Crimes of the Hot

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (29)

  • Bender:(To his turtle) Poor guy. Maybe you'll feel better if I had a drink. (He starts pushing down on a keg pump, but nothing comes out) Bender: Crummy keg! It's completely ta....(he looks to see the keg is a robot) Oh, you're a robot. Keg Robot: Don't stop. Bender:(pulls his hand off the pump) Ew!

  • Al Gore: Well, I must leave now. I have to help collect rocks in Jupiter. PEACE OUT, Y'ALL! (Gore's head blasts out of the conference hall with rockets attached to his jar head)

  • Nixon: You fellas enjoy yourselves for the next 2 hours. And be sure not to leave the island, uh for at least 2 hours! I'm going out to pick up some smokes. Uh really good smokes! 2 hours.

  • Fry: Wait! We could hide you! We'll pile fruit on you and claim you're a bowl.

  • Farnsworth: Oh this is all my fault! Fry: That's awful Professor. Especially the making out part. Al Gore: Yeah, I didn't need to hear that.

  • Farnsworth: I know the source of the greenhouse gases. But in my shame I've kept it secret for 75 long years. Ohhh, it haunts my memory still! (He holds a ray gun up to his head) Fry: Professor no, don't do it! Farnsworth: Don't do what? Don't use this memory ray so I can remember what happened back then?

  • Amy: Professor Farnsworth, you're a scientist! Farnsworth: Forget it I'm not going! I have my reasons! Shut up all of you! Hermes: Strange. You haven't acted suspicious since I found those "ape bones" in the basement. Farnsworth: My hip hurts! I'm in the middle of cooking a turkey! I have warranty cards to fill out! I'm not just making excuses! Alright I'll go!

  • Leela: Bender a turtle isn't yourself. Why do you care about it?

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Notes (6)

  • Fry is wearing warm clothing, but it's never explained why. Scenes were deleted to show he stuck ALL his clothes in the freezer. They can be found on the Season 4 DVD.

  • Alien Code: The picture of the termometer has F 7 3 written on the right side.

  • When the crew goes to Japan, they pass by a sign that looks a lot like the Hello Kitty signs. It also has a phrase written in Japanese. When translated it says "I Love You More Than Your Mother Does!"

  • Alien code: When the professor shows the movie on Global Warming, Alien Code #1 is seen in another countdown. When translated in order it reads: "6, 5, CC4FF, 3, 2."

  • All the episodes from this Season are actually for the 4th Season based on production order.

  • In a few parts of the US this episode wasn't shown due to an over-run football game.

Trivia (22)

  • Flexo, the Robot Elders, and Robot Santa don't appear amongst all the robots at Galapagos Island. Response: the Robot Elders and Robot Santa are not residents of Earth (the Robot Elders live on the robot planet and Santa lives on Neptune), so they don't add to the air pollution and their destruction is not necessary. Of course, this doesn't explain the absence of Flexo, and the fact that Crushinator is among the other robots on the island, though she lives on the Moon.

  • Mr. Sunbeam from None like it Hot strongly resembles the Human Torch from the Marvel comics' Fantastic Four.

  • Among the familiar assembled robots on Galapagos Island are a Barrier-Bot from the NearDeath Star, Billionaire-Bot, Bender, Boxy, Calculon, Calculon's Evil Twin, Chain Smoker, Clamps (of the Robot Mafia), Clear Cutter, Crushinator, Daisy May 128K, Destructor, Donbot (of the Robot Mafia), Fat-Bot, Fender, Gearshift, Hedonism-Bot, some Hookerbots, Joey Mousepad (of the Robot Mafia), Keg Robot, a Killbot, Malfunctioning Eddie, Masked Unit, Masked Unit's Girlfriend, Monique, a NearDeath Star robot, Officer URL, Oily, a Postman-Bot from "A Biclops Built for Two," the Pizzeria chef robot from "A Fishful of Dollars," Reverend Lionel Preacherbot, Roberto, the Robo-Rooter from the ad in "Crustaceans in Love," Robot Devil, a robot dog owned by Robot Santa, The Slurm Vending Machine bot from "Mother's Day," the teenage popcorn-selling robot from "Raging Bender," Tinny Tim, iZac, the jacking-on robots from "Hell is Other Robots," several minions of the Robot Devil, and a robot that resembles the R.O.B accessory from Nintendo Entertainment system

  • Sign outside Kyoto: "Welcome to Kyoto, the anagram lover's Tokyo"

  • We learn in the episode A Taste of Freedom that Earth once fought a war for Halley's Comet - after this episode we know it was probably to protect the ice supply.

  • An Earth year is now one week longer.

  • Chlorine gas is exceptionally lethal, even in small doses. So either Nibbler didn't belch pure chlorine gas, or the writers didn't feel like being scientifically accurate to the nth degree.

  • Opening theme promotion: KNOWN TO CAUSE INSANITY IN LABORATORY MICE

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Allusions (13)

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail The wizard at the Global Warming Convention resembles Tim, the wizard from Monty Python's legendary movie.

  • The boat taking Bender and the other robots to Nixon's party is called the Galapagos Princess, which is a reference to the Pacific Princess used on The Love Boat.

  • Star Wars: Episode IV When the mirror is being readied to fire the laser the tracking system looks like the Death Star's tracking system.

  • Title: Crimes of the Hot The episode title is a rewording of the movie title Crimes of the Heart.

  • Al Gore announces "I have ridden the mighty Moon Worm". This is a reference to Paul Muad'Dib from the classic sci-fi novel Dune.

  • The tagline to the global warming short, "None like it hot" is a parody on the film title Some Like it Hot, with Marilyn Monroe.

  • The scenes in which the body of Spiro Agnew is carrying around the head of Richard Nixon is an allusion to a movie called Reanimator in which a doctor is beheaded and his head and body are reanimated and the body carries the head around, much like Agnew is carrying Nixon.

  • In a wide shot of the Galopogos Islands, amongst the large crowd of robots, we see a bantha, the main means of conveyance for the Sand People of Star Wars.

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