When a big ball of garbage from the 21st Century returns to threaten New New York, Philip is the only expert on making the weapon to fight it.

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Philip J. Fry / Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth / Dr. Zoidberg / Documentary Narrator (voice)
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Turanga Leela (voice)
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Bender (voice)
Ron Popeil ...
Ron Popeil's head
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Linda the Newsanchor / Scientist #1 / Mayor's Aide (voice)
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When a big ball of garbage from the 21st Century returns to threaten New New York, Philip is the only expert on making the weapon to fight it.

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11 May 1999 (USA)  »

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$1,300,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

First appearance of Professor Wernstrom. See more »

Goofs

At the inventions competition, when Ron Popeil introduces Ogden Wernstrom, Fry is sitting in the audience with his normal red jacket on. In the closeup, he is in a black suit. See more »

Quotes

Leela: We recycle everything. Robots are made out of old beer cans.
Bender: Yeah, and this beer can is made out of old robots.
Leela: And that sandwich your eating is made out of old, discarded sandwiches. Nothing just gets thrown away.
Fry: The future is disgusting!
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Instead of the theme, the song "We'll Meet Again" plays over the closing credits. See more »

Connections

References The Simpsons (1989) See more »

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We'll Meet Again
Written by Ross Parker & Hugh Charles
Performed by Vera Lynn
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The One With The Giant Ball Of Garbage...
7 June 2015 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I love this episode. It's so funny. It's good because it makes me think about what the future of our planet will be like. Will we really need to send a giant ball of garbage into space. I mean, our landfills and dumps are already being filled. And they can't just keep making landfills and dumps, unless you want less housing. Wow, that went really environmental. I just mean it's interesting to think about.

In this episode, Professor Farnsworth discovers that a giant ball of garbage that Earth had shot into space years ago, is headed back to Earth. Which will act as a giant meteor. So, Fry, Leela and Bender are the only ones who can stop the smelly ball of destruction.

First appearance of: Professor Wernstrom.

Overall, I give this episode a 10 out of 10, which in my ratings book is: Freaking Ridonkulous.


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