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== Character Description ==
 
== Character Description ==
 
=== Relationships ===
 
=== Relationships ===
Mom has at least on several accounts had a [[Farnsworth-Mom relationship|relationship]] with [[Professor Farnsworth]].  Farnsworth initially  worked for [[Mom's Friendly Robot Company]], where he designed robots for the company as well as toys, such as [[Q. T. McWhiskers]], but Mom's suggestion of turning the toy into a giant caused Farnsworth to leave her and [[Mom-Farnsworth conflict|conflict developed between the former lovers]].
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Mom has at least on several accounts had a [[Farnsworth-Mom relationship|relationship]] with [[Professor Farnsworth]].  Farnsworth initially  worked for [[Mom's Friendly Robot Company]], where he designed robots for the company as well as toys, such as [[Q. T. McWhiskers]], but Mom's suggestion of turning the toy into a giant superweapon caused Farnsworth to leave her and [[Mom-Farnsworth conflict|conflict developed between the former lovers]].
  
 
Farnsworth would later return to Mom's company to work on creating actual robots. At the time robots were stiff moving and not very efficient, however, when Farnsworth sacrificed fuel efficiency, he succeeded at creating a sportier robot, the design for which would be the primary cause of [[global warming]]. What caused Farnsworth to leave this time is unknown, but it is likely that it was Mom's evil nature.
 
Farnsworth would later return to Mom's company to work on creating actual robots. At the time robots were stiff moving and not very efficient, however, when Farnsworth sacrificed fuel efficiency, he succeeded at creating a sportier robot, the design for which would be the primary cause of [[global warming]]. What caused Farnsworth to leave this time is unknown, but it is likely that it was Mom's evil nature.
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*Mom is similar to [[simpsons:Charles Montgomery Burns|Mr. Burns]] from ''[[The Simpsons]]'', another [[Matt Groening]] cartoon.
 
*Mom is similar to [[simpsons:Charles Montgomery Burns|Mr. Burns]] from ''[[The Simpsons]]'', another [[Matt Groening]] cartoon.
 
*Mom has arguably the most exaggerated appearance, in how her body looks and moves when she's not in her dress. Additionally, she is arguably the most vulgar, if only the most creative in her insults and cursing.
 
*Mom has arguably the most exaggerated appearance, in how her body looks and moves when she's not in her dress. Additionally, she is arguably the most vulgar, if only the most creative in her insults and cursing.
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*In the third segment of [[Anthology of Interest II]], she takes the role of the [[Wikipedia:The_Wizard_of_Oz_(1939_film)|Wicked Witch of the West]].
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*Mom's original real name was Edna Miller, named by writer [[Patric Verrone]] after his mother. This was revealed by [[Matt Groening]] in a Reddit AMA on June 29th, 2017.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/6ka4pd/good_news_redditors_we_are_matt_groening_david_x/djki8h9/|title=Good news, Redditors! We are Matt Groening, David X. Cohen, Billy West, and John Dimaggio, here to talk all things FUTURAMA! Ask away, meatbags!|author=|date=2017-6-29|site=reddit|accessdate=2017-6-29}}</ref>
  
 
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*{{clink|US#X03|Slaves of New New York!}}
 
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*{{clink|US#X04|The Read Menace!}}
 
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Latest revision as of 01:46, 28 August 2017

Secondary character
Mom
Mom.jpg
AgeAt least 136
Date of birthBefore 2881
SpeciesHuman
Planet of originEarth
ProfessionOwner and CEO of MomCorp
RelativesWalt, son
Larry, son
Igner, son
Hubert J. Farnsworth, former lover
Dr. Ogden Wernstrom, Ex-Husband
First appearance"A Fishful of Dollars" (1ACV06)
Episode
Voiced byTress MacNeille

Mom, real name Carol,[6ACV18] is an elderly woman and the owner and CEO of MomCorp and its multiple subsidiary companies, such as Mom's Friendly Robot Company. While having the public face of a kind old woman, she is in reality bitter, cold-hearted and evil. She is among the most recurring antagonists of Futurama, as well as the old love interest of the Professor.

