Space Pilot 3000
Studio: Curiosity Company Release Date : March 28, 1999 Series: Futurama

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Associated Studio(s)

Rough Draft Studios
Rough Draft Korea


A pizza delivery boy named Philip J. Fry falls into a cryogenics tube and wakes up 1,000 years into the future. While adjusting to this new world, he befriends a robot named Bender while evading a job assignment officer named Leela, who tries to give him a career chip that will make him a delivery boy again.


Philip J. Fry
(Voice: Billy West)
Turanga Leela
(Voice: Katey Sagal)
(Voice: John DiMaggio)
Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth
(Voice: Billy West)
Smitty (I)
(Voice: Billy West)
(Voice: John DiMaggio)


Leonard Nimoy
(Voice: Leonard Nimoy)
Richard M. Nixon
(Voice: Billy West)
Matt Groening


Fox (Original broadcast network)

Cut Scenes

  • The scene where a man asks to go to JFK Jr. Airport was dubbed over in reruns with "Radio City Mutant Hall" following the younger Kennedy's death in a plane crash later that same year.


  • First episode of Futurama.
  • First appearances of Fry, Leela, Bender, and Professor Farnsworth.
  • When Bender suggests that he and Fry hide in the museum, he says "It's free on Tuesdays". December 31, 2999 will, in fact, be a Tuesday.


Futurama (Season 1, Episode 1)


United States

Futurama: Volume 1
Futurama Volume 1

Technical Specifications

Animation Type: Combined Standard Animation and Computer Animation (CGI)
Aspect Ratio: 4 : 3 (Television)
Color Type: Color
Original Country: United States
Original Language: English
Print Type: Video (NTSC)
Sound Type: Dolby

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