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* CallBack: The call back to the pilot episode in the first minute, where it starts with Fry playing a game similar to ''VideoGame/{{Paperboy}}'' and losing, with Zoidberg and Leela using the respective lines of the little boy and Mr. Panucci.

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* CallBack: CallBack:
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The call back to the pilot episode in the first minute, where it starts with Fry playing a game similar to ''VideoGame/{{Paperboy}}'' and losing, with Zoidberg and Leela using the respective lines of the little boy and Mr. Panucci.



** URL and Chief O'Mannahan are in an open robosexual relationship.

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** URL and Chief O'Mannahan are in an open robosexual relationship.relationship, which were made legal back in "Proposition Infinity".



* ShoutOut: To ''VideoGame/{{Paperboy}}'', ''Film/{{Tron}}'', and ''Film/{{MinorityReport}}''

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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To ''VideoGame/{{Paperboy}}'', ''Film/{{Tron}}'', and ''Film/{{MinorityReport}}''''Film/{{MinorityReport}}''
** There's also a nod to the famous thought experiment UsefulNotes/SchrodingersCat; Fry arrests Schrodinger and opens the box he's carrying around; out jumps a very-much-alive cat that attacks him. (The box also contains drugs.)


* ShamelessFanserviceGirl: Chief O'Mannahan, due to her invoking every DaChief stereotype imaginable, congratulates Fry and URL on a major drug bust while in the police locker room while clad only in a towel. Said towel is only covering her waist, thus fully exposing her breasts for all (but the audience) to see. She calls no attention to this at all.

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* ShamelessFanserviceGirl: Chief O'Mannahan, due to her invoking every DaChief stereotype imaginable, congratulates Fry and URL on a major drug bust while in the police locker room while clad only in a towel. Said towel is only covering her waist, thus fully exposing her breasts for all (but the audience) to see. She calls no attention to this at all. Fry does, though.
--->'''O'Mannahan''': Congratulations on your big bust.
--->'''Fry''': You, too.


* SelfDeprecation: At the end of the episode, Fry gets his job back at Planet Express with the new title of "Executive Delivery Boy." The Professor says, "It's a meaningless title that helps people feel better about themselves." Roll Executive Producer credits for Matt Groening and David X Cohen.

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* SelfDeprecation: At the end of the episode, Fry gets his job back at Planet Express with the new title of "Executive Delivery Boy." The Professor Hermes says, "It's a meaningless title that helps people feel better about themselves." Roll Executive Producer credits for Matt Groening and David X Cohen.

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* HiddenDepths: Fry turns out to make a pretty good cop. Who knew?


* ShoutOut: To ''VideoGame/Paperboy'', ''Film/{{Tron}}'', and ''Film/{{MinorityReport}}''

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* ShoutOut: To ''VideoGame/Paperboy'', ''VideoGame/{{Paperboy}}'', ''Film/{{Tron}}'', and ''Film/{{MinorityReport}}''

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* ShoutOut: To ''VideoGame/Paperboy'', ''Film/{{Tron}}'', and ''Film/{{MinorityReport}}''


* BoobsOfSteel: Exaggerated with the police chief, who is easily the toughest feminine testosterone on the show.

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* BoobsOfSteel: Exaggerated with the police chief, Chief O'Mannahan, who is easily the toughest feminine testosterone on the show.



** URL and the Cheif are in an open robosexual relationship.

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** URL and the Cheif Chief O'Mannahan are in an open robosexual relationship.



