Phillip Fry is a 25-year-old pizza delivery boy whose life is going nowhere. When he accidentally freezes himself on December 31, 1999, he wakes up 1,000 years in the future and has a chance to make a fresh start. He goes to work for the Planet Express Corporation, a futuristic delivery service that transports packages to all five quadrants of the universe. His companions include the delivery ship's captain, Leela, a beautiful one-eyed female alien who kicks some serious butt, and Bender, a robot with very human flaws. Written by
The future is here!
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In the first episode, the date is December 31st, 2999 and Bender says "go in there [head museum], it's free on Tuesdays" and December 31st, 2999 actually is a Tuesday. See more
Leela's biological father is a mutant; one of his traits is that when he speaks his mouth appears to run vertically and open horizontally, whereas it is the opposite for a "normal" person. The problem with this is that he goes back to having a normal, human-looking mouth when not speaking. See more
You raised my hopes and dashed them quite expertly, Sir!
In syndication, the 30th Century Fox logo made for the show is typically followed by a regular "20th Century Fox Television" logo. See more