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|image text=The [[Robots|Robotic]] dreidel fulfilling its purpose.
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|image text=The [[Robotic]] dreidel fulfilling its purpose.
 
|inventor=[[Bender Bending Rodríguez|Bender]]
 
|inventor=[[Bender Bending Rodríguez|Bender]]
 
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When celebrating [[Robanukah 3010]], instead of spinning a {{w|dreidel}} like in [[Chanukah]], [[Bender Bending Rodríguez|Bender]] played a game with a '''droidel''' ([[The Futurama Holiday Spectacular|6ACV13]]).  Bender told [[Hermes Conrad|Hermes]] that it is similar to a dreidel, except it is rigged to always make him win.  The droidel does this by turning itself over with two [[Robots|Robotic]] arms in order to control which side it lands on.
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When celebrating [[Robanukah 3010]], instead of spinning a {{w|dreidel}} like in [[Chanukah]], [[Bender Bending Rodríguez|Bender]] played a game with a '''droidel''' ([[The Futurama Holiday Spectacular|6ACV13]]).  Bender told [[Hermes Conrad|Hermes]] that it is similar to a dreidel, except it is rigged to always make him win.  The droidel does this by turning itself over with two [[Robotic]] arms in order to control which side it lands on.
  
 
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*The droidel only appeared in [[The Futurama Holiday Spectacular#Act II: Robanukah|a non-canon segment]], so it might not exist in [[Universe Γ|the real universe]].
 
*The droidel only appeared in [[The Futurama Holiday Spectacular#Act II: Robanukah|a non-canon segment]], so it might not exist in [[Universe Γ|the real universe]].
 
*A {{w|droid}} is the ''[[Star Wars]]'' equivalent of a Robot.
 
*A {{w|droid}} is the ''[[Star Wars]]'' equivalent of a Robot.
*A very minor Hebrew in-joke: shin, the letter that the Droidel is rigged to, is the first letter of the word "shalem" - pay - in Hebrew.
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*Shin, the letter that the droidel is rigged to, is the first letter of the word ''shalem'', which means ''pay'' in Hebrew, and the word ''shenk'', which means ''give'' in Yiddish.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:23, 5 May 2011

Droidel
Droidel.png
The Robotic dreidel fulfilling its purpose.
TypeHoliday-based toy
InventorBender
First appearance"The Futurama Holiday Spectacular" (6ACV13)
Episode

When celebrating Robanukah 3010, instead of spinning a dreidel like in Chanukah, Bender played a game with a droidel (6ACV13). Bender told Hermes that it is similar to a dreidel, except it is rigged to always make him win. The droidel does this by turning itself over with two Robotic arms in order to control which side it lands on.

Image Gallery[edit]

Additional Info[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • The droidel only appeared in a non-canon segment, so it might not exist in the real universe.
  • A droid is the Star Wars equivalent of a Robot.
  • Shin, the letter that the droidel is rigged to, is the first letter of the word shalem, which means pay in Hebrew, and the word shenk, which means give in Yiddish.

Quotes[edit]

    Hermes: Do you spin a dreidel made from clay?
    Bender: Mine is called a droidel and it's rigged to make you pay.

Appearances[edit]