Planet Express is hired to haul the super-tanker Juan Valdez filled with Colombian dark matter past the Plutonian penguin preserve. Leela refuses to participate and joins the environmentalist protesters on Pluto instead. The Professor puts Bender in charge, which upsets Fry. Captain Bender causes a massive oil spill and ends up hiding amongst the penguins. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
According to David X. Cohen
on the DVD commentary, the original title of this episode was "The Emperor Ben-quin". See more
In the second scene in the hangar, where Bender is made captain of the Planet Express ship, the background behind Bender and the Professor moves up and down several times. See more
Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth
Being a captain is about intuition and heart. A good captain can't have either one. That's why cold, logical Bender is the perfect candidate for the job.
Well, I do think of human life as expendable.
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