The WORST Episodes of Futurama

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 21, 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.

Saturday Morning Fun Pit

#1 - Saturday Morning Fun Pit

Season 7 - Episode 19

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

star 7.01
1,140 votes
Writers: Patric M. Verrone
The Futurama Holiday Spectacular

#2 - The Futurama Holiday Spectacular

Season 6 - Episode 13

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

star 7.29
757 votes
Yo Leela Leela

#3 - Yo Leela Leela

Season 6 - Episode 19

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

star 7.41
736 votes
Directors: Frank Marino
Writers: Eric Horsted
That's Lobstertainment!

#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.

star 7.47
708 votes
Directors: Bret Haaland
Writers: Patric M. Verrone
Naturama

#5 - 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.

star 7.53
1,009 votes
Writers: Eric Rogers, Michael Saikin, Neil Mukhopadhyay
Forty Percent Leadbelly

#6 - 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.

star 7.55
1,066 votes
Writers: Ken Keeler
Bender Should Not Be Allowed on TV

#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.

star 7.57
547 votes
Directors: Ron Hughart
Writers: Lewis Morton
A Leela of Her Own

#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.

star 7.57
645 votes
Writers: Patric M. Verrone
Proposition Infinity

#9 - Proposition Infinity

Season 6 - Episode 4

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

star 7.59
910 votes
Writers: Michael Rowe
That Darn Katz!

#10 - That Darn Katz!

Season 6 - Episode 8

Earth is invaded by a race of intelligent cats.

star 7.60
930 votes
Directors: Frank Marino
Writers: Josh Weinstein
Bendin' in the Wind

#11 - 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.

star 7.60
702 votes
Directors: Ron Hughart
Writers: Eric Horsted
Reincarnation

#12 - 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.

star 7.61
808 votes
A Tale of Two Santas

#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.

star 7.61
692 votes
Directors: Ron Hughart
Writers: Bill Odenkirk
The Cryonic Woman

#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.

star 7.62
825 votes
Directors: Mark Ervin
Writers: J. Stewart Burns
The Route of All Evil

#15 - 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.

star 7.62
626 votes
Directors: Brian Sheesley
Writers: Dan Vebber
Bendless Love

#16 - 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.

star 7.62
729 votes
Writers: Eric Horsted
Where the Buggalo Roam

#17 - 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.

star 7.63
655 votes
Directors: Pat Shinagawa
Writers: J. Stewert Burns
A Clone of My Own

#18 - 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.

star 7.63
746 votes
Directors: Rich Moore
Writers: Patric M. Verrone
In-A-Gadda-Da-Leela

#19 - In-A-Gadda-Da-Leela

Season 6 - Episode 2

Leela and Zapp Brannigan find themselves stranded on an Eden-like planet.

star 7.64
980 votes
Writers: Carolyn Premish
Raging Bender

#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.

star 7.64
802 votes
Directors: Ron Hughart
Writers: Lewis Morton
The Honking

#21 - 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.

star 7.64
798 votes
Directors: Susie Dietter
Writers: Ken Keeler
Bend Her

#22 - Bend Her

Season 5 - Episode 13

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.

star 7.64
617 votes
Directors: James Purdum
Writers: Mike Rowe
Zapp Dingbat

#23 - Zapp Dingbat

Season 7 - Episode 5

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

star 7.64
1,079 votes
Directors: Frank Marino
Writers: Eric Rogers
Lesser of Two Evils

#24 - 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.

star 7.65
796 votes
Directors: Chris Suave
Writers: Eric Horsted
31st Century Fox

#25 - 31st Century Fox

Season 7 - Episode 12

Patrick Stewart is the leader of a robot fox hunt, inspiring Bender to fight for robot fox rights.

star 7.66
955 votes
Directors: Edmund Fong
Writers: Patric M. Verrone