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Revision as of 16:57, 1 March 2008

Season 3 episode
Broadcast season 4 episode
Where the Buggalo Roam
Where the Buggalo Roam.jpg
No.42
Production number3ACV10
Written by[[J. Stewart Burns]][[Category:Episodes written by J. Stewart Burns|Where the Buggalo Roam]]
Directed by[[Pat Shinagawa]][[Category:Episodes directed by Pat Shinagawa|Where the Buggalo Roam]]
Title captionKrafted with luv
by monsters
First air dateMarch 3, 2002
Broadcast numberS04E06
Additional
Commentary
(Transcript)
Transcript

Pictures

Season 3
  1. Amazon Women in the Mood
  2. Parasites Lost
  3. A Tale of Two Santas
  4. The Luck of the Fryrish
  5. The Birdbot of Ice-Catraz
  6. Bendless Love
  7. The Day the Earth Stood Stupid
  8. That's Lobstertainment!
  9. The Cyber House Rules
  10. Where the Buggalo Roam
  11. Insane in the Mainframe
  12. The Route of All Evil
  13. Bendin' in the Wind
  14. Time Keeps on Slippin'
  15. I Dated a Robot
  16. A Leela of Her Own
  17. A Pharaoh to Remember
  18. Anthology of Interest II
  19. Roswell that Ends Well
  20. Godfellas
  21. Future Stock
  22. The 30% Iron Chef
← Season 2Season 4 →

The Story

Act I: Howdy, friends! Welcome to Mars!

The PE crew goes to Mars (Mightiest of Planets) to visit Amy's parents at the Wong Ranch for Mars Day. The Wongs invite the crew in, and Zoidberg makes himself at home. The crew goes on a tour of the ranch, and Leo Wong reveals that the Wong's own the entire western hemisphere.

Amy is reunited with Betsy, her pet Buggalo. Betsy is to be eaten at Amy's wedding.

The Nimbus orbits Mars, and Zapp helps Kif prepare for meeting the Wongs.

At the Mars Day celebration, Bender chats with the DJ, and Leo barbecues various animal parts. Inez Wong explains that Mars Day commemorates the day that Sir Reginald Wong bought Mars from the Martians for the price of one bead.

Amy introduces Kif to R.J., who appears to be her ex-boyfriend. R.J. forces Kif to have a cigarette, and Kif starts coughing before it's even lit. Kif has difficulty impressing her parents.

Act II: What's that weird sound?

A dust storm rages, accompanied by a strange sound, everyone heads inside. After the storm, the Buggalo are all gone. Zoidberg has decided the Wongs are his parents, much to their disgust. Kif takes the responsibility of saving the Buggalo.

Act III: My turn to tell a ghost story!

Kif plans to take the remaining Buggalo (Betsy) on a cattle drive to find the rustlers. The Professor, noting the likelihood of death, sends Fry, Leela and Bender along. That night they camp on Olympus Mons. The group attempts to scare each other with ghost stories, Fry seems to know them all and tells the scariest. Amy appears so that she can be with Kif. Kif and Amy find the Buggalo in the crater of the volcano and Kif uses explosives to get them out. Another sandstorm begins, sucking everyone up into the vortex. The Native Martians reveal themselves on their flying Buggalo, and tell of their plan to ruin the Wong family by stealing the Buggalo. On learning that Amy is a Wong, they decide to kidnap her instead.

Act IV: Take me to your leader!

Everyone else returns with the Buggalo. The Wongs call in Zapp Brannigan to rescue Amy. The Professor sends his crew along again. They make their way to The Great Stone Face of Mars, the only entrance to the Martian Reservation on that side of the planet, and are followed by Betsy. Brannigan performs his usual poor attempts at negotiation and the Martians call another sandstorm to destroy the planet that they can't get back, then pull Amy into the storm. Kif flys Betsy to save her, which calms the Martians, who request Kif smoke the peace pipe with them.

Act V: Oh, monkey trumpets!

Kif actually manages to smoke without gagging, but then is patted on the back and coughs up smoke. The Martians prepare to kill Kif with the bead they traded the planet for and are surprised to learn that it is a gigantic diamond, worth a fortune. They abandon the planet, because it's a dump, and head off to find a new planet. The Wongs are told what happened, but think it couldn't have been Kif and praise Zapp instead. Leo and Inez finally kick Zoidberg, the son they neither had nor wanted, out of the building. Kif learns that it is a good thing Amy's parents don't like him.

Additional Info

Trivia

  • Leo Wong mentions that the Wong's own 17.9 billion acres, which is an accurate calculation of half the surface area of Mars.
  • The leaf on Inez Wong's hat is supposedly a marijuana leaf.
  • Olympus Mons is indeed the tallest volcano in the solar system.
  • The commentary incorrectly calls this site "Can't get enough Amy Wong".

Quotes

  • Martian Chief: With cash like this, who's going to argue? Nobody, that's who.
  • Leo: Oh no! Martians kidnap Amy! I know it them, cause they no use good gramma.
  • Zapp: I didn't realise you were bringing your girlfriend Leutenant. *snickers*
    Kif: *sigh* She won't leave me alone.
    Zapp: Did I say "girlfriend"? She sounds more like a wife!
    *A tumble weed rolls past*

Prerequisites

  • 2 Suggested episode Suggested episode.
    This episode has been labelled as a suggested episode for the following reason:
    This episodes marks the first and only other appearance of Buggalo.
  • 10 Required episode Required episode.
    This episode has been labelled as a required episode for the following reason:
    This is the episode where Kif and Amy first meet.
  • 11 Suggested episode Suggested episode.
    This episode has been labelled as a suggested episode for the following reason:
    This episode introduces Mars.
  • 33 Required episode Required episode.
    This episode has been labelled as a required episode for the following reason:
    Amy and Kif have their first date in this episode.
  • 4ACV01 Follow up episode Follow up episode.
    This episode has been labelled as a follow up episode for the following reason:
    This episode continues relationship between Amy and Kif.

Characters

(In alphabetical order)

Episode Credits