Futurama

Futurama (1999)

20 trivia entries for season 2

Put Your Head on My Shoulder - S2-E10

Trivia: In this episode, when Fry and Amy are on Mercury, the only petrol station is called Hg's Gas. Hg is, of course, the elemental symbol for Mercury on the periodic table.

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Fry and the Slurm Factory - S2-E4

Trivia: Glurmo's original name was "Slurmy Slonka".

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Brannigan Begin Again - S2-E6

Trivia: One of the pieces in Bender and Fry's chess game at the beginning of the episode is Lurr of the Planet Omicron Persei 8.

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When Aliens Attack - S2-E3

Trivia: Omicron Persei is actually a real star 1000 light years away from earth.

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Mars University - S2-E2

Trivia: In Mars University, when Fry goes to the arcade he passes a game and the prizes are a Homer or Bart Simpson figure.

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Fry and the Slurm Factory - S2-E4

Trivia: In the Slurm ad, there's a condition for the competition which fills the screen and is written in Alienese. It says "the following species are ineligible: Space wasps, Space beavers, any other species with the word space in front, space chickens and the elusive yak-face."

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Xmas Story - S2-E8

Trivia: When Fry is in the pet shop looking for a present for Leela, the one eared rabbit in the cage, is a character from Matt Groening's first comic strip, Life in Hell.

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Fry and the Slurm Factory - S2-E4

Trivia: When the professor is playing 3-D scrabble, his letters appear to spell "futurama"

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Mars University - S2-E2

Trivia: On the audio commentary, it says that Dean Vernon was named after John Vernon from Animal House .

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Fry and the Slurm Factory - S2-E4

Trivia: At the beginning when they are flying through the city on the big screen is one of Matt Groening's first Simpsons cartoons.

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I Second That Emotion - S2-E5

Trivia: In this episode, when the crew goes down to the sewers, they meet the mutants, then go back to the village. Just when they start to gather round for the song, you can see Leela's parents. However, we don't learn about Leela's parents until later on.

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I Second That Emotion - S2-E5

Trivia: The broken bottle that Bender tries to use to kill Nibbler is labeled "Goose Laxatives."

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My Problem With Popplers (a.k.a. The Problem With Popplers) - S2-E18

Trivia: As Bender stops Zoidberg from eating, he says "Hold on, Sigmund", a possible reference to the title character in the 1970's Sid and Marty Kroft live action kids show "Sigmund and the Sea Monsters".

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My Problem With Popplers (a.k.a. The Problem With Popplers) - S2-E18

Trivia: As the crew get out to explore the planet for food, Leela says that "The planet is Class M, so we should be able to find some Roddenberries", a direct nod to Star Trek and its creator, Gene Roddenberry.

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When Aliens Attack - S2-E3

Trivia: This episode has a couple of nods to Sci-Fi movies. In the initial attack on Monument beach, the Omicronians destroy the White House the same as Independence Day. Later, Fry is wearing the same helmet as the Rebels in Star Wars, and the Planet Express ship goes by a turret that is copied from the Death Star's turrets.

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A Head in the Polls - S2-E7

Trivia: As Amy talks to the Hemp party representative, the representative for the Bull Space Moose Party is Bullwinkle J. Moose with antennae on his horns.

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A Head in the Polls - S2-E7

Trivia: In the beginning, Bender and Fry are watching an episode of "The Scary Door", based on The Twilight Zone. In it, a man is billed as "The Last Man On Earth", and he is walking into a library. This is a mirror of the episode "Time Enough At Last", where the man is the survivor of a bombing holocaust, and winds up at a public library, saying there was time at last to read.

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Brannigan Begin Again - S2-E6

Trivia: In the opening, Fry and Bender are playing Holographic Chess. The setup (including the alcove they're in) is paying homage to the chess scene in "Star Wars" between Chewbacca and R2D2.

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I Second That Emotion - S2-E5

Trivia: When being shown around the sewers, the group comes to the church. When Fry looks inside, the set up is done as cathedral in the movie "Beneath the Planet of the Apes", the second of the original "Ape" series.

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