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The '''fing-longer''' is a glove with an extended index finger. By the beginning of the [[31st century]], [[Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth|Professor Farnsworth]] had always dreamed of inventing this glove. In [[3001]], he used the [[What-If Machine]] to ponder what would happen if he, in fact, invented it {{et|2ACV16}}. The Professor did not actually invent the fing-longer until [[3002|the following year]], when he used it as a pointer on a hologram {{et|3ACV05}}. He reused it as a pointer in [[3007]] ([[Bender's Big Score|BBS]]), and to uncover [[Animatronio|the secret]] behind ''{{w|The Last Supper (Leonardo da Vinci)|The Last Supper}}'' {{et|6ACV05}}, as well as to wake up [[Lrrr]] {{et|6ACV11}}, in [[3010]]. He used it while telling [[Planet Express crew|the crew]] about the [[solar helium mine]], in [[3013]] {{et|7ACV18}}.
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The '''fing-longer''' is a glove with an extended index finger. By the beginning of the [[31st century]], [[Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth|Professor Farnsworth]] had always dreamed of inventing this glove. In [[3001]], he used the [[What-If Machine]] to ponder what would happen if he, in fact, invented it. {{er|2ACV16}} The Professor did not actually invent the fing-longer until [[3002|the following year]], when he used it as a pointer on a hologram. {{er|3ACV05}} He reused it as a pointer in [[3007]], {{er|BBS}} and to uncover [[Animatronio|the secret]] behind [[Leonardo da Vinci]]'s ''{{w|The Last Supper (Leonardo da Vinci)|The Last Supper}}'', {{er|6ACV05}} as well as to wake up [[Lrrr]], {{er|6ACV11}} in [[3010]]. He used it while telling [[Planet Express crew|the crew]] about the [[solar helium mine]], in [[3013]]. {{er|7ACV18}}
  
 
== Additional Info ==
 
== Additional Info ==
 
=== Trivia ===
 
=== Trivia ===
*Its name refers to the fact that it is a "long finger".
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*The name "fing-longer" refers to the fact that it is a "long finger".
*It was discovered by the {{s|Simpson family}} in [[The Read Menace!|a crossover]].
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*The fing-longer was discovered by the {{s|Simpson family}} in [[The Read Menace!|a crossover]].
  
 
=== Appearances ===
 
=== Appearances ===

Revision as of 16:46, 15 September 2013

Fing-longer
Farnsworth-finglonger1.jpg
The Professor wearing the fing-longer, as shown by the What-If Machine in 3001. [2ACV16]
InventorProfessor Farnsworth
Owner(s)Professor Farnsworth
First appearance"Anthology of Interest I" (2ACV16)
Episode
Current statusStill in use by the Professor

The fing-longer is a glove with an extended index finger. By the beginning of the 31st century, Professor Farnsworth had always dreamed of inventing this glove. In 3001, he used the What-If Machine to ponder what would happen if he, in fact, invented it. [2ACV16] The Professor did not actually invent the fing-longer until the following year, when he used it as a pointer on a hologram. [3ACV05] He reused it as a pointer in 3007, [BBS] and to uncover the secret behind Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper, [6ACV05] as well as to wake up Lrrr, [6ACV11] in 3010. He used it while telling the crew about the solar helium mine, in 3013. [7ACV18]

Additional Info

Trivia

  • The name "fing-longer" refers to the fact that it is a "long finger".
  • The fing-longer was discovered by the Simpson family in a crossover.

Appearances