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10 Soon-to-Be Classic 'Futurama' Clips

Head writer David X. Cohen relives the best moments from Matt Groening's 'other' long-running show

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Bender Masters the 'Pimp Walk'

In "Put Your Head on My Shoulders" (February 13th, 2000), Bender starts a computer dating service to make a quick buck ahead of Valentine's Day. But before that, he briefly enters into the pimping business, which gets him into some legal trouble but also finds him devising a meme-worthy swagger that helps solidify his reputation as Futurama's most colorful robo-rapscallion. 

"If the crime Bender commits is being the pimp, it's because he likes wearing a fur coat and walking around with sexy sunglasses," Cohen says, insisting that Bender's unscrupulous activities don't make him an evil robot (like, say, Robot Devil). "It's not because he wants to be a human trafficker who – when I say human, I mean fembot – wants to traffic in fembot lives and make their lives miserable. He's just having a one-man party. So it's fine, it's fine!"

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