Futurama has a large number of recurring characters which help add comic energy to the series. Futurama is an Emmy Award -winning animated American sitcom created by Matt Groening, and developed by Groening and For the daytime equivalent see Recurring status. A recurring character is a Fictional character, usually in a Prime time The most significant human recurring character is Zapp Brannigan. Major General Webelo (later Commander) Zapp Brannigan is a Fictional character in the television series Futurama, voiced  Futurama's human recurring characters are listed here.
The technology to keep heads alive in jars was introduced in the pilot episode and is one of the most important of the fictional technologies featured in the series. " Space Pilot 3000 " is the pilot episode of Futurama, which originally aired in North In the episode "A Big Piece of Garbage", Ron Popeil reveals that he was the creator of this technology. " A Big Piece of Garbage " is episode eight in season one of Futurama. Ronald M Popeil (born May 3, 1935 in New York City;) is an American Inventor and Marketing personality, best known The technology is crucial to Futurama's connection with 20th and 21st century culture since it allows significant figures from the past to make appearances in the series. This also allows for contemporary celebrities to make guest appearances as themselves. 
The opinion on life in a jar seems to be somewhat split as Leonard Nimoy's head initially refers to it as being "a life of quiet dignity. Leonard Simon Nimoy (born March 26, 1931) is an American Actor, Film director, Poet, Musician and " His opinion appears to change in a later episode, when he claims "I'm living in a gefilte fish jar. "Where No Fan Has Gone Before" is the eleventh episode of the fourth season of the Animated series Futurama. " George Foreman's head has an even dimmer view, claiming to "envy the dead" (Rich Little's head agrees). George Edward Foreman (born January 10, 1949) is an American two-time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion "Raging Bender" is the eighth episode in the second production season of Futurama. Richard Caruthers "Rich" Little (born November 26, 1938) is a Canadian impressionist and Voice actor.
(Voiced by himself) - Al Gore is First Emperor of the Moon and has "ridden the mighty moon worm" (possibly a reference to Paul Atreides riding a sandworm in Dune). Albert Arnold Gore Jr (born March 31 1948 is an American environmental Activist, author Businessperson, former Politician, and former Albert Arnold Gore Jr (born March 31 1948 is an American environmental Activist, author Businessperson, former Politician, and former Paul Orestes Atreides (10175-10217 AG is a Fictional character in the ''Dune'' universe created by Frank Herbert; he later takes the Fremen Dune is a Science fiction novel written by Frank Herbert and published in 1965. He sports an almost excessively elaborate jar; the base is colored silver-white, and possesses several hologram projectors, two small rockets for mobility, a pair of lasers, and is backed with the top of a cape. By the year 3000, Gore's head appears on the five-hundred dollar bill. Today the Currency of the United States, the US dollar, is printed in bills in denominations of $1, $2, $5, $10 In the episode "Crimes of the Hot", he claims to have invented the environment (a reference to Gore being popularly misquoted as having said he "invented the Internet") and is the author of Earth in the Balance and the much more popular Harry Potter and the Balance of Earth, in which he explains that the environment must be protected from global warming and dark wizards. “Crimes of the Hot” is the eighth episode of the fourth production season of the television show Futurama. Earth in the Balance Ecology and the Human Spirit (ISBN 0-452-26935-0 paperback ISBN 1-85383-743-1 is a 1992 book written by Al Gore, published in June Harry Potter is a series of seven Fantasy novels written by British author J Global warming is the increase in the average measured temperature of the A magician, wizard, sorcerer or a person known under one of many other possible terms in fiction is someone who uses or practices magic
Gore appears fully intact in "Anthology of Interest I", in which the characters watched a What-If machine simulation of events had Fry not fallen into the cryogenics tube on New Year's Eve, 1999. "Anthology of Interest I" is episode sixteen in season two of Futurama. This would have led to a tear in the space-time continuum which Gore, then leader of the Vice Presidential Action Rangers, was tasked by the U.S. Constitution to prevent. Futurama is an Emmy Award -winning animated American sitcom created by Matt Groening, and developed by Groening and The Constitution of the United States of America is the supreme Law of the United States.
Al Gore voiced his head again in the first of the four DVD movies, Futurama: Bender's Big Score. Futurama Bender's Big Score is an Annie Award -winning Direct-to-video Film based on the animated series Futurama He initially appears in the year 2000, apparently supervising the Florida ballot counting. Bender walks in and vaporizes Gore's ballot box while searching for Fry. Gore appears again in 2012, now driving a hybrid taxi. Bender hires him to follow Fry's taxi, but is propelled from the vehicle by an unfortunate crash. Gore laments losing the $100 fare, complaining that it could have bought him a single gallon of gas (while dramatically staring straight at the camera). Finally, Gore's head appears as one of the many ships in Leela's fleet. He destroys one of the solid gold Death Stars by flying into the Achilles vent, happy to have the chance to "save the world with deadly lasers instead of deadly slide shows".
