After Fry had a quarrel with Dr Farnsworth about family issues, Fry decides to look up Dr Farnsworths' parents to enjoy the family he never had.

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Philip J. Fry / Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth / Dr. Zoidberg / Documentary Narrator / Smitty (voice)
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Turanga Leela (voice)
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Bender / Randy / URL (voice)
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Esther / Tinny Tim / Teen Robot (voice)
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Yuri / Sunset Squad Chaser (voice)
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Amy Wong / Ruth (voice)
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Ned Farnsworth / Fatbot / Scruffy (voice)
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Hermes Conrad (voice)
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Tank / Juiced-up Butterfly Fighter (voice)
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Velma Farnsworth (voice)
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After Fry had a quarrel with Dr Farnsworth about family issues, Fry decides to look up Dr Farnsworths' parents to enjoy the family he never had.

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First appearance of Dr. Farnsworth's parents. See more »

Goofs

Why are Leela and Amy so put off by the professor being naked in a tub of water when in an episode from another season it was established it's perfectly normal to strip nude at the beach and that's exactly what the professor and all did and at that time Leela and Amy were fine with it? See more »

Quotes

Philip J. Fry: Hey, why are they hooked up like that? Is it some kind of Craftmatic Adjustable Death Bed?
Turanga Leela: Ah, ho ho, don't be rediculous. Their bodies are being used to generate electricity. The idea came from an old movie called 'The Matrix'.
Bender: But-but - wouldn't almost anything make a better battery than a human body? Like a potato? Or a battery?
Philip J. Fry: Plus, no matter how much energy they produce, it would take more energy than that to keep them alive.
Turanga Leela: I know, I know - it sounds absurd. In fact, when 'The Matrix' ...
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Referenced in Futurama: Game of Drones (2016) See more »

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