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List Rules Vote up the greatest Futurama episodes of all seasons, no matter how popular they are.

List of the best Futurama episodes, as determined by voters like you. The creation of Simpson's genius Matt Groening, Futurama is easily one of the most beloved TV series of all time. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top episodes of all time are. Fans of Futurama are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

List ranges from "The Devil's Hands are Idle Playthings" to "Jurassic Bark," plus much more. Not satisfied with the order of the poll? Then bite our shiny metal ass and make your own version of the best and funniest Futurama episodes by clicking the "Rerank List" button.
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The Late Philip J. Fry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
The Late Philip J. Fry Jul 29 2010 - The Professor invents a one-way time machine. He, Fry and Bender go forward 1,000 years accidentally, and keep traveling forward in time until a backwards time machine has been invented.

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Roswell That Ends Well is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Roswell That Ends Well Dec 09 2001 - The combined explosions of a supernova and Fry putting metal in the microwave hurtle the Planet Express crew back in time to 1947. They land at Roswell, New Mexico, where a shattered Bender is ...more

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Jurassic Bark is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Jurassic Bark Nov 17 2002 - "Jurassic Bark" is the seventh episode of the fourth season of the television series Futurama, airing November 17, 2002. It was nominated for an Emmy Award, but lost to The Simpsons ...more

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The Luck of the Fryrish is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
The Luck of the Fryrish Mar 11 2001 - After a string of bad luck, Fry ventures into the decaying ruins of Old New York to regain his lucky seven-leaf clover from his childhood, only to find that his brother Yancy Fry had stolen not ...more

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The Devil's Hands are Idle Pla... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
The Devil's Hands are Idle Playthings Aug 10 2003 - Desperate to learn how to play the holophonor in order to impress Leela, Fry swaps hands with the Robot Devil. He goes on to become a skilled holophonor player, winning Leela's heart and penning ...more

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Meanwhile is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Meanwhile Sep 04 2013 - Professor Farnsworth invents a button that can take a person 10 seconds back in time, inadvertently causing major consequences. This episode will be written as the series finale and will feature ...more

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Godfellas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Godfellas Mar 17 2002 - "Godfellas" is the 20th episode of the third production season of Futurama. It was first shown in North America on March 17, 2002, as the eighth episode in the fourth broadcast season. ...more

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The Farnsworth Parabox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
The Farnsworth Parabox Jun 08 2003 - Professor Farnsworth forbids the crew to look inside a mysterious box. Leela can't resist taking a peek, discovering the box to be a gateway to a parallel universe.

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Parasites Lost is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Parasites Lost Jan 21 2001 - When Fry becomes infested with parasitic worms that make him stronger and smarter, he finally finds the perfect way to profess his feelings to Leela. Meanwhile, the rest of the crew goes on a ...more

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The Sting is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
The Sting Jun 01 2003 - A mission to collect honey from deadly space bees apparently leads to Fry's sting-induced death. Leela is wracked with remorse, until Fry visits her in her dreams. As Leela's hallucinations ...more

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The Why of Fry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
The Why of Fry Apr 06 2003 - Still unable to impress Leela, Fry sadly suspects that he has no importance in life - until Nibbler takes him on a mission to prevent the brains from destroying the universe. In the process, Fry ...more

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Fry and the Slurm Factory is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Fry and the Slurm Factory Nov 14 1999 - "Fry and the Slurm Factory" originally aired in North America on November 14, 1999 as the fourth episode of the second broadcast season of Futurama. The episode was directed by Ron ...more

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Space Pilot 3000 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Space Pilot 3000 Mar 28 1999 - "Space Pilot 3000" is the pilot episode of Futurama, which originally aired in North America on March 28, 1999 on Fox. It is also the first episode to be set in the 30th century as the ...more

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The Day the Earth Stood Stupid is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
The Day the Earth Stood Stupid Feb 18 2001 - Earth is invaded by super-intelligent flying brains, who sap the Earth's populace of their intelligence. Leela is taken to Nibbler's home planet Eternia, where the Nibblonians explain that only ...more

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Three Hundred Big Boys is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Three Hundred Big Boys Jun 15 2003 - A $300 refund for all taxpayers results in a series of interconnected stories, following the Planet Express crew's endeavors to spend their money.

