The Best Episodes Directed by Rich Moore
#2 - The Devil's Hands Are Idle Playthings
Futurama Season 5 - Episode 16
Desperate to learn how to play the holophonor in order to impress Leela, Fry swaps hands with the Robot Devil. He goes on to become a skilled holophonor player, winning Leela's heart and penning an opera about her life story, but the Robot Devil still has a trick or two up his sleeve.
#4 - Space Pilot 3000
Futurama Season 1 - Episode 1
Fry, a 20th-century New-York pizza delivery boy receives a prank call and is frozen in a capsule and wakes up in year 2999. He meets an alien named Leela that wants to assign his permanent career... delivery boy. Fry refuses, so he escapes. He then meets Bender, a robot who likes to drink and has suicidal tendencies. Together, they start running away from Leela, arriving to the ruins of old New York. Leela finds them, but instead of inserting the permanent chip on Fry, she removes her own. All three go to Prof. Hubert Farnsworth's house, Fry's only living relative, becoming his new space crew.
#5 - Roswell That Ends Well
Futurama Season 4 - Episode 1
The combined explosions of a supernova and Fry putting metal in the microwave hurtle the Planet Express crew back in time to 1947. They land at Roswell, New Mexico, where a shattered Bender is mistaken for UFO debris, Zoidberg is taken in for an alien autopsy, and Fry accidentally kills his grandfather, Enis, in a nuclear explosion.
#7 - Flaming Moe's
The Simpsons Season 3 - Episode 10
Moe steals the drink recipe Homer invented, and the rechristened “Flaming Moe” turns his tavern into a hotspot. When a national franchise wants to buy the recipe, Homer wants revenge.
#13 - Anthology of Interest I
Futurama Season 2 - Episode 20
The Professor's "What-If" machine simulates Bender, Leela and Fry's wishes. Bender discovers what it would be like if he were 500 feet tall, Leela discovers what it would be like if she were more impulsive, and Fry discovers what would happen if he never came to the future.
#18 - Treehouse of Horror
The Simpsons Season 2 - Episode 3
In the first segment, the family moves into a haunted mansion. In the second segment, aliens abduct the Simpsons and invite them to what might be their last supper. In the final segment, Lisa reads Bart Edgar Allan Poe's classic poem "The Raven."
#21 - A Clone of My Own
Futurama Season 2 - Episode 15
Professor Farnsworth unveils his clone, Cubert Farnsworth, whom he plans to leave everything to upon his retirement. But Cubert wants no part of Farnsworth's lifestyle, prompting the professor into a premature retirement on the Near-Death Star.
#23 - Childrens Were Our Future
Shin Chan Season 2 - Episode 13
“Wrestlewomania!” –Hiro and Mitzi get caught up in the excitement of the moment while Shin finds himself tangled up yet again with Prinicipal Ench’s convoluted past… “Wet Dreams May Come” – Worn out after a hard day at school, Shin slips into a slightly less-than-erotic dream starring none other than Hottie Nanako… “Shin chan: The High School Years – Episode One: Shin-Derella-chan” – Traveling forward in time (and beyond the bounds of reason), we join up with the gang, now high school students…
#25 - Lady Hawke
The Critic Season 2 - Episode 3
When Jeremy Hawke's sister, Olivia Newton Hawke, visits New York, Jay meets her and is smitten with her which puts his relationship with Alice on the line when she begins to feel left out. So Jay then must decide who he really loves.
#26 - Clum Babies
Drawn Together Season 2 - Episode 5
Wooldoor hits puberty at long last and can't keep himself from masturbating. Thus, his Clum Babies with their healing powers are born. Clara, however, thinks this is an act against God and vows to stop him. Meanwhile, Ling-Ling's bachelor days might be numbered as his mother and father send an arranged battle mate to the Drawn Together house.
#28 - Alzheimer's That Ends Well
Drawn Together Season 2 - Episode 14
Clara gets an extreme make-over of her own when she gets an operation to remove her "Octopussoir" and give her a normal vagina again. The housemates, believing Toot to be old and suffering from Alzheimers, check her into an old folks home.
#29 - Her Little Gang-Bang Miracles
Shin Chan Season 2 - Episode 12
“The Widow Breaker” – When Miss Katz learns that her estranged friend’s husband was killed in a tragic accident, she sets out to make Samantha jealous of her perfect life… “Whitey’s Man Burden” – Shin’s being lazy again, but this time Mitzi’s had enough! She’s gonna throw him out on his lazy little ass… “Look Who’s Stalking!” – The neighborhood just hasn’t been the same ever since that poodle got raped, and now there’s a creep lurking around the Nohara house…
#30 - It’s Actually Better for Anal
Shin Chan Season 2 - Episode 6
“Super Happy Fun Time American School Presents: Winter Blunderland!” – It’s a hot time on the ski slopes, all fun and unwanted advances! But Shin finds himself shackled to Miss Katz… That is, until the teacher’s hormones have her distracted. Free at last and ready to party, the little trouble maker stirs up some action of his own on the triple black pass! “Winter Blunderland: Part 2!” – The school trip gets even hotter as things move over to the spa! But when Shin insults Mr. Ench’s half-inch, the principal’s forced to drastic measures! And he’s not the only one out of sorts, as Georgie finds himself outsmarted and Shin takes one for the team… Saving the school from the monkey crotch and from the noodle stretcher?!? “Lucky Bastard Fever Episode 2: Inflatable of Doom!” – Lollipop’s gone off in search of the Flying Pecker, convinced she can save Felipe from himself. But when she finds herself at the madman’s mercy, as well as the center of his plot to flood the earth, Lollipop calls for reinforcements! It’s Bruce… Er, Action Bastard to the rescue!
