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"Bite my shiny metal ass!" ― Bender's catchphrase

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 He Rocks

  • His catchphrases, "Bite my shiny metal ass!" and "Kill all humans!"
  • He is Futurama's breakout character
  • His unapologetic vulgarity and selfishness
  • Despite the abovementioned 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
  • He is the subject of many Internet memes
  • He appeared in an episode of The Simpsons, "Simpsorama".