Bender Bending Rodriguez, or simply Bender, is one of the protagonists of the Fox/Comedy Central animated series Futurama. He is a foul-mouthed, curmudgeonly robot who works for he Planet Express Delivery Company in the year 3000. He is voiced by John DiMaggio.
Why Nobody Bit His Shiny Metal Ass
- His catchphrases, "Bite my shiny metal ass!" and "Kill all humans!" remain some of the most iconic lines on the show and remain some of the funniest as well.
- He is Futurama's breakout character and arguably the best character of the show as well, as he remains one of the most well-known and iconic comic reliefs in all of Animation.
- His unapologetic vulgarity and selfishness is hilarious and so is his addiction to alcohol, as he actually needs alcohol to function.
- Despite the aforementioned selfishness and hatred of humans, he takes Fry in when the aforementioned human wakes up in the future and becomes his best friend and roommate.
- While he would never admit it, he genuinely cares for Fry.
- John DiMaggio did an awesome job voicing him.
- He is the subject of many internet memes, such as the aforementioned "Bite my shiny metal ass!".
- He appeared in an episode of The Simpsons, "Simpsorama".
- Deep down, while he is a rude character, he shows sympathy and not only cares for Fry but cares for the other characters as well.
The Only Bad Quality
- While his jerk-ass attitude is funny, he can come off as rude or unlikable at times.
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