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'''Tinny Tim''' is an unlucky [[orphan]] [[Robot]] who lives on the streets of [[New New York]].  He uses a crutch (which seems to replace his arm) to help himself walk.  Despite the hardships he endures, he seems to be accepting of his lot in life. Though generally seen begging, he has been seen on separate occasions selling [[oil-ade]] {{et|2ACV13}} and [[New New York Post|newspapers]] {{et|4ACV18}}.
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'''Tinny Tim''' is an unlucky [[orphans|orphan]] {{robot|Robot}} who lives on the streets of [[New New York]].  He uses a crutch (which seems to replace his arm) to help himself walk.  Despite the hardships he endures, he seems to be accepting of his lot in life. Though generally seen begging, he has been seen on separate occasions selling [[oil-ade]] {{er|2ACV13}} and [[New New York Post|newspapers]]. {{er|4ACV18}}
  
 
== Character description ==
 
== Character description ==
In spite of others' treatment of him, Tinny Tim often apologizes for his very existence.  He seems to be accepting his lot in life, and often agrees with being left out.  Whenever he is incorporated into a company as an equal, such as with [[Dwight Conrad|Dwight]] and [[Cubert Farnsworth|Cubert]] in "[[Bender Should Not Be Allowed on Television]]", he is not only happy, but surprised.
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In spite of others' treatment of him, Tinny Tim often apologizes for his very existence.  He seems to be accepting his lot in life, and often agrees with being left out.  Whenever he is incorporated into a company as an equal, such as with {{Dwight}} and {{Cubert}} in "[[Bender Should Not Be Allowed on Television]]", he is not only happy, but surprised.
  
 
Tinny Tim was based on the character of {{w|Tiny Tim (A Christmas Carol)|Tiny Tim}} in {{w|Charles Dickens}}' ''{{w|A Christmas Carol}}'', both in name, character, appearance and voice.
 
Tinny Tim was based on the character of {{w|Tiny Tim (A Christmas Carol)|Tiny Tim}} in {{w|Charles Dickens}}' ''{{w|A Christmas Carol}}'', both in name, character, appearance and voice.
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=== Trivia ===  
 
=== Trivia ===  
 
*Tim's crippled foot switches sides countless times throughout his appearances.
 
*Tim's crippled foot switches sides countless times throughout his appearances.
*His name appeared on the Robot Devil's "[[Wheel of Robots]]", but he has only one hand to switch with Fry. This could be explained as a way for the Robot Devil could have conned Fry if the name was chosen.
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*His name appeared on the [[Robot Devil]]'s "[[Wheel of Robots]]", but he has only one hand to switch with {{Fry}}. This could be explained as a way for the Robot Devil could have conned Fry if the name was chosen.
*He is one among few ''Futurama'' [[:Category:Male characters voiced by women|male characters to be voiced by a woman]].
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*He is one among few ''[[Futurama]]'' [[:Category:Male characters voiced by women|male characters to be voiced by a woman]].
*He gets brutally maimed in nearly all of his appearences: run over by Crushinator, having his crutch kicked off by Bender, getting run over by Nixon's limo, and getting tripped twice by Bender.
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*He gets brutally maimed in nearly all of his appearences: run over by [[the Crushinator]], having his crutch kicked off by {{Bender}}, getting run over by {{Nixon}}'s limo, and getting tripped twice by Bender.
  
 
=== Quotes ===
 
=== Quotes ===
 
{{q|
 
{{q|
 
<poem>'''Tinny Tim''': You raised my hopes and dashed them quite expertly, sir.  Bravo!</poem>
 
<poem>'''Tinny Tim''': You raised my hopes and dashed them quite expertly, sir.  Bravo!</poem>
<poem>'''[[Fry]]''': Look, it's not the food that's important...
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<poem>'''Fry''': Look, it's not the {{cat|food and drink|food}} that's important...
 
'''Tinny Tim''': I'm so hungry.</poem>
 
'''Tinny Tim''': I'm so hungry.</poem>
<poem>'''[[Amy]]''': Look at us; living like trash-eating bums in an alley now!
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<poem>'''{{Amy}}''': '': Look at us; living like trash-eating bums in an alley now!
 
