Commentary:Put Your Head on My Shoulders

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Put Your Head on My Shoulders
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Production number2ACV07
On DVDSeason 2
Disc 2
Matt Groening
David X. Cohen
Executive producer
Rich Moore
Supervising director
Ken Keeler
John DiMaggio
Actor (Bender, etc.)
Billy West
Actor (Fry, Dr. Zoidberg, etc.)

Topics of Discussion

  • The Harvard comedy writers use Lincoln a lot.
  • Malfunctioning Eddie is named after a real-life electronics salesman from New York who eventually turned criminal, "Crazy Eddie".
  • Dave Herman has once again lots of minor roles.
  • Billy West has a crush on Amy Wong.
  • Hg's fuel is named after the chemical symbol for Mercury and they're on Mercury.
  • The word underpants is 20% funnier than the word underwear according to Ken Keeler.
  • Ken introduced the poor joke for Zoidberg which is now used frequently.
  • Ken gets very angry about the confusion between the robots and computers on the show.
  • Zoidberg can't drive this car but he can drive others in other episodes.
  • This episode features quite a few math jokes.
  • Al Gore has said this is his favourite show.
  • It was quite hard to animate two heads on one body.
  • This is the first time Sal speaks with "S" on the end of some of his words.
  • The laser cannon in the chest is mentioned appears in a later episode.

Highlights / Quotes

  • Matt Groening: I've got a question for the Harvard writers.
    David X. Cohen: That's us.
    Matt Groening: What's your obsession with Lincoln?
  • David X. Cohen: So any inspiration for this Ken?
    Ken Keeler: Nope...