The real-life Gore has said that Futurama is his favorite show. His daughter, Kristin Gore Cusack, was a writer for the show in its later seasons. Kristin C Gore (born June 5 1977) is an American author and screenwriter Gore has also voiced the cartoon version of himself in the promotional video, entitled A Terrifying Message from Al Gore for An Inconvenient Truth along with John DiMaggio (the voice of Bender) and Billy West (the narrator). An Inconvenient Truth is an American Documentary film about Global warming, presented by former United States Vice President John William DiMaggio (born September 4, 1968) is an American voice actor. Bender, full name Bender Bending Rodríguez, designated Bending Unit 22, is a fictional Robot character in the Animated television series William Richard "Billy" West (born on April 16, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American voice actor, known A narrator (or the extremely rarely used female equivalent narratress) is within any story (literary work movie play verbal account etc
(Voiced by himself) - In addition to the pilot episode, Nimoy's head appears in "Where No Fan Has Gone Before", along with the heads of other cast members of the original Star Trek: William Shatner, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols (who would also appear, intact, in "Anthology of Interest I") and Walter Koenig, all voiced by the real-life actors. Leonard Simon Nimoy (born March 26, 1931) is an American Actor, Film director, Poet, Musician and Leonard Simon Nimoy (born March 26, 1931) is an American Actor, Film director, Poet, Musician and "Where No Fan Has Gone Before" is the eleventh episode of the fourth season of the Animated series Futurama. Star Trek is a Science fiction Television series created by Gene Roddenberry that aired from September 8, 1966 through William Alan Shatner (born March 22, 1931) is a Canadian double Emmy - Golden Globe - and Saturn Award -winning George Hosato Takei (born April 20, 1937) is an American actor of Japanese descent best known for his role in the TV series Star Trek Nichelle Nichols (born Grace Nichols; December 28 1932) is an American singer actress, and voice actress. "Anthology of Interest I" is episode sixteen in season two of Futurama. Walter Marvin Koenig ( IPA:; born September 14, 1936) is an American Actor, Writer, teacher and director, known An animated version of DeForest Kelley (by then deceased) appears but does not speak. Jackson DeForest Kelley ( January 20, 1920 – June 11, 1999) was an American actor known for his starring role as Dr The episode also contains a brief cameo by the head of Star Trek: The Next Generation actor Jonathan Frakes. Star Trek The Next Generation ( STTNG or TNG) is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning science fiction television program created by Gene Roddenberry Jonathan Scott Frakes (born August 19, 1952) is an American Actor and director best known for his portrayal of Commander Leonard Nimoy states at one point that life as a head in a jar is a quiet, dignified life. However, after being given a new body by an alien and later having to give it up, Nimoy is obviously upset and states "I am living in a gefilte fish jar". Gefilte fish (געפֿילטע פֿיש German Gefüllter Fisch, English filled fish) are poached fish patties or balls made from a mixture of ground
(Voiced by Billy West) - Nixon's Head is introduced in the pilot episode when Fry and Bender run into the head museum to evade the police. The animated Science fiction show Futurama presents a satirical look at Politics and current affairs in a number of its episodes William Richard "Billy" West (born on April 16, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American voice actor, known They wander into the Hall of Presidents, and Fry knocks Nixon's head off the shelf by accident. The President of the United States is the Head of state and Head of government of the United States and is the highest political official in United States by In "A Head in the Polls", Nixon's head achieves mobility by having his jar mounted on Bender's body. "A Head in the Polls" is the third episode in the second production season of Futurama. Bender, full name Bender Bending Rodríguez, designated Bending Unit 22, is a fictional Robot character in the Animated television series He then runs for President of Earth, winning by a single vote. The animated Science fiction show Futurama presents a satirical look at Politics and current affairs in a number of its episodes  Nixon's head returns Bender's body the night before the election, blackmailed by an audio recording Bender had made of Nixon's head ranting about his true plans as President, which includes to "sell children's organs to zoos for meat" and to "go into people's houses at night and wreck up the place". He manages to quickly secure a larger robotic body, smashing his way into the White House after his election. See also Executive Office of the President of the United States The White House, formerly known as the Executive Mansion, is the Official residence
Nixon's head's administration is marked by a violent and aggressive foreign policy, frequently entering into wars which have little or no purpose, and which occasionally backfire, leading to Earth being invaded by alien forces. Foreign Policy is a bimonthly American Magazine founded in 1970 by Samuel P Nixon's head is a common character throughout the series, providing humor through his 1960s outlook on life and his aggressive, unpredictable persona. Nixon's head is sometimes accompanied by the headless body of Spiro T. Agnew, Nixon's first historical Vice President. Spiro Theodore Agnew ( November 9, 1918 September 17, 1996) was the thirty-ninth Vice President of the United States (and the first Agnew's body, however, is given to Ogden Wernstrom as a form of payment in "Crimes of the Hot". “Crimes of the Hot” is the eighth episode of the fourth production season of the television show Futurama. In "The Devil's Hands Are Idle Playthings", Nixon's head is taken to Robot Hell by the Robot Devil for their poker game. "The Devil’s Hands Are Idle Playthings" was the original Series finale of the animated television series Futurama. He remains president in Bender's Big Score, on New Years Day, 3008 (he has also regained Agnew's body). Futurama Bender's Big Score is an Annie Award -winning Direct-to-video Film based on the animated series Futurama
In several commentaries, Billy West has commented that he is not impersonating Richard Nixon for the role; he's impersonating Anthony Hopkins in the movie Nixon (with "a little bit of werewolf"). Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE (born 31 December 1937 is a Welsh Film, stage and Television Actor. Nixon is a 1995 Biographical film directed by Oliver Stone for Cinergi Pictures that tells the story of the political and personal Matt Groening also frequently expresses his pleasure that he can continue to poke fun at Nixon thirty or forty years after he was in office.
