The Best Episodes Directed by Mark Ervin

Leela's Homeworld

#1 - Leela's Homeworld

Futurama Season 4 - Episode 5

When Bender disposes nuclear waste in the sewers, the angry mutants drag him, Fry, and Leela down to the depths to be mutated. As they attempt to escape, Leela makes an incredible discovery about her true heritage, finally meeting her parents for the first time.

star 7.74
2433 votes
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The Day the Earth Stood Stupid

#2 - The Day the Earth Stood Stupid

Futurama Season 3 - Episode 7

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 one human is immune to the brains' powers - Fry.

star 7.74
2532 votes
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Wild Barts Can't Be Broken

#3 - Wild Barts Can't Be Broken

The Simpsons Season 10 - Episode 11

Scapegoated for the vandalism of drunken Isotopes fans, the children of Springfield wage war on the adults by broadcasting their secrets on the radio.

star 7.66
1548 votes
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Monty Can't Buy Me Love

#4 - Monty Can't Buy Me Love

The Simpsons Season 10 - Episode 21

A new mogul wins the hearts of the townspeople with a shower of cash. Jealous, Mr. Burns asks Homer to help make him a beloved billionaire too, and they hatch a plan to bring the Loch Ness Monster to Springfield.

star 7.57
1075 votes
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I Second That Emotion

#5 - I Second That Emotion

Futurama Season 2 - Episode 5

Professor Farnsworth installs an empathy chip in Bender after the inconsiderate robot flushes Nibbler down the toilet. With his newfound emotions, a concerned Bender ventures into the mutant-infested sewers to rescue Leela's beloved pet.

star 7.51
2844 votes
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A Pharaoh to Remember

#6 - A Pharaoh to Remember

Futurama Season 4 - Episode 7

Bender fears that nobody will remember him after he dies, and sees his chance for immortality when the crew is enslaved on the planet Osiris 4. Posing as the planet's new pharaoh, Bender orders a humongous statue built in his honor, and quickly goes mad with power.

star 7.50
2382 votes
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The Cryonic Woman

#7 - The Cryonic Woman

Futurama Season 3 - Episode 3

Fry, Leela, and Bender all lose their jobs at Planet Express, and they endeavor to return to their old jobs. Due to a mix-up of their career chips, Fry becomes a career counselor at Applied Cryogenics, where he meets up with a familiar defrostee - his girlfriend from the 20th century, Michelle.

star 7.47
2513 votes
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How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back

#8 - How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back

Futurama Season 2 - Episode 14

When Hermes takes a stress-relieving vacation, replacement bureaucrat Morgan Proctor becomes infatuated with Fry. Bender threatens to publicize their affair, but Morgan removes Bender's memory and hides it within the cavernous Central Bureaucracy.

star 7.37
2435 votes
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All Singing, All Dancing

#9 - All Singing, All Dancing

The Simpsons Season 9 - Episode 11

Homer rents a Clint Eastwood movie and is dismayed to find it's a musical. Using clips from past episodes, the rest of the family reminds him about the many times he and other members of the family and town have broken into song and dance.

star 6.30
1263 votes
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