Commentary:The Day the Earth Stood Stupid

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Commentary for
The Day the Earth Stood Stupid
The Day the Earth Stood Stupid.jpg
Production number3ACV07
Recorded date13 August, 2002
On DVDSeason 1
Disc 2
Additional
Transcript
Participants
Matt Groening
Creator
David X. Cohen
Executive producer
Rich Moore
Supervising director
Jeff Westbrook
Writer
Brian Sheesley
Guest director
John DiMaggio
Actor (Bender, misc.)
Billy West
Actor (Fry, Zoidberg, misc.)
Tress MacNeille
Actress (Linda, misc.)

Topics of Discussion[edit]

  • Twennis 12 has a brilliant explosion.
  • How Tress likes ham.
  • The character of the Hypnotoad.
    • The Hypnotoad is everyone's favourite character.
    • The Hypnotoad is voiced by 'the Angry Machine'.
  • How the animators drew the invisible dog.
  • Dave Spiegel and Fluffers appear in both episodes written by Patric M. Verrone.
  • The episode has great music.
  • In high school David drew a cartoon about flying stomachs which was the idea for the Flying Brains.
  • Frank Welker's voice
    • How he voices most animals on the show.
    • He voices Nibbler's animal and speaking voice.
  • This is the first time AL1 and AL2 appear in the same shot.
  • They discuss AL2.
    • Jeff actually came up with the idea of AL" and designed it.
  • It is hard to animate tattoos on cartoon characters.
  • If Hertfordshire actually is where Pride and Prejudice is set.
  • There are many gruesome shots in the show.

Highlights / Quotes[edit]

  • Tress MacNeille: That is awesome.
  • John DiMaggio: Ha no pooping.
  • David X. Cohen: Tress I know what I'm getting you for Christmas.
    Tress MacNeille: What?
    David X. Cohen: A ham.
  • Tress MacNeille: I can put my legs behind my head.
  • Jeff Westbrook: Yummy Tummy.
  • Billy West: If you say Libary instead of Library then you're a Jerk.

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