Nixon's head was included in TV Squad's list of the five best television appearances by Presidents in animated or puppet form. The character was considered to be particularly interesting because he could be "pure evil" but also command respect and also because "Nixon's head trapped in glass is just really funny. "
(Voiced by David Herman) - A priest in the First Amalgamated Church, a mixture of many 20th century religions. Major General Webelo (later Commander) Zapp Brannigan is a Fictional character in the television series Futurama, voiced David Herman (born February 20, 1967) is an American Actor, Comedian and Voice actor. Wears a bindi on his forehead (Hinduism), wears a mitre and clerical collar (Catholicism) with a yin-yang symbol on the peak (Taoism), payot (Judaism), an orange wrap (Buddhism) with a shoulder scarf adorned with stars and moons (spiritism). "Red Dot" redirects here For other uses see Red Dot (disambiguation "Bindee" redirects here Hinduism is a religious tradition that originated in the Indian subcontinent. The mitre (sometimes also spelled miter from the Greek μίτρα, 'headband' or 'turban' is a type of headgear now known as the traditional ceremonial head-dress of As a Christian Ecclesiastical term Catholic —from the Greek adjective, meaning "general" or "universal"—is described In Chinese philosophy, the concept of yin and yang ( is used to describe how seemingly opposing forces are bound together intertwined and interdependent in the Taoism (pronounced /ˈdaʊɪzəm/ or /ˈtaʊɪzəm/ also spelled '''Daoism''') refers to a variety of related Philosophical and Religious traditions Payot (also peyot, payos, peyes, פאות is a Hebrew word which literally translates into English as corners, sides Judaism (from the Greek Ioudaïsmos, derived from the Hebrew יהודה Yehudah, " Judah " in Hebrew יַהֲדוּת Yahedut Buddhism is a family of beliefs and practices Spiritism is a Christian philosophical Doctrine, established in France in the mid-nineteenth century Father Changstein-El-Gamal counsels Fry in "Godfellas" and later presides over Fry's funeral in "The Sting". "Godfellas" is the twentieth episode of the third production season of Futurama. "The Sting" is episode twelve in season four of Futurama. He also appears in Bender's Big Score, conducting Lars and Leela's wedding. Futurama Bender's Big Score is an Annie Award -winning Direct-to-video Film based on the animated series Futurama He is generally not very helpful. In reality the term El-Gamal refers to a widely used public key cryptosystem. In Cryptography, the ElGamal encryption system is an Asymmetric key encryption algorithm for Public-key cryptography which is based on the Diffie-Hellman There are two different meanings of the word cryptosystem. One is used by the cryptographic community while the other is the meaning understood by the public
(Voiced by Bumper Robinson or Phil LaMarr when Robinson is unavailable) - 12 year-old son of Hermes Conrad and LaBarbara Conrad. Larry C "Bumper" Robinson II (born on June 19, 1974 in Cleveland Ohio) is an African Phillip "Phil" LaMarr (born January 24 1967 is an American Actor, Comedian and voice actor, as well as one of the original cast Hermes Conrad (Born AD 2954 is a character in the Futurama Animated series. He has a friendship with Cubert Farnsworth. Cubert Farnsworth is a Fictional character, Professor Hubert Farnsworth 's clone from the animated television series Futurama. Dwight takes after his father in many ways, such as finding accounting and bureaucracy more entertaining than more conventional sources of fun. Bureaucracy is the structure and set of regulations in place to control activity usually in large organizations and government He also resembles his father in his references to the sloppy Joe brand, Manwich; the way in which Dwight screams "My Manwich!" in the episode "The Route of All Evil" is very similar to the way Hermes screams the same words as Bender uses his sandwich as fishing bait in the episode "The Deep South". Manwich is the brand name of a canned Sloppy joe sauce produced by ConAgra Foods Inc "The Route of All Evil" is episode twelve in season three of the Futurama DVDs Bender, full name Bender Bending Rodríguez, designated Bending Unit 22, is a fictional Robot character in the Animated television series "The Deep South" is episode twelve in season two of Futurama. Dwight sports dreadlocks and a T-shirt with the Jamaican flag on it. The flag of Jamaica was adopted on August 6, 1962 which was the original Jamaican Independence Day In the episode "The Route of All Evil", a bully (son of Horrible Gelatinous Blob) throws Dwight's lunch pack into a black hole he and Cubert made for their science project. In retaliation he and Cubert salted him causing him to liquify. He also was once the co-owner of the delivery company Awesome Express and helped take over Planet Express when it was discovered that Professor Farnsworth had previously declared himself dead as a tax dodge (the professor alluded that he had in fact been declared dead when he had taken a nap in a ditch in the park, apparently being assumed by people to have died, and no one bothered to nullify the declaration of his death when he turned out to be alive). In Law, death in absentia is the status of a person who has been declared legally dead. In Bender's Big Score, he was flying in the children's ship that was destroyed by the nudist scammer aliens. Futurama Bender's Big Score is an Annie Award -winning Direct-to-video Film based on the animated series Futurama
(Voiced by Dawnn Lewis) - Hermes Conrad's wife. Dawnn Lewis (born August 13 1961) is an American Actress and Singer, perhaps best known for her roles on sitcoms such as Hermes Conrad (Born AD 2954 is a character in the Futurama Animated series. She is considerably taller than Hermes and is usually seen wearing revealing clothes. LaBarbara was previously married to Barbados Slim, a tall, muscular athlete (whom she refers to as "that mahogany god" or "a human Adonis") who won the 500m limbo gold medal in the 3004 Olympics. Limbo is a dance that originated on the island of Trinidad, though Hawaii is often mistakenly associated with limbo She accompanies her husband on a trip on the Starship Titanic and another to Spa 5, which turns out to be a slave labor camp. “A Flight to Remember” is episode ten in the first production season of Futurama. “How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back” is episode eleven in season two of Futurama. She and her husband often refer to each other only as "husband" and "wife". In "The Route of All Evil," Hermes and LaBarbara's home is shown as very sumptuous. "The Route of All Evil" is episode twelve in season three of the Futurama DVDs She always seems to wear clothes that expose her navel just like Amy Wong. The navel (also called an umbilicus or colloquially belly button) is a Scar on the Abdomen, caused when the Umbilical cord is removed Amy Wong is a Fictional character, one of the main characters from the FOX television Animated series Futurama. In Bender's Big Score, she briefly left Hermes for Barbados Slim when Hermes lost his body, but left Barbados once Hermes saved the day. Futurama Bender's Big Score is an Annie Award -winning Direct-to-video Film based on the animated series Futurama
The orphans from the Cookieville Minimum Security Orphanarium (where Leela spent her childhood) are first featured in the episode "The Cyber House Rules". Turanga Leela is a fictional main character in the animated television series Futurama and is voiced by Katey Sagal. "The Cyber House Rules" is the ninth episode in season three of Futurama. Bender briefly adopts twelve of them, seeing a chance for profit in government stipends; but he is arrested, as are the orphans. The orphanarium is briefly renamed in honor of Bender but the "Cookieville" name returns in a later episode.
