Small But Clever Details From Futurama That Fans Noticed

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Vote up the most interesting details from Futurama!

Futurama fans know the series is packed with background gags and secret math equations, but how many have you spotted? Being written by a group of people with Ph.Ds, Futurama is one of the smartest cartoons ever to air. It could be worth it to count the 1's and 0's next time to unearth a hidden Easter egg. 

Take a look below and see if you've noticed any of these Futurama details before, and vote up the ones you find most interesting!

Photo: Futurama / 20th Century

  • 1
    394 VOTES

    It Takes 1.2 Seconds For Fry And Leela To Fly To The Moon, The Same As Light

    From Redditor /u/_WhoisMrBilly_:

    In Futurama, “The Series Has Landed” it takes the ship 1.2 seconds to reach the moon. The same time as it takes light from the moons surface and vis-versa.

    394 votes
  • 2
    292 VOTES

    The Tattoo Artist Is A Reference To An Epson 157 Ink Cartridge

    From Redditor /u/manlyman1417:

    Noticed the epson printer that gave Bender his gang tattoo had 10011101 on his back, or 157 in binary. Epson 157 is a black ink.

    292 votes
  • 3
    554 VOTES

    Fry Did, Indeed, Hook Up With A Radiator

    From Redditor /u/bobcobble:

    In Futurama Fry claims to have made out with "that radiator women from the radiator planet." Leela replies "Fry, that's a radiator." 46 episodes later a radiator is seen sitting at Fry's dream funeral with his other ex girlfriends.

    554 votes
  • 4
    540 VOTES

    This Complex Yet Accurate Math Joke

    From Redditor /u/Icy_Chemist

    540 votes
  • 5
    370 VOTES

    The Continuity Detail Of This Poor Old Man

    From Redditor /u/Ksm030103:

    4 seasons later...

    370 votes
  • 6
    565 VOTES

    Nibbler's Shadow Can Be Seen In The Pilot Episode

    From Redditor /u/sir-griffen:

    In Futurama s1 E1 which aired in 1999, you can see Nibblers shadow under Fry’s chair. It wouldn’t be revealed that Nibbler pushed Fry into the Cryo-genic chamber until season 4 which aired 4 years later.

    565 votes