* TheHeart: The rest of Planet Express realize that without Fry, their company loses its charms. Bender and Leela have nothing to talk about during delivery missions, Hermes' reports become as dull as reports get, ect. By the end of the episode the Professor notes that they don't know what Fry does exactly, but they desperately need it.
* KansasCityShuffle: When Fry is told of a future crime he has to solve; an oracle robot called "Pickles" gives Fry [[EitherOrProphecy the prediction that one of the following will happen]]: '''1. He will shoot Bender''', causing him to destroy the [[MacGuffin Maltese Liquor]] and die; '''2. He won't shoot Bender''', but Bender will share the priceless alcohol with Planet Express, killing everyone due to its lethality. Fry attempts to pick neither, but [[spoiler:Pickles appears at the crime and reveals it wasn't a prediction, but a set up. After Fry accidentally shoots Bender, Pickles shoots Fry and drinks the real liquor to kill his human brain, thus removing his psychic abilities; however, it is then revealed that the prediction came true simply because Fry figured out Pickles was the mastermind (due to the inconsistency of Bender sharing) and thus set up Pickles' con, causing Pickles to lose his oracle powers and allowing them to arrest him.]]

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* TheHeart: The rest of Planet Express realize that without Fry, their company loses its charms. Bender and Leela have nothing to talk about during delivery missions, Hermes' reports become as dull as reports get, ect. etc. By the end of the episode episode, the Professor notes that they don't know what Fry does exactly, but they desperately need it.
* KansasCityShuffle: When Fry is told of a future crime he has to solve; an oracle robot called "Pickles" gives Fry [[EitherOrProphecy the prediction that one of the following will happen]]: '''1. He will shoot Bender''', causing him to destroy the [[MacGuffin Maltese Liquor]] and die; '''2. He won't shoot Bender''', but Bender will share the priceless alcohol with Planet Express, killing everyone due to its lethality. Fry attempts to pick neither, but [[spoiler:Pickles appears at the crime and reveals it wasn't a prediction, but a set up.setup. After Fry accidentally shoots Bender, Pickles shoots Fry and drinks the real liquor to kill his human brain, thus removing his psychic abilities; however, it is then revealed that the prediction came true simply because Fry figured out Pickles was the mastermind (due to the inconsistency of Bender sharing) and thus set up Pickles' con, causing Pickles to lose his oracle powers and allowing them to arrest him.]]



* OutGivingBirthBackInTwoMinutes: The police chief ducks into the bathroom for a minute and comes out holding a baby, no prior indication that she was even pregnant.

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* OutGivingBirthBackInTwoMinutes: The police chief Chief O'Mannahan ducks into the bathroom for a minute and comes out holding a baby, no prior indication that she was even pregnant.



* SelfFulfillingProphecy: Played Straight, with most of the Oracle's predictions turning out that as he predicted, because the observers of the prophecy made it that way.
** Double Subverted in a prophecy created turning out the way he predicted, with the observers playing their parts, all because he made it happen that way. His abilities are shown to not only predict the future, but to create and change it.
* SpottingTheThread: Fry realized something was up with Pickles' predictions when it showed Bender sharing the Maltese Liquor with the rest of Planet Express, because Bender isn't someone who shares his booze.

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* SelfFulfillingProphecy: Played Straight, with most of the Oracle's predictions turning out that as he predicted, predicted because the observers of the prophecy made it that way.
** Double Subverted in a prophecy created turning out the way he predicted, with the observers playing their parts, all because he made it happen that way. His abilities are shown to not only predict the future, future but to create and change it.
* ShamelessFanserviceGirl: Chief O'Mannahan, due to her invoking every DaChief stereotype imaginable, congratulates Fry and URL on a major drug bust while in the police locker room while clad only in a towel. Said towel is only covering her waist, thus fully exposing her breasts for all (but the audience) to see. She calls no attention to this at all.
* SpottingTheThread: Fry realized something was up with Pickles' predictions when it showed Bender sharing the Maltese Liquor with the rest of Planet Express, Express because Bender isn't someone who shares his booze.

Added DiffLines:

* SelfDeprecation: At the end of the episode, Fry gets his job back at Planet Express with the new title of "Executive Delivery Boy." The Professor says, "It's a meaningless title that helps people feel better about themselves." Roll Executive Producer credits for Matt Groening and David X Cohen.

