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Presumably located in Eastern Europe, the '''Robo-Hungarian Empire''' is patterned after the {{w|Austria-Hungary|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 Transylvanians in the 1931 film <i>{{w|Dracula_(1931_film)|Dracula}}</i>.  As {{w|carnie|carnies}} are the nation's chief export, some 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]].  The empire is a member of the [[United Nations]]. 
 
  
The empire is introduced in the season two episode "[[The Honking]]"Emperor Nikolai first appeared in the season six episode "[[The Prisoner of Benda]]".  The emperor is portrayed as a spendthrift playboy, and sails into [[New New York]] harbor aboard the royal yacht [[RMS Overkill|RMS ''Overkill'']]. He is engaged to [[Princess Flavia]], and his cousin [[Basil]] is the head of his personal Guard.
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Presumably located in Eastern [[Europe]], the '''Robo-Hungarian Empire'''.  The robot citizens of the empire are portrayed as superstitious and peasant-like, similar to the Transylvanians in the 1931 film <i>{{w|Dracula_(1931_film)|Dracula}}</i>.  As {{w|carnie|carnies}} are the nation's chief export, some 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]].  The empire is a member of the [[United Nations]]
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The emperor of Robo-Hungary is the spendthrift playboy [[Emperor Nikolai]], who is beloved by his people, who gladly risk their life for him and their empire. He was long engaged to [[Princess Flavia]], and had his cousin [[Basil]] as the head of his personal Guard, until [[3010]] when an affair between the two was revealed, and Basil tried assassinating the emperor. The assassination failed however, and Basil was instead killed, thanks to [[Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth]] and the Robo-Hungarian [[Robot Clowns]] from [[Circus Roboticus]] {{et|6ACV10}}.
  
 
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=== Trivia ===
 
=== Trivia ===
 
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*The name, inhabitants and landscapes seem patterned after the {{w|Austria-Hungary|Austro-Hungarian Empire}} as well as many stereotypes of Eastern Europe.
The ending stadt means city, or town in German, similar to where "State" in English comes from.  Thermostadt is similar to names of place in Hungary, Romania, and Austria when said in German. For example: Hermannstadt = Sibiu = Nagyszeben in Romania.  
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*The ending ''stadt'' means ''city'' in [[German]].  Thermostadt is similar to names of place in Hungary, Romania, and Austria when said in German, for example Hermannstadt.  
  
 
=== Appearances ===
 
=== Appearances ===

Revision as of 14:23, 31 December 2010

Robo-Hungary
Thermostadt.png
LocationEurope
Planet of locationEarth
EmperorNikolai
Member ofUnited Nations
First appearance"The Honking" (2ACV18)
Episode

Presumably located in Eastern Europe, the Robo-Hungarian Empire. The robot citizens of the empire are portrayed as superstitious and peasant-like, similar to the Transylvanians in the 1931 film Dracula. As carnies are the nation's chief export, some 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. The empire is a member of the United Nations.

Emperor

Main article: Emperor Nikolai

The emperor of Robo-Hungary is the spendthrift playboy Emperor Nikolai, who is beloved by his people, who gladly risk their life for him and their empire. He was long engaged to Princess Flavia, and had his cousin Basil as the head of his personal Guard, until 3010 when an affair between the two was revealed, and Basil tried assassinating the emperor. The assassination failed however, and Basil was instead killed, thanks to Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth and the Robo-Hungarian Robot Clowns from Circus Roboticus (6ACV10).

Additional info

Trivia

  • The name, inhabitants and landscapes seem patterned after the Austro-Hungarian Empire as well as many stereotypes of Eastern Europe.
  • The ending stadt means city in German. Thermostadt is similar to names of place in Hungary, Romania, and Austria when said in German, for example Hermannstadt.

Appearances