Some of the orphans also appear as cameos in other episodes, including "The Why of Fry" (while on a Cookieville field trip to a skating rink); "Leela's Homeworld" (cheering for Leela after she is crowned "Orphan of the Year"); "Bender Should Not Be Allowed on TV" (as "cool kids" attending Cubert and Dwight's birthday party); and in "Three Hundred Big Boys" (in the audience while watching Mushu the Whale perform stunts). "The Why of Fry" is the tenth episode in the fourth season of the Animated Television series Futurama. A field trip is a journey by a group of people to a place away from their normal environment "Leela's Homeworld" is the second episode in the fourth production season of Futurama. "Bender Should Not Be Allowed on TV" (also known as "Bender Should Not Be Allowed on Television", and in program records as "BSNBAOTV" “ Three Hundred Big Boys ” is the sixteenth episode of season four of Futurama, which aired June 15, 2003. The three orphans that appear most often are named Albert, Nina, and Sally.
Albert is voiced by Kath Soucie; he has been seen smoking cigars and is known to drink espresso. A cigar is a tightly rolled bundle of dried and fermented Tobacco which is ignited so that its smoke may be drawn into the smoker's mouth Espresso or caffè espresso ( often mispronounced as expresso) is a concentrated Coffee beverage brewed by forcing very hot water He is described by Leela as "kind of fatty". Nina is also voiced by Kath Soucie. Sally is voiced by Nicole St. John. Sally has a third ear on her forehead which she is teased about; she claims to also have a tail. Leela wants to adopt her after feeling sympathy for her since they were both teased because of their abnormalities.
The orphanarium is run by Mr. Vogel, voiced by David Herman. David Herman (born February 20, 1967) is an American Actor, Comedian and Voice actor. In "Leela's Homeworld" he is shown to have found Leela on the doorstep of the orphanarium after being left there by her parents. He also finds the note from her parents written in Alien Language One and saves it in her file. As part of his duties, he keeps records on all of the Cookieville orphans. He has a photographic memory and has held the rank of Level 135 Bureaucrat throughout the time covered in the show. He makes short appearances in "The Why of Fry" and "Three Hundred Big Boys".
(Voiced by Tress MacNeille) - Morbo's human co-anchor, she seems to be blissfully unaware of or indifferent to his hatred for humanity, often giggling absentmindedly in classically unaware news anchor fashion, as Morbo says things like "Morbo congratulates our gargantuan cyborg president. Cubert Farnsworth is a Fictional character, Professor Hubert Farnsworth 's clone from the animated television series Futurama. Tress MacNeille (born June 20, 1951) is an American voice actress best known for providing various voices on the animated series Human beings, humans or man (Origin 1590–1600 L homō man OL hemō the earthly one (see Humus May death come quickly to his enemies!" (on Richard Nixon's election). Linda appears to be vapid and unintelligent, providing comic relief to Morbo's violent comments. She also flashes her breasts to Zapp Brannigan in exchange for some beads on Freedom Day. The breast is the upper Ventral region of an animal’s Torso, particularly that of Mammals including Human beings. Major General Webelo (later Commander) Zapp Brannigan is a Fictional character in the television series Futurama, voiced "A Taste of Freedom" is the fifth episode of the fourth production season of Futurama. Linda was inspired by Mary Hart of Entertainment Tonight, even hosting a television series with Morbo called Entertainment and Earth Invasion Tonite. Mary Hart may refer to Mary Hart (TV personality Mary Seymour, daughter of Queen Katherine Parr sixth wife of Henry VIII and of Thomas Seymour Entertainment Tonight is a daily Television entertainment news show that is syndicated by CBS Television Distribution throughout the United
Voiced by Tress MacNeille - Hattie McDoogal is the resident crotchety-old-lady of the Futurama universe. Tress MacNeille (born June 20, 1951) is an American voice actress best known for providing various voices on the animated series She lives alone with her cats in New New York. Her wardrobe always consists of her pink nightgown and slippers. She has a lazy eye. Frequently she likes to use nonsense words and phrases such as "whatcha-ma-call-it", "kajiggers" and "thingy" to refer to different objects and people.
