Animation, Comedy, Science Fiction
The adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the retro-futuristic 31st century.
Aired 20 years ago - May 18, 1999
During a Beasty Boys concert, Bender runs into a high school buddy, Fender. He invites him to a party, which turns out to be robots getting high off of electricity, or "jacking on". After one try, Bender is hooked.
Don't be a drag, man.
Come on, grab a jack.
I told them you were cool.
Don't want to get hooked.
I'll just be a minute.
. . .in the Good Book, 3.0.
-What's his problem?
-Looks like he's abusing electricity.
-. . .but I think he was gay.
-Did he use his tongue?
What's happening? I feel weird!
-. . .or the pornography.
-That's why we loved you.
Maybe there's another way.
-Straight to hell!
-Who will stand up and be saved?
Religion? ls this another scam
to get free yarmulkes?
. . .on pain of damnation
in Robot Hell?
care to see the wine list?
-Come here, Fry!
-I don't want to.
He should've joined a mainstream
religion, like Oprah-ism or voodoo.
. . .to Atlantic City?
What are we delivering?
Hey, great idea!
Look at that woman's purse.
It's hanging by a spaghetti strand.
That's for losers!
Come on, sin your heart out!
-We got the old Bender back.
-You know it, pork pie!
Even though you're all young
and naive. . .
-What happened to Bender?
-He didn't check out.
Here's our brochure.
You can say that here.
Look! It's the symbol
of Bender's old religion.
We'll find ways to simulate
Let's let Lady Luck decide
What type of torture's justified
-You stole from nuns and banks
-Blame my upbringing
Fencing diamonds, cockfights
Of course, that's just for starters.
Sorry, I hold the cards.
There's nothing you can do.
-As well as a solid gold fiddle.
-Wouldn't it weigh 1 000 pounds. . .
-We'll do it.
-Very well, then.
Aired 20 years ago - May 11, 1999
A big piece of garbage that was released a thousand years ago is now on the way to Earth to destroy it. After Fry, Leela and Bender fail on placing a bomb on it, the city has to build another big piece of garbage, yet that may be a problem since trash doesn't exist in year 3000.
Wait, there's more.
We've got many inventors tonight. . .
What will you be presenting, grandpa?
We laughed until our teeth fell out.
Come along, Cinnamon.
We all know telescopes
allow us to see distant objects. . .
And this appears to be a. . .
Now for the presentation of the award.
I'm practically giving this away to. . .
-No, professor! Don't give up!
-Smells like strawberries.
-What's it called now?
Oh, jeez! Oh, man!
Perhaps the computer
can calculate its trajectory.
This thing will destroy
the whole city?
The most wasteful society
Some experts claim the ball
may return to Earth.
...perhaps you can help me
with my sexual inhibitions.
-How could you throw your garbage out?
-Give me a break.
Typical 20th-century attitude.
Garbage ball, huh?
That sounds serious.
I'm here because a giant trash ball
is heading straight for us.
We just got this transmission
[RECORDED VOICE GAGS AND STOPS]
Puny earthlings were shocked
to learn that garbage...
. . .shows that the ball is too gooey.
Missiles would go through it.
But you'll never find a crew willing
to go on such a suicidal mission.
Here's the bomb I've prepared.
That idiot! It wasn't set for
25 minutes, it was set for 52 seconds.
Hey! You'll put somebody's eye out!
...and his tiny inferior brain.
I'm sure I threw out
more than my share of trash.
Au revoir, suckers.
. . .it might knock the ball away
without smashing it to bits.
City's been garbage-free
for 500 years!
Trashing this room's a start.
Let's get Fry's message to the people!
If mine are correct,
we're all going to die horribly!
Aired 20 years ago - May 04, 1999
The crew visits an arid planet in the Galaxy of Terror distinctive for it's three suns and liquid alien inhabitants. Fry, after delivering a package under the scorching heat, quenches his thirst with a bottle of cool blue liquid. Fry soon finds out
he drank the planet's royal leader and is named the new emperor. Fry abuses his newfound power, even appointing Bender second in command, until the aliens retaliate and the real battle for power begins.
This is the place to get
exotic, gourmet ingredients.
X-ray eye. See through anything.
I'll take two pounds.
I do have trouble breathing underwater
sometimes. I'll take the gills.
