Commentary:A Flight to Remember

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Commentary for
A Flight to Remember
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Production number1ACV10
On DVDSeason 1
Disc 3
Matt Groening
David X. Cohen
Executive producer
Rich Moore
Supervising director
Eric Horsted
Peter Avanzino
Scott Vanzo
Director of computer graphics
John DiMaggio
Actor (Bender, etc.)

Topics of Discussion

  • This episode was broadcast as the first episode of the second season although it's in the first season
  • Leonardo DiCaprio was asked to be in this episode
  • The Titanic was the hardest 3D model
  • Ironically, Dr. Zoidberg is in a luxury room
  • Countess de la Roca isn't actually named after a crew member Claudia de la Roca
  • The episode has five different subplots, which is unusual
  • Each of the nebulae have a color
  • The Titanic is seen in a future episode during a flashback
  • Bender's neck isn't affected by magnets, so he can wear the magnetic bow tie without singing folk songs
  • The episode is one part 'Titanic', two parts 'Love Boat' and one part 'Three's Company'
  • Matt has never seen 'Titanic', 'Love Boat' or 'Three's Company' (or Star Trek!)
  • Stars were hard to animate, as they are in so many scenes
  • They always use songs without copyright, so they don't have to pay
  • Fans apparently post complaints on the Internet that Fry and Leela aren't together yet
  • This episode features lots of music
  • Kif and Amy's relationship was meant to be a joke, but in later seasons they developed a strong relationship

Highlights / Quotes

    Eric Horsted: I had to watch the movie to write the episode but I just ended up crying.

    David X. Cohen: Take that you *******!!

    Peter Avanzino: I miss the cold opening!

    David X. Cohen: I have never seen Titanic.