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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As Fry and Leela stand next to Nixon's head on the ground, if you look in the background, you can see two heads labeled Grover Cleveland. He was both the 22nd and 24th president, and in between the heads is Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd president. See more
The start of both the years 2000 and 3000 is heralded simultaneously across the globe. The midnights should be staggered due to time zones. 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