Corrected entry: Often while traveling through space, we can see the stars in the background moving (as if the Futurama cast were in a car and the stars were street signs). This would not happen in reality, unless one was traveling relativistic speeds (even then, the motion of the stars would look very different). Instead, the stars should be still (the sun doesn't appear to move when you're out walking).
Corrected entry: The sergeant refers to Fry's grandfather Enos by his first name, something that would never happen. A superior officer - especially a non-com - would refer to him as "Fry", "Private" or "Private Fry". No army sergeant ever referred to an enlisted man by his first name.
Corrected entry: The other poker players confront Bender about his cheating using X-ray glasses, and he grabs the poker chips off the table and runs. What's the point of that? The other players know he's been cheating and they won't cash the chips - they are worthless plastic.
Corrected entry: According to David Cohen, Mom's third son Igner (the rather dumb one) is the illegitimate son of Prof. Farnsworth (which explains the character's hair). While it has been shown that Mom and the Prof. had a relationship across a few episodes, there was not enough time in the series before cancellation to reveal this particular result of that relationship.
Corrected entry: During this episode, Fry and his girlfriend attempt to freeze themselves until the year 4000. It turns out they were only frozen for two days. So the tube shouldn't have opened. The only way the tubes open is when the time runs out or someone from the outside opens it.T.Rex.Sheffield.Can+Ash
Corrected entry: When Leela asks Alcazar why he held all the weddings on the same day, he replies that hiring a shape-shifting suit is expensive, but he would only need to hire a shape shifting suit if he was holding the weddings on the same day, else he could just have five different suits made.
Corrected entry: Bender takes everyone to Elzar's to tell them about Angleyne, the new love of his life, and he finishes his description of her by telling them that she is very lucky to be going out with a handsome and talented robot. "She sure is!" says Fry. "Look!" - and he points out Angleyne, sitting at a table with Flexo. How did Fry know that was her? They haven't met before - Bender is treating them to dinner to tell them about her. She and Flexo are not the only robots in the restaurant, and Bender has not yet described her appearance. Fry must be psychic.
Corrected entry: After the 80's guy dies, Fry decides to vote against selling the company to Mom. 80's guy owned 51% of the shares while Mom and her sons owned the rest, putting the "Yes" option at 99.99% (one son made an error). But when Fry votes "No", Mom's 49% has swapped over to the "No" option to give it 100%- indicating Mom didn't want the sale to go through either.
Corrected entry: When Fry and Bender run into the head museum, they're greeted by Leonard Nimoy. Fry refers to him as Spock, which he chuckles to. Yet in a later episode (4-12 "Where No Fan Has Gone Before"), Nimoy denies the name Spock due to Star Trek being forbidden on Earth.
Corrected entry: When Fry blows his past self into the freezing chamber, Future Fry begins to disappear. He should not, as this is NOT a paradox. Fry would need to go into the future so he could go back in time to confront Nibbler. Fry should instead disappear after he tells Nibbler to change his mode of transport, as this change would prevent him from going back in time, which is a paradox.
Corrected entry: Awsome Express deliver 1,000,000 newspapers a day. The phone call Leela answered was someone who hadn't gotten their paper in at least two days (Leela exclaimed "How long?"). However, when the dumped, missing papers are delivered by Planet Express, they deliver only once to each of the houses and they stay in the original area where Awsome Express used to deliver, yet somehow they finished delivering at least 1,000,000 papers.Dan Moat
Corrected entry: This has to be done in slow-motion to actually notice. When Morgan and Hermes first meet they give each other a paper to stamp. It's already been established that a bureaucrat stamps forms five times, but, if you watch the scene in slow-motion, when Hermes gives Morgan a form to stamp and Morgan gives Hermes a form to stamp, Hermes stamps the form he was given 3 times and Morgan stamps the form she was given 2 times. Then when Hermes gives Morgan back her own form and Morgan gives Hermes his own form, Hermes stamps his own form twice and Morgan stamps her own form once. They both should have stamped both forms five times.
Corrected entry: The part of the Lunar Module that Fry and Leela go inside shouldn't be there, the astronauts would of used it to get back to the CSM orbiting the moon. The whole thing lands on the moon but the cabin, the bit where they go in, should actually be floating in space somewhere after they had jettisoned it.
