Napoleon's head

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Tertiary character
Napoleon's head
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Napoleon's head (bottom shelf) on the Head Museum's "Frenchman Cupboard", in 3007. [BBS] To his left is a jar labelled "GREY POUPOU / CHUNKY DIJON". Above him are the heads of Jacques Cousteau and Charles de Gaulle. Also present is Fry.
Date of birth15 August 1769
Date of death5 May 1821
Planet of originEarth, Europe, France, Corsica, Ajaccio
ProfessionFormer president of Italy;
Former emperor of France;
Former king of Italy
First appearanceBender's Big Score
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Napoleon (full name Napoleon Bonaparte) is a French former military and political leader of Italian descent who, in the 19th century, was emperor of France and king of Italy. He was also president of Italy. By 3007, he had been turned into a head in a jar and taken to the Head Museum. [BBS]

Bender has on a few occasions dressed as Napoleon.

Bender as Napoleon

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In 3001, Bender wore a bicorne as captain of the Planet Express ship. [3ACV05]

In 3002, Bender joked that he was Napoleon while incarcerated in an asylum for criminally insane robots. [3ACV11]

By 3002, a painting or photograph of Bender wearing Napoleon-like attire had been placed in Fry and Bender's apartment. [3ACV20]

In 3010, Bender said that he had always dreamt of being an emperor. [6ACV10] [1]

Circa 3028, Bender wore Napoleon-like attire as leader of a robot uprising. [7ACV03] [2] He later became ruler of Earth.

Additional information



    Bender: This place is great! Electroshock whenever you want it... Two Lincolns for every Napoleon...

    Fry: Bender's been no help at all.
    [Bender is wearing a bicorne.]
    Bender: Je suis Napoleon! [3]
    [He laughs.] No. Seriously. I'm not.
    Amy: Bender! You should be more ashamed of yourself than usual.
    Bender: Ah... Lighten up, honey. [4] I'm just tryna get through a difficult time using humour.

    [Bender starts playing his banjo.]
    Bender: [singing] Gonna sing a little tale about a battle called Waterloooooo
    [He stops playing.]
    [speaking] Bonjour, y'all!

    Bender: Buddy... [5] You may be a pile of rotting meat, but inside... you've got the spirit of a robot.
    Fry: Awww. Thanks, Bender.
    Bender: Just like inside me... I've got the spirit of a singin' Napoleon.
    [He puts on his bicorne.] If I may... [He clears his throat and starts playing his banjo.]
    [singing] Got a friend named Fry
    He's a pretty-nice guy
    Could rip out his lungs and he might well die
    If there's two things he's not
    It's a cool robot [6]
    Or the emperor of France
    [Bender stops playing. Hermes, Zoidberg, the professor, Fry, and Leela applaud.]
    Zoidberg: What a showman!
    [3ACV11] (deleted scene)


See also


  1. ^ In 3001, he disguised himself as "Og — gorilla emperor of Earth". [2ACV19]
  2. ^ See also Decision 3012#Production.
  3. ^ See also French language.
  4. ^ See also Bender-Amy relationship.
  5. ^ See also Fry-Bender relationship.
  6. ^ For the last two verses, Bender is voiced by David X. Cohen. (David X. Cohen is one of the people who were considered for the role of Bender before John DiMaggio was cast.)