Commentary:Godfellas

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Commentary for
Godfellas
Godfellas.jpg
Production number3ACV20
On DVDSeason 3
Disc 4
Additional
Transcript
Participants
Matt Groening
Executive Producer
David X. Cohen
Executive Producer
Ken Keeler
Writer
Susan Dietter
Director
John DiMaggio
Actor (Bender, miscellaneous)
Billy West
Actor (Fry, the Professor, miscellaneous)

Topics of Discussion[edit]

  • There was a scene removed from this episode and "The Honking" with Bender having a dream about being a rock star, which he selects from a drop down menu.
  • Ken Keeler plays the piano music (Chopin's Polonaise in C Minor) attributed to Bender.
  • All nebulas are based on Hubble photos.
  • Animatic contains a scene with a prince on an asteroid shooting at Bender.
  • Cohen's drawing of Bender with his neck bent was put on display as a "comedy prop" in the animation studio.
  • Censors requested a change from Godweiser to Lordweiser.
  • The sherpa's name is Namgyal, the given name of Tenzing Norgay, one of the first people to climb Mount Everest.
  • The monastery is based on an actual one in Myanmar.
  • Whether the Galactic Entity was god, and if they could actually say it was god.
  • Hanging a lantern - pointing out something that's unlikely to happen to show that it was intentional.

Highlights / Quotes[edit]

    Matt Groening: We should do an episode with the narrator reading over the credits.

    Ken Keeler: In the future, limbs will not be as important as they are now.

    Susan Dietter: [During the closing credits] Can we go home now?