When flying brains invade, Fry is the only one who can save the Earth from destruction.



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Episode cast overview:
Turanga Leela (voice)
Bender / Nibblonian Chef / Captain Ahab (voice)
Linda / Fiona / Tom Sawyer (voice)
Morbo / George Washington's Head / The Big Brain / Butler (voice)
Nibbler / Dogs / Sheep / Invisible Dog Leash / Cats / Horses / Pigs (voice)
Hermes Conrad (voice)
Pet Show Judge / Chester A. Arthur's Head / Queequeg (voice)


When flying brains invade, Fry is the only one who can save the Earth from destruction.

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18 February 2001 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


When discussing planets that had been destroyed by the brains, Hermes says that planet Don Martin 3 went "Kaflooie!" Don Martin was a famous cartoonist who was known, amongst other things, for his seemingly endless collection of oddball sound effect words that he'd insert into his strips. "Kaflooie" is just the kind of word Martin would have used, and quite possibly one he actually did over his long career. See more »


When Leela's hair is hanging out the side of Nibbler's spaceship, it is blowing in the wind even though it is in the vacuum of space where there is no air. See more »


Morbo: Morbo cannot read his teleprompter. He forgot how you say that letter that looks like a man wearing a hat.
Linda the Newsanchor: That is a T. It goes "Thuh."
Morbo: Hello, tiny man. I will destroy you!
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References The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) See more »

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Awesome humor, style and SCiFi adventures!
16 September 2010 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

This is definitely one of the best episodes in the entire series, personally my second favorite after Late Philip J. Fry(6x7). It starts with a destruction of a planet by huge explosion caused by flying brains, which make people stupid, and now It's Earth's turn... Leela goes on a journey to the Center of the universe to find out how to save the planet, and creatures who she thought were dumb reveal their true forms, as a dominant race of on the entire universe, they tell her that only one person can save Earth and guess who is that..

This episode is so action filled, atmospheric and funny, that you won't get bored during watching it, I recommend to everyone !

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