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Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Trivia (1)

  • Piano tune

    The piano tune played during Leela's and Fry's honeymoon is Chopin's Etude Op.10, No.3.

Allusions (1)

  • Movie references

    The balloon man who gets hit in the eye of his moon-face by various objects alludes to the 1902 classic Le voyage dans la lune by Georges Melies, in which the moon has a face and gets hit in the eye by a rocket. Georges Melies features in the 2011 movie Hugo.

    The scene of Fry waiting on the Vampire State Building for Leela alludes to An Affair to Remember (1957) where Cary Grant waits in vain for Deborah Kerr on the Empire State Building. This scene is also referenced in Sleepless in Seattle (1993)