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Futurama: A Fishful of Dollars

Bender gets arrested for trying to steal cans of robot oil, and Fry has to bail him out. Short on cash, he visits the bank, curious if his account is still open. Not only is it still open, but his balance has reached the amount of $4.3 billion. After much celebration, Fry treats his friends to pizza, but he's awestruck to discover that anchovies, his favorite topping, have gone extinct. He tries to win the last can in existence at an auction. However, Mom, the most powerful person in the world, bids against him. She will do anything to get those anchovies, for they're worth much more than Fry realizes.



Episode Info


Episode number: 1x6
Production Number: 1ACV06
Airdate: Tuesday April 27th, 1999



  • Currently 7.2/10
7.2/10 (5 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Pamela Anderson
voiced Herself
Recurring
Main Cast
Katey Sagal
voiced Turanga Leela, Various
Billy West
voiced Philip J. Fry, Professor Hubert Farnsworth, Dr. John Zoidberg, Zapp Brannigan, Leo Wong, Various
John DiMaggio
voiced Bender Bending Rodriguez (Bending Unit 22), Various
Lauren Tom
voiced Amy Wong, Inez Wong, Various
Tress MacNeille
voiced Mom, Linda the Newscaster, Various
Frank Welker
voiced Nibbler, Various
Phil LaMarr
voiced Hermes Conrad, Lionel Preacherbot, Various
Maurice LaMarche
voiced Kif Kroker, Morbo, Walt, Raoul, Various
David Herman (1)
voiced Mayor Poopenmayer, Professor Ogden Wernstrum, Scruffy, Turanga Morris, Larry, Dwayne, Various
Kath Soucie
voiced Cubert Farnsworth, Various
Episode Notes
Opening theme promotion: LOADING....

Opening theme cartoon: Betty Boop's Crazy Inventions" (1932).



Episode Quotes
Fry: Uhm, I've missed a few lectures. What subject is this?
Teacher: Ancient Egyptian Algebra!
Fry: Ah, what a nightmare!
Teacher: Mr. Fry, are those your underpants?!

Mom: Toodle-oo! (under her breath) Dumbass.

Fry: $30? I can't afford that. Unless... Do you take Visa?
Salesman: Visa hasn't existed for 500 years.
Fry: American Express?
Salesman: 600 years.
Fry: Discover card?
Salesman: Mm, sorry, we don't take Discover.

Leela: I know Fry's rich, but do we really have to wear these top hats?
Bender: Maybe you don't understand just how rich he is. In fact, I think I'd better put on a monocle.

Auctioneer: Sold!
Fry: Yes!
Leela: I just don't get it. Who was this Ted Danson, and why would you pay $10,000 for his skeleton?
Fry: I have an idea for a sitcom.

Fry: (bidding) One jillion dollars!
(Everyone gasps)
Auctioneer: Sir, that's not a number.
(Everyone gasps again)

Fry: (to Mom) I've discovered something even more important than money: my friends. And they aren't worth even a penny to me.



Cultural References
A Fishful Of Dollars

This eposodes title is a parody of the title of the 1964 film 'A Fistfull of Dollars'



Other Episode Crew

Director Of Computer GraphicsScott Vanzo
3d DirectorScott Vanzo
 
Warning: Futurama season 1 episode 6 guide may contain spoilers
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