Futurama

Brannigan Begin Again

Season 2, Ep 6, Aired 11/28/99
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  • Episode Description
  • Zapp Brannigan and Kif are discharged after destroying the new DOOP headquarters. They have to find jobs at Planet Express where Zapp incites a mutiny against Leela.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Katey Sagal

    Turanga Leela

  • Billy West

    Philip J. Fry / Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth / Dr. Zoidberg / Zapp Brannigan / Small Glurmo #1

  • Tress MacNeille

    Glab / Amazonian

  • Phil LaMarr

    Hermes Conrad

  • Maurice LaMarche

    Kif Kroker / Neutral President / The Hyperchicken

  • Fan Reviews (15)
  • Zapp Brannagain Episode

    By Southparkfa, Aug 05, 2010

  • Forgettable

    By futuramarama, Apr 02, 2010

  • Funny

    By BreezyLad, May 17, 2009

  • It was alright.

    By that70sguy92, May 03, 2009

  • brannigan looses rank and wants it back

    By Blind_Legend, Jun 22, 2008

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (53)

    • Bender: Don't worry Leela, one day we'll be able to look back on this and laugh. (Walks towards the door and laughs)

    • Fry: Leela, I just want you to know that even though you're mean, you're the best captain ever. Bender: Yeah, you're one dynamite lady. Can we have a week off? Leela: No. Fry: Please? Bender: Come on, Captain. Leela: Oh, alright. Farnsworth: No time off. Fry: Aw, man. Leela: Let's mutiny!

    • Glab: Zapp Brannigan, I hereby restore your rank and parking privileges.

    • Zapp: And so, when Captain Leela panicked, perhaps distracted by female troubles, my quick thinking allowed me to do whatever I did to save the day. Glab: Captain Leela, is this rambling story of magic and heroism true? Leela: Well, actually- Farnsworth: That a girl! If they don't take him back we can keep him as captain. Leela: Your Honour, it's all true: My female incompetence, Zapp's cat-like reflexes, the stuff that made no sense, all of it.

    • Leela: Hurry! I don't wanna die at the age of 25. Bender: Honey, unless we hit a time warp, I wouldn't worry about it.

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    Notes (1)

    • This episode marks the first appearence of the Hyper Chicken Lawyer.

    Trivia (20)

    • Amy and Zoidberg do not appear in this episode.

    • The way DOOP is written on the flags makes it a rotational ambigram.

    • Among the familiar members of D.O.O.P. are Grand Councilwoman Glab, a Horrible Gelatinous Blob, the Robot Elders, a Decapodian, an Amazonian, a Neptunian, a Trisolian, some Wormulons, the Yarn People of Nylar IV, an Insectoid, and a Space Lizard.

    • Opening theme promotion: NOT Y3K COMPLIANT

    • The White Flag of War is actually a surrender flag. (In any war, when a white flag is flown, it means that side has surrendered.)

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    Allusions (7)

    • The slogan of the Neutral Planet on City Hall was "Live Free Or Don't." New Hampshire's state motto is "Live Free Or Die."

    • The Doop Headquarters is in the 'Neutral Zone', which is a reference to 'Star Trek' which explained there was a Neutral Zone between the territory of the Federation and the Romulan Empire.

    • Star Trek: Shatner Reference A very nice spoof of Star Trek's worst kept secret - William Shatner wore a girdle during parts of the series. Also you do have to wonder how Kirk would have dealt with neutral people.

    • Heavy Planet: by Hal Clement The book about a mission to a planet with exceedingly high gravity, and all of the challenges that entail are parodied in the episode. It was republished in 1954 as "Mission of Gravity."

    • Star Wars
      The chess-like game Fry and Bender are playing is just like the one in Star Wars with the 3D pieces.

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