To prevent the imminent bankruptcy of the "Planet Express", the crew tries to make a bikini calendar using the female employees (much to Leela and Amy's dismay), but there are too few females to fill all the months. Then, they convert "Planet Express" into an airline company "Plan-Am". Due to Professor's chauvinism, women are made flight attendants, and men become pilots, even though Leela is the only capable pilot. This eventually causes the ship to crash on some planet, where the survivors are hopelessly locked in the battle of the sexes. The fighting attracts the attention of the local inhabitant - a rock creature with incredible powers. The creature proposes a series of tests to determine which gender is superior, but when both groups fail the tests, it concludes that gender is redundant altogether, and strips everyone of their sex characteristics. Not distracted by sex issues anymore, the survivors are able to create a perfect society - the Neutered Utopia (Neutopia), but after a... Written by
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The end credits feature a number of images, presumably from the Planet Express pinup calendar, that features the gender-switched men posing provocatively in their female form. The images can be seen on DVD and digital download, but have rarely aired on television because the credits are usually skipped or sped up. See more
Leela says teleporters won't be invented for another fifteen years, according to some crazy person, yet a few episodes earlier a hand-held teleporter gun (invented by the Professor) was a key device. See more
I got your distress call and came here as soon as I wanted to.
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