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* ArtisticLicenseEconomics: The amount of money in Fry's account after a thousand years of compound interest (93 cents and an interest rate of 2.25% equating to approximately 4.3 billion dollars after all that time) is accurate. However, it does not take inflation/deflation into account, nor the fact that dormant accounts are seized by the government after a number of years (which varies by state, but is always below 1,000 years).



** The amount of money in Fry's account after a thousand years of compound interest is accurate. However, it does not take inflation/deflation into account, nor the fact that dormant accounts are seized by the government after a number of years (which varies by state, but is always below 1,000 years).


* CompoundInterestTimeTravelGambit: Fry unwittingly strike it rich from having a small amount of money in his bank (which is miraculously still running). 97 cents plus a millenia of 2.25% annual compound interest makes 4.3 billion dollars.

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* CompoundInterestTimeTravelGambit: An unintentional example; Fry unwittingly strike strikes it rich from having a small amount of money less than a dollar in his bank (which is miraculously still running). 97 cents plus running) for a millenia of 2.25% annual thousand years and the compound interest makes 4.of 2.25% for a millenium leaves him with ''4.3 billion dollars.dollars''.


* NostalgiaAintLikeItUsedToBe: Fry's video tape collection includes a parody of the [[BlandNameProduct Petridge]] Farm commercials.
-->'''Commercial:''' Do you remember a time when women couldn't vote, and certain people weren't allowed on golf courses? Petridge Farm remembers.

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* NostalgiaAintLikeItUsedToBe: Fry's video tape collection includes a parody of the [[BlandNameProduct Petridge]] Pepperidge Farm commercials.
-->'''Commercial:''' Do you remember a time when women couldn't vote, and certain people weren't allowed on golf courses? Petridge [[BlandNameProduct Petridge]] Farm remembers.


* CompoundInterestTimeTravelGambit: Done unwittingly by Fry. Also a case of ShownTheirWork since the amount in Fry's account is mathematically accurate.
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Mom.

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* CompoundInterestTimeTravelGambit: Done Fry unwittingly by Fry. Also strike it rich from having a case of ShownTheirWork since the small amount of money in Fry's account his bank (which is mathematically accurate.
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Mom.
miraculously still running). 97 cents plus a millenia of 2.25% annual compound interest makes 4.3 billion dollars.



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Bender [[EatingMachine joins the others]] in tasting the pizza with anchovies and immediately thinks they're gross. Later episodes would show he is a LethalChef because he had no sense of taste.



* ExtinctInTheFuture: Cows and anchovies are extinct. The last one [[SarcasmMode mysteriously]] happened about the same time Zoidberg's people arrived on Earth.



* FutureImperfect: Cows and anchovies are extinct. The last one [[SarcasmMode mysteriously]] happened about the same time Zoidberg's people arrived on Earth.
** Leela has no idea who Creator/TedDanson is, nor why Fry would want his skeleton.

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* FutureImperfect: Cows and anchovies are extinct. The last one [[SarcasmMode mysteriously]] happened about the same time Zoidberg's people arrived on Earth.
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Leela has no idea who Creator/TedDanson is, nor why Fry would want his skeleton.



* GilliganCut: ''Without'' a cut:
-->'''Fry:''' What a weird dream! I'll never get back to sleep! ''(falls back into bed)''



* NostalgiaFilter: Mercilessly skewered by the Pepperidge Farm commercial.
-->'''Commercial:''' Do you remember a time when women couldn't vote, and certain people weren't allowed on golf courses? Pepperidge Farm remembers.

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* NostalgiaFilter: Mercilessly skewered by NostalgiaAintLikeItUsedToBe: Fry's video tape collection includes a parody of the Pepperidge [[BlandNameProduct Petridge]] Farm commercial.
commercials.
-->'''Commercial:''' Do you remember a time when women couldn't vote, and certain people weren't allowed on golf courses? Pepperidge Petridge Farm remembers.

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* RightThroughTheWall: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] in the cold open. Fry is kept awake by the sound of squeaking springs coming from the next apartment. He angrily bangs on the wall and yells at the neighbors to keep it down. The camera pans over to reveal two robots with midsections made out of springs who are playing cards. One of them puts some oil on his springs and the squeaking stops.

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* TakeThat: At the mall, all of Fry's debit cards are turned down because they all went extinct, except for Discover...which they don't take anyway.


** Not long after that:
--->'''Amy:''' We all had commercials in our dreams, but you don't see us running off to buy brand-name merchandise at low, low prices.\\
''({{beat}}, everyone gets off their chairs and runs off shopping)''



-->'''Mom:''' [[HairTriggerTemper GET HIS PIN NUMBER]], [[SurroundedByIdiots YOU IDIOTS!]]

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-->'''Mom:''' [[HairTriggerTemper [[SuddenlyShouting GET HIS PIN NUMBER]], [[SurroundedByIdiots YOU IDIOTS!]]