In "I, Roommate", Hattie is the brief landlady for Philip J. Fry and Bender and, in "Brannigan Begin Again", hired Kif Kroker, then unemployed, as a male prostitute, which, considering Kif has no bones, may be related to her comment of liking "a man who is flexible". " I Roommate " is the third episode of season one of Futurama. Bender, full name Bender Bending Rodríguez, designated Bending Unit 22, is a fictional Robot character in the Animated television series "Brannigan Begin Again" is the second episode in the second production season of Futurama. Lieutenant Kif Kroker is a Fictional character in the animated television show Futurama. A gigolo, hustler or male prostitute is a male who engages in the sale of their sexual services by Prostitution. She was robbed in "Xmas Story" by Bender and his gaggle of homeless, Xmas-chorusing robots. "Xmas Story" is the fourth episode in the second production season of Futurama. Their loot included a slipper tree, wedding pictures, and two urns containing two former husbands. It is revealed in "Future Stock" that Hattie owns one share of stock of the Planet Express Delivery Company, which proved decisive during a vote to elect a new CEO; she voted against Hubert Farnsworth whom she angrily called "the cat-hater". "Future Stock" is the 21st episode in the third production season of Futurama. Hattie also apparently survived another boyfriend, as heard in "The Sting". "The Sting" is episode twelve in season four of Futurama. In "A Flight to Remember," she is seen dating the Professor. “A Flight to Remember” is episode ten in the first production season of Futurama.
She is comparable to Eleanor Abernathy ("The Crazy Cat Lady") from The Simpsons. The following is a list of Recurring characters in The Simpsons. Hattie's surname is revealed in Futurama Comics #5. Futurama Comics is a Comic book series published by Bongo Comics and based on the television series Futurama.
Voiced by Kath Soucie ("Space Pilot 3000") & Sarah Silverman ("The Cryonic Woman" & Bender's Big Score) – Michelle is Fry's on and off girlfriend from the 20th century. " Space Pilot 3000 " is the pilot episode of Futurama, which originally aired in North Sarah Kate Silverman (born December 1 1970 is an Emmy -winning American Comedian, Writer, Singer, Guitarist, and "The Cryonic Woman" is the nineteenth and final episode of production season two of Futurama. Futurama Bender's Big Score is an Annie Award -winning Direct-to-video Film based on the animated series Futurama In "Space Pilot 3000", she dumps Fry on New Year's Eve and is seen riding in a taxi with a blond man whom she later marries and supports through college by taking odd jobs. After his graduation, Michelle and her husband split up and, after an hours-long ride on the Tilt-a-Whirl, she decides to freeze herself. Michelle eventually thaws out in 3002, where she meet Fry while he's working at the cryogenics lab. The two give their relationship another chance, but Michelle is not comfortable living in the 31st century. She convinces Fry to freeze themselves to the year 4000, only to find that it's a barren wasteland. After Fry loses a competition between a society of feral children, Michelle breaks up with him. When it is revealed that they are not really in the year 4000, but 31st century Los Angeles, Michelle is seen in a limo with the recently unfrozen Pauly Shore. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West Paul Montgomery "Pauly" Shore (born February 1, 1968) is an American Actor, Performer and Comedian, perhaps
She later makes an appearance in Bender's Big Score, when Bender runs into her apartment expecting Fry but instead finds that Michelle had already found a new man named Constantine. She is later shown in her cryogenic tube when Lars Fillmore enters it to return to the 31st century.
(Voiced by John DiMaggio) - A recurring generic surly, overweight, blue-collar worker with a thick Bronx accent. Mom is a Fictional character and recurring Antagonist in the Animated series Futurama, voiced by Tress MacNeille. John William DiMaggio (born September 4, 1968) is an American voice actor. His first appearance is as a janitor on the moon in "The Series Has Landed", servicing the machines in the amusement park. " The Series Has Landed " alternatively titled Episode Two The Series Has Landed, is the second episode of the first season of Futurama. He has appeared many times since, always employed in a tedious job which he does not do well ("What's do I looks like, a guy who's not lazy?"). Some fans have speculated that there are numerous Sals, all cloned from the original, which would account for his showing up working many jobs. Either that, or he simply gets fired/resigns and finds new employment on a regular basis. Even among the series' writers, there is confusion on the matter. He has a habit of pluralizing words that needn't be pluralized ("He's busteds, gets hims outta heres") and vice versa (Whoas! Cripe!), which becomes more pronounced as the series progresses (in his first appearance in "The Series Has Landed" he did not pluralize unnecessarily). " The Series Has Landed " alternatively titled Episode Two The Series Has Landed, is the second episode of the first season of Futurama. He shows close similarities to Sgt. Luther Rizzo from M*A*S*H, in his lines, demeanour and appearance, and also bears an uncanny resemblance to Onslow from the British sitcom Keeping Up Appearances, in his attitude, attire, and personality. Staff Sergeant Luther Rizzo was the fictional head of the motor pool on the TV series M*A*S*H. M*A*S*H was a Medical drama / Black comedy produced by 20th Television Fox for CBS. Onslow is a Fictional character in the British 1990s Comedy series Keeping Up Appearances, portrayed by actor Geoffrey The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom starring Patricia Routledge as eccentric social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket.
