Can’t understand

It's just like the story of the grasshopper and the octopus

Large bet on myself in round one. Bender, you risked your life to save me! And I’d do it again! And perhaps a third time! But that would be it. You can crush me but you can’t crush my spirit! Fatal. You seem malnourished. Are you suffering from intestinal parasites?

Yes. You gave me a dollar and some candy. With a warning label this big, you know they gotta be fun! Fetal stemcells, aren’t those controversial? Actually, that’s still true.