* AFoolAndHisNewMoneyAreSoonParted: Because StatusQuoIsGod, Fry's wealth doesn't last until the end of the episode.

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* AFoolAndHisNewMoneyAreSoonParted: Because StatusQuoIsGod, Fry's wealth Fry discovers he'd left some cash in a forgotten bank account, and the [[CompoundInterestTimeTravelGambit accrued interest has made him fabulously wealthy]]. When he buys a can of (extinct) anchovies [[CorruptCorporateExecutive Mom]] has her boys kidnap him to get his PIN (1077) so she can steal all his money and be forced to sell the anchovies (which hold the secret to producing a very cheap, but potent, robot oil). She gives up when she learns he doesn't last until know this, instead intending to eat the end of anchovies. Also fulfills the episode."worse off than before" part: When Fry and co. actually ''do' eat the anchovies, everyone except Fry immediately coughs them up, due to their disgusting taste. Everyone, that is, except Zoidberg. He suffers the opposite effect, since his species is implied to be the reason anchovies went extinct in the first place due to having a strong HorrorHunger for them. Before the episode cuts to black, Zoidberg aggressively yanks Fry toward him, screaming "MORE! MORE!"
** The amount of money in Fry's account after a thousand years of compound interest is accurate. However, it does not take inflation/deflation into account, nor the fact that dormant accounts are seized by the government after a number of years (which varies by state, but is always below 1,000 years).


** Leela has no idea who Ted Danson is, nor why Fry would want his skeleton.

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** Leela has no idea who Ted Danson Creator/TedDanson is, nor why Fry would want his skeleton.


When Bender is arrested for shoplifting, Fry finds his old bank lasted to the 31st century--and the thousand years of interest has turned his meager 93 cent account into several billion dollars. Now a rich man, Fry starts buying antiques from the 20th century. Among those purchases is a preserved can of anchovies, a species now extinct. This puts him in conflict with Mom, owner of the Mom's Friendly Robots company, who feels that anchovies are the key to cheap robot oil (and a threat to her company).


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When Bender is arrested for shoplifting, Fry finds his old bank lasted to the 31st century--and the thousand years of interest has turned his meager 93 cent account into several billion dollars. Now a rich man, Fry starts buying antiques from the 20th century. Among those purchases is a preserved can of anchovies, a species now extinct. This puts him in conflict with Mom, owner of the Mom's Friendly Robots company, Robot Company, who feels that anchovies are the key to cheap robot oil (and a threat to her company).



When Bender is arrested for shoplifting, Fry finds his old bank lasted to the 31st century--and the thousand years of interest has turned his meager 75 cent account into several billion dollars. Now a rich man, Fry starts buying antiques from the 20th century. Among those purchases is a preserved can of anchovies, a species now extinct. This puts him in conflict with Mom, owner of the Mom's Friendly Robots company, who feels that anchovies are the key to cheap robot oil (and a threat to her company).


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When Bender is arrested for shoplifting, Fry finds his old bank lasted to the 31st century--and the thousand years of interest has turned his meager 75 93 cent account into several billion dollars. Now a rich man, Fry starts buying antiques from the 20th century. Among those purchases is a preserved can of anchovies, a species now extinct. This puts him in conflict with Mom, owner of the Mom's Friendly Robots company, who feels that anchovies are the key to cheap robot oil (and a threat to her company).


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* GilliganCut: ''Without'' a cut:
-->'''Fry:''' What a weird dream! I'll never get back to sleep! ''(falls back into bed)''

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* OhCrap: Mom's reaction when she learns Fry plans to eat the last remaining anchovies on Earth, instead of using them to create an oil that would keep robots lubricated for life like she assumed he would.
-->'''Mom''': Holy hell! You're going to ''eat'' them?!


* HighClassGlass: After Fry becomes a trillionare, the crew start wearing top hats. Feeling underdressed, Bender invokes this trope and dons a monocle as well.

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* HighClassGlass: After Fry becomes a trillionare, billionare, the crew start wearing top hats. Feeling underdressed, Bender invokes this trope and dons a monocle as well.


When Bender is arrested for shoplifting, Fry finds his old bank lasted to the 31st century--and the thousand years of interest has turned his meager 75 cent account into several trillion dollars. Now a rich man, Fry starts buying antiques from the 20th century. Among those purchases is a preserved can of anchovies, a species now extinct. This puts him in conflict with Mom, owner of the Mom's Friendly Robots company, who feels that anchovies are the key to cheap robot oil (and a threat to her company).


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When Bender is arrested for shoplifting, Fry finds his old bank lasted to the 31st century--and the thousand years of interest has turned his meager 75 cent account into several trillion billion dollars. Now a rich man, Fry starts buying antiques from the 20th century. Among those purchases is a preserved can of anchovies, a species now extinct. This puts him in conflict with Mom, owner of the Mom's Friendly Robots company, who feels that anchovies are the key to cheap robot oil (and a threat to her company).

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