Phillip Fry is a 25-year-old pizza delivery boy whose life is going nowhere. When he accidentally freezes himself on December 31, 1999, he wakes up 1,000 years in the future and has a chance to make a fresh start. He goes to work for the Planet Express Corporation, a futuristic delivery service that transports packages to all five quadrants of the universe. His companions include the delivery ship's captain, Leela, a beautiful one-eyed female alien who kicks some serious butt, and Bender, a robot with very human flaws.
1000 years in the making!
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Did You Know?
In each installment of every "Anthology" episode, one or more of the main characters dies. Each of these episodes is made up of the short vignettes, and someone dies or is killed in every single one. This tradition started with Season 2's "Anthology of Interest I" and continued through the final season's "Saturday Morning Fun Pit". See more
In several episodes the heads in the jars are fed (Spock is fed with what looks like Goldfish food) but they have no way of digesting this. See more
Captain Zapp Brannigan
[about the space ship Titanic
I am gonna fly her brains out.
Though the cartoons shown on the giant monitor are usually old, vintage cartoons (most likely public domain), on at least one instance a clip from a Simpsons short (from the Tracey Ullman Show) was used (Matt Groening
created both Futurama and the Simpsons). See more