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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 & 56 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Billy West ...  Philip J. Fry / ... 124 episodes, 1999-2013
Katey Sagal ...  Turanga Leela / ... 124 episodes, 1999-2013
John DiMaggio ...  Bender / ... 124 episodes, 1999-2013
Tress MacNeille ...  Linda / ... 124 episodes, 1999-2013
Phil LaMarr ...  Hermes Conrad / ... 117 episodes, 1999-2013
Lauren Tom ...  Amy Wong / ... 115 episodes, 1999-2013
Maurice LaMarche ...  Morbo / ... 114 episodes, 1999-2013
David Herman ...  Scruffy / ... 107 episodes, 1999-2013
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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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Trivia

In one episode, it is said that they can translate the second alien language, but only into beta crypt 3, a language so complex, that it is even less likely to understand, this is an inside joke, because the second alien language is in fact beta crypt 2, with symbols replacing the initial alphabet. See more »

Goofs

Fry is frozen in New York; 1000 years later he is unfrozen above ground despite old New York being built over. See more »

Quotes

Amy Wong: My fabulous body! It's ruined! What happened to my parasol?
Fry: I don't know. It wasn't here when I took your umbrella.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Alternate Versions

Cartoon Network has censored the Professor's favorite expletive, "Sweet Zombie Jesus" on at least two occasions, removing the Jesus. See more »

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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Out-of-Genre TV Episodes (2015) See more »

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"Another science fiction show cancelled before it's time."
6 June 2003 | by GarethJThomasSee all my reviews

It's such a shame that Futurama has been cancelled, for I feel the producers and cast had a lot more episodes planned and a lot more stories to tell.

I don't know why FOX cancelled Futurama, other than:

1) It's funny - much funnier than most other programmes on the network.

2) It's intelligent - the science fiction references for instance (some of the writers have PhDs!).

3) You care about the characters, each one is different and interesting in their own ways. Unlike many other cartoons, there has been a lot of character development.

4) There is a sense of continuity (the characters age, unusual in a cartoon, and there are various stories that spread out throughout different episodes, such as the Fry/Nibbler one).

5) The show has something for everyone - comedy, drama, romance, sci-fi, farce.

6) It is entirely original.

7) The animation is amazing.

8) IT'S FUNNY!

Yep, I can see why FOX cancelled it.

Start watching Futurama and you'll be hooked. Episodes to look out for in particual are the pilot, "Space Pilot 3000"; "Luck Of The Ftyrish", "Roswell That Ends Well" (this one won an Emmy!), "The Why Of Fry", "Anthology Of Interest I" and "Xmas Story".


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Country:

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English

Release Date:

28 March 1999 (USA) See more »

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