The Best Seasons of Futurama  

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Good news everybody! We're ranking the best seasons of Futurama, and we want you to help by voting for your favorites. Following the adventures of Fry, Bender, Leela, and the rest of the Planet Express crew, every season of Futurama has its own unique charm. From missions to Mars to sad stories about dead dogs, this show really tugs at the heartstrings. It's hard to argue that Futurama isn't an amazing show (some would even say it's better than Matt Groening's original creation, a little show called The Simpsons) but which season of Futurama is the greatest?
For this poll we're ranking the best seasons of Futurama, with the help of your votes. Which season of Futurama really had you hooked? Whether you liked the earlier seasons that aired on Fox, or the Comedy Central seasons that aired after that network revived the series, vote up the top Futurama seasons that you think are the greatest. Most people would agree that the earlier seasons are the best, but there really were some great episodes toward the end of the show, too.
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Futurama Season 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Seasons of Futurama
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First Aired: January 12, 2003

This season's weirdness features Leela and Fry going down to the sewers, Leela learning her true heritage, Bender doing ever crazier robot stunts, and Zoidberg becoming a superhero (of sorts). Not to mention a deal with the Robot Devil! And the gang meeting the Star Trek cast in space!

Top episodes include "Bender Should Not Be Allowed on TV," "The Why of Fry," and "The Farnsworth Paradox." 

Key Events in This Season:
- Kif becoming pregnant
- Bender becoming female
- Most of the organic cast becoming much younger through de-aging
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Futurama Season 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Seasons of Futurama
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First Aired: February 4, 2001 

This season sees more alien encounters, more Bender, and Fry doing something about his relationship with Leela. There are however many encounters where the dim-witted Fry falls in love with many different women. There's also an alien invasion, a robot cloning of a 20th century actress, and time travel paradoxes. 

Top episodes include "Bendless Love," "The Cyber House Rules," and "Godfellas."

Key Events in This Season:  
- Bender becomes a musician
- Leela in a Wizard of Oz-like world 
- Fry mating with his grandmother so he will still exist
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Futurama Season 5 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Seasons of Futurama
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First Aired: March 23, 2008

This season's major change included a move from Fox to Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, after initially being canceled by Fox. It also marked a return after a few years on hiatus. This season is full of multi-part storylines, starting with the tattoo scam involving Hermes, to the journey to what seems like a twisted medieval fantasy world. Things then speed up to become a more fast-paced, adventure-filled season. 

Top episodes include "Bender's Big Score 3," "Bender's Game 3," and "Into the Wild Green Yonder 2." 

Key Events in This Season:
- Fry discovering what the tattoo on his butt does
- Leela's wedding
- Bender at the Insane Asylum
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Futurama Season 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Seasons of Futurama
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First Aired: November 21, 1999

This season continues the story Fry's adjustment issues in the year 3000. Bender and Leela continue to have their own zany misadventures. It leads to a host of discoveries and revelations that show the year 3000 is more exciting than the 20th century every was. 

Top episodes this season include "A Head in the Polls," "Why Must I Be a Crustacean in Love?" and "A Clone of My Own."

Key Events in This Season:
- Richard Nixon (as a head) runs for president again
- Bender joins the Robot Mafia
- Fry finds out his old girlfriend from 1999 was also cryogenically frozen
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