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I notice it's been updated for BBS, but it still says she froze herself for a thousand years... I seem to remember her saying so in the show, actually, but we saw Fry/Lars change the dial, so what was it really originally set for? Perhaps a "Goof" should be added, because if she said a thousand years, it was clearly wrong... Although, this movie really really really screwed up the timeline. Totally confusing. Perhaps we should add some section somewhere about continuity changes due to the movie... or something --Buddy 13:25, 30 December 2007 (PST)

It may also be an issue able to be discussed in canon. Since a question of canon is also what to do with contradictions. So far, we have accepted that "ideas" or "facts" created in later episodes overrule those of earlier ones. Someone one could state that BBS change a lot of the facts we have heard before. And besides, how did Michelle know she was setting it for a thousand years? Fry didn't in the first episode, he just fell in. Alternatively (though unlikely) her timer was changed by someone else. But who knows. --SvipTalk 13:42, 30 December 2007 (PST)
Well, presumably, if the person gets in the tube intentionally, they can choose their time (like in BBS, where Fry sets it for 7.whatever years). It's possible that when Fry fell in, the tube either set itself based on a previous setting (but then where's the prior occupant (maybe that power outage in '97)), or based on a default of 1000 years. The other possibility is that the timer randomly spinned (spun?) when it shut, like the combination lock on some safes, but that would make the exact 1000 year outcome rather coincidental. A fourth possibility is that Nibbler, knowing exactly how long it was to take, set it beforehand (couldn't have done it after, since we see it set when Fry goes in), but now I'm on a tangent! --Buddy 14:12, 30 December 2007 (PST)
Fry said she froze herself in Cryonic Woman, no one said a time period, so there's no actual mistake in the show. Charles and Constantine are the same guy though right? - Quolnok 15:12, 30 December 2007 (PST)
Not entirely I think... I think the show sort of tries to imply that Michelle changes boyfriend like we changes underpants. --SvipTalk 23:24, 30 December 2007 (PST)
I agree sort of, but appart from the goatee he looks the same. - Quolnok 23:53, 30 December 2007 (PST)
Doesn't the ski instructor look similar as well? Or was that just charles? --Buddy 23:55, 30 December 2007 (PST)
You think the writers would really make the mistake of naming the person two different things? I think we are talking about two different people. It is highly uncommon for stories of this kind to have the same character being named two different things. That and two characters named the same thing (unless it is for comedy value). --SvipTalk 07:02, 31 December 2007 (PST)
No, the ski instructor had short brown hair, Charles Constantine has weird side pointy yellow hair. - Quolnok 18:52, 31 December 2007 (PST)

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Is it possible that she and Paul shore are married? Because in Proposition Infinity when bender is giving examples of couples that can get married, they are the example of man & woman. -- the preceding unsigned comment was written by 223.236.189.120 before 22:19, 28 January 2012 (CET).

Yes, but I don't think that it is very likely. They are merely shown as an example of a marriable couple. Sanfazer (talk) 22:19, 28 January 2012 (CET)
Why is it not very likely? It seems perfectly likely. --Sviptalk 22:22, 28 January 2012 (CET)
Maybe it is. I just can't help feeling that they could have shown them to be married in a more explicit way. Sanfazer (talk) 23:06, 28 January 2012 (CET)