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"I Dream of Siri" is the eighth episode of the fourth season of The Boondocks. It aired on June 9, 2014.

Synopsis[]

Robert buys an iPhone for the phone's program, Siri. But Siri becomes psychotic and obsessed with Robert and proceeds to ruin his life when he gets rid of her for an Android phone, that she hacks, forcing him to marry her.

Guest star: Grey DeLisle as Siri

Summary[]

After seeing a commercial for the new iPhone, Grandad goes to an apple store to buy one. Robert causes a ruckus at the store asking why Siri isn't in the iPad. Due to him causing chaos, he gets a free iPhone. After the iPhone suggests things for Robert, he claims he loves her. Although Huey finds it as a bad idea, Granddad doesn't listen to him. Granddad goes through a number of dates, although Siri doesn't agree with him, calling him desperate in which Robert reacts. In the end, Robert Freeman's complaint about Siri finally made it to Apple headquarters. They issued an apology to Mr. Freeman and released a software patch preventing Siri from being a psycho bitch. He then gets a free iPad after being removed from the President's kill list.

Appearances[]

Cultural references[]

  • George Lucas' sale of Lucasfilm to Disney is mentioned.
  • The title is a parody of the 1960s American sitcom, I Dream of Jeannie.
  • The episode is a parody of the 2013 American film Her.
  • The phone Granddad most likely bought was an iPhone 5S, based on the shape and size of the phone.
  • He complains that you can't get an Apple laptop with a touchscreen, which is common complaint.[1] In reality, Siri comes on MacBooks and iPads as well as iPods.
  • Riley was seen holding a game called Super Auto Theft XVI, which is a parody of Grand Theft Auto V, but it's a similar cover.
  • Robert listens to Sade at night.

Continuity[]

Errors[]

  • When Ruckus and Granddad play checkers, there are pieces on both the black and white squares. The app he uses to cheat also shows pieces on both color squares, and in a totally different position.

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