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|name=''Floatwell''
 
|name=''Floatwell''
 
|image=[[File:Floatwell.png|225px]]
 
|image=[[File:Floatwell.png|225px]]
|image text=The ''Floatwell'' in [[3013]] {{et|7ACV21}}.
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|image text=The ''Floatwell'' in [[3013]]. {{er|7ACV21}}
|type=Spaceship
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|type={{cat|ship|Spaceship}}
 
|status=In the depths of the [[Sargaseous Sea]]
 
|status=In the depths of the [[Sargaseous Sea]]
 
|first appear={{e|7ACV21}}
 
|first appear={{e|7ACV21}}
 
}}
 
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The '''''Floatwell''''' was a ship that sank in a horrible space storm, in [[3013]], in the treacherous gases of the [[Sargaseous Sea]] {{et|7ACV21}}. Several hundred people died. [[Bender]]'s stolen [[bite my shiny metal ass|shiny metal ass]] was on board, having boarded at [[South Street Spaceport]], and [[the crew]] went to the sunken ship to recover it.
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The '''''Floatwell''''' was a {{cat|ship}} that sank in a horrible {{cat|space|s=no}} storm, in [[3013]], in the treacherous gases of the [[Sargaseous Sea]]. {{er|7ACV21}} Several hundred people died. {{Bender}}'s stolen [[bite my shiny metal ass|shiny metal ass]] was on board, having boarded at [[South Street Spaceport]], and {{the crew}} went to the sunken ship to recover it.
  
While they were there, Bender spun the ship's wheel as if it were a wheel of fortune, breaking the skeleton of the late captain.
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While they were there, Bender spun the ship's wheel as if it were a wheel of fortune, breaking the skeleton of the late {{cat|captain}}.
  
 
== Cargo ==
 
== Cargo ==
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== Production ==
 
== Production ==
  
The ''Floatwell'' was first seen in [[Vulture preview clip|a preview clip]] for [[broadcast season 10]], in February [[2013]]. <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.vulture.com/2013/02/watch-a-preview-of-futuramas-seventh-season.html|title=Watch a Preview of ''Futurama''’s Seventh Season|author=Jesse David Fox|date=2013-2-5|site={{w|Vulture.com}}|accessdate=2013-8-5}}</ref>
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The ''Floatwell'' was first seen in [[Vulture preview clip|a preview clip]] for [[broadcast season 10]], in {{February}} [[2013]]. <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.vulture.com/2013/02/watch-a-preview-of-futuramas-seventh-season.html|title=Watch a Preview of ''Futurama''’s Seventh Season|author=Jesse David Fox|date=2013-2-5|site={{w|Vulture.com}}|accessdate=2013-8-5}}</ref>
  
 
== Additional information ==
 
== Additional information ==
  
[[File:Futurama Assie Come Home Leela, Bender and Fry Underwater.jpg|thumb]]
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[[File:Futurama Assie Come Home Leela, Bender and Fry Underwater.jpg|thumb|A [[promotional picture]] featuring {{Fry}}, {{Leela}}, and {{Bender}} in front of the ''Floatwell'', released by {{ctf}}, in {{May}} [[2013]].]]
  
 
=== Trivia ===
 
=== Trivia ===
  
* In May 2013, {{ctf}} released a [[promotional picture]] featuring [[Fry]], [[Leela]], and Bender in front of the ''Floatwell''. <ref>{{cite web|url=http://comedycentral.tumblr.com/post/51473070942/countdown-to-futurama-leela-bender-and-fry|title=Countdown to Futurama: Leela, Bender and Fry Underwater|date=2013-5-27|site=[http://comedycentral.tumblr.com/ Comedy Central's Tumblr page]|accessdate=2013-8-5}}</ref>
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* In {{May}} 2013, {{ctf}} released a [[promotional picture]] featuring {{Fry}}, {{Leela}}, and Bender in front of the ''Floatwell''. <ref>{{cite web|url=http://comedycentral.tumblr.com/post/51473070942/countdown-to-futurama-leela-bender-and-fry|title=Countdown to Futurama: Leela, Bender and Fry Underwater|date=2013-5-27|site=[[Comedy Central]]'s {{w|Tumblr}} [http://comedycentral.tumblr.com/ page]|accessdate=2013-8-5}}</ref>
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* The one-eyed corpse is a reference to the [[1970s|1975]] [[films in Futurama|film]] ''{{w|Jaws (film)|Jaws}}''.
 
* The first labelled crate to be seen supposedly contains the Ark of the Covenant, which was the focus of {{w|Raiders of the Lost Ark|the first ''Indiana Jones'' film}}, and the third labelled crate to be seen supposedly contains the Holy Grail, which was the focus of {{w|Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade|the third ''Indiana Jones'' film}}. The fourth crate contains the jewel from the [[1997]] film ''Titanic'', which was released after the [[1980s]] ''{{w|Indiana Jones (franchise)|Indiana Jones}}'' trilogy.
 
* The first labelled crate to be seen supposedly contains the Ark of the Covenant, which was the focus of {{w|Raiders of the Lost Ark|the first ''Indiana Jones'' film}}, and the third labelled crate to be seen supposedly contains the Holy Grail, which was the focus of {{w|Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade|the third ''Indiana Jones'' film}}. The fourth crate contains the jewel from the [[1997]] film ''Titanic'', which was released after the [[1980s]] ''{{w|Indiana Jones (franchise)|Indiana Jones}}'' trilogy.
  

Latest revision as of 03:11, 30 December 2013

Floatwell
Floatwell.png
The Floatwell in 3013. [7ACV21]
TypeSpaceship
First appearance"Assie Come Home" (7ACV21)
Episode
Current statusIn the depths of the Sargaseous Sea

The Floatwell was a ship that sank in a horrible space storm, in 3013, in the treacherous gases of the Sargaseous Sea. [7ACV21] Several hundred people died. Bender's stolen shiny metal ass was on board, having boarded at South Street Spaceport, and the crew went to the sunken ship to recover it.

While they were there, Bender spun the ship's wheel as if it were a wheel of fortune, breaking the skeleton of the late captain.

Cargo[edit]

The Floatwell carried many crates, some of which were labelled.

Image gallery[edit]

Production[edit]

The Floatwell was first seen in a preview clip for broadcast season 10, in February 2013. [1]

Additional information[edit]

A promotional picture featuring Fry, Leela, and Bender in front of the Floatwell, released by Countdown to Futurama, in May 2013.

Trivia[edit]

Quotes[edit]

    Leela: We're gonna find that shipwreck and get you your backside back.

Appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jesse David Fox (05 February 2013). Watch a Preview of Futurama’s Seventh Season. (Vulture.com.) Retrieved on 05 August 2013.
  2. ^ Countdown to Futurama: Leela, Bender and Fry Underwater. (Comedy Central's Tumblr page.) 27 May 2013. Retrieved on 05 August 2013.