You may feel small pain.
-I don't like the sound of that!
Like the Death Zone,
or the Zone of No Return.
Let's be supportive.
My vision's fading. I'm dying.
For once in your life, be careful.
Hello. Anybody home?
The royal bottle is empty.
But now he's gone
and your fate is sealed.
Chances were equally
good it was an emperor.
of becoming a prime minister.
I didn't know you
were into that sort of thing.
A fancy-dress gala!
I'll wear my formal shell.
Will there be cake?
. . .with our planet's foremost
political satirist. . .
But us guys from under the red sun,
. . .Strug was drunk by Shwab.
-I'll thumb through that later.
-That's so reckless.
. . .while the octopus watched TV.
I told you 1 00 times
to stop treating me like a baby.
I, Fry, who drank
Bont the Viscous. . .
. . .insanity. Integrity.
Shut up, you!
. . .separating out His Highness.
My favorite so far
is the bone-crushing.
Wait, wait. What is it
you like best about me?
It's the Juice-A-Matic 4000.
They're putting some ice cubes
in that glass under it.
You wrecked it by surviving.
Aired 20 years ago - Apr 27, 1999
A thousand years is a long time to save up money, and Fry's savings account has been racking up interest. When Fry discovers just how much - over 4 billion dollars - Fry goes a little overboard. After completely redecorating the apartment, splurging
on expensive spa days and treating his friends to innumerable luxuries, Fry discovers the ultimate expense. Anchovies. This rare delicacy as been extinct for years, and Fry must battle the evil conglomerate known as Mom, plus Pamela Anderson Lee's head in a jar, to get them!
Can I try these on?
Hey! You buying Lightspeeds?
When my robots start to squeak
like an old screen door...
78, 79, 79.50 ... .
We don't have your retina scan,
fingerprint or colonic map on file.
And at 2 percent interest
over a period of 1 000 years ...
FRY: Pizza dinner on me!
GROUP: All right!
You know, those little headless fish.
So none of you ever had anchovies?
You don't know what you're missing.
I'm rich, but I can't buy back
things I miss from the 20th century.
I know you spent a lot of money,
but it's awfully primitive.
True. On this TV, I bet you couldn't
even make out my obscene tattoo.
So he's going wacko with
his money. It's okay.
The last known can in existence,
guaranteed fresh and edible.
-50. Going once, twice--
Well, I suppose I could go
as high as ... 300,000!
To the gentleman who bought every
item in today's auction.
Oh, those were the days.
Sitting right here. I picked up my
life where I left off 1 000 years ago.
This isn't healthy.
You're living in the past.
... but I finally found what I need
to be happy. Things, not friends.
Larry, get your mother a cream soda.
And I won't rest until I get
my hands on them.
As you know, one of the
cornerstones of my empire ...
What's oil have to do
... they could stick
the oil-making gene ...
Esther, you ugly!
... at Mom's Old Fashioned
Video Surveillance Unit.
Now I'm off to some charity B.S.
for knocked-up teenage sluts.
That sounds like me.
But I thought I got frozen.
No! Go work the currency register.
I think I hear a customer coming.
... well, here's contemporary actress,
Wait! You're Pamela Anderson!
Cool! What can I get you?
$1 0.77, same as my PIN number.
More like 4.3 billion.
So you care about us?
Wait a minute.
Buddy, what year is this?
Oh, no. My ATM card!
My secret PIN number, 1 077.
Because I dared to dream
of my own race of atomic monsters!
I felt terrible when I heard
about your money troubles.
Aired 20 years ago - Apr 20, 1999
At Madison Cube Garden watching a blernsball game, Bender complains about the poor treatment of robots. They're only there to clean up, polish the balls or water the fields. They never get any respect. Later, Bender must deliver a package to a
planet inhabited by murderous robots that kill humans on sight. He discovers a robotopia - a land where the robot is king! However, when Leela and Fry are captured, Bender must choose between protecting his celebrity status or saving his friends.
Exactly. He was a machine
designed to hit blerns.
They're batboys, ball polishers,
It's my new pager.
See you at the office!
Where humans are killed on sight.
But how do they feel
about humanoid aliens?
Only Robanukah. The holiest two weeks
on the robot calendar.
Bender, I respect your diversity
to the extent the law requires.