Corrected entry: In "I dated a robot" the gang travel to the edge of the universe and see their parallel cowboy selves (which Farnsworth stated was the only parallel universe). In this episode, the box leads to a different (non-cowboy) universe where the outcome of flipping a coin is different. They then all go through many boxes each with many more parallel universes in them. David X Cohen mentions that this is a mistake on the commentary.Dan Moat
Corrected entry: When Fry is cryogenically frozen, alien ships destroy all of New York. Later in the episode, it shows most of the buildings in Old New York intact, only with the Empire State Building having fallen over and New New York being built on a platform above it. If all Old New York had been destroyed/built over, why was the cryogenics building intact and in New New York?
Corrected entry: In the scene with the judge, while he is "judging", he crashes. You can see that the judge is a Macintosh, running MacOS, yet one of the robots in the audience suggests pressing ctrl + alt + delete to fix him - this would only work if he was a PC, and not a Mac.
Corrected entry: Whenever the Network Execubot is talking it appears in a box with a scroll bar like it was just a file playing. Naturally if it were actually talking this would not happen. I think it must be a deliberate mistake, making fun of this sort of error that often happens in films (there is a good example of this in Jurassic Park), as it's ridiculous that they would have animated this and not realised the error.David Mercier
Corrected entry: In the final part of the "tear-jerker" sequence at the end, the pizza shop owner is seen to be elderly and walking with a stick. The sequence starts the day after Fry was frozen (when the pizza shop owner appeared to be middle aged) and is only supposed to last 12 years - the pizza shop owner ages too fast.Moose
Corrected entry: When Bender shows everyone the card he got for Mom, he opens it and you can hear a melody play before the card says, "I love my mommy". Later, when Fry and Leela are leaving the robot museum, Leela reminds Bender to tell Mom that he loves her. Bender tells her that anyone can say that and that he has something else in store. Bender opens up the card, but this time you don't hear any melody being played. You only hear the card saying, "I love my mommy."
Corrected entry: This is the only episode in which Bender doesn't mention he drinks to power up his fuel cells, in fact he say "I can quit anytime I want" when Fry challenges him about it. Clearly the writers hadn't decided that this is why he drinks, as in later episodes he explains all the time.
Corrected entry: Bender is surprised to know that the Ultimate Robot Fighting League is the most brutal form of fighting in the universe, yet at the beginning of the episode he claims that he loves "The Masked Unit", a well known fighter in the U.R.F.L, so how could he not know something like how dangerous a sport that he loves is?
Corrected entry: It is explained in the episode "A Clone of My Own" that when you reach 160 years old you are taken by the Sunset Squad to the Near Death Star. Why is it, then, when the Neptunian used the age machine, she didn't immediately inform the Sunset Squad? Surely, she couldn't have known that Farnsworth had once escaped from the Near Death Star with the aid of his crew?
Corrected entry: In "Space Pilot 3000", when the Professor gave Leela, Fry and Bender the old crew's career chips, they were in an envelope with "Contents of Space Wasps Stomach" written on it. However, in this episode, it is shown they were killed while trying to take honey from Honey Bees. Wasps (Polistes species) and Honey Bees (Apis mellifera) are two totally different species.SexyIrishLeprechaun
Corrected entry: When the Professor and Mom's clothes are thrown around the bedroom, their teeth are in jars next to the bed (they are definitely theirs as they comment on it on the DVD commentary.) The problem with this is that both of them are "wearing" their teeth, as can be seen when they talk.Dan Moat
Corrected entry: In the third tale of interest, with Stephen Hawking, after Fry doesn't go into the cryogenic tube, Bender, Leela and the Professor all appear, side by side. However, until Fry goes into the future, none of these knew each other (Bender was about to kill himself, Leela was happy working at the cryogenics lab and the professor had just lost his crew), so why would they be together?SexyIrishLeprechaun
Corrected entry: In "Space Pilot 3000", the professor has his old crew's career chips in an envelope. However, in this episode, the old Planet Express ship is still in the hive. A) How would the professor know that they had dies so soon and B)How would he get the chips back?SexyIrishLeprechaun
Corrected entry: Bender doesn't have a sense of taste. This is mentioned a lot. However, it creates a few problems. Firstly, in 'A Fishful of Dollars,' he eats the anchovies and finds them disgusting. Secondly, he says in 'The Sting' that after Fry is dead no one will make waffles just how he likes them. And thirdly, he says how good Elzar's robot food tastes in 'Bender gets Made.'rabid anarchist
Corrected entry: Bender is a Bending Unit, but on the [pi]kea instructions, there is a clear picture of Bender on the "what you need" section. Why would a bending unit be required? He does all the sawing and screwing, etc. but no bending and in the first episode he claims that all he can do is bend and that is all he is worth.Dan Moat
Corrected entry: When Leela and Fry find Bender in the sewer, he doesn't have his head on right and one of his legs and an arm is attached in the wrong place. He says that he can't put himself together properly because he threw away his instruction manual. In every other episode he can reattach his head, legs or arms with no problem.