Sal's numerous jobs have included:
(Voiced by David Herman) - Scruffy is the enigmatic Planet Express janitor, appearing in 12 episodes in the original 4 seasons. David Herman (born February 20, 1967) is an American Actor, Comedian and Voice actor. For the Scrubs character see Janitor (Scrubs A janitor is a person who takes care of a building such as a School, Office He first appears in the episode "A Fishful of Dollars", where he is seen metal sanding Bender's back after Fry takes the crew to Le Spa. " A Fishful of Dollars " is episode six in the first season of Futurama. A recurring joke is that because he interacts so little with the rest of the employees, everybody repeatedly forgets who he is. When fellow employees ask who he is, he simply replies with a bored "I'm Scruffy... the janitor". A catch phrase (or catchphrase) is a phrase or expression recognized by its repeated utterance
Scruffy frequently refers to himself in the third person and speaks in a voice reminiscent of Karl Childers, the protagonist of the movie Sling Blade. Karl Childers is a fictional character in the 1996 film Sling Blade and the short film Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade, portrayed in both by Sling Blade is a 1996 drama film set in rural Arkansas. It tells the fictional story of a simple man named Karl Childers who In "Future Stock", it is revealed that he has vast holdings of Planet Express stock because he has a lot of faith in the company, a fact he confides with tearful pride. "Future Stock" is the 21st episode in the third production season of Futurama. Also when in an unfavorable situation Scruffy will often mutter "Oh marmalade. . . " In later episodes it is revealed that Scruffy is actually quite intelligent and can concoct brilliant plans almost immediately. Scruffy is also apparently an ex-convict, as discussed prison life in depth in Three Hundred Big Boys, saying that one can make sangria in the "Turlet" (toilet), though "it's shank or be shanked. “ Three Hundred Big Boys ” is the sixteenth episode of season four of Futurama, which aired June 15, 2003. "
Scruffy is lazy and can usually be found in the basement of the building, watching the boiler (but never actually fixing it) and reading Zero-G Juggs or National Pornographic (parodies of real-life magazines Juggs and National Geographic). Juggs is a Softcore pornography Adult magazine published in the United States which specializes in photographs of women with extremely large Overview The NGS's historical mission is "to increase and diffuse geographic knowledge while promoting the conservation of the world's cultural historical and natural His inert nature is such that when the boiler begins to dangerously rumble, seconds from exploding, his only reaction is to calmly declare "Scruffy's gonna die the way he lived," and turn the page in his magazine. In the Futurama video game, he is asleep in the (flooded) basement of Planet Express with an adult magazine. In Futurama Comics, he tells Zapp Brannigan that he has "naked pictures of Leela". Futurama Comics is a Comic book series published by Bongo Comics and based on the television series Futurama. Major General Webelo (later Commander) Zapp Brannigan is a Fictional character in the television series Futurama, voiced He also is seen doing many odd jobs, such as in "Hell Is Other Robots" where he pushes a cart holding the heads of Mike D, Ad-Rock, and MCA from the Beastie Boys onto the stage for a concert which Leela, Fry and Bender were attending. " Hell Is Other Robots " is the ninth episode of season one of Futurama.
He also takes some pride in his appearance, getting a new haircut and pink dye job in "Three Hundred Big Boys", stating that his previous hairstyle had "lost its pizzazz". “ Three Hundred Big Boys ” is the sixteenth episode of season four of Futurama, which aired June 15, 2003.
In the 2008 Futurama calendar it is revealed on the October page that Scruffy's last name is Scruffington.
Years of pollution, radioactive waste, and "good old American feces" poured into the sewers under New New York have created a society of mutants. The idea of a mutant is a common trope in Comic books and Science fiction. They have established schools, businesses and churches in an effort at normality and are forbidden to travel to the surface without special permission. In the pilot episode Leela says that mutants are just a myth, though everyone seems to know about them and there are laws to keep them off the streets--ironically, Leela herself is a mutant, though she never realized this until much later in her life. They first appear in "I Second That Emotion", though the underground ruins of Old New York are seen as early as "Space Pilot 3000". "I Second That Emotion" is episode one in season two of Futurama. " Space Pilot 3000 " is the pilot episode of Futurama, which originally aired in North
Among the more prominent mutants in the series are Dwayne, Raoul and Vyolet. Dwayne is a mutant with two noses and a large forehead, voiced by David Herman. David Herman (born February 20, 1967) is an American Actor, Comedian and Voice actor. He is a teacher at Martin Luther Thing, Jr. High School ("Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles"), and has been known to play the guitar. "Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles" is the ninth episode of the fourth production season of Futurama. He also appears to be the resident folklore expert. Inglis Raoul, voiced by Maurice LaMarche, is the "Supreme Mutant", the democratically elected leader of the sewer mutants. Maurice LaMarche (born March 30, 1958) is a Canadian Voice actor and former stand up Comedian. His most notable mutation is a third arm, which has grown in place of his right ear. He has a slight British accent. He is romantically involved with (and possibly married to) Vyolet, voiced by Tress MacNeille. Tress MacNeille (born June 20, 1951) is an American voice actress best known for providing various voices on the animated series She is a chain-smoking mutant with gills and a pig nose. In the episode "Leela's Homeworld", Bender ruins her wedding dress, indicating that following that episode she was married, most likely to Raoul. "Leela's Homeworld" is the second episode in the fourth production season of Futurama. A wedding dress or wedding gown is Clothing worn by a Bride during a Wedding ceremony
(Voiced by David Herman) - Morris is Turanga Leela's father and like her he has only one eye, his other mutations include a vertically oriented mouth and the ability to shed his skin. David Herman (born February 20, 1967) is an American Actor, Comedian and Voice actor. He makes his first appearance along with the other sewer mutants in "I Second That Emotion," though however he is not identified as Leela's father until the events of "Leela's Homeworld". "Leela's Homeworld" is the second episode in the fourth production season of Futurama. In "I Second That Emotion," Morris appears with a normal human mouth, but the design was changed as Leela's backstory was developed.  He is irresponsible in the way that he encourages the consumption of alcohol by practically everyone, including children; however, in the episode "Leela's Homeworld" it is shown that he has been a responsible father to Leela all her life.