So, this planet is completely
We can't land on the surface,
the robots will kill us.
I'd be angry too, if I had to go
to an uninhabited planet.
To save Bender, we've got to look
and act exactly like robots.
-But there's no Woolworth's nearby.
GUARD 1 : Halt!
-The flower would've been acceptable.
Don't drop that there!
Yeah, there we go.
Say, Wendy? Your chassis's scuffed.
Mind if I polish it for you?
Even now, humans lurk in our
playgrounds, breezeways. . .
It was a real chick flick.
I heard a human was draining coolant
behind garbage can 738.
A newly-arrived refugee from Earth,
let's hear it for. . .
. . .the annihilation of humans. . .
Thank you. And if you
enjoyed that diatribe. . .
-. . .and you become human?
Nothing there, except a few
shreds of old robot pornography.
-What are you doing here?
-Looking for you.
. . .and access to the depths of sleaze
Got you! You murderous flesh piles!
-Clean the mouse.
-Call technical support!
They'll perform tedious calculations
and spot-weld cars. . .
LEELA: Are you all right?
FRY: Oh, yeah.
You'll have the honor of execution.
Show us the killing skills that
made you a media darling.
I can't kill them.
-We're well aware of that.
Silence! You all know too much.
Gee, I can't remember anymore.
Aired 20 years ago - Apr 13, 1999
On a mission intended to save endangered animals on a collapsing planet, Leela and the crew run into legendary starship captain Zapp Brannigan. A self-proclaimed ladies man, Zapp sees Leela as a potential new conquest. When the captain refuses to
aid the animal rescue, Leela and her crew try to leave Zapp's starship. But Zapp throws Fry and Bender in jail, and summons Leela to his "Lovenasium". They ultimately escape and arrive on the doomed planet, where Leela finally finds love - with a cute, and very useful, creature named Nibbler.
This is M-5438,
an entity of pure energy.
Just as well.
He comes from a dimension. . .
My, my, my.
What's a beautiful lady like you--?
We have business to attend to.
Animals in need of rescue.
That's why it was mined out,
leaving the planet hollow.
Thanks, if it's less than five,
I don't care how many eyes he has.
A vessel is attempting to break
the security cordon around Vergon 6.
Shall I fire on them now, sir?
But we can build more Killbots!
They're headed for us.
If that wicker chair I like survives,
have it sent to my P.O. box.
I heard you defeated a horde. . .
Kif, show them the medal I won.
We're hoping to save the animals
of Vergon 6.
By an Order of Planets mining crew.
Dang! Can I get this wrapped up?
You're my best friend,
but you've earned my contempt again.
The boy, sir?
-Captain, if we could speak seriously.
You look like a woman
who enjoys the finer things.
It's not a big deal.
Oh, come on. Cheer up.
It's not that bad.
For a second my common sense
was overwhelmed by pity.
I'm going to Vergon 6 to save
those animals, like it or not!
-What was that?
We don't have much time. The planet
is supposed to collapse in--
I'll fire up the grill.
That's the last species.
He's pending for a Bending.
Prepare for liftoff.
Nothing. We just talked.
Don't you think I feel
bad enough already?
-Well, well, well.
-Zapp, we're out of fuel.
You know, once I thought you were
a pompous buffoon.
I guess to sit here
and wait for death.
His species must've
filled the planet with it.
Aired 20 years ago - Apr 06, 1999
Everyone is sick of Fry living at Planet Express, so he is forced to move out to become Bender's roommate. The only catch is that Bender's apartment is too small for the two of them. After some searching they find a great apartment. A problem arises
when Bender's antenna interferes with the TV reception. Bender decides to cut off his antenna so that he can live with Fry again. However he doesn't feel right without it, so he decides to leave and go back to his old apartment where he feels lonely. Leela convinces Fry to going back to the "small" apartment.
-And by "inconsiderate"--
-We're trying to watch TV!
I wanted you to think that
with your soft, human brain.
Cheer up, meat bag.
You barely touched your amoeba.
I can't believe they threw
me out. I must have been a jerk.
But the rent's outrageous.
Why don't you move in with me?
I've never seen a robot's apartment.
Let's see. Where to start?
Okay, this is the TV area.
-Well, I'm bushed. Good night.
