Futurama

Spanish Fry - S5-E12

Trivia: When Lrr and Nd-Nd are dining at the park, trying to get in "the mood", Lrr gets very agitated at his wife. He jumps up and screams to her "One of these days, Nd-Nd, bang. Zoom. Straight to the third moon of Omicron Persei 8." This is a spin-off from the 50s TV show The Honeymooners, in which one of the characters says almost the exact same thing to his wife, Alice.

Jurassic Bark - S5-E2

Trivia: The episode's downbeat ending, with Seymour waiting outsize the Pizza restaurant, mirrors the story of a Japanese dog called Hachiko, who spent 10 years waiting on a train station for his master who died at work and never returned. Page on Hachiko.

Crimes of the Hot - S5-E1

Trivia: The scientist with the degree in homeopathic medicine has a degree from Evergreen State College, creator Matt Groening's alma mater.

Xofer

Jurassic Bark - S5-E2

Trivia: When Fry goes to the freezing place and discovers that he was sent on a hoax, he puts the pizza on the table, Nibblers eye pops out from the bin (it is revealed that Nibbler pushes Fry into the freezing unit).

The Why of Fry - S5-E8

Trivia: At the beginning of the episode, when Fry walks into the room wearing an orange space suit, you can see that Amy is busy reading a book (so busy she doesn't mind the odd liquid inside Zoidberg's bathtub being splattered all over her). The book's title is "Martians are from Mars, Venutians are from Venus."

Season 5 generally

Trivia: This season was compiled of previously unaired episodes. There were 4 production seasons, but not all of the episodes had been aired due to various reasons. These include Fox thinking some were inappropriate (including "Tale of Two Santas") and schedules being limited.

Dan Moat

Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles - S5-E7

Trivia: Pazuzu, Dr. Farnsworth's gargoyle, is named after a winged demon in Mesopotamian folklore that protected pregnant women.

The Route of All Evil - S5-E3

Trivia: The voice actor for Dwight left to do a film in China before the show was finalised, and didn't return until 10 months later. This meant that the episode couldn't be improved completely until their return, thus it was aired in the fifth season.

Dan Moat

The Route of All Evil - S5-E3

Trivia: Cubert is reading a "Radioactive Man" comic from The Simpsons.

Dan Moat

The Devil's Hands Are Idle Playthings - S5-E16

Trivia: When Bender and Fry are with the Robot-Devil and he spins the wheel to decide whose hands he'll give to Fry, each and every name that appears on the wheel (freeze frame to see them all) are robots that have actually appeared in the series at one point or another. Verified on the DVD commentary.

Jurassic Bark - S5-E2

Trivia: The final "tear-jerker" sequence cuts exactly 12 times - one for every year the dog waited.

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Crimes of the Hot - S5-E1

Trivia: When the head of Al Gore meets everyone in the big dome to discuss the problem with Global Warming, he comments that, according to his books, "Earth in a Balance" and "Harry Potter and the Balance of Earth", that everyone needed to protect the Earth from global warming and "black wizards." Then it cuts to Tim the Wizard, from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, sitting in the audience, rolling his eyes and saying "Sure, blame the wizards..." Also, whenever Gore shows that the prize for whoever can solve the global warming problem is a bag of moon sapphires, Tim says "Sapphires? I can use this to get through the gate. hahahaha..."

Kif Gets Knocked Up a Notch - S5-E5

Trivia: Professor says they are going to deliver something to Nigel 7. In The Simpsons (also created by Matt Groening), the two aliens Kang and Kodos are from Rigel 7.

The Devil's Hands Are Idle Playthings - S5-E16

Trivia: On the commentary, Matt Groening says that in this episode every major character that has appeared in the show from the very start shows up in this one.

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