 1931 film Dracula_(1931_film)|Dracula. Many citizens have emigrated to New New York and work for the Circus Roboticus. The capital city is Thermostadt and the empire is ruled by the profligate Emperor Nikolai. Its primary export is carneys. The empire is a member of the United Nations.

The empire is introduced in the Futurama Futurama_episode_list|season two episode "The Honking". Although Bender was born in Mexico, his Uncle Vladimir lives in a large castle above Thermostadt. Following his uncle's death, the castle is willed to Bender, provided he spend one night within its walls.

The Robo-Hungarian Emperor Nikolai first appearred in the season seven episode "The Prisoner of Benda". The emperor is portrayed as a spendthrift playboy, and sails into New New York harbor aboard the royal yacht R.M.S. Overkill. Nikolai's cousin Basil is the head of his security force. Basil, supported by Nikolai's fiance Princess Flavia, attempts a coup against Nikolai at a session of the United Nations General Assembly presided over by Earth President Richard Nixon's Head. The coup is foiled by Professor Farnsworth (while inhabiting Bender's body) together with a group of Robo-Hungarian circus clowns .

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Trivia

  • The name and setting of the Robo-Hungary refers to the late 19th century and early 20th century Austro-Hungarian Empire, which consisted of modern day Austria, Hungary among other nations.

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