Fry discovers his bank account interest has made him a billionaire and buys the one thing the year 3000 doesn't have, anchovies.

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Turanga Leela (voice)
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Bender / Igner / Robot Chef / Repobot (voice)
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Mom / Teacher / Saleswoman / Cosmetologist / Teller / Decapodian Woman (voice)
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Dream advertisements inspire Fry to go shopping, but he has insufficient funds. After visiting the bank, Fry finds out his bank account's interest has made him a billionaire. He goes on a spree, buying items that remind him of the 1990s. When discovers that he can't order anchovies on his pizza because of their extinction, he visits an auction that has them on the block. Fry outbids Mom, who believes he's going to use them to make extremely cheap robot oil. Using Pamela Anderson, she sets up a plot to trick him into unveiling his account password. They rob him blind, only to discover Fry intends on eating them. And he would have too, if it weren't for the appetite of Dr. Zoidberg. Written by Anonymous

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The teacher in Fry's dream can later be seen on the escalator after Bender sprays the saleswoman. See more »

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When Bender's cans first fall onto the floor, they don't have labels on them, but in the next shot they do. See more »

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Fry: Now, if you'll excuse me, it's eight o'clock. Time to get biz-zay.
[listens to "Baby Got Back" on his stereo; Leela turns it off]
Leela: Fry, you can't just sit here in the dark and listen to classical music!
Fry: I could've if you didn't turn on the lights and shut off the stereo!
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Baby Got Back
Written by Anthony L. Ray
Performed by Sir Mix A Lot
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The One With The Anchovies...
18 April 2015 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I really like this episode. It's so funny. I just really think it's a great episode.

In this episode, Fry is inspired to go shopping by dream advertisements, but he doesn't have any money. After visiting the bank, he finds out that he actually 4.3 billion dollars. He goes on a shopping spree, buying a lot of stuff that reminds him of his home-time, the 1990s. He discovers that he can't order a pizza with his favorite topping, anchovies, because they have become extinct. He goes to an auction and bids for the last can of anchovies. Mom, who owns the robot company, also wants the anchovies. She believes that Fry wants them to make cheaper robot oil, but he just wants his favorite topping. Eventually, Mom figures out a way to rob him. We also find out why anchovies went extinct. Zoidberg's race ate them all, Zoidberg even eats that last tin.

Fun Fact: 4.3 billion dollars may seem like a way too much amount for Fry to have in his bank account, but starting with 93 cents, compound interest of 2.25% over one thousand years, the amount comes to exactly, $4,283,508,499.71.

Fun Fact: First appearance of Scruffy the janitor, even though his name is not mentioned.

Fun Fact: First appearance of Mom.

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Overall, I give this episode a 10 out of 10.


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