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Amazon Women in the Mood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Amazon Women in the Mood Feb 04 2001 - A double-date for Kif, Amy, Zapp, and Leela ends in disaster when their orbiting restaurant crashes on planet Amazonia. The hulking female inhabitants of the planet take their male captives to ...more

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I, Roommate is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
I, Roommate 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 ...more

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Anthology of Interest I is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Anthology of Interest I May 21 2000 - The Professor's "What-If" machine simulates Bender, Leela and Fry's wishes. Bender discovers what it would be like if he were 500 feet tall, Leela discovers what it would be like if ...more

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Game of Tones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Game of Tones Aug 14 2013 - The Planet Express crew journeys into Fry's dreams to pull off a mission in the year 1999.

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Insane in the Mainframe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Insane in the Mainframe Apr 08 2001 - "Insane in the Mainframe" is the tenth episode of the third season of the American animated sitcom Futurama, and originally aired in North America on April 8, 2001. The episode was ...more

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Time Keeps On Slippin' is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Time Keeps On Slippin' May 06 2001 - While creating a team of mutants to play the Harlem Globetrotters, the Professor accidentally causes a disruption in time that threatens the existence of the universe. Meanwhile, Fry tries to ...more

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Hell Is Other Robots is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Hell Is Other Robots May 18 1999 - During a Beasty Boys concert, Bender runs into a high school buddy, Fender. Fender invites him to a party, which turns out to be robots getting high off of electricity, or "jacking ...more

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Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles Mar 30 2003 - The crew's attempts to de-age Professor Farnsworth result in everyone returning to their more youthful stages. While Farnsworth seeks out a way to re-age the crew, the newly-teenaged Leela takes ...more

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The Problem with Popplers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
The Problem with Popplers May 07 2000 - The crew discovers an irresistible source of food on a distant planet, and brings it back to Earth to be sold at the Fishy Joe's restaurant chain. But when it's discovered that the so-called ...more

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Anthology of Interest II is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Anthology of Interest II Jan 06 2002 - "Anthology of Interest II" is the 18th episode of Futurama '​s third season. It originally aired in North America on January 6, 2002. This episode, as well as the earlier ...more

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War Is the H-Word is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
War Is the H-Word Nov 26 2000 - Bender and Fry volunteer for military duty to enjoy the benefits of the soldiers' discount. When war breaks out later that same day, Leela too decides to join the all-male ranks, under the guise ...more

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A Big Piece of Garbage is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
A Big Piece of Garbage 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 ...more

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Leela's Homeworld is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Leela's Homeworld Feb 17 2002 - When Bender disposes nuclear waste in the sewers, the angry mutants drag him, Fry, and Leela down to the depths to be mutated. As they attempt to escape, Leela makes an incredible discovery ...more

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A Fishful of Dollars is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
A Fishful of Dollars Apr 27 1999 - "A Fishful of Dollars" is episode six in the first season of Futurama. It originally aired in North America on April 27, 1999. The episode was written by Patric Verrone and directed by ...more

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A Flight to Remember is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
A Flight to Remember Sep 26 1999 - Fry's brief relationship with Amy is forcibly prolonged when a near-fatal car crash leaves Fry's head grafted to Amy's left shoulder. Meanwhile, Bender cashes in on Valentine's Day by starting a ...more

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A Clockwork Origin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
A Clockwork Origin Aug 12 2010 - The theory of evolution is put to the test on a planet inhabited by robots.

