Futurama: "Free Will Hunting" (Episode 7.9)

What’s great about a show like Futurama, which isn’t beholden to any particular science-fiction ethos, is that it can encompass pretty much any contradictions it would like without anyone particularly caring about them. Setting up these contradictions actually serves to spur the show on to creativity, asking its writers to explain various phenomena that don’t seem to make sense together. “Free Will Hunting” takes one of these issues to task: that the show has allowed Bender to be as much of a random, surprising character as anyone else on the show, yet he’s also a robot who has to follow...
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