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** The house [=HedonismBot=] married in ''The Late Phillip J. Fry'' makes an appearance
** URL and the Cheif are in an open robosexual relationship.


--->'''Fry''': Like watching ''[[TheTonightShow Leno]]''!

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--->'''Fry''': Like watching ''[[TheTonightShow ''[[Series/TheTonightShow Leno]]''!

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* OutGivingBirthBackInTwoMinutes: The police chief ducks into the bathroom for a minute and comes out holding a baby, no prior indication that she was even pregnant.


* BoobsOfSteel: Exaggerated with the police chief, who is easily the toughest feminine testosterone on the show.



* TheHeart: The rest of Planet Express realize that without Fry, their company loses its charms. Bender and Leela have nothing to talk about during delivery missions, Hermes' reports become as dull as reports get, ect. By the end of the episode the Professor notes that they don't know what Fry does exactly, but they desperately need it.



--->'''Fry''': Like watching ''[[TheTonightShow Leno]]''!

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--->'''Fry''': Like watching ''[[TheTonightShow Leno]]''!Leno]]''!
** Bender and Leela also go to [[Film/{{Avatar}} Pandora]], which is a needlessly 3D special effect planet.


* SpottingTheThread: Fry realized something was up with Pickles' predictions when it showed Bender sharing the Maltese Liquor with the rest of Planet Express, because Bender isn't someone who shares his booze.

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* SpottingTheThread: Fry realized something was up with Pickles' predictions when it showed Bender sharing the Maltese Liquor with the rest of Planet Express, because Bender isn't someone who shares his booze.booze.
* TakeThat
--->'''Pickles''': Do you have any idea what a burden it is to know everything that will ever happen?! To never be surprised. To know the punch line of every joke hours in advance?!
--->'''Fry''': Like watching ''[[TheTonightShow Leno]]''!

Added DiffLines:

* CallBack: The call back to the pilot episode in the first minute, where it starts with Fry playing a game similar to ''VideoGame/{{Paperboy}}'' and losing, with Zoidberg and Leela using the respective lines of the little boy and Mr. Panucci.



* SelfFulfillingProphecy:Played Straight, with most of the Oracle's predictions turning out that as he predicted, because the observers of the prophecy made it that way.

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\n* SelfFulfillingProphecy:Played DynamiteCandle: Played with, where Bender lights a dynamite stick then leaves it in his mouth like a cigar... but he does a double-take and realizes IT'S DYNAMITE and uses it to break open an invisible safe.
* KansasCityShuffle: When Fry is told of a future crime he has to solve; an oracle robot called "Pickles" gives Fry [[EitherOrProphecy the prediction that one of the following will happen]]: '''1. He will shoot Bender''', causing him to destroy the [[MacGuffin Maltese Liquor]] and die; '''2. He won't shoot Bender''', but Bender will share the priceless alcohol with Planet Express, killing everyone due to its lethality. Fry attempts to pick neither, but [[spoiler:Pickles appears at the crime and reveals it wasn't a prediction, but a set up. After Fry accidentally shoots Bender, Pickles shoots Fry and drinks the real liquor to kill his human brain, thus removing his psychic abilities; however, it is then revealed that the prediction came true simply because Fry figured out Pickles was the mastermind (due to the inconsistency of Bender sharing) and thus set up Pickles' con, causing Pickles to lose his oracle powers and allowing them to arrest him.]]
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: When Fry discovers he will shoot Bender in the future, parodying ''Film/MinorityReport''
* OutOfCharacterAlert: Fry is able to tell that Pickles is deceiving him when he shows Bender sharing strong malt liquor to the crew of the Planet Express (which, though harmless to robots, is deadly to humans). As Bender is an UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist, he would not share it with anyone.
* SelfFulfillingProphecy: Played
Straight, with most of the Oracle's predictions turning out that as he predicted, because the observers of the prophecy made it that way.

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