'''Tinny Tim''': And on [[Xmas]] eve, the most wonderful night of the...
 
'''Tinny Tim''': And on [[Xmas]] eve, the most wonderful night of the...
'''[[Bender]]''': ''[Kicks Tinny Tim.]'' Oops...</poem>
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''[Bender kicks Tinny Tim.]''
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'''Bender''': Oops...</poem>
 
<poem>'''Tinny Tim''': Extra! Extra! Greatest opera of all time sucks!
 
<poem>'''Tinny Tim''': Extra! Extra! Greatest opera of all time sucks!
'''Zoidberg''': I'll take eight!</poem>
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'''{{Zoidberg}}''': I'll take eight!</poem>
 
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*{{f|1}}
 
*{{e|6ACV13}}
 
*{{e|6ACV13}}
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*{{e|6ACV25}} {{small|([[list of deleted scenes#Volume 6|deleted scene]])}}
 
*{{e|7ACV01}}
 
*{{e|7ACV01}}
 
*{{e|7ACV14}} {{cameo|[[Forty Percent Leadbelly#Characters at the funeral|funeral]]}}
 
*{{e|7ACV14}} {{cameo|[[Forty Percent Leadbelly#Characters at the funeral|funeral]]}}
 
*{{e|7ACV20}}
 
*{{e|7ACV20}}
 
*{{e|7ACV21}}
 
*{{e|7ACV21}}
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*{{e|7ACV25}} {{small|([[list of deleted scenes#Volume 8|deleted scene]])}}
 
*{{clink|US#022|A Fit Worse than Death}}
 
*{{clink|US#022|A Fit Worse than Death}}
 
*{{clink|US#037|Full Metal Racket}}
 
*{{clink|US#037|Full Metal Racket}}
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*{{clink|US#052|Ro-Botox!}}
 
*{{clink|US#052|Ro-Botox!}}
 
*{{clink|US#059|How to Secede Without Really Trying}}
 
*{{clink|US#059|How to Secede Without Really Trying}}
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*{{clink|US#073|Night of the Automated Dead}}
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*{{clink|US#X03|Slaves of New New York!}}
 
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{{appear-end}}
  

Latest revision as of 21:05, 1 October 2015

Secondary character
Tinny Tim
Tinny Tim.jpg
GenderMale
SpeciesRobot
Planet of originEarth
First appearance"Xmas Story" (2ACV04)
Episode
Voiced byTress MacNeille

Tinny Tim is an unlucky orphan Robot who lives on the streets of New New York. He uses a crutch (which seems to replace his arm) to help himself walk. Despite the hardships he endures, he seems to be accepting of his lot in life. Though generally seen begging, he has been seen on separate occasions selling oil-ade [2ACV13] and newspapers. [4ACV18]

Character description

In spite of others' treatment of him, Tinny Tim often apologizes for his very existence. He seems to be accepting his lot in life, and often agrees with being left out. Whenever he is incorporated into a company as an equal, such as with Dwight and Cubert in "Bender Should Not Be Allowed on Television", he is not only happy, but surprised.

Tinny Tim was based on the character of Tiny Tim in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, both in name, character, appearance and voice.

Additional Info

Trivia

  • Tim's crippled foot switches sides countless times throughout his appearances.
  • His name appeared on the Robot Devil's "Wheel of Robots", but he has only one hand to switch with Fry. This could be explained as a way for the Robot Devil could have conned Fry if the name was chosen.
  • He is one among few Futurama male characters to be voiced by a woman.
  • He gets brutally maimed in nearly all of his appearences: run over by the Crushinator, having his crutch kicked off by Bender, getting run over by Nixon's limo, and getting tripped twice by Bender.

Quotes

    Tinny Tim: You raised my hopes and dashed them quite expertly, sir. Bravo!

    Fry: Look, it's not the food that's important...
    Tinny Tim: I'm so hungry.

    Amy: : Look at us; living like trash-eating bums in an alley now!
    Tinny Tim: And on Xmas eve, the most wonderful night of the...
    [Bender kicks Tinny Tim.]
    Bender: Oops...

    Tinny Tim: Extra! Extra! Greatest opera of all time sucks!
    Zoidberg: I'll take eight!

Appearances