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* PlotHole: Farnsworth's line about Nixon winning by a single vote is supposed to be a BrickJoke to how the first robot president won by a single vote. However, since the total votes won by each candidate aren't given (except that Nixon has zero votes at the start), the joke falls apart.


* LowCountGag:
** Donbot introduces his two henchmen as 'the entire robot mafia'. So the criminal organization consists of the boss Donbot and goons Clamps and Joey Mousepad.
** In [[Recap/FuturamaS2E3AHeadInThePolls "A Head in the Polls"]], the TV news describes the election results for the Earth presidential campaign:
--->'''Linda:''' The sheer drama of this election has driven voter turnout to its highest level in centuries. Six percent!

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* LowCountGag:
** Donbot introduces his two henchmen as 'the entire robot mafia'. So the criminal organization consists of the boss Donbot and goons Clamps and Joey Mousepad.
** In [[Recap/FuturamaS2E3AHeadInThePolls "A Head in the Polls"]], the
LowCountGag: The TV news describes the election results for the Earth presidential campaign:
--->'''Linda:''' -->'''Linda:''' The sheer drama of this election has driven voter turnout to its highest level in centuries. Six percent!

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* LowCountGag:
** Donbot introduces his two henchmen as 'the entire robot mafia'. So the criminal organization consists of the boss Donbot and goons Clamps and Joey Mousepad.
** In [[Recap/FuturamaS2E3AHeadInThePolls "A Head in the Polls"]], the TV news describes the election results for the Earth presidential campaign:
--->'''Linda:''' The sheer drama of this election has driven voter turnout to its highest level in centuries. Six percent!


* FreezeFrameBonus: Bender has a nightmare where he sees "[[OnesAndZeroes 1s and 0s everywhere!]] And I think I just saw a 2!" If you pay attention, you can actually see said "2" during the aforementioned DreamSequence.

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* FreezeFrameBonus: Bender has a nightmare where he sees "[[OnesAndZeroes 1s and 0s everywhere!]] And everywhere,]] [[FauxHorrific and I think thought I just saw a 2!" 2!]]" If you pay attention, you can actually see said "2" during the aforementioned DreamSequence.


* HypocriticalHumour: Despite stating that "all humans are vermin", Morbo considers Nixon a friend.

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* HypocriticalHumour: HypocriticalHumour:
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Despite stating that "all humans are vermin", Morbo considers Nixon a friend.friend.
** Leela forgot to vote, despite making a big deal about the importance of voting to Fry.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: When Bender announces he (literally) sold his body:
-->'''Professor Farnsworth''': “Sold your body? Oh, Bender, I’ve been down that road. I know it’s glamorous and the parties are great, but you’ll end up spending every dollar you make on jewelry and skin-tight pants.”

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* PlotHole: Farnsworth's line about Nixon winning by a single vote is supposed to be a BrickJoke to how the first robot president won by a single vote. However, since the total votes won by each candidate aren't given (except that Nixon has zero votes at the start), the joke falls apart.


* ShoutOut: The episode begins with an episode of the ShowWithinAShow ''The Scary Door'', a clear shout-out to ''Series/TheTwilightZone'', specifically to the episode "[[Recap/TheTwilightZoneS1E8TimeEnoughAtLast Time Enough at Last]]".

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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The episode begins with an episode of the ShowWithinAShow ''The Scary Door'', a clear shout-out to ''Series/TheTwilightZone'', ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'', specifically to the episode "[[Recap/TheTwilightZoneS1E8TimeEnoughAtLast Time Enough at Last]]".


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* YouWereTryingTooHard: The Apathy party only accepts members who don't care about voting.
--->'''Fry''': Now this is a party I can get excited about! Sign me up!\\
'''Recruiter''': Not with ''that'' attitude. \\
'''Fry''': Oh, well screw it then.\\
'''Recruiter''': Welcome aboard, brother!\\
'''Fry''': All right!\\
'''Recruiter''': You're out.


* AndIMustScream: The Brain Slug party representatives. Soon after, Hermes.

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* AndIMustScream: AndIMustScream:
** The episode begins with the collapse of a titanium mine, trapping all the robot workers inside (some of whom are seen pinned in the entrance, still twitching). The proposed rescue plan is to "pave over the area and get on with our lives."
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The Brain Slug party representatives. Soon after, Hermes.

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* FreezeFrameBonus: Bender has a nightmare where he sees "[[OnesAndZeroes 1s and 0s everywhere!]] And I think I just saw a 2!" If you pay attention, you can actually see said "2" during the aforementioned DreamSequence.

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* CaughtOnTape: Bender manages to convince Nixon to give back his body after recording Nixon's rant about his plans for when he became President again.


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* HumongousMecha: After giving back Bender's body, Nixion gets a gigantic new robot body, which results in him getting the majority of robot vote.


** Also the Legalize Hemp Party's representative's first line of dialogue is "Dave's not here, man," which is inexplicable unless you catch that it's a reference to a famous CheechAndChong sketch.

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** Also the Legalize Hemp Party's representative's first line of dialogue is "Dave's not here, man," which is inexplicable unless you catch that it's a reference to a famous CheechAndChong Creator/CheechAndChong sketch.

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** Also the Legalize Hemp Party's representative's first line of dialogue is "Dave's not here, man," which is inexplicable unless you catch that it's a reference to a famous CheechAndChong sketch.



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* ADateWithRosiePalms: Fry speaks of how he spent his teen years giving his body tough love, before Leela elbow jabs him in the stomach.


-->'''NIXON'S ''BACK'''''

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-->'''NIXON'S ''BACK'''''''BACK!'''''

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