On New Year's Eve 1999, Pizza Delivery boy Philip J. Fry accidentally falls into a cryogenic chamber and is frozen for 1,000 years. Finally unfrozen, he explores New New York, meets his new best friend (a kleptomaniacal robot named Bender) and goes to work for his great-great-great-great-grand-nephew's space delivery business.
28 March 1999 (USA)
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Did You Know?
John DiMaggio is the only member of the regular main cast whose first appearance in the show is one other than his primary character. In the first scene, he voices Mr. Panucci, about 8 minutes before the appearance of Bender. See more
The sequence where people all over the world count down to midnight on New Year's Eve in their native languages is at least edited a bit misleading, since they of course all live in different time zones, so their countdowns are spread over the whole day. See more
Space. It seems to go on and on forever. But then you get to the end and a gorilla starts throwing barrels at you.
OPENING SUBTITLE: In Color OPENING CARTOON: Little Buck Cheeser (1938) See more
A joke about "JFK Jr. Airport" was changed to "Radio City Mutant Hall" when the episode was re-run after John Kennedy Jr.
's death. See more
Referenced in Futurama: Game of Tones
Theme from Futurama
Composed by Christopher Tyng See more