On New Year's Eve 1999, Pizza Delivery boy Philip J. Fry accidentally falls into a cryogenic chamber and is frozen for 1,000 years. Finally unfrozen, he explores New New York, meets his new best friend (a kleptomaniacal robot named Bender) and goes to work for his great-great-great-great-grand-nephew's space delivery business. Written by
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Matt Groening named Tauranga Leela after Louise Jameson's character in the long running British science fiction series "Doctor Who". See more
When in the back room of the head museum, Bender pull out two bars to make an escape. But when he lifts them in triumph of his new options, in the window behind him the bars are back in place. On the next "shot", they're gone again. See more
Space. It seems to go on and on forever. But then you get to the end and a gorilla starts throwing barrels at you.
OPENING SUBTITLE: In Color OPENING CARTOON: Little Buck Cheeser (1938) See more
Referenced in Futurama: Bender's Big Score