The Best Episodes Directed by Ron Hughart

The Farnsworth Parabox

#1 - The Farnsworth Parabox

Futurama Season 5 - Episode 10

Professor Farnsworth forbids the crew to look inside a mysterious box. Leela can't resist taking a peek, discovering the box to be a gateway to a parallel universe.

star 8.23
687 votes
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The Cat That Laid the Golden Hairball

#2 - The Cat That Laid the Golden Hairball

The Ren and Stimpy Show Season 2 - Episode 16

Ren has a new way to strike it rich - sell Stimpy's hairballs! Stimpy starts hwarfing hairballs on a production line, but what will Ren do when the supply runs out?

star 8.00
16 votes
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War Is the H-Word

#3 - War Is the H-Word

Futurama Season 3 - Episode 2

Bender and Fry volunteer for military duty to enjoy the benefits of the soldiers' discount. When war breaks out later that same day, Leela too decides to join the all-male ranks, under the guise of Lee Lemon, and creates quite a stir for her leader, Zapp Brannigan.

star 7.88
811 votes
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30% Iron Chef

#4 - 30% Iron Chef

Futurama Season 4 - Episode 11

Bender receives culinary lessons from the great chef Helmut Spargle, and puts his skills to the test on national television when he competes against Elzar on "Iron Cook". Meanwhile, Dr. Zoidberg accidentally destroys Professor Farnsworth's ship-in-a-bottle and pins the deed on Fry, only to be struck with remorse afterwards.

star 7.83
651 votes
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A Fishful of Dollars

#5 - A Fishful of Dollars

Futurama Season 1 - Episode 6

A thousand years is a long time to save up money, and Fry's savings account has been racking up interest. When Fry discovers just how much - over 4 billion dollars - Fry goes a little overboard. After completely redecorating the apartment, splurging on expensive spa days and treating his friends to innumerable luxuries, Fry discovers the ultimate expense. Anchovies. This rare delicacy as been extinct for years, and Fry must battle the evil conglomerate known as Mom, plus Pamela Anderson Lee's head in a jar, to get them!

star 7.81
1231 votes
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Fry & the Slurm Factory

#6 - Fry & the Slurm Factory

Futurama Season 2 - Episode 4

When Fry wins a free tour of the Slurm soda factory, he and his friends split off from the tour group and make a horrifying discovery concerning the "secret ingredient" that makes Slurm so addictive.

star 7.80
1012 votes
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Raging Bender

#7 - Raging Bender

Futurama Season 2 - Episode 12

Bender is the featured attraction in the Ultimate Robot Fighting League, but his glory is short-lived when he is instructed to intentionally lose his next match. Leela vows to lead Bender to victory, in an effort to show up her unsupportive martial arts teacher.

star 7.65
756 votes
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A Tale of Two Santas

#8 - A Tale of Two Santas

Futurama Season 4 - Episode 2

A Planet Express mission to Robot Santa's colony on Neptune leaves the murderous robot trapped in the frozen sea, and Bender takes over as Santa, vowing to bring peace and goodwill to Xmas again. But when Bender is mistaken for the real Robot Santa, he is arrested and sentenced to death.

star 7.63
646 votes
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Bendin' in the Wind

#9 - Bendin' in the Wind

Futurama Season 3 - Episode 13

When Bender is paralyzed in a tragic can opener accident, he discovers his musical washboard skills and goes on tour as a member of Beck's folk-rock band, acting as a voice for broken robots everywhere. Fry, Leela, Amy, and Zoidberg tag along in Fry's antique 1960s VW Van.

star 7.62
652 votes
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Bender Should Not Be Allowed on TV

#10 - Bender Should Not Be Allowed on TV

Futurama Season 5 - Episode 15

"All My Circuits" holds an audition to replace the part of Calculon's son, and Bender lands the part. Soon, Bender's uninhibited behavior proves to be a bad influence on children, and an outraged Bender leads a protest group to get himself banned from the airwaves.

star 7.55
501 votes
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Pilot

#11 - Pilot

American Dad! Season 1 - Episode 1

Stan Smith uses his CIA skills to help 13-year-old son Steve win class president and the heart of the hottest girl in class, Lisa Silver. But when being class president makes Steve mad with power, Stan must jump in to save the day. Meanwhile, Roger, the alien Stan saved from Area 51, helps 18-year-old Hayley with her school paper. In return, she hooks him up with boatloads of junk food to curb his sweet tooth. Unfortunately, some Chocodiles send him over the edge and a sugar crash prohibits him from finishing one of her papers, forcing Hayley to pick up the pieces. And Klaus, the goldfish with the brain of a German guy, pines after mother Francine. Unfortunately for Klaus, the closest he'll ever get to a date with her is the spin cycle with her sports bra.

star 7.55
846 votes
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A Nice Night for a Drive

#12 - A Nice Night for a Drive

American Dad! Season 14 - Episode 10

Klaus gets transferred into the navigation system of Stan's car when Stan refuses to pay for life-saving surgery; Steve and his friends prank Roger, who then terrorizes them for revenge.

star 7.54
1111 votes
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Whole Slotta Love

#13 - Whole Slotta Love

American Dad! Season 14 - Episode 8

Francine becomes less attracted to Stan when he gets involved with slot car racing; Roger becomes a stewardess to perform comedy routines on planes, but is upset when another stewardess is funnier than him.

star 7.50
1151 votes
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The Witches of Langley

#14 - The Witches of Langley

American Dad! Season 14 - Episode 9

Steve and his friends take up witchcraft to gain power and popularity at school; Stan and Klaus become obsessed with remembering '90s bands.

star 7.47
1149 votes
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