Father Changstein El-Gamal
|Father Changstein El-Gamal|
|Planet of origin||Earth|
|First appearance||"Godfellas" |
|Voiced by||David Herman|
Father Changstein El-Gamal is the leader of the First Amalgamated Church, or of its New New York branch. His religion and his own name are created from the merging of major 20th Century religions - Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism - and agnosticism.
- His name consists of the Chinese surname "Chang", the Jewish suffix "-stein", and the Arabic name "El-Gamal".
Fry: So that's my story, Father Changstein El-Gamal. Is there anything religion can do to help me find my friend?
Father Changstein El-Gamal: Well, we could join together in prayer.
Fry: Uh-huh. But is there anything useful we can do?
Father Changstein El-Gamal: No.
Father Changstein El-Gamal: I barely knew Philip, but as a clergyman, I have no trouble telling his most intimate friends all about him.
Hermes: Soothe us with sweet lies...
Father Changstein El-Gamal: It may comfort you to know Fry's death took only 15 seconds. Yet the pain was so intense that it felt to him like 15 years. And it goes without saying it caused him to empty his bowels.
- "Godfellas" (3ACV20)
- "The Sting" (4ACV12)
- Bender's Big Score
- Into the Wild Green Yonder cameo, audience scene)