Fry and Bender enlist in the army to get a soldiers discount for bubblegum. When they are called to fight a war on a planet of bouncing ball aliens, Leela disguises herself as man to enlist with them. Bender is eventually sent to parley with the enemy, but this turns out to be a ploy. Written by
Did You Know?
The scene where it switches to the hospital has many large references to the classic American TV series M*A*S*H
(1972). The PA announcer and the scene with Dr. Zoidberg arguing with a robot (which has "iHawk" written on the front, referencing Hawkeye Pierce, the series' main character) are both the two main examples. See more
Captain Zapp Brannigan
As you know, the key to victory is the element of surprise. Surprise!
[pushes button, bay doors open under soldiers
References Starsky and Hutch
The M*A*S*H Theme
Written by Johnny Mandel
Arranged by Christopher Tyng See more