Bender is a futuristic robot from the TV show Futurama and is voiced by John DiMaggio. Bender was created as a bending unit, designed to bend steel girders with his bare hands. He runs on alcohol and smokes because it "makes him look cool." He is very rude and often makes fun of others around him, even close friends. He is also a convicted felon and often commits more crimes without remorse.
He met his best friend, Philip J. Fry
, in line for a suicide booth. Now Bender works at Planet Express with Fry and their captain, Leela
. He has been in 2 games, starring in Futurama
and making a cameo in The Simpsons Game
. Matt Groening
crated the name Bender as an homage to the character of John Bender from the movie ''The Breakfast Club.''
In the game Contra 4
,Bender's full name appears in the Special Thanks section of the credits.
Memorable Quotes :
''Tempers are wearing thin. Let's hope some robot doesn't kill everybody''
''I've got a friend named Fry. He's a pretty cool guy. Rip out his lungs and he might well die. If there's two things he's not its a cool robot and the emperor of France''
''Who are you, and why should I care''
''Blackmail is such an ugly word. I prefer "extortion." The "X" makes it sound cool''
''Hey. What kind of party is this? There's no booze and only one hooker''
''This is the worst kind of discrimination. The kind against me''
''I was God once''
''Ah, lets face it: Comedy's a dead art form. Now, tragedy,that's funny''
''I'm Bender, baby, please insert liquor''
''Everybody's a jerk. You, me, this jerk''
''I hate the people that love me and they hate me''
''Do I preach to you while you're lying stoned in the gutter? No''
''I'm gonna go build my own theme park! With blackjack and hookers! In fact, forget the park''
''Leela cracked corn, and i don't care. Fry cracked corn, i still don't care. Bender cracked corn, and he is great! Take that you stupid corn''
''I guess a robot would have to be crazy to wanna' be a folk-singer''
''Nothing a lawsuit won't cure''
''Bite my shiny metal a**''
''Compare your lives to mine and then kill yourselves''
''Leela save me! And my Banjo! And Fry! And yourself I guess''
''Not enough room? My place is two cubic meters, and we could only take up 1.5 cubic meters. We've got room for a whole another two-thirds of a person''