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A Big Piece of Garbage 

When a big ball of garbage from the 21st Century returns to threaten New New York, Philip is the only expert on making the weapon to fight it.

Directors:

Susie Dietter (as Susan Dietter), Gregg Vanzo

Writers:

Matt Groening (created by), Matt Groening (developed by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Billy West ... Philip J. Fry / Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth / Dr. Zoidberg / Documentary Narrator (voice)
Katey Sagal ... Turanga Leela (voice)
John DiMaggio ... Bender (voice)
Ron Popeil Ron Popeil ... Ron Popeil's head (voice)
Lauren Tom ... Amy Wong (voice) (credit only)
Phil LaMarr ... Hermes Conrad (voice) (credit only)
David Herman ... Dr. Ogden Wernstrom / Mayor C. Randall Poopenmeyer (voice) (as Dave Herman)
Tress MacNeille ... Linda the Newsanchor / Scientist #1 / Mayor's Aide (voice)
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Storyline

When a big ball of garbage from the 21st Century returns to threaten New New York, Philip is the only expert on making the weapon to fight it.

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Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 1999 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,300,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The barge full of garbage that sets sail from Old New York may be a reference to the Khian Sea waste disposal incident. See more »

Goofs

At the inventions competition, when Ron Popeil introduces Ogden Wernstrom, Fry is sitting in the audience with his normal red jacket on. In the closeup, he is in a black suit. See more »

Quotes

Leela: We recycle everything. Robots are made out of old beer cans.
Bender: Yeah, and this beer can is made out of old robots.
Leela: And that sandwich your eating is made out of old, discarded sandwiches. Nothing just gets thrown away.
Fry: The future is disgusting!
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Crazy Credits

Instead of the theme, the song "We'll Meet Again" plays over the closing credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Futurama: In-A-Gadda-Da-Leela (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

We'll Meet Again
Written by Ross Parker & Hugh Charles
Performed by Vera Lynn
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