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A Pharaoh to Remember is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
A Pharaoh to Remember Mar 10 2002 - Bender fears that nobody will remember him after he dies, and sees his chance for immortality when the crew is enslaved on the planet Osiris 4. Posing as the planet's new pharaoh, Bender orders ...more

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Where No Fan Has Gone Before is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Where No Fan Has Gone Before Apr 21 2002 - Fry leads the crew on a quest across the galaxy to regain the forbidden 79 episodes of "Star Trek: The Original Series", where they encounter the original cast of the show - as well as ...more

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How Hermes Requisitioned His G... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back Apr 02 2000 - "How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back" is episode fifteen in season two of Futurama. It originally aired in North America on April 2, 2000. The title references the 1998 film and ...more

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Xmas Story is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Xmas Story Dec 19 1999 - Bender takes a new job in the Robot Mafia, but his loyalty is tested when he goes along on the robotic gangster's efforts to rob the Planet Express ship.

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Fear of a Bot Planet is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Fear of a Bot Planet 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 ...more

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Episode Two: The Series Has La... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Episode Two: The Series Has Landed 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 ...more

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My Three Suns is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
My Three Suns 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 ...more

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The Duh-Vinci Code is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
The Duh-Vinci Code Jul 15 2010 - "The Duh-Vinci Code" is the fifth episode of Futurama '​s sixth season. In the episode, Fry finds a drawing of a lost Leonardo da Vinci invention which leads him and Professor ...more

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Less Than Hero is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Less Than Hero Mar 02 2003 - Dr. Zoidberg's mysterious miracle cream gives Fry and Leela superpowers. Teaming up with Bender, they form the New Justice Team, under the respective alter egos of Captain Yesterday, ...more

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The Deep South is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
The Deep South Apr 16 2000 - A fishing trip over the ocean takes a turn for the worse when a colossal mouth bass pulls the Planet Express ship to the bottom of the sea. There, Fry falls in love with a mermaid named Umbriel, ...more

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Mars University is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Mars University Oct 03 1999 - Fry suspects Bender's new buddy, a bending unit named Flexo who looks almost exactly like Bender, of being pure evil. When a valuable atom of Jumbonium goes missing, Fry suspects Flexo, but ...more

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I Second That Emotion is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
I Second That Emotion Nov 21 1999 - When Hermes takes a stress-relieving vacation, replacement bureaucrat Morgan Proctor becomes infatuated with Fry. Bender threatens to publicize their affair, but Morgan removes Bender's memory ...more

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I Dated a Robot is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
I Dated a Robot May 13 2001 - Fry discovers the ability to download any celebrity onto a blank robot, and chooses to download Lucy Liu, with whom he falls madly in love. Repulsed by this disgusting display of human/robot ...more

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The Tip of the Zoidberg is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
The Tip of the Zoidberg Aug 18 2011 - "The Tip of the Zoidberg" is the eighteenth episode of the sixth season of the animated sitcom Futurama. It aired on Comedy Central in the United States on August 18, 2011. A pivotal ...more

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Love and Rocket is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Love and Rocket Feb 10 2002 - Bender falls deeply in love with the Planet Express ship autopilot's female voice setting. Meanwhile, Fry searches for the perfect candy heart to properly convey his feelings for Leela.

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Reincarnation is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Reincarnation Sep 08 2011 - An episode featuring 3 different segments, in the same vein as episodes such as "Anthology of Interest I" and "The Futurama Holiday Spectacular". Each segment showcases a ...more

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Bendin' in the Wind is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Bendin' in the Wind Apr 22 2001 - When Bender is paralyzed in a tragic can opener accident, he discovers his musical washboard skills and goes on tour as a member of Beck's folk-rock band, acting as a voice for broken robots ...more

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Lethal Inspection is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Lethal Inspection Jul 22 2010 - Bender learns that he suffers from a mortal manufacturing defect.

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Why Must I Be a Crustacean in ... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
Why Must I Be a Crustacean in Love? Feb 06 2000 - The crew discovers an irresistible source of food on a distant planet, and brings it back to Earth to be sold at the Fishy Joe's restaurant chain. But when it's discovered that the so-called ...more