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The Futurama Holiday Spectacular 

Three separate holiday stories: X-mas, Robanaca and Kwanzaa. 1. Once more Robot Santa comes to town. Besides the violence he spreads, this time he sings to the crew of the pine tree that ... See full summary »

Director:

Ray Claffey

Writers:

Matt Groening (created by), Matt Groening (developed by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Billy West ... Philip J. Fry / Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth / Dr. Zoidberg / Richard Nixon's Head / Elf / Dick Cheney's Head / Space Bee #1 (voice)
Katey Sagal ... Turanga Leela (voice)
John DiMaggio ... Bender / Robot Santa / Barbados Slim / Space Bee #3 (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Tinny Tim / Esther / Petunia (voice)
Maurice LaMarche ... Transition Announcer / Barking Snakes / Abraham (voice)
Lauren Tom ... Amy Wong / Ruth (voice)
Phil LaMarr ... Hermes Conrad / Ethan 'Bubblegum' Tate / Dwight Conrad / Space Bee #2 (voice)
David Herman ... Sal's Friend / Space Bee #4 (voice)
Coolio ... Kwanzaa-bot (voice)
Dawnn Lewis ... LaBarbara Conrad / Queen Bee (voice)
Al Gore ... Al Gore's Head (voice)
Dan Vebber Dan Vebber ... Norwegian Seed Guard (voice)
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Storyline

Three separate holiday stories: X-mas, Robanaca and Kwanzaa. 1. Once more Robot Santa comes to town. Besides the violence he spreads, this time he sings to the crew of the pine tree that are needed for a proper "X-mas". The only problem is that the pine trees have been extinct for over 800 years. However they manage to get some seeds, reforesting the earth. As the oxygen levels explode Bender causes the whole earth to catch fire. 2. Several weeks later, out of laziness Bender insists on celebrating the fake "Robanaca". For the traditional oil wrestling he needs petroleum oil but all petroleum resources are empty. The Professor tells him that a small quantity might be left, buried deep inside the earth and the quest begins. The ship crashes and 500 Million years later Bender alone returns to the surface bringing with him petroleum oil that originates from the remains of the others. 3. The unrelated conclusion: Everybody are celebrating "Kwanzaa" at Hermes' home. Kwanzaa-bot breaks ... Written by Nick the Nameless

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Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 2010 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The instrument Hermes is playing to celebrate the African holiday Kwanzaa, is a kalimba, a westernized version of mbira - the instrument he should have been playing. See more »

Goofs

When the shutters around the Planet Express building are closed, the Xmas lights that were draped around the building have disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Hermes Conrad: Kwanzaa traditions are quite ancient, dating back over one thousand years.
Philip J. Fry: Whoa!
Zoidberg: If only someone could tell us more about these traditions.
Kwanzaa-bot: [breaks through the wall] Oh, yeah!
Dwight Conrad: Hey, Kool-Aid's here!
LaBarbara Conrad: No, child, that's not a made-up character. It's Kwanzaa-bot.
Kwanzaa-bot: And I'mma tell y'all how we celebrate Kwanzaa. Zoidberg, lay down a beat!
Zoidberg: How 'bout I just lay down?
Kwanzaa-bot: [rapping] The seven basic principles that go to make up Kwanzaa! So sit yo' asses down and have some knowledge dropped upons ya!
LaBarbara Conrad: Kujichagulia...
[...]
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Connections

Spoofs Raging Bull (1980) See more »

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