Corrected entry: After everyone finds out that Alkazar is really a shapeshifter, Leela makes a comment about him having a small you-know-what. At that point it shows everyone at the wedding "Whooing", and Fry does it about 1 or 2 seconds after everyone stops. However, his mouth doesn't move when this happens.
Corrected entry: When Fry and Zoidberg are fighting in the ceremonial tradition of Crawplah. Bender asks Fry to go down in the 9th round. If he wanted Fry to survive that long, then, why was he trying to blind him with the suns rays to give him a disadvantage at the very start of the fight?
Corrected entry: As shown in other episodes, there are quite a few people who were cryogenically frozen for hundreds of years. If this is so, Then how is it possible they don't know what really happened in the lunar landing? Many more people besides Fry must have noticed something was amiss about the "fungineers" take on the moon landing.
Corrected entry: The Professor tells Fry that in the future they've done away with concepts of modesty and proceeds to walk around naked most of the show but when he sleeps with Mom they both pull the sheet up when the gang burst in and the Professor walks around with a sheet wrapped around him, as does Mom.
Corrected entry: When Mom's three sons (Walt, Larry, and Ignar) try to fool Fry into saying his PIN number (1077, the price of a cheese pizza and a large soda), they get Pamela Anderson's head to request a cheese pizza and large soda. However, whenever Larry (the blonde one) was telling Pamela what to say, he only told her to order a cheese pizza. So how did Pamela know she was supposed to also order a large soda (even though she forgot it was a soda, but she still knew she needed to order something else).
Corrected entry: When everyone goes to Mars to visit Amy's parents (and celebrate Mars Day) it is shown that Mars is, like today, a red, desolate wasteland of dirt. However, in the episode "Mars University", Mars is shown to be filled with jungles and plant life. Maybe that is the hemisphere that the Wong family doesn't own, but if that were true, then why would Inez (Amy's mom) say they had the best hemisphere when the other one is, theoretically, filled with grasslands and jungles et cetera?
Corrected entry: When Kiff tells Zap and the Planet Express Crew how he became pregnant, he says that he absorbed DNA through his skin and Fry comments that anyone of them could be the man-mom but Kiff only actually touches Leela skin to skin apart from Amy - He grabbed Leela's arm, Fry's pants, Bender's leg (he doesn't count because he has RNA, not DNA) and Zapp's uniform.
Corrected entry: When the small civilization that thinks Bender is the "Metal Lord" annihilates each other with atomic bombs, mushroom clouds are formed. This is impossible, as mushroom clouds would only form in a space with a multi-layered atmosphere, something Bender is definitely lacking.
Corrected entry: In the series 3 episode "Amazon women in the mood", the Amazons use all males for "snoo-snoo" until they die. In that episode they take Kif into their dressing-room-like booths and seemingly snoo-snoo him. However, in this episode we learn that Kif's people don't have genitalia. They reproduce by directly absorbing DNA through their skins. What exactly are the Amazons DOING to Kif, given the lack of sex organs?Carl Fink
Corrected entry: If you add up Bender's "metallic constituents" throughout the entire show, it comes to something like 200%, which of course is impossible. He claims at various points that he is 40% titanium, 40% zinc, 40% "dolomite", 30% iron, and there are several others. Naturally, if you add these together it comes to more than 100% which cannot be the case.David Mercier
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