Lurrr and his wife can't make their relationship work, so she kicks him out of the house. He moves in with Leela as she's the only non-omicronian he knows. To get him off the couch they hatch a plan to appear as if he's taken over Earth. Things get out of hand when the wife as well as Earths Defense Force believe he's actually done it. Written by
Did You Know?
When Fry hatches the plan to contact Orson Wells, Bender says: "Dork calling Orson! Dork calling Orson!" This is a reference to "Mork and Mindy" (1978). Mork contacted his home planet of Orson much in the same way. See more
In a show years ago it was disclosed that television signals took 1000 years to reach Omicron Persei 8, whereas in this show it was immediate. See more
I'm sure you're all excited to see the pilot for our new show.
David X. Cohen
It's called Futurella. It takes place in the year 4000.
[Clip begins; suddenly a CANCELLED title card appears
Boy, Fox has really streamlined the process.