The Worst Episodes of Futurama
Last Updated: May 24, 2019
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.
#2 - The Futurama Holiday Spectacular
Season 6 - Episode 13
An episode describing the three winter holidays of the future: X-Mas, Robonica, and Kwanzaa.
#4 - That's Lobstertainment!
Season 3 - Episode 8
Dr. Zoidberg reunites with his uncle, silent hologram star Harold Zoid, and the two of them set out to make a movie together. They cast the temperamental Calculon in the lead role, who demands an Oscar for his performance, but the movie doesn't go over well with audiences.
#5 - Forty Percent Leadbelly
Season 7 - Episode 17
Bender meets his hero, a famous folksinger who has been in jail 30 times, and wants to duplicate his success. This means duplicating his guitar too, which he tries to steal from a maximum-security prison, but fails, so instead resorts to 3D-printing technology to duplicate the guitar — again resulting in horrible consequences.
#6 - Naturama
Season 7 - Episode 13
A triptych episode parodying nature documentaries. The crew are reincarnated as animals, trying to carve out an existence in the wild.
#7 - Bender Should Not Be Allowed on TV
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.
#8 - A Leela of Her Own
Season 4 - Episode 10
Leela endeavors to become the first female blernsball player, but her lack of depth perception hinders her skills. Nevertheless, she becomes the pitcher for the New New York Mets, purely for her novelty value.
#9 - Bendin' in the Wind
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.
#11 - Reincarnation
Season 6 - Episode 26
An episode featuring 3 different segments, in the same vein as episodes such as "Anthology of Interest I" and "The Futurama Holiday Spectacular". Each segment showcases a different style of animation. The first segment will be animated in "a black-and-white Fleischer style", the second segment will be in the style of a low-resolution video game, and the third drawn in the style of anime. The episode is not be canon, and is the final episode of the sixth season of Futurama.
#13 - A Tale of Two Santas
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.
#14 - The Cryonic Woman
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.
#15 - Bendless Love
Season 3 - Episode 6
Bender's urge to bend prompts Professor Farnsworth to send him on a rehabilitation visit to a steel factory, where he falls in love with a shapely fem-bot named Angleyne. But Bender's old rival Flexo and the intrusion of the Robot Mafia threaten to throw a wrench into the proceedings.
#16 - The Route of All Evil
Season 5 - Episode 3
Farnsworth's clone Cubert teams up with Hermes' son Dwight to launch a newspaper delivery business. Farnsworth and Hermes scoff at the kids' efforts - until the delivery boys accumulate enough capital to buy out Planet Express. Meanwhile, Fry and Leela use Bender to brew their own homemade beer.
#17 - A Clone of My Own
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.
#18 - Where the Buggalo Roam
Season 4 - Episode 6
When Amy's parents' ranch is hit by a dust storm that blows away their herd of buggalo, Kif sets out to prove his masculinity by rounding up the herd, only to become entangled with the native Martians.
#19 - The Honking
Season 3 - Episode 1
At his late Uncle Vladimir's estate, Bender is run over by a vicious Werecar, inheriting the curse. The only way to stop Bender's fatal transformations is to seek out and destroy the original Werecar - the deadly Project Satan.
#20 - Raging Bender
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.
#21 - Lesser of Two Evils
Season 2 - Episode 11
Fry suspects Bender's new buddy, a bending unit named Flexo who looks almost exactly like Bender, of being pure evil. When a valuable atom of Jumbonium goes missing, Fry suspects Flexo, but can't tell which robot is which.
#25 - Kif Gets Knocked Up a Notch
Season 5 - Episode 5
Amy's romance with Kif takes a twist when he gets pregnant. As Amy questions her commitment Kif, he must return to his ancient, mysterious homeworld to give birth in the same muddy swamp where he was born.