(Voiced by Tress MacNeille) - Munda is Turanga Leela's mother and like her daughter has only one eye and purple hair. Tress MacNeille (born June 20, 1951) is an American voice actress best known for providing various voices on the animated series Her other mutations include a lion tail, ungulate legs, and octopus tentacles in place of arms. Munda first appears in the episode "I Second That Emotion" along with the other sewer mutants but like Turanga Morris her true identity is not revealed until "Leela's Homeworld. " In her first appearance Munda is shown with normal human arms but her design was changed before "Leela's Homeworld" in order to fit the plot of that episode.  The writers note that in order to explain this at one point they decided that Munda would have one normal and one tentacle arm however deciding against this they decided to simply explain the difference amongst themselves as Munda wearing some sort of sleeve or glove to make her look like she had a normal arm.  She has a Ph. D in exolinguistics, which enabled her to write the indecipherable note left with Leela at the Cookieville Minimum Security Orphanarium to convince them that Leela was an alien, which would allow her to live a more comfortable life on the surface. Alien language is a generic term used to describe a language originating from an alien species.
(Voiced by John DiMaggio) - Hermes' life-long Bajan rival at limbo. John William DiMaggio (born September 4, 1968) is an American voice actor. Barbados ( Portuguese word for bearded-ones, bɑrˈbeɪdoʊz -dɒs situated just east of the Caribbean Sea, is an independent Island nation First appearing in "Bend Her", Barbados Slim has always defeated Hermes in their many limbo contests in the past. "Bend Her" is the thirteenth episode of the fourth production season of the Animated Television series Futurama. With Hermes deciding to try for a comeback in the 3004 Olympics, he once again faces Barbados Slim, only to lose. It is also revealed that LaBarbara Conrad was originally married to Barbados Slim. He returns for a larger role in Bender's Big Score, in which it is revealed that he is the only person to ever win a gold medal in the Olympics for both limbo and sex. Futurama Bender's Big Score is an Annie Award -winning Direct-to-video Film based on the animated series Futurama He also steals away LaBarbara when Hermes is accidentally decapitated (staying alive inside a headless person's jar). Ultimately, Hermes wins LaBarbara back by helping lead Earth's forces against the scammer aliens by using his bureaucratic abilities to organize the assault. Afterwards, Barbados states that they have not seen the last of him before saying "Goodbye forever!" He is immediately crushed by a sliding door as he leaves the room.
(Voiced by Billy West) - Policeman in New New York. William Richard "Billy" West (born on April 16, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American voice actor, known Together with URL, they are the partners of police patrol car 718. He is sometimes seen with a lightsaber-like nightstick. The lightsaber is a Fictional weapon that plays a key role in the Movies, games and Novels that constitute the Star Wars A club (also known as cudgel, baton, truncheon, night stick, and bludgeon) is among the simplest of all weapons He appears primarily in the episode "Space Pilot 3000", and later in the episode "I, Roommate", but is in almost every episode in which police are involved. " Space Pilot 3000 " is the pilot episode of Futurama, which originally aired in North " I Roommate " is the third episode of season one of Futurama. In "A Tale of Two Santas", it is revealed that he has been fired from his job, but anticipates reinstatement following his capture of Bender, whom he and URL mistook for Robot Santa. "A Tale of Two Santas" is the third episode in season three of Futurama.
Members of the Waterfall family represent stereotypes of environmental left-wing politics. Mom is a Fictional character and recurring Antagonist in the Animated series Futurama, voiced by Tress MacNeille. All their appearances have been voiced by Phil Hendrie, and the male members of the clan have a pattern of dying in comically violent ways. Philip Stephen Hendrie (born September 1, 1952) is best known as the host of The Phil Hendrie Show, a comedy Talk radio program that The first appearance of a Waterfall family member was Free Waterfall, Jr. in "The Problem with Popplers" as a vegetarian environmentalist who acted as spokesman for "Mankind for Ethical Animal Treatment" (MEAT), a parody of PETA. "The Problem with Popplers" is episode 15 in season 2 of Futurama. At the end of the episode he was eaten by Lrrr. Free Waterfall, Sr. appeared next as the founder of Penguins Unlimited in "The Birdbot of Ice-Catraz" and is pecked to death by the end of the episode. "The Birdbot of Ice-Catraz" is the fifth episode in the third production season of Futurama. Old Man Waterfall also appears in "The Birdbot of Ice-Catraz" where he vows to avenge his son's death. He later appears in "A Taste of Freedom" where he admits to being a bisexual, Satan worshipping, polygamist libertarian disabled veteran and acts as Zoidberg's lawyer. "A Taste of Freedom" is the fifth episode of the fourth production season of Futurama. Bisexuality refers to sexual behavior with or attraction to people of both sexes or to a bisexual orientation The term polygamy (a Greek word meaning "the practice of multiple marriage" is used in related ways in Social anthropology, Sociobiology, and Libertarianism is a term used by a broad spectrum of political philosophies which prioritize individual Liberty and seek to minimize or even abolish the He is eventually crushed by the Decapodian Mobile Oppression Palace, at which point his great-granddaughter Frida Waterfall appears and laments his death ("another victim of the man-o-centric male-ocracy!"). Dr John A Zoidberg is a fictional character in the television series Futurama. Free Waterfall III appears only in Futurama Comics issue 5, where he is a contestant on "Who's Dying to be a Gazilionaire?" He is killed during the million-dollar question by a giant laser.
