29 Fun Facts About Futurama

Zoe Adams
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Did you know that Futurama was in the Guinness World Records for "Current Most Critically Acclaimed Animated Series"?

    If you love the animated television show Futurama, then check out these top 29 interesting facts about the series and the characters!

    Futurama was created by Matt Groening (the man behind The Simpsons).

    It is owned by The Curiosity Company and Twentieth Century Fox.

    The show began in 1999. During the course of the series, 140 episodes of Futurama aired over seven seasons. Its final episode aired on September 4, 2013.

    It is classed as an animated science-fiction comedy.

    The show aired reruns on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim channel.

    There has been a colossal amount of merchandising for the show.

    The show entered the Guinness World Records with “Current Most Critically Acclaimed Animated Series”.

    The show is centerd around a cryogenically frozen pizza delivery boy and his gang of motley friends.

    Futurama is set in New York City in the 31st Century, focusing on a planetary delivery express service.

    Phillip J. Fry (also known as Fry) was frozen when he delivered pizza for Panucci’s Pizza.

    Fry possess no Delta Brain Waves, making him immune to psychic attacks.

    Turanga Leela (also known as Leela) is a cycloptic mutant.

    Her name is derived from the fourth Doctor’s companion, also named Leela, from the show Doctor Who.

    Bender Bending Rodríguez was a failed Bending Unit 22, built by the Mom Corporation.

    Bender suffers from kleptomania.

    John A. Zoidberg is a Decapodian alien who practises medicine.

    Zoidberg has a doctorate in art history.

    Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth was deeply in love with evil genius Mom.

    Professor Farnsworth is an honorary member of the Harlem Globetrotters.

    Amy Wong is part of a family who owns the Western hemisphere and raise buggalos.

    Amy is married to Kif, the assistant to Zapp Brannigan.

    Hermes Conrad is a Jamaican bureaucrat at grade 34, and the accountant for Planet Express.

    He has a young son, Dwight, by his wife LaBarbara.

    Zapp Brannigan is the captain of the Earth Ship Nimbus.

    Brannigan has a deep infatuation with Leela.

    Mom masquerades as the nicest mother of all robots, when in fact she’s an evil genius.

    She has dated frenemies, Ogden Wernstrom and Professor Farnsworth.

    Lord Nibbler the Nibblonian is responsible for freezing Fry.

    Nibbler’s poop is actually dark matter, which is used for starship fuel.

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Zoe Adams
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Zoe Adams is professional blogger and freelance writer with five short story acceptances, with multiple companies. Her latest achievement was graduating for a BA (Hons) in Professional Writing.

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