A mishap involving a microwave oven and a supernova throws the Planet Express staff back in time to 1947 where Fry has a fateful encounter with his grandparents, Dr. Zoidberg meets Pres. Truman and Leela & Prof. Farnsworth wreck an Air Force base. Written by
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This episode borrows heavily from the rumors surrounding the famous Roswell Incident, including the capture of a live alien (Zoidberg), the recovery of strange metallic debris (Bender's body) and the "alien autopsy." It also bears a striking resolution to the "grandfather paradox" of time travel. See more
The P40 Warhawks were obsolete in 1947. The P51 Mustang would have been the correct fighter - if jets were not available. See more
Fellas, this visit's top secret, so no one is to know about it except the senior officers, scientists, and one conspiracy nut no one will believe.
Opening Subtitle: FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY EXCEPT GRANDMA AND GRANDPA See more
References Gomer Pyle: USMC