The WORST Episodes of Futurama
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 23, 2020
Network: Comedy Central
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.
#1 - Saturday Morning Fun Pit
Season 7 - Episode 19 - Aired Jul 17, 2013
The Futurama gang stars in a trio of craptastic morning cartoons.
#2 - The Futurama Holiday Spectacular
Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 21, 2010
An episode describing the three winter holidays of the future: X-Mas, Robonica, and Kwanzaa.
#3 - That's Lobstertainment!
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 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.
#4 - Yo Leela Leela
Season 6 - Episode 19 - Aired Jul 21, 2011
Leela becomes a Hollywood Big Shot after creating a hit children's television series.
#5 - Forty Percent Leadbelly
Season 7 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 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.
#6 - A Bicyclops Built for Two
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 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.
#7 - A Leela of Her Own
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 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.
#8 - Zapp Dingbat
Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 11, 2012
Zapp Brannigan loses interest in Leela and instead turns his attentions towards her mother, Turanga Munda.
#9 - The Route of All Evil
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 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.
#10 - Where the Buggalo Roam
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 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.
#11 - A Clone of My Own
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Apr 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.
#12 - That Darn Katz!
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 5, 2010
Earth is invaded by a race of intelligent cats.
#13 - How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 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.
#14 - Naturama
Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 29, 2012
A triptych episode parodying nature documentaries. The crew are reincarnated as animals, trying to carve out an existence in the wild.
#15 - Brannigan, Begin Again
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 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.
#16 - Bendin' in the Wind
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 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.
#17 - A Tale of Two Santas
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 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.
#18 - Lesser of Two Evils
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 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.
#19 - I Dated a Robot
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired May 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.
#20 - Leela and the Genestalk
Season 7 - Episode 22 - Aired Aug 7, 2013
Leela grows tentacles due to a rare condition, and stumbles upon a secret genetic engineering lab.
#21 - Bendless Love
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 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.
#22 - Proposition Infinity
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 8, 2010
Bender leads a campaign to make robosexual marriage between humans and robots legal on Earth.
#23 - The Birdbot of Ice Catraz
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 4, 2001
A sober Bender crashes a dark matter tanker on Pluto, threatening the penguin reserve nearby. Leela helps out in the clean-up, but when the penguins begin mating out of control, drastic action must be taken to thin the herd.
#24 - Bender Gets Made
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 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.
#25 - Bender Should Not Be Allowed on TV
Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired Aug 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.