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The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time  

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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.

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The Late Philip J. Fry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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The Luck of the Fryrish is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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) 3 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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Roswell That Ends Well is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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Meanwhile is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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Jurassic Bark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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Parasites Lost is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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Godfellas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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 Why of Fry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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The Farnsworth Parabox is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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The Sting is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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
12
Space Pilot 3000 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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Fry and the Slurm Factory is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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Amazon Women in the Mood is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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The Day the Earth Stood Stupid is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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
16
Three Hundred Big Boys is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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Time Keeps On Slippin' is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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
18
Anthology of Interest I is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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I, Roommate is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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Game of Tones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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The Problem with Popplers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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Insane in the Mainframe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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Hell Is Other Robots is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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A Big Piece of Garbage is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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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War Is the H-Word is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Futurama Episodes of All Time
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