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|prev ep=Where the Buggalo Roam
 
|prev ep=Where the Buggalo Roam
 
|next ep= The Route of All Evil
 
|next ep= The Route of All Evil
 
|name=Insane in the Mainframe
 
|name=Insane in the Mainframe
|image= [[Image:Insane in the Mainframe.jpg|225px]]
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|image= [[File:Insane in the Mainframe.jpg|225px]]
 
|number=3ACV11  
 
|number=3ACV11  
 
|season=3
 
|season=3
 
|disc=2
 
|disc=2
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|parti A=Matt Groening
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|parti A job=Creator
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|parti B=David X. Cohen
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|parti B job=Executive producer
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|parti C=Rich Moore
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|parti C job=Supervising director
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|parti D=Bill Odenkirk
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|parti D job=Writer
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|parti E=Peter Avanzino
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|parti E job=Director
 
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===Topics of Discussion===
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=== Topics of Discussion ===
 
*Some exciting comment is to be made ten minutes in.<!--not sure what it was-->
 
*Some exciting comment is to be made ten minutes in.<!--not sure what it was-->
 
*The first appearance of talking money?
 
*The first appearance of talking money?
 
*Lots of old style jokes through out the episode.
 
*Lots of old style jokes through out the episode.
*Fry's scratch lottery tickets being the way for him to loose money was to be much longer and was based on David's mother having won $100 in tickets, spending the winnings on another $25 in tickets, then $4 then none.
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*Fry's scratch lottery tickets being the way for him to lose money was to be much longer and was based on David's mother having won $100 in tickets, spending the winnings on another $25 in tickets, then $4 then none.
 
*Discussing the design of [[Roberto]]
 
*Discussing the design of [[Roberto]]
 
*They didn't include "Oww my side" as it wouldn't be as funny.
 
*They didn't include "Oww my side" as it wouldn't be as funny.
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*Dr. Perceptron's sparks are hand drawn.
 
*Dr. Perceptron's sparks are hand drawn.
 
*Pointing out robots from previous episodes
 
*Pointing out robots from previous episodes
*When planing episodes they use coloured cards with writing, the blue ones, used frequently, have "trial", "run away" and "tour" all of which are used here.
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*When planning episodes they use coloured cards with writing, the blue ones, used frequently, have "trial", "run away" and "tour" all of which are used here.
 
*That robots are built to be insane, like the mad hatter robot.
 
*That robots are built to be insane, like the mad hatter robot.
 
*The Crickets being crazy was David's idea, he apparently was the only one who wanted them.
 
*The Crickets being crazy was David's idea, he apparently was the only one who wanted them.
 
*Difficulty of conveying emotion through robots and that a Cyclops is actually harder.
 
*Difficulty of conveying emotion through robots and that a Cyclops is actually harder.
*Fry's "Battle droid" attack is like one used in ''The Simpsons'' which David and his sister used wen they were kids.
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*Fry's "Battle droid" attack is like one used in ''The Simpsons'' which Matt and his sister used when they were kids.
 
*They made sure to keep Roberto alive.
 
*They made sure to keep Roberto alive.
 
*Talking about what the original closing scene was going to be.
 
*Talking about what the original closing scene was going to be.
  
===Highlights / Quotes===
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=== Highlights / Quotes ===
 
*'''Bill''': That's great animation. <br/>'''Unknown''': There's not many ways to mess up stabbing.
 
*'''Bill''': That's great animation. <br/>'''Unknown''': There's not many ways to mess up stabbing.
 
*'''Unknown''': I still don't buy that Zoidberg wouldn't eat one of those sandwiches.
 
*'''Unknown''': I still don't buy that Zoidberg wouldn't eat one of those sandwiches.
 
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===Related DVD Features===
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=== Related DVD Features ===
 
*The alternate closing scene discussed is found on the DVD as a [[List_of_deleted_scenes#DVD_3_3|deleted scene]].
 
*The alternate closing scene discussed is found on the DVD as a [[List_of_deleted_scenes#DVD_3_3|deleted scene]].
 
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*[[Matt Groening]]
 
**Executive Producer
 
*[[David X. Cohen]]
 
**Executive Producer
 
*[[Rich Moore]]
 
**Supervising Director
 
*[[Bill Odenkirk]]
 
**Writer
 
*[[Peter Avanzino]]
 
**Director
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 07:34, 27 April 2011

Commentary for
Insane in the Mainframe
Insane in the Mainframe.jpg
Production number3ACV11
On DVDSeason 3
Disc 2
Additional
Transcript
Participants
Matt Groening
Creator
David X. Cohen
Executive producer
Rich Moore
Supervising director
Bill Odenkirk
Writer
Peter Avanzino
Director

Topics of Discussion

  • Some exciting comment is to be made ten minutes in.
  • The first appearance of talking money?
  • Lots of old style jokes through out the episode.
  • Fry's scratch lottery tickets being the way for him to lose money was to be much longer and was based on David's mother having won $100 in tickets, spending the winnings on another $25 in tickets, then $4 then none.
  • Discussing the design of Roberto
  • They didn't include "Oww my side" as it wouldn't be as funny.
  • Each time Bender is X-rayed he looks a little different
  • Dr. Perceptron's sparks are hand drawn.
  • Pointing out robots from previous episodes
  • When planning episodes they use coloured cards with writing, the blue ones, used frequently, have "trial", "run away" and "tour" all of which are used here.
  • That robots are built to be insane, like the mad hatter robot.
  • The Crickets being crazy was David's idea, he apparently was the only one who wanted them.
  • Difficulty of conveying emotion through robots and that a Cyclops is actually harder.
  • Fry's "Battle droid" attack is like one used in The Simpsons which Matt and his sister used when they were kids.
  • They made sure to keep Roberto alive.
  • Talking about what the original closing scene was going to be.

Highlights / Quotes

  • Bill: That's great animation.
    Unknown: There's not many ways to mess up stabbing.
  • Unknown: I still don't buy that Zoidberg wouldn't eat one of those sandwiches.

Related DVD Features

  • The alternate closing scene discussed is found on the DVD as a deleted scene.