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Futurama 

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Philip J. Fry, a pizza delivery boy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out on New Year's Eve 2999.
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Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 24 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Billy West ...  Philip J. Fry / ... 140 episodes, 1999-2013
Katey Sagal ...  Turanga Leela / ... 140 episodes, 1999-2013
John DiMaggio ...  Bender / ... 140 episodes, 1999-2013
Tress MacNeille ...  Linda / ... 138 episodes, 1999-2013
Phil LaMarr ...  Hermes Conrad / ... 133 episodes, 1999-2013
Maurice LaMarche ...  Morbo / ... 130 episodes, 1999-2013
Lauren Tom ...  Amy Wong / ... 131 episodes, 1999-2013
David Herman ...  Scruffy / ... 122 episodes, 1999-2013
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Storyline

Philip J. Fry is a twenty-five-year-old pizza delivery boy whose life is going nowhere. When he accidentally freezes himself on December 31, 1999, he wakes up one thousand 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. Written by Ronos

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1000 years in the making! See more »


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Writer and producer David X. Cohen is a Dungeons and Dragons player. References to the game have been included in the show, including a cameo by Dungeons and Dragons creator E. Gary Gygax, and Al Gore referring to himself as a "10th level Vice President". At least two Dungeons and Dragons monsters have made appearances as well: a Rust Monster at a veterinarian's office, and a beholder appearing as a guard in the bureaucratic building. The third straight-to-DVD Futurama movie, Futurama: Bender's Game (2008), also used a lot of Dungeons and Dragons references, and is, in fact, hugely based on the game. The credits tribute the movie to the memory of Mr. Gygax. See more »

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Leela's biological father is a mutant; one of his traits is that when he speaks his mouth appears to run vertically and open horizontally, whereas it is the opposite for a "normal" person. The problem with this is that he goes back to having a normal, human-looking mouth when not speaking. See more »

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Professor Hubert Farnsworth: [about Hermes' grandmother] Your granny can go to hell!
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Crazy Credits

Occasionally, before the opening credit sequence begins, the show will be "sponsored" by a futuristic sponsor advertisement. For example, "Futurama is brought to you by Glagnar's Human Rinds." The show always begins with a parody of the "Transmitted in SAP" type of show disclaimers when the title "Futurama" appears. For example, "As Seen on TV" or "Present in BC (Brain Control) Where Available". See more »

Alternate Versions

Originally, one episode had a scene where Fry pulls down his pants and moons the business magnate Mom (of Mom's Friendly Robots). Her original dialogue was, "You call that an anus?", but it only appeared in closed captioning and was redubbed with "You call that a pressed ham?". See more »

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Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Ryan the Daring (2020) See more »

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I actually like it better than The Simpsons
10 March 2003 | by Aaron1375See all my reviews

Don't get me wrong, I like the Simpsons, but there is just something about Futurama that I like more. It irks me to see people who hate this show and are glad it is cancelled. If you don't like a show just don't watch it...to many shows have gotten a premature axe these days mainly cause television networks haven't realized no show is going to have the ratings of shows from the past. I am sure to all those who hated the show, there have been shows you liked that have been cancelled as well. This one about a pizza boy frozen and waking up in the future was for me quite enjoyable. Which is the kiss of death right there, because if I like a show, it usually does get cancelled and it usually does have a pretty good following, but for some reason the networks still somehow think all shows should average 20 or more million viewers or its a failure.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 March 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Doomsville See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Dolby | Dolby Digital (seasons 6-)

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1.78 : 1
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