Total Nerd Dirtiest Futurama Jokes We Still Can't Believe They Got Away With  

Zack Howe
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List Rules Vote up the jokes that you can't believe aired on TV.

Given its sci-fi setting, Futurama has plenty of material for smart gags, so it's a little surprising how many dirty jokes Futurama got away with during its run. Not all the dirtiest jokes on Futurama are explicitly sexual in nature, as creators also managed to sneak a fair amount of drug references past the censors. Sometimes, they even combine the two (watch out for Bender when he's been "jacking on").

Matt Groening is no stranger to adult jokes — there are quite a few in The Simpsons — and it seems he kept those muscles flexed when crafting Futurama. While his shows aren't considered nearly as crass as Seth MacFarlane's Family Guy, that doesn't mean Groening isn't capable of capitalizing on low-hanging fruit. 

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That Better Not Be Why They Call It Jerk Rub


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Lrrr: This jerk chicken is good. I think I will have [Fry's] lower horn jerked.

Bender: It's used to it! Wooooo!

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Do Cartoons Usually Depict Erotic Asphyxiation?


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Cartoon fans have since seen autoerotic asphyxiation on Rick and Morty, but modern-day Adult Swim is very different than Sunday night network television from the 2000s. Even so, Futurama managed to slip this extreme sex joke past the network's censors in the 2001 episode "Amazon Women in the Mood." 

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Television Characters Are Only Allowed To "Jack On"


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"Jack off" cannot be said on TV, as it's banned by the FCC. "Jack on," however, is not, even though it's both a masturbation reference and drug abuse joke.

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That's Some Rough Satellite Sex


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After the Planet Express crew finds a destructive satellite called V-GINY (and fail to blow it up by firing a "pocket rock," which is also dirty), Professor Farnsworth models its formation, showing the exact moment when the phallic military satellite rammed into the FCC's "V-CHIP" satellite.

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