Futurama

The BEST episodes of Futurama

Every episode of Futurama ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Futurama!

A late 20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the 31st century.

Last Updated: 8/8/2022Network: Comedy Central
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Meanwhile
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8.42
2889 votes

#1 - Meanwhile

Season 7 - Episode 26 - Aired 9/4/2013

Professor Farnsworth invents a button that can take a person 10 seconds back in time, inadvertently causing major consequences.

Directors: Peter Avanzino
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The Luck of the Fryrish
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8.18
2446 votes

#2 - The Luck of the Fryrish

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/11/2001

After a string of bad luck, Fry ventures into the decaying ruins of Old New York to regain his lucky seven-leaf clover from his childhood, only to find that his brother Yancy Fry had stolen not only the clover, but Fry's identity as well. Fry sets out to exhume his brother's body, but discovers the startling truth about Yancy instead.

Directors: Chris Louden
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The Farnsworth Parabox
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8.08
2445 votes

#3 - The Farnsworth Parabox

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/8/2003

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.

Directors: Ron Hughart
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Jurassic Bark
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8.07
2667 votes

#4 - Jurassic Bark

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/17/2002

Fry discovers his dog Seymour is being exhibited in a museum as a fossil, and takes it to Professor Farnsworth's lab to be revived. However, Bender is displeased with the lack of attention he has been receiving and becomes increasingly jealous of Seymour's fossil.

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The Late Philip J. Fry
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8.06
5961 votes

#5 - The Late Philip J. Fry

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/29/2010

The Professor invents a one-way time machine. He, Fry and Bender go forward 1,000 years accidentally, and keep traveling forward in time until a backwards time machine has been invented.

Directors: Peter Avanzino
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Space Pilot 3000
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8.06
4860 votes

#6 - Space Pilot 3000

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/28/1999

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.

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The Devil's Hands Are Idle Playthings
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8.00
2277 votes

#7 - The Devil's Hands Are Idle Playthings

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 8/10/2003

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.

Directors: Rich Moore
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Where No Fan Has Gone Before
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7.98
2216 votes

#8 - Where No Fan Has Gone Before

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/21/2002

Fry leads the crew on a quest across the galaxy to regain the forbidden 79 episodes of "Star Trek: The Original Series", where they encounter the original cast of the show - as well as their captor, an obsessive energy being named Melllvar.

Directors: Pat Shinagawa
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The Sting
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7.94
2431 votes

#9 - The Sting

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/1/2003

A mission to collect honey from deadly space bees apparently leads to Fry's sting-induced death. Leela is wracked with remorse, until Fry visits her in her dreams. As Leela's hallucinations intensify, she begins to suspect that she might be going crazy.

Directors: Brian Sheesley
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Overclockwise
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7.93
3353 votes

#10 - Overclockwise

Season 6 - Episode 25 - Aired 9/1/2011

Bender is overclocked, gradually becoming more powerful in computing ability, until eventually becoming omniscient and able to foresee events in the future.

Directors: Raymie Muzquiz
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Parasites Lost
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7.91
2925 votes

#11 - Parasites Lost

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/21/2001

When Fry becomes infested with parasitic worms that make him stronger and smarter, he finally finds the perfect way to profess his feelings to Leela. Meanwhile, the rest of the crew goes on a journey into Fry's body to eradicate the worms.

Directors: Peter Avanzino
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Murder on the Planet Express
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7.86
2420 votes

#12 - Murder on the Planet Express

Season 7 - Episode 24 - Aired 8/21/2013

During a team-building exercise, the crew get trapped aboard the Planet Express ship with a horrific alien creature.

Directors: Frank Marino
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Fry and Leela's Big Fling
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7.86
2652 votes

#13 - Fry and Leela's Big Fling

Season 7 - Episode 15 - Aired 6/19/2013

Fry and Leela's romantic getaway goes awry when their vacation spot turns out to be an alien zoo.

Directors: Edmund Fong
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Time Keeps on Slipping
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7.86
2453 votes

#14 - Time Keeps on Slipping

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 5/6/2001

While creating a team of mutants to play the Harlem Globetrotters, the Professor accidentally causes a disruption in time that threatens the existence of the universe. Meanwhile, Fry tries to win an unreceptive Leela's heart.

Directors: Chris Louden
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Game of Tones
star
7.85
2479 votes

#15 - Game of Tones

Season 7 - Episode 23 - Aired 8/14/2013

The Planet Express crew journeys into Fry's dreams to pull off a mission in the year 1999.

Directors: Edmund Fong
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The Why of Fry
star
7.85
2398 votes

#16 - The Why of Fry

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/6/2003

Still unable to impress Leela, Fry sadly suspects that he has no importance in life - until Nibbler takes him on a mission to prevent the brains from destroying the universe. In the process, Fry learns what really happened when he was cryogenically frozen on December 31, 1999.

Directors: Wesley Archer
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Stench and Stenchibility
star
7.84
2276 votes

#17 - Stench and Stenchibility

Season 7 - Episode 25 - Aired 8/28/2013

A flower stand owner falls in love with Doctor Zoidberg, unable to smell his unpleasant odor due to being born without a sense of smell. Their budding romance is challenged when Zoidberg has the opportunity to give her a nose transplant and restore her sense of smell.

Directors: Crystal Chesney
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Amazon Women in the Mood
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7.83
2439 votes

#18 - Amazon Women in the Mood

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/4/2001

A double-date for Kif, Amy, Zapp, and Leela ends in disaster when their orbiting restaurant crashes on planet Amazonia. The hulking female inhabitants of the planet take their male captives to the omniscient Femputer, who orders Fry, Zapp, and Kif to death by "snu-snu".

Directors: Brian Sheesley
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Attack of the Killer App!
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7.82
5634 votes

#19 - Attack of the Killer App!

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/1/2010

The latest trend in social networking and having no life takes over Earth!

Directors: Stephen Sandoval
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Three Hundred Big Boys
star
7.79
2345 votes

#20 - Three Hundred Big Boys

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/15/2003

A $300 refund for all taxpayers results in a series of interconnected stories, following the Planet Express crew's endeavors to spend their money.

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Godfellas
star
7.79
2722 votes

#21 - Godfellas

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/17/2002

Bender is accidentally shot out of the ship's torpedo tube and becomes lost in space. Floating through the ethereal darkness, Bender becomes inhabited with tiny alien life forms, but has trouble playing God to their unyielding prayers.

Directors: Susie Dietter
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Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles
star
7.78
2369 votes

#22 - Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/30/2003

The crew's attempts to de-age Professor Farnsworth result in everyone returning to their more youthful stages. While Farnsworth seeks out a way to re-age the crew, the newly-teenaged Leela takes the opportunity to experience the parental childhood she never had.

Directors: Bret Haaland
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Anthology of Interest I
star
7.76
2201 votes

#23 - Anthology of Interest I

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/21/2000

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.

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Leela's Homeworld
star
7.74
2605 votes

#24 - Leela's Homeworld

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/17/2002

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.

Directors: Mark Ervin
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The Day the Earth Stood Stupid
star
7.74
2710 votes

#25 - The Day the Earth Stood Stupid

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/18/2001

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.

Directors: Mark Ervin
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