Futurama (1999– )

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Fry, a pizza guy is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999.

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 Philip J. Fry / ... (124 episodes, 1999-2013)
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 Turanga Leela / ... (124 episodes, 1999-2013)
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 Bender / ... (124 episodes, 1999-2013)
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 Linda / ... (122 episodes, 1999-2013)
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 Hermes Conrad / ... (117 episodes, 1999-2013)
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 Amy Wong / ... (115 episodes, 1999-2013)
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 Morbo / ... (114 episodes, 1999-2013)
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 Scruffy / ... (107 episodes, 1999-2013)
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Phillip Fry is a 25-year-old pizza delivery boy whose life is going nowhere. When he accidentally freezes himself on December 31, 1999, he wakes up 1,000 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

Characters intended for one-time appearances, such as Professor Wernstrom, were brought back because the writers liked them so much. See more »

Goofs

The elements Bender claims to be constructed out of change throughout the series (though given Bender's nature, it's possible he's lying). This became an in-joke amongst the writers in later episodes. See more »

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Turanga Leela: So long, jerkwads!
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The production company logo shown at the very end of the show is "30th Century Fox". See more »

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Baby Love Child
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Episode: {"Leela's Homeworld" (2002) (ep. #4.5)}
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A Misunderstood Series
29 September 2004 | by (San Jose, Ca) – See all my reviews

Futurama is the whipping boy of modern prime time cartoons. Since it was made by the creator of the Simpsons it was expected to be exactly like it. Futurama had its own brand of comedic flair, which is absolutely hilarious. Bender, Fry, Leela, Hermes, Zoidberg, all of these characters are well thought out and work incredibly well together, on top of the fact that situations and anecdotes from previous episodes are brought up all the time, adding continuity to an already excellent series. I'll admit that I too was among the people crying foul when Futurama first came out, I didn't grow to truly appreciate it until it was put in syndication on adult swim, and more so later as I bought all the episodes on DVD. I don't think the world was ready for what futurama had to offer when it first came out, and everyone should give it another shot through adult swim or by DVD rental. It has solid entertainment value, and a unique comedic style.

4.5 out of 5 stars


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