-Wait, Bender. Bender?
where's your bathroom?
-It's Bender's apartment.
Love your optimism. Seriously, you
must tell Bender you're moving out.
Not enough room? My place is two
cubic meters and we only take up 1 .5.
Sure, it ain't one of them
la-di-da aboveground places. . .
To shreds, you say?
Very well, then.
BENDER: What's with the crap?
-It's not crap.
It just isn't cozy.
Man, it's a total sty!
Happy housewarming, Fry.
It's a miniature fruit-salad tree.
If anyone here objects to this union,
let them speak now or forever hold--
-It went out.
-This is an outrage!
It's back on!
Relax, sonny. This cajigger will
find the source of the interference.
-Hey, come on!
-We want our TV back!
Your thoughts are transmitted
on the same frequency.
Let's move to that
apartment that smelled.
I don't understand.
Happy. Yeah, that's Bender.
How could you let that mob
kick Bender out?
What's the point?
Hey, what I don't do is
none of your business!
Well, if that would work.
. . .without an alcoholic
beverage in your hand.
He doesn't. He cares about you.
And you turned your back on him.
-Don't do it!
-I don't know what it is!
After all, you're only human.
Aired 21 years ago - Apr 04, 1999
After joining Planet Express, Fry, Bender, Farnsworth's assistant Amy and Captain Leela must deliver their first package to the moon. Fry imagines himself walking on the moon, but he finds out that there is an amusement park on the moon - Luna Park.
While lowering the package, Amy drops the ship keys inside it. Fry is the only one who wants to walk on the real moon, so he goes with Leela on an educational trip, yet he goes off the road and they are now marooned on the moon with almost no oxygen. Amy and Bender discover that the key that fell inside a crane game machine. Bender is thrown out of the park after putting his hand inside the machine. Fry and Leela arrive at a farm in the middle of the moon where they have to work for oxygen. After Bender sleeps with one of the robo-daughters of the farmer, the farmer starts chasing Fry, Leela and Bender. Amy appears just in time to save them.
No, no, not that mouth.
Hey, you're the unfrozen guy from
the 20th century, right?
La-la-la, look at my head!
It's all painted, look at my head!
Nice catch, idiot.
I love stuff like the moon.
Can I come?
-Hurry! I want to see the moon!
-Relax, it's open till 9.
You won't believe it. There's
an amusement park on the moon!
-If everyone's finished being stupid--
-I had more, but you go ahead.
My first space delivery.
I still have my self-respect.
I got you guys refrigerator magnets!
Keep those things off of me.
Magnets screw up my inhibition unit.
There ain 't no whales so we tell
tall tales and sing a whaling tune
You wear a spacesuit
and drive around.
ANNOUNCER: The story of lunar
exploration started with one man:
He used space travel as
a metaphor for beating his wife.
The keys to the ship!
They must have fallen into the crate.
There ain 't no whales so we tell
tall tales and sing a whaling tune
Yeah! Crank up the radio!
Ooh! Ow! Ooh! Ooh! Ow! Ooh!
Lousy arm. Must be rigged.
In fact, forget the park.
You'll earn it doing chores
on my hydroponic farm.
Them spacesuits ain't heated.
You're going nowhere till sunrise.
Face it. The moon's a dump.
A boring, dried-up wasteland.
-He'll never find me in here!
No, you don't!
Come here, Crush-A-Nator!
It's that flag from MTV!
And Neil Armstrong's footprint!
Now get in here before you freeze.
In fact, forget the lunar lander
and the blackjack.
. . .but I'd look at the moon
and dream of being an astronaut.
. . .where you'd never reach it,
no matter how much you wanted to.
It really is beautiful. I don't
know why I never noticed before.
Aired 21 years ago - Mar 28, 1999
Fry, a 20th-century New-York pizza delivery boy receives a prank call and is frozen in a capsule and wakes up in year 2999. He meets an alien named Leela that wants to assign his permanent career... delivery boy. Fry refuses, so he escapes. He then
meets Bender, a robot who likes to drink and has suicidal tendencies. Together, they start running away from Leela, arriving to the ruins of old New York. Leela finds them, but instead of inserting the permanent chip on Fry, she removes her own. All three go to Prof. Hubert Farnsworth's house, Fry's only living relative, becoming his new space crew.