Commentary:Put Your Head on My Shoulders

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Put Your Head on My Shoulders
Put Your Head on My Shoulders.jpg
Production number2ACV07
On DVDSeason 2
Disc 2
Additional
Transcript
Participants
Matt Groening
Creator
David X. Cohen
Executive producer
Rich Moore
Supervising director
Ken Keeler
Writer
John DiMaggio
Actor (Bender, etc.)
Billy West
Actor (Fry, Dr. Zoidberg, etc.)

Topics of Discussion[edit]

  • The Harvard comedy writers use Lincoln a lot.
  • Malfunctioning Eddie is named after a real-life electronics salesman from New York who eventually turned criminal, "Crazy Eddie".
  • Dave Herman has once again lots of minor roles.
  • Billy West has a crush on Amy Wong.
  • Hg's fuel is named after the chemical symbol for Mercury and they're on Mercury.
  • The word underpants is 20% funnier than the word underwear according to Ken Keeler.
  • Ken introduced the poor joke for Zoidberg which is now used frequently.
  • Ken gets very angry about the confusion between the robots and computers on the show.
  • Zoidberg can't drive this car but he can drive others in other episodes.
  • This episode features quite a few math jokes.
  • Al Gore has said this is his favourite show.
  • It was quite hard to animate two heads on one body.
  • This is the first time Sal speaks with "S" on the end of some of his words.
  • The laser cannon in the chest is mentioned appears in a later episode.

Highlights / Quotes[edit]

  • Matt Groening: I've got a question for the Harvard writers.
    David X. Cohen: That's us.
    Matt Groening: What's your obsession with Lincoln?
  • David X. Cohen: So any inspiration for this Ken?
    Ken Keeler: Nope...