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Futurama: Love and Rocket

Love is in the air when Bender finds himself involved in a shipboard romance....with the ship. When the Professor upgrades the Planet Express spaceship's software with a sexy female voice (guest star Sigourney Weaver), Bender falls hopelessly in love. But when the ship discovers that Bender is unfaithful, she charts a course for self-destruction, and it's up to Fry and Leela to save the day.


Episode Info


Episode number: 4x4
Production Number: 4ACV03
Airdate: Sunday February 10th, 2002

Director: Brian Sheesley
Writer: Dan Vebber


  • Currently 7.4/10
7.4/10 (5 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Lucy Liu
voiced Herself
Recurring
Sigourney Weaver
voiced Planet Express Ship
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
Episode Notes
Opening theme promotion: WHEN YOU SEE THE ROBOT, DRINK!

Opening theme cartoon: Unknown



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Spin DoctorsTwo Princes 


Cultural References
The episode references 2001: A Sapce Odyssey heavily. The ship's red eye is identical to the Hall 9000 Computer's in the movie. Bender and the ship sing a song that HAL sings when he is being shutdown, and the way Leela shuts down the ship is identical to HAL's shutting down.



Other Episode Crew

Director Of Computer GraphicsScott Vanzo
3d DirectorScott Vanzo
 
Warning: Futurama season 4 episode 4 guide may contain spoilers
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