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Comedy cartoon TV series by David X Cohen and Matt Groening following the adventures a Pizza guy frozen in 1999 and revived in 2999.

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Why does Bender say "Please insert girder"?

In Futurama, How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back (season 2, episode 15), Bender loses his brain (which looks like a floppy disk), causing him to repeatedly say: Bender: I am Bender. Please ...
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Why does the intro of Futurama feature old cartoons?

Nearly every intro of Futurama features a large television screen playing cartoons raging from 30s-era black-and-white to 70s-era futurism, all of which the Planet Express ship will immediately crash ...
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What are the words spoken in the Futurama theme song?

In the first few seconds of the original Futurama theme song three indecipherable words are spoken. To me it sounds like kip, kip pay which seems nonsensical.
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In Futurama, why does Nixon howl?

Is this some kind of callback to Watergate?
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What was the joke behind the headless clone of Spiro Agnew in Futurama?

In Futurama, President Nixon's head gets to be president again, this time of all of Earth, and is later often seen with the headless clone of Spiro Agnew. Spiro Agnew was Nixon's vice president from ...
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What is "Sexeteria" in Jerusalem?

Now I am watching the second episode of Futurama and Bender said on the tenth minute this: Yeah. You're the kind of guy who visits Jerusalem... and doesn't want to see the "Sexeteria."
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The Futurama Theorem

In the Futurama episode The Prisoner Of Benda (2010), the following plot line exists: Professor Farnsworth and Amy build a machine that allows them to switch minds so that they may each pursue their ...
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Has Hypnotoad ever been shown to hypnotize robots?

According to the Futurama Wiki: Hypnotoad is a large toad-like creature that has large oscillating multicolored eyes and emits a droning hum. His eyes glow all the time. The toad apparently uses ...
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Petrol extinction in Futurama

As I can recall from Futurama season 06 episode 13, In the robonica spirit, the female bots had to wrestle in petroleum oil which got extinct, leaving bender with only a can of it. Bender, along with ...
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The Simpsons/Futurama: walk in the dark with neon signs

In many episodes of The Simpsons or Futurama, a character (usually drunk or sad) walks in the dark with neon signs moving in the background; where does this come from? A few examples: The Simpsons ...
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How can Philip J. Fry be his own grandfather if he is sterile?

In season one, "Fry and the Slurm Factory", Bender uses the F-ray on Fry. BENDER What should we point it at first? ...
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What was the third gag in the “Reincarnation” episode of Futurama?

In the “Reincarnation” episode of Futurama, they broke the episode up into three segments, each of which used a different style. The first one was in an old-fashioned Max Fleischer style and the main ...
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Time travel paradox in Futurama

In S7E3 "Decision 3012", a man from the future travels back in time to stop Nixon winning the election. Since he defeats Nixon, there is no need for him to return to his own time. He never does and ...
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