(Voiced by David Herman) - Wernstrom is the ponytail-wearing rival of Professor Farnsworth (who usually greets Ogden with a contemptuous "Wernstrom!") who resents the "A-" grade Farnsworth gave him for sloppy penmanship when Wernstrom was completing his senior year in 2900. David Herman (born February 20, 1967) is an American Actor, Comedian and Voice actor. Professor Hubert J Farnsworth (born April 9 2841, New New York City New New York, USA) is a Fictional character appearing in the Wernstrom is in his 120s, at least forty years younger than Farnsworth. Wernstrom swore revenge, "even if it takes [him] a hundred years!" In 3000, Wernstrom finally achieves his goal when Wernstrom beat Farnsworth in the Annual Inventors' Symposium, publicly giving Farnsworth's 'Smell-o-scope' the worst grade imaginable, an "A - -". Grade inflation is the supposed increase over time of academic grades, faster than any real increase in standards
Despite this condemnation, the Smell-o-scope proves essential in saving New New York City from a giant mass of waste in orbit from the 21st Century. Futurama is an Emmy Award -winning animated American sitcom created by Matt Groening, and developed by Groening and The 21st century is the current century of the Christian Era or Common Era in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Wernstrom is given the task of stopping the great mass of trash when Farnsworth's plan, to blow it up with a time bomb, fails when he incorrectly wires the timer upside down. A time bomb (or timebomb time-bomb) is an Improvised explosive device with a Timer so that it can be set to Detonate any time For his cooperation, Wernstrom demands and receives tenure, a big research grant, a lab, and five graduate students (at least three of them Chinese by his request). Tenure commonly refers to life tenure in a job and specifically to a senior Academic 's Contractual right not to have their position terminated The term Chinese people may refer to any of the following A person who resides in and holds citizenship of the People's Republic of China (including Hong He then abandons the city of New New York to its doom (since he has tenure, he cannot be fired). Wernstrom's Inventors' Symposium award is stripped from him after Farnsworth and the Planet Express crew come up with a second plan, which manages to save New New York, thus prompting another promise of revenge, "even if it takes another hundred years!"
Wernstrom's voice bears a close resemblance to that of Dr. Strangelove, whose eponymous film is once again referenced in the closing credits ("A Big Piece of Garbage"). " A Big Piece of Garbage " is episode eight in season one of Futurama.
Wernstrom also appears at the Professor's 150th birthday party ("A Clone of My Own") and in the audience of the Nobel Prize ceremony ("Anthology of Interest II"). "A Clone of My Own" is episode ten in season two of Futurama. The Nobel Prize (Nobelpriset (Nobelprisen is a Swedish prize established in the 1895 will of Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel; it was first awarded in Peace, Literature " Anthology of Interest II " is the eighteenth episode of the third season of Futurama. He later devises a plan to combat global warming with a giant space mirror in "Crimes of the Hot"; but after this goes awry, he teams up with President Nixon's Head to use the mirror to deactivate every robot on Earth - the robots having been revealed as the source of greenhouse gases. Global warming is the increase in the average measured temperature of the His final appearance is in "Obsoletely Fabulous" presenting his killbot at Roboticon 3003; he manages to get into a fistfight with Professor Farnsworth over whose killbot was better. " Obsoletely Fabulous " is the fourteenth episode of the fourth production season of Futurama. The killbots are disgusted by this display of violence and go for a paddleboat ride together.
Wernstrom is set to appear in the second Futurama movie, The Beast with a Billion Backs. Futurama The Beast with a Billion Backs is an animated Science-fiction Comedy, the second of the four Futurama straight-to-DVD
Leo Wong, (voiced by Billy West) and Inez Wong, (voiced by Lauren Tom) are the very wealthy but meddlesome parents of Amy Wong. William Richard "Billy" West (born on April 16, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American voice actor, known Lauren Tom (born August 4, 1961) is an American actress. Biography Early life Tom a Chinese American, Amy Wong is a Fictional character, one of the main characters from the FOX television Animated series Futurama. They are human Martians of Chinese descent. As an adjective the term "martian" is used to describe anything pertaining to the Planet Mars. They own the entire western hemisphere of Mars, and live on the "Wong" buggalo ranch. The "geography" of Mars, also known as areography, entails the delineation and characterization of regions on Mars. "Where the Buggalo Roam" is the tenth episode in season three of the animated television series Futurama. At an undefined point, their ancestor Sir Reginald Wong bought half of Mars from the native Martians for only one bead (a reference to the purchase of Manhattan Island from the Native Americans for 24 dollars worth of trade goods and beads). Manhattan Island, in New York Harbor, is much the largest part of the Borough of Manhattan, one of the Five Boroughs which form the City of New York It is later revealed that the bead in question is a gargantuan diamond. In Mineralogy, diamond is the allotrope of carbon where the carbon atoms are arranged in
Throughout the series Leo and Inez are often seen pestering Amy about their lack of grandchildren and meddling in her love life, trying to find a man to father their grandchild. In "A Flight to Remember", they introduce Amy to Kif Kroker; but when the two begin dating, they decide he is not man enough for Amy. “A Flight to Remember” is episode ten in the first production season of Futurama. Lieutenant Kif Kroker is a Fictional character in the animated television show Futurama. They do seem happy, however, when he and Amy have children. "Kif Gets Knocked Up a Notch" is the first episode in season four of Futurama.