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The Greatest Zapp Brannigan Quotes From Futurama

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Did you know Zapp Brannigan was based on Captain Kirk? Brannigan is arrogant, oblivious, and rude, but that's exactly why we love him on Futurama. Here are the greatest Zapp Brannigan quotes of all time, ranked by your votes.

When Leela told Brannigan it was a mistake to sleep with him, Zapp replied with, "A sexy mistake." Many of Zapp's best quotes prove just how dumb he is. Take the time he was introducing himself, for example: "I am the man with no name. Zapp Brannigan at your service." Another great Zapp Brannigan quote involves him demonstrating his competency as a captain: "When I'm in command, every mission is a suicide mission."

Vote up your favorite Zapp Branigan quotes below, no matter what episode or season they are from. If you notice a good one is missing, add it to the list along with an image!

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    Every Mission

    Zapp Brannigan: When I'm in command, every mission is a suicide mission.

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    Spongy And Bruised

    Zapp Brannigan: We need rest. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is spongy and bruised.

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    Checkmate

    Zapp Brannigan: The alien mother-ship is in orbit here. If we can hit that bulls-eye, the rest of the dominoes will fall like a house of cards. Checkmate.

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    Congratulations, Captain

    Zapp Brannigan: Don't blame yourself, Kif. We were doomed from the start. I guess all that remains now is for the captain to go down with the ship.

    Kif: That's surprisingly noble of you, sir.

    Zapp Brannigan: No, it's noble of you, Kif. As of now, you're in command. Congratulations, Captain.

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