#31 - The Girls of 34C
Shin Chan Season 1 - Episode 18
"Break Yo Mama's Back" - In her search for pleasure, Mitzi finds only pain! Throwing out her back before the chores are done, she's throwing in the towel… Or maybe not. Her apprentice Summer has come over to play house, now if only they can play nice! Incompetent even by teen mother standards, the young homemaker may just unmake Mitzi. It's a good thing sleeping pills work wonders! "Hellion Crawler Baby" - Ignored as Mitzi settles in for her morning soaps, Hima turns hell cat and decides to redistribute the family funds. The toddling tyke's really been acting up lately! At wit's end trying to stay a step ahead, Mitzi's beginning to think it's hopeless. Shin's demon seems to have found a new home… Or replicated! This calls for drastic measures! "Guess Who's Slumming to Dinner" - Aged beef and semi-fresh veggies - It's dinner à la ebay! And not just any dinner… The Noharas are escaping this hell hole at last! But they'll have to move quickly and tread soft, for if their "friends" catch wind they'll want a taste of the action. Giving neighbors milk, sugar or tampons is one thing, but sharing the beef is going too far!
#32 - Condescending Spanish for Heiresses
Shin Chan Season 1 - Episode 25
"The Miseducation of Maso's Will" - Ai is treating Maso like a dog and Penny isn't having it. It's a crash course in manliness but the only tail Maso's chasing is his own. "The Horrible Secret of Count Ench the Magnificent" - Principal Ench displays his skills in prestidigitation and nobody is safe. Look it up. "Ai Yi Yi!" - Ai uses Maso to make Shin jealous… but it's hard to compete with snail poop.
#33 - The Emperor’s Love
Shin Chan Season 2 - Episode 11
“The Boy Scouts of Japan” – While out in search of aliens, extraterrestrial or illegal, the gang comes across an even stranger phenomenon… The Imperial Scouts of Japan! “The Not-So-Last Temptation of Hiro” – When Hiro unintentionally rescues a woman from a pervert on the train, it’s an instant commuter romance… “Cupid’s a Slut!” – When Penny recruits Shin to deliver her tokens of love… Warning: Those offended by classical Greek love, please look away!
#34 - At Least They Pay for the Ouchie
Shin Chan Season 1 - Episode 21
“Penny’s Mom’s Great Escape” - Penny’s Mom has plans to escape her horrid home-life… and only a spastic five year old stands in her way. “Between A Rock and a Tard Face” - What sort of retard asks Shin to baby-sit a pet rock? Why, the functional sort of course! “Happiness Bunny’s Revenge’s Revenge” - One of Penny's favorite stuffed animals has gone missing. Never turn your back on the Happiness Bunny.
#35 - Lucky Bastard Fever!
Shin Chan Season 2 - Episode 5
“Mr. Penny Builds Her Dream House” – Penny holds Shin’s ass hostage, forcing him to play a little role reversal “house,” Penny-style! “I’m gonna be the daddy who rules the roost with an iron fist and you’ll be my wife who looks slutty so I’ll like you!” But when Shin has trouble staying in character, Maso’s recruited into the act… Now it’s your turn to wear the man-boobies! “Blowing Me Softly!” – It’s Friday night and Mitzi’s lost the draw… She’ll have to blow dry the holy terror Hima after bath time! (Hiro doesn’t do the blowing in this marriage!) After all, one of her children needs to look presentable! Will Hima’s hair be dried? Will cowlicks be prevented? Will they ever have the budget again for that sweet animation from earlier? “Lucky Bastard Fever Episode 1: Rise of the Pecker!” – There’s a new menace after our favorite superhero, and he’s discovered Action Bastard’s alter-ego… Or should I say Bruce Bastard? It’s silly having an alias when Bastard’s your last name, you hang with the same chick, and there’s an Action Bastard logo on your sleeve! But I digress! It’s time to manhandle this Flying Pecker ‘til he’s limp!
#36 - Gratuitous Grandparent Nudity
Shin Chan Season 1 - Episode 26
"The Grandfathers Part I" - It's a battle of wills between Shin's Grandpas. One is more zany. The other is more reserved. Both… smell like old people. "The Grandfathers Part II" - Which of Shin's Grandpas can be more doting? The duel between the doddering duo continues. So does the old man nudity. "The Grandfathers Part... Sofia Coppola Can't Act" - Awkward moments continue between the dueling Grandpas. Only a life and death encounter with Shin's butt can finally bring them together.
#37 - The Stalker Song
Shin Chan Season 2 - Episode 2
“Kindergarten Pop” – Hiro’s called in a bomb threat and is enjoying his day off from work when Mitzi remembers that it’s parent’s day at the school. Reminded of all the hot young moms, Hiro jumps at the chance to put his family first! But things progress rapidly from bad to worse, jump started with an essay Shin wrote about his father! “He comes home drunk, his life is lame…” “The Secret Life of Georgie” – Like all Republicans, Georgie’s harboring a secret! The youth is desperate for a cardboard reproduction of Yaz from the TV series Heiressz. What lengths will he go to in order to get his hands on the prize? And can he do it while keeping his shameful love for such girlish tripe from his friends? Oh, to have so much money and yet not be able to buy your heart’s greatest desire… How cruel! “Action Bastard Says, ‘Give Yourself the Shaft!’” – It’s another evening at the Nohara house, but Mitzi’s in an awfully good mood! Could it have anything to do with the Action Bastard Vibrating Bastard Shaft that Shin won at the store that day? Everyone seems to have a different use for it, but they’re all getting off! That is, until Shin tries it out on Hiro… Watch out: Things get really messy! And fast!