Talk:The Mutants Are Revolting

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Title?[edit]

It certainly seems more than possible that this episode is going to be titled "The Mutants Are Revolting" according to the front of the production script (shown in the article). Would it be premature of us to rename this article to that already? --Sviptalk 03:02, 7 February 2010 (UTC)

I'm all for changing the name. --I'm Scruffy... the Janitor. 03:30, 7 February 2010 (UTC)
In retrospect, we did change the title of Rebirth depending upon two interviews where it was mentioned as a 'possible' title at the point. I mean, for all we know, they could change it. Then again, we can always do the whole switcharoo when that (well, if) that happens. --Sviptalk 03:56, 7 February 2010 (UTC)
Maybe it's just the title caption?

Maslego 04:37, 7 February 2010 (UTC)

Why would it be in quotation marks, then? --Sviptalk 05:08, 7 February 2010 (UTC)
Do it already! - Quolnok 09:53, 8 February 2010 (UTC)
There, done. I hope next time we do this; it is for all the episodes at once. It seems to take hard on the wiki each time we do this. --Sviptalk 11:24, 8 February 2010 (UTC)

Title in the episode[edit]

The article says that "[t]his is the 3rd episode that features the title in the episode, the others being "Hell Is Other Robots" from the first season and "Rebirth" from season 6." But some other episodes also share this property, such as "Roswell that Ends Well" (seen on the rocket toward the end), "Bender Should Not Be Allowed On Television" (shouted by protesters, I think verbatim) and "Proposition Infinity" (obviously). I haven't seen it in a while, but I'm guessing "Mars University" does too. 76.4.240.95 08:13, 4 September 2010 (CEST)

Yes. I saw someone wrote it was the third, and it got me thinking and I added the other two I recalled right away, but you are right. There are more. Aki 12:45, 4 September 2010 (CEST)
There are more, I'm sure. Maybe a category for that; Category:Episodes wherein its title appears. --Sviptalk 12:49, 4 September 2010 (CEST)
Good idea. I'm gonna spend the next thee days watching Futurama so we don't miss even a single one. Fan Futurama 12:52, 4 September 2010 (CEST)
I created the category. Unfortunately, I forgot about the films, so I had to create a new one. Can someone delete the first category? Fan Futurama 13:20, 4 September 2010 (CEST)
Yay, my first delete as an administrator! I'm gonna throw the party of the millenium! With a thousand hookers, and a thousand Elvis impersonators, that's up for some loving... should the occassion arise... Aki 13:23, 4 September 2010 (CEST)
Great. Thanks, Aki. Fan Futurama 13:26, 4 September 2010 (CEST)
There, I did it. Can't remember any other episode, so if you guys find something, just add it to the category. Fan Futurama 13:49, 4 September 2010 (CEST)

Picture's legend[edit]

Why the person who added the picture put a legend which appears to be a HUGE spoiler? I think it must be changed for the person who haven't seen this episode yet. Yach 11:31, 21 September 2010 (CEST)

As I have understood The Infosphere's spoiler policy, one is expected to have seen all episodes before entering the site. There would simply be too many spoiler alerts otherwise, and most of our users are pretty avid viewers who's seen the series several times. Aki 15:17, 21 September 2010 (CEST)
I agree with Aki. Nobody reading an article about an episode can complain about spoilers. This kind of thing is full of them. But you can change the image text yourself, if you feel that's necessary. Fan Futurama 15:19, 21 September 2010 (CEST)
I created an official article on spoilers. Aki 15:25, 21 September 2010 (CEST)
I understand the policy. It's logic that we find spoilers everywhere. The only thing that bothers me is that the spoiler i mentionned is at the beginning of the article next to the episode' summary which appears to have no spoiler in it. We had the same problem with the picture for the episode Lethal Inspection. Yach 09:26, 22 September 2010 (CEST)
An article's picture should immediately remind the reader what episode it's all about. In Lethal Inspection, a big theme was the surprise ending, and thus I value it a good picture and picture text to include. In 6ACV12, though, it's more relevant to say something of the likes "Leela fights for mutant rights", so yeah, the picture could be changed. Aki 15:53, 22 September 2010 (CEST)
I have to agree with Yach. For instance, the picture for "Future Stock" is from the very end, but its ambiguity means that it is not really a spoiler. In addition, the major theme in "Lethal Inspection" is Bender and Hermes together (how about a picture from when they find the factory then?) and in "The Mutants Are Revolting", it's more about that (so a picture of the protest?). I get the spoiler policy, but you don't have to be a jerk. A lot of people may enter an article trying to avert their eyes, as they are intentionally looking for a specific section in the TOC (e.g. episode credits or some such), so don't let the picture scare them off.
But - as I should stress in fairness - changing the pictures are not high priority. --Sviptalk 16:07, 22 September 2010 (CEST)
Jeez, don't misunderstand me. I said that the pictures could be spoiling if they featured a major theme from the story and thus quickly summed up the story. I did say that 6ACV12's picture was better off to feature the revolution itself, and yes, I agree the picture to LI can be changed - I just said that it's not that important and it's not a crisis. If someone finds a picture that better sums up the episode - the factory was a good idea, for example - then change it. Aki 16:45, 22 September 2010 (CEST)
Oh, "legend", right. Yeah, I'm not a big fan of having the end of the episode revealed in the infobox. I've changed the text for this one to something more ambiguous and I agree that LI's current image should move to the end of the plot section and a new image should go up top. - Quolnok 00:03, 23 September 2010 (CEST)
There. I switched the image with Million Mutant March.png. Guess that should do it. Fan Futurama 09:45, 23 September 2010 (CEST)

Abe's Exodus?[edit]

When Leela's dad is showing her around, he points out the works. In the background are two or three levels of mutants turning wheels with lights either side. Surely this is a reference to the similar scenes that are throughout the classic Abe's Odyssey and Exodus games?

LaBarbara Dancing with Barbados Slim?[edit]

Is that Barbados Slim dancing with Hermes' Wife during the party? Barbados Slim is LaBarbara's ex-husband...so she goes back to him as soon as Hermes' is banished? I think she did that to Herme's in another episode too....something about Hermes' son needing a strong father figure. The preceding unsigned comment was written by 99.199.104.35.

Yes! It happened in 'BBS'Yach 13:19, 4 November 2010 (CET)
LaBarbara "cheating" on Hermes is a recurring joke. Even though it is not used very often, it will probably be seen again. San Saber 18:48, 4 November 2010 (CET)

Outer Space Potato Man[edit]

When Devo claim to be 40% potato, it reminded me of when Hermes revealed that he's Jamaican. Fry: "Jamaican?! I thought you were some sort of outer space potato man."

Yes but Mark Mothersbaugh is a mutant in this episode, not from outer space. :p DannyJC13 (talk) 23:11, 13 February 2012 (CET)

Character divisions[edit]

I think we should divide the character section into two sections: one section that's just 'characters', and another for characters that made cameo appearances at the party. What do you say?