Futurama Easter Eggs

pic Life in Hell References - 9.6/10 with 7 votes
1.In the episode "Space Pilot 3000" when Fry finds out his girlfriend dumped him, you can see a building sign that reads AKBAR, one of the characters in the Life in hell comics.

2. In the episode "The Series Has Landed" Amy puts the spaceship keys... more
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pic Matt Groening's Little Secret - 9.5/10 with 22 votes
Before Futurama before Simpsons Matt Groening worked on a comic strip know as Life in hell about a tormented one-eared rabit named Bongo. Well in Futurama episode 17 "Xmas Story" when fry goes to the pet shop to buy Leela a pet you can see Bongo (a one... more
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00100100 - 9.0/10 with 5 votes
In the episode "I, Roommate" Benders apartment number is 00100100 which is a dollar sign on the ASCII chart.

Matt Groening - 9.0/10 with 1 votes
In the episode "Crimes of the Hot" the scientist with a degree in Homeopathic Medicine has it from Evergreen State College, Matt Groening's alma mater

pic Bart Head - 9.0/10 with 17 votes
In the episode "Luck of the Fryrish" When they go to Fry's house to find the clover, if you look on the shelf when Bender is opening the safe, Bart's head is on the shelf.
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pic Back of the Year 3000 Quarter - 8.8/10 with 4 votes
In the episode 'Godfellas', it is shown that bender flips a quarter after the shrimpkins ask him for wealth. If you watch the coin-flip in slow motion, you can see the back of the quarter:
(note, details are given from top of the quarter... more

Funny Message - 8.6/10 with 5 votes
In the Episode,Anthology of Interest Part II,Watch the Raiders of The Lost Arcade.At the Part When The Ship Lands,Q*Bert,Donkey Kong and other Video Game Characters will Get out of the Ship.Then Q*Bert Will Say A Message in Gibberish.If you Record that... more

pic Homer Badge - 8.0/10 with 3 votes
At Fry's coronation as emperor, look at the sash Bender is wearing. One of the badges has a picture on Homer Simpson.

Life in Hell - 8.0/10 with 1 votes
In the episode when Bender haunts Fry as a ghost, the robot devil is reading the magazine called Life in Hell, which is a reference to Matt Groening's old comic called Life in Hell. Groening is also responsible for Futurama.

De La Roca - 7.5/10 with 2 votes
In the episode "A Flight to Remember" when the crew go on the Titanic cruiseship, Bender meets a glamorous robot he falls in love with called Countess De La Roca. One of the show's producers is called Claudia De La Roca. Her name can be seen frequently... more

pic Secret Message in the Sandwich - 7.4/10 