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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Bender's last name is Rodriguez. See more »

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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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Fry: You know the worst thing about being a slave? They make you work, but don't pay you or let you go.
Turanga Leela: That's the only thing about being a slave.
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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 »

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You're The Best
Music by Bill Conti
Lyrics by Allee Willis
Performed by Joe Esposito
Episode: {"30% Iron Chef" (2002) (ep. #4.11)}
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I actually like it better than The Simpsons
10 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

Don't get me wrong, I like the Simpsons, but there is just something about Futurama that I like more. It irks me to see people who hate this show and are glad it is cancelled. If you don't like a show just don't watch it...to many shows have gotten a premature axe these days mainly cause television networks haven't realized no show is going to have the ratings of shows from the past. I am sure to all those who hated the show, there have been shows you liked that have been cancelled as well. This one about a pizza boy frozen and waking up in the future was for me quite enjoyable. Which is the kiss of death right there, because if I like a show, it usually does get cancelled and it usually does have a pretty good following, but for some reason the networks still somehow think all shows should average 20 or more million viewers or its a failure.


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