Quotes / Promoted to Scapegoat

Zapp Brannigan: Nothing remains now but for the captain to go down with his ship.
Kiff: Why, that's surprisingly noble of you, sir.
Zapp Brannigan: No, it's noble of you, Kiff! As of now, you're in command. Congratulations, captain.
Futurama, "A Flight to Remember"

Please, Zuko. What ulterior motive could I have? What could I possibly gain by letting you get all the glory for defeating the Avatar? Unless somehow, the Avatar was actually alive. All that glory would suddenly turn to shame and foolishness. But you said yourself that was impossible.