Personality[edit]

In public Mom appears to be a sweet and motherly old woman. However behind this facade is an evil, bitter and sometimes maniacal woman, who wants to take over the world. She is often abusive to her sons, slapping them regularly and also says that robots made her "sick to my ass" even though her company makes them. Mom was once in love with Hubert Farnsworth but breaking up with him was what caused her to become such a bitter woman.

Her public body is stereotypically motherly - fat and frail, usually in a rocking chair, but in private she takes off her fat-suit and is slim, usually sporting a skintight blue suit and tall black boots.

Biography[edit]

Early years[edit]

Little is known of Mom's life before forming MomCorp. A company named "Friendly Robot Company" already existed in 2801, probably later taken over by Mom. However, in 2881 Mom was already constructing the first robots of the first robots, working alongside inventor Hubert J. Farnsworth, who she had an on-again off-again relationship with through many years. One of the first robots was the highly polluting Sport-Utility Robot created by Farnsworth. In 2927, Mom sent her army (including Farnsworth and Zoidberg) on a yeti-hunting trip to Triton. In 2972, Mom was hired by DOOP to lead the dark matter mining in Vergon 6.

Professor Farnsworth is the father of Igner, the youngest of Mom's three sons, but did not know this for many years until 3009. Her other sons, Walt and Larry, have still questionable paternity, however it's possible that Mom's first husband, Dr. Ogden Wernstrom, is their father. Despite having been married before, Mom has claimed that Professor Farnsworth was "the only man I ever loved".

Mom's Cornwood alternative is Momon, a witch-like being representing her evil personality.

Recent years[edit]

Mom and the Professor briefly got back together on "Mother's Day", but she broke it off when she discovered that, although the Professor's feelings had become genuine, their meeting was a ploy to get the controller to stop the robot rebellion. As such, their conflict continued, and continues to this day.

She appears in Bender's Game under the identity "Momon" and eventually becomes a dragon that does battle with Fry, also a dragon.

Character Description[edit]

Relationships[edit]

Mom has at least on several accounts had a relationship with Professor Farnsworth. Farnsworth initially worked for Mom's Friendly Robot Company, where he designed robots for the company as well as toys, such as Q. T. McWhiskers, but Mom's suggestion of turning the toy into a giant superweapon caused Farnsworth to leave her and conflict developed between the former lovers.

Farnsworth would later return to Mom's company to work on creating actual robots. At the time robots were stiff moving and not very efficient, however, when Farnsworth sacrificed fuel efficiency, he succeeded at creating a sportier robot, the design for which would be the primary cause of global warming. What caused Farnsworth to leave this time is unknown, but it is likely that it was Mom's evil nature.

On a third occasion, Farnsworth was once again at the company with Mom, where he discovered the secret of Dark Matter, around the time where Mom's sons were born. But when Mom revealed her plans to leave Farnsworth for her former husband, the relationship ended again.

Surprisingly, as revealed in "The Tip of the Zoidberg", she has a close friendship with Zoidberg, even being on first name terms with him, asking him how he is and regretting that if he'd stayed with her, he could have been rich and successful.

Additional Info[edit]

Mom's Old-Fashioned Robot Oil

Trivia[edit]

Quotes[edit]

    Mom: Crap-spackle!

    Mom: Shove a big old squirrel in it!

    Mom: Jam a bastard in it, you crap!

    Mom: Stink pig!

    Mom: Move your freaking hoof you goat!

    [deleted scene] Mom: Make that bitch your bitch, you bastard!

    Mom: Amazing. Some dumb bastard has nearly a million other dumb bastards following his every twit. [To her sons.] Are you dumb bastards listening to me, you dumb bastards?

    Walt: Mommy!
    Mom: What is it, you colicky bastards?!
    Walt: We were playing video games and the other kids didn't play fair!
    Mom: What?! Nobody rips off my kids but me!

Appearances[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Good news, Redditors! We are Matt Groening, David X. Cohen, Billy West, and John Dimaggio, here to talk all things FUTURAMA! Ask away, meatbags!. (reddit.) 29 June 2017. Retrieved on 29 June 2017.