The WORST episodes of Futurama

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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: 5/14/2022Network: Comedy Central
Saturday Morning Fun Pit
2489 votes

#1 - Saturday Morning Fun Pit

Season 7 - Episode 19 - Aired 7/17/2013

The Futurama gang stars in a trio of craptastic morning cartoons.

Directors: Crystal Chesney
The Futurama Holiday Spectacular
3886 votes

#2 - The Futurama Holiday Spectacular

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/21/2010

An episode describing the three winter holidays of the future: X-Mas, Robonica, and Kwanzaa.

That's Lobstertainment!
2345 votes

#3 - That's Lobstertainment!

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/25/2001

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.

Directors: Bret Haaland
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Yo Leela Leela
3531 votes

#4 - Yo Leela Leela

Season 6 - Episode 19 - Aired 7/21/2011

Leela becomes a Hollywood Big Shot after creating a hit children's television series.

Directors: Frank Marino
Forty Percent Leadbelly
2328 votes

#5 - Forty Percent Leadbelly

Season 7 - Episode 17 - Aired 7/3/2013

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.

Directors: Stephen Sandoval
A Leela of Her Own
2097 votes

#6 - A Leela of Her Own

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/7/2002

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.

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Zapp Dingbat
3883 votes

#7 - Zapp Dingbat

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/11/2012

Zapp Brannigan loses interest in Leela and instead turns his attentions towards her mother, Turanga Munda.

Directors: Frank Marino
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The Route of All Evil
2057 votes

#8 - The Route of All Evil

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/8/2002

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.

Directors: Brian Sheesley
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Where the Buggalo Roam
2203 votes

#9 - Where the Buggalo Roam

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/3/2002

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.

Directors: Pat Shinagawa
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A Bicyclops Built for Two
2323 votes

#10 - A Bicyclops Built for Two

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/19/2000

Leela meets Alkazar, who claims to be the only other remaining cyclops in the universe. But when Alkazar invites Leela back to his home planet and treats her like a slave, Fry suspects that something is amiss.

Directors: Susie Dietter
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That Darn Katz!
5405 votes

#11 - That Darn Katz!

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/5/2010

Earth is invaded by a race of intelligent cats.

Directors: Frank Marino
3361 votes

#12 - Naturama

Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/29/2012

A triptych episode parodying nature documentaries. The crew are reincarnated as animals, trying to carve out an existence in the wild.

Directors: Crystal Chesney
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A Clone of My Own
2426 votes

#13 - A Clone of My Own

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/9/2000

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.

Directors: Rich Moore
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How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back
2593 votes

#14 - How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 4/2/2000

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.

Directors: Mark Ervin
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Brannigan, Begin Again
2881 votes

#15 - Brannigan, Begin Again

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/28/1999

Upon destroying the new DOOP headquarters, Zapp Brannigan and Kif find themselves court-martialed and dishonorably discharged. They take up jobs at Planet Express, where Kif learns what respect feels like and Zapp incites a mutiny against Leela.

Directors: Jeffrey Lynch
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Bendin' in the Wind
2400 votes

#16 - Bendin' in the Wind

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/22/2001

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.

Directors: Ron Hughart
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A Tale of Two Santas
2298 votes

#17 - A Tale of Two Santas

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/23/2001

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.

Directors: Ron Hughart
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Lesser of Two Evils
2623 votes

#18 - Lesser of Two Evils

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/20/2000

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.

Directors: Chris Suave
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Leela and the Genestalk
2398 votes

#19 - Leela and the Genestalk

Season 7 - Episode 22 - Aired 8/7/2013

Leela grows tentacles due to a rare condition, and stumbles upon a secret genetic engineering lab.

Directors: Lance Kramer
Proposition Infinity
5166 votes

#20 - Proposition Infinity

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/8/2010

Bender leads a campaign to make robosexual marriage between humans and robots legal on Earth.

Directors: Crystal Chesney
I Dated a Robot
2361 votes

#21 - I Dated a Robot

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 5/13/2001

Fry discovers the ability to download any celebrity onto a blank robot, and chooses to download Lucy Liu, with whom he falls madly in love. Repulsed by this disgusting display of human/robot love, Leela, Bender, and Zoidberg set out to shut down Nappster.com and put an end to illegal celebrity downloads forever.

Directors: James Purdum
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Bendless Love
2129 votes

#22 - Bendless Love

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/11/2001

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.

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Bender Gets Made
2255 votes

#23 - Bender Gets Made

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/30/2000

Bender takes a new job in the Robot Mafia, but his loyalty is tested when he goes along on the robotic gangster's efforts to rob the Planet Express ship.

Directors: Peter Avanzino
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Bender Should Not Be Allowed on TV
2001 votes

#24 - Bender Should Not Be Allowed on TV

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 8/3/2003

"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.

Directors: Ron Hughart
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Bend Her
2122 votes

#25 - Bend Her

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/20/2003

In order to compete in the Fembot's division of the 3004 Olympics, Bender is surgically rebuilt to become a woman. Her trashy behavior catches the eye of Calculon, with whom she develops a strong and confusing celebrity relationship.

Directors: James Purdum
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