Best Futurama episodes

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1. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Love's Labours Lost in Space (1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

While on a mission to save animals from a doomed planet, Leela finds herself the object of a starship captain's amorous advances.

Directors: Brian Sheesley, Gregg Vanzo | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Lauren Tom

Votes: 1,541

Computer: This is Vergon 6. Prof.: This is Vergon 6. Amy: B'uh! Prof.: It's a sunny, little doomed planet inhabited by a number of frisky, little doomed animals. Leela: [concerned] Animals? Prof.: That's right, animals in desperate need of rescue. You see, Vergon 6 was once filled with a super-dense substance known as Dark Matter, each pound of which weighs over 10,000 pounds. Leela: Wait, what about the _animals_? Prof.: Well, Dark Matter is extremely valuable as starship fuel. That's why it was all mined out, leaving the planet completely hollow. Leela: [impatient] Yes, but what about the _animals_? Prof.: A-Wha'? Leela: The _animals_. Prof.: I didn't say anything about animals. Now, it seems the planet will collapse within three days. [sadly] Incidentally, this will kill all the animals.

2. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Space Pilot 3000 (1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

A down-on-his-luck pizza delivery guy is accidentally frozen on New Year's Eve 1999, and wakes up in 2999.

Directors: Rich Moore, Gregg Vanzo | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Dick Clark

Votes: 2,094

Fry: My God, it's the future. My parents. My co-workers. My girlfriend. I'll never see any of them again. [pause] Fry: Yahoo!

3. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: A Flight to Remember (1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

The crew takes a vacation cruise on the maiden voyage of the new space Titanic.

Directors: Peter Avanzino, Gregg Vanzo | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,464

Zapp: Kif, I'm feeling the captain's itch. Kif: I'll get the powder, sir. Zapp: No, the itch for adventure! Prepare to change course. Kif: Sir, this is a leisure cruise. Our path was set by the travel agency. Zapp: That's for schoolgirls. Now here's a course with some chest hair. [Draws a meandering line on the chart] Kif: But that leads us straight through a comet field. Zapp: Ah, yes. Comets, the icebergs of the sky.

4. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Roswell That Ends Well (2001)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Fry causes trouble for himself and the rest of the crew when he accidentally causes them all to be transported back in time to 1940s Roswell, N.M.

Director: Rich Moore | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,616

Fry: Hey, and while we're on the base I'll visit my grandfather Enos. He was stationed at Roswell. Prof.: Your grandfather?! Stay away from him, you dimwitted monkey. You mustn't interefere with the past. Don't do anything that affects anything, unless it turns you were supposed to do it, in which case, for the love of God, don't not do it! Fry: Got it.

5. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: The Farnsworth Parabox (2003)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Prof. Farnworth creates a box which contains an entire universe and sends Leela into it, where she discovers another Planet Express with a few notable differences.

Director: Ron Hughart | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,323

Prof.: Listen well. No matter what happens, no matter how great your curiosity, you are forbidden to look in this box. Forbidden! [pause] Prof.: Pretty tantalizing, though.

6. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Anthology of Interest I (2000)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

The Professor's "What If" machine answers 4 questions.

Directors: Chris Loudon, Rich Moore, Bret Haaland | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,337

Leela: Hey, you guys! Look at what I bought on a wild impulse. New boots. They're just like my old boots, but with a crazy green stripe. Whoo! Never know what I'm gonna do next!

7. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Jurassic Bark (2002)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Fry discovers the intact fossilized remains of his pet dog from his old life. The Professor reveals he can clone the animal.

Director: Swinton O. Scott III | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 3,468

[Connie Francis] If it takes forever I will wait for you For a thousand summers I will wait for you Till you're back beside me, till I'm holding you Till I hear you sigh here in my arms

8. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Godfellas (2002)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

When Bender is lost in space, he becomes home and spiritual leader to a race of worshipers who misinterpret his wisdom.

Director: Susie Dietter | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,648

9. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: The Late Philip J. Fry (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Fry agrees to travel one minute into the future in Farnsworth's new time machine right before a big date with Leela, but they wind up going far into the future with no way to go back in time.

Director: Peter Avanzino | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 2,108

10. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: The Sting (2003)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Sent on the same mission which caused the deaths of the previous Planet Express crew, Leela mourns the apparent death of Fry.

Director: Brian Sheesley | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,786

[after seeing visions of Fry, despite his apparent death] Leela: I'll find Fry's coffin, get his corpse, and keep it under my mattress to remind me that he's really dead. That'll prove I'm not insane!

11. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Fear of a Bot Planet (1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Fry and Leela disguise themselves as robots to find Bender after he fails to return from a delivery to a robot planet, only to learn that he has become a celebrity in a culture which fears humans.

Directors: Peter Avanzino, Carlos Baeza, Gregg Vanzo, Ashley Lenz, Chris Sauve | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,424

Leela: We'd be killed instantly if we set foot on the surface, so we need to look and act like robots. Fry: [robotic voice] I am fully operational. Leela: We need to move like robots, talk like robots, and if necessary, solve complex differential equations like robots. Fry: I can sort of dance like a robot. [does the robot] Leela: Fry, first of all, this is serious. And second of all... [does the robot better]

12. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Parasites Lost (2001)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Ingesting a bad egg-salad sandwich leads to Fry developing a colony of parasitic worms in his bowels, which set out to make him smarter and stronger.

Director: Peter Avanzino | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,450

13. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Leela's Homeworld (2002)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

The Planet Express crew must suffer the wrath of the mutants who live under the city after disposing too much toxic waste into the sewers.

Director: Mark Ervin | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,310

Leela: All I really wanted was a mom and dad, to hold me and stroke my hair and tell me they love me. Fry: Then today is your lucky day, because I happen to be a holding, stroking, loving machine. Also spanking. Leela: That's not remotely what I had in mind.

14. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: War Is the H-Word (2000)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Fry and Bender enroll in the Army to receive military discounts, but a war breaks out and the two friends are forced to serve on the front lines.

Directors: Ron Hughart, Bret Haaland | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,364

Leela: Uh, commander? Could you tell me when the bomb is exploding? Zapp: Of course, my significant soldier. The bomb is voice activated. It will detonate the instant the robot unwittingly speaks a certain word. Fry: What's the word...uh...sir? Zapp: It's the one word the robot uses more than any other. We got it from this convenient database of his 10 most frequently-used words. Number 10, chump; number nine, chumpette; number eight, yours; number seven, up; number six, pimpmobile; number five, bite; number four, my; number three, shiny; number two, daffodil. And Bender's number one most frequently uttered word, the word which, if uttered, will blow up this entire planet... [Drum roll] Zapp: Ass. Fry: We don't have long!

15. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: I, Roommate (1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Fry is forced to choose between friendship and television when Bender's antenna impairs cable reception at their stylish new apartment building.

Directors: Bret Haaland, Gregg Vanzo | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,603

[Bender and Fry in Bender's apartment] Bender: [while sleeping] Kill all humans, kill all humans, must kill all hu... Fry: [shakes him] Bender, wake up. Bender: I was having the most wonderful dream. I think you were in it. Fry: Listen, Bender, uh... where's your bathroom? Bender: Bath-what? Fry: Bathroom. Bender: What room? Fry: Bathroom. Bender: What what? Fry: Aaah, never mind. [Bender shuts himself down to sleep, Fry lies on the floor] Bender: [while sleeping] Hey, sexy mama... Wanna kill all humans?

16. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: The Luck of the Fryrish (2001)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Fry goes on a quest to recover his lucky 7-leaf clover after being convinced that his brother took over his identity after he was frozen.

Director: Chris Loudon | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 2,591

17. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Time Keeps on Slipping (2001)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

After being challenged to a game of basketball by the planet of the Globetrotters, Prof. Farnsworth creates a team of mutant, atomic supermen, but the side effects of their rapid growth endangers the universe.

Director: Chris Loudon | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,260

Marv Albert: Ladies and gentlemen, something very strange has just occurred in this basketball match between space clowns and atomic monsters.

18. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Rebirth (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

After the events of Over The Wild Green Yonder, Leela is put in an irreversible coma. Fry must find a way to cope with his loss, so he builds a robotic Leela.

Directors: Frank Marino, Peter Avanzino | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,288

Prof.: Come on, stem cells, work your astounding scientific nonsense! Philip J. Fry: Fetal stem cells? Aren't those controversial? Prof.: In your time, yes. But nowadays... shut up! Besides, these are adult stem cells, harvested from healthy adults whom I've killed for their stem cells.

19. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: A Bicyclops Built for Two (2000)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

After learning that there is a second Cyclops still in existence, Leela travels back to her home World to ensure that her species does not go extinct.

Directors: Susie Dietter, Bret Haaland | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,238

Reverend Preacherbot: Does anyone have a reason why this couple shall not be joined in the irrevocable shackles of holy bliss? Prof.: Saving a race of one-eyed monsters? Who could object to that?

20. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: The Lesser of Two Evils (2000)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Suspicion falls on a new employee when a shipment goes missing.

Directors: Chris Sauve, Bret Haaland | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,181