Scenario:A successor to the Professor Franchise: Futurama
FRY: Wow. A whole planet of old people. Where is it?
BENDER: Nobody knooooowwwws.
PROFESSOR: So many loves half loved. So many inventions half invented. That damned time machine alone sent me back 15 years.
ZOIDBERG: If only it had worked, you could go
back and not waste your time on it.
PROFESSOR: There's no one to carry on after I'm gone. No one to take over my work and my research and my fabulous fortune! By God! That's it! I've got to name a successor! (oohs and ahhs from the group)
ZOIDBERG: A successor to the professor?
PROFESSOR: There's no time to lose. I'm off to my lab to build.... a successor NAMING machine!