The WORST episodes of Futurama

Every episode of Futurama ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst 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: 6/24/2024Network: HuluStatus: Continuing
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The Prince and the Product
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5.38
607 votes

#1 - The Prince and the Product

Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/18/2023

The crew members are reborn as toys.

Directors: Corey Barnes
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Saturday Morning Fun Pit
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6.72
2454 votes

#2 - 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
Rage Against the Vaccine
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6.73
601 votes

#3 - Rage Against the Vaccine

Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/4/2023

A pandemic ravages future Earth.

Directors: Edmund Fong
Writer: Cody Ziglar
Watch Now:Apple TV
Parasites Regained
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6.90
645 votes

#4 - Parasites Regained

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/14/2023

After Nibbler falls ill, the crew shrinks down for a dangerous mission into a desert world contained within his litter box.

Directors: Corey Barnes
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Zapp Gets Canceled
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6.96
535 votes

#5 - Zapp Gets Canceled

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/11/2023

When Zapp Brannigan is canceled for crude behavior, Leela takes over as captain of the Nimbus on a critical mission.

Directors: James Kim
Watch Now:Apple TV
How the West Was 1010001
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7.00
694 votes

#6 - How the West Was 1010001

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/7/2023

Bender and the crew head west to join the bitcoin mining rush.

Directors: James Kim
Writer: Ken Keeler
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Children of a Lesser Bog
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7.01
740 votes

#7 - Children of a Lesser Bog

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/31/2023

Amy and Kif’s children emerge from an alien swamp.

Directors: Edmund Fong
Writer: Eric Horsted
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I Know What You Did Next Xmas
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7.11
567 votes

#8 - I Know What You Did Next Xmas

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/28/2023

Bender and Zoidberg travel through time to attack Robot Santa.

Directors: Crystal Chesney
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The Futurama Holiday Spectacular
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7.11
3927 votes

#9 - 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!
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7.13
2422 votes

#10 - 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
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7.15
3574 votes

#11 - 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
Writer: Eric Horsted
Forty Percent Leadbelly
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7.21
2299 votes

#12 - 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
Writer: Ken Keeler
A Leela of Her Own
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7.28
2153 votes

#13 - 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
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7.30
3872 votes

#14 - 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
Writer: Eric Rogers
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The Route of All Evil
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7.31
2122 votes

#15 - 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
Writer: Dan Vebber
Watch Now:Apple TV
Naturama
star
7.33
3345 votes

#16 - 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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Where the Buggalo Roam
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7.33
2278 votes

#17 - 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
Watch Now:Apple TV
That Darn Katz!
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7.33
5437 votes

#18 - That Darn Katz!

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

Earth is invaded by a race of intelligent cats.

Directors: Frank Marino
A Bicyclops Built for Two
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7.34
2430 votes

#19 - 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
Writer: Eric Kaplan
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The Impossible Stream
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7.35
936 votes

#20 - The Impossible Stream

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/24/2023

Fry risks permanent insanity when he attempts to binge-watch every TV show ever made.

Directors: Peter Avanzino
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A Clone of My Own
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7.35
2530 votes

#21 - 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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Brannigan, Begin Again
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7.37
2985 votes

#22 - 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
Writer: Lewis Morton
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Bendin' in the Wind
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7.37
2456 votes

#23 - 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
Writer: Eric Horsted
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How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back
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7.38
2693 votes

#24 - 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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A Tale of Two Santas
star
7.38
2379 votes

#25 - 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
Watch Now:Apple TV