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* ShoutOut: [[Literature/MobyDick Obviously]]

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* ActorAllusion: Amy’s mother, played by Creator/LaurenTom says at the funeral “My days of joy and luck are over. Guess I gotta quit [[Series/TheJoyLuckClub that club]].”

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* IResembleThatRemark: "For the last time, I'm not obsessed. I just want this whale to die! Die! DIE!"


* KnowNothingKnowItAll: Leela "Maybe if I move the compass like this it will somehow kill the whale". See also EpicFail and TooDumbToLive.
* MobySchtick: With Leela being Ahab.



* KnowNothingKnowItAll: Leela "Maybe if I move the compass like this it will somehow kill the whale". See also EpicFail and TooDumbToLive.

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* AnimalisticAbomination: The Space Whale--it's a four-dimensional being capable of ripping into the fabric of space-time so it can break into the three-dimensional realm, has a digestive system that defies the laws of physics and is implied to be a living manifestation of frenzied obsession. This might be a nod to the original Moby Dick, who was also interpreted by some (both in the book and out) as being this.



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'''Hermes''': ''[back in the present]'' [[LampshadeHanging Zoidberg was popular!?!]]\\
'''Amy:''' [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Zoidberg had hair!?!]]

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'''Hermes''': ''[back in the present]'' [[LampshadeHanging ''[[LampshadeHanging Zoidberg was popular!?!]]\\
popular?]]''\\
'''Amy:''' [[ComicallyMissingThePoint ''[[ComicallyMissingThePoint Zoidberg had hair!?!]]hair?]]''



* WombLevel: Inside the giant Space Whale.

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* WombLevel: Inside the giant Space Whale.Whale.
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* GreenAesop: Parodied and defied. After all the trouble the whale gave them, the

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* GreenAesop: Parodied and defied. After all the trouble the whale gave them, the crew has no qualms about butchering it.

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* EatenAlive: Everyone except Zoidberg, by the whale.


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* GreenAesop: Parodied and defied. After all the trouble the whale gave them, the


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* NotQuiteDead: Anyone eaten by the whale, including the previous Planet Express crew.

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* NonMaliciousMonster: Lampshaded by Leela, the 4-D whale isn't evil, it's just very very hungry.


* PlayedForLaughs: The crews and families vow to take their revenge on the space whale for devouring them, holding knives, which the 4-D creature [[NighInvulernability has demonstrated before its impervious to]].

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* PlayedForLaughs: The crews and families vow to take their revenge on the space whale for devouring them, holding knives, which the 4-D creature [[NighInvulernability [[NighInvulnerability has demonstrated before its impervious to]].


* BizarreAlienBiology: Not just four-dimensional and able to rip through the fabric of space-time, the space whale does curious things with its prey. Most end up locked away for all eternity in its infinite mobius intestinal tract, the few determined ones it feeds off their emotions and absorbs.

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* BizarreAlienBiology: Not just four-dimensional and able to rip through the fabric of space-time, the space whale does curious things with its prey. Most end up locked away for all eternity in its infinite mobius intestinal tract, the few determined ones [[TheAssimilator it feeds off their emotions and absorbs. absorbs]].



* PlayedForLaughs: The crews and families vow to take their revenge on the space whale for devouring them, holding knives, which the 4-D creature [[NighInvulernable has demonstrated before its impervious to]].

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* PlayedForLaughs: The crews and families vow to take their revenge on the space whale for devouring them, holding knives, which the 4-D creature [[NighInvulernable [[NighInvulernability has demonstrated before its impervious to]].

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* BizarreAlienBiology: Not just four-dimensional and able to rip through the fabric of space-time, the space whale does curious things with its prey. Most end up locked away for all eternity in its infinite mobius intestinal tract, the few determined ones it feeds off their emotions and absorbs.


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* PlayedForLaughs: The crews and families vow to take their revenge on the space whale for devouring them, holding knives, which the 4-D creature [[NighInvulernable has demonstrated before its impervious to]].


* AluminiumChristmasTrees: [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_sail Solar sails]] are an actual concept.



* HairTodayGoneTomorrow: Zoidberg in the first flashback has a pompadour, even though his species doesn't grow hair. It turns out that the crew just imagined he had hair. However, in the second flashback, his white hair was a result of becoming so scared he grew hair just so it could turn white from fear.


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* TheDeterminator: Leela


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* HairTodayGoneTomorrow: Zoidberg in the first flashback has a pompadour, even though his species doesn't grow hair. It turns out that the crew just imagined he had hair. However, in the second flashback, his white hair was a result of becoming so scared he grew hair just so it could turn white from fear.


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* SpaceIsAnOcean: This being a Literature/MobyDick parody.


* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: Everyone cheered when the statue crushed the Popsicle guy it's unclear if their cheering his death, the statue arriving or both.

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* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: Everyone cheered when the statue crushed the Popsicle guy guy; it's unclear if their they're cheering his death, the statue arriving or both.

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* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: Everyone cheered when the statue crushed the Popsicle guy it's unclear if their cheering his death, the statue arriving or both.

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