A Tale of Two Santas
Studio: Curiosity Company Release Date : December 23, 2001 Series: Futurama

Cumulative rating:
(2 ratings submitted)

Associated Studio(s)

Rough Draft Studios
Rough Draft Korea


While the Planet Express crew delivers letters to Robot Santa's ice fortress on Neptune, he gives chase and ends up getting trapped in ice. This inspires Fry and Leela to have Bender take his place in order to make Xmas a happy time again, only for him to be targeted by those expecting a killer robot.


Philip J. Fry
(Voice: Billy West)
Turanga Leela
(Voice: Katey Sagal)
(Voice: John DiMaggio)
Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth
(Voice: Billy West)
Dr. John A. Zoidberg
(Voice: Billy West)
Amy Wong
(Voice: Lauren Tom)
Hermes Conrad
(Voice: Phil LaMarr)
Robot Santa
(Voice: John DiMaggio)
Robot Devil
(Voice: Maurice LaMarche)
Smitty (I)
(Voice: Billy West)
(Voice: John DiMaggio)
(Voice: Artis Leon "Coolio" Ivey, Jr.)


Walter Cronkite
(Voice: Frank Welker)


Fox (Original broadcast network)


Twentieth Century Fox Television

Contains Clips From:

Box Car Blues (clip used in intro)
Xmas Story


Futurama (Season 3, Episode 3)


United States

Futurama: Volume 3
Futurama Volume 3

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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From Justin Delbert :

If you thought nothing comes close to the first Xmas one, you're sadly mistaken. Like the first one, this is a very clever episode with Bender posing as Santa to try and restore the original Santa Claus that brings gifts but ends up being hated due to Robot Santa's reputation. "While there's nothing in the box, the message is clear: Play Santa again, and I'll KILL YOU next year!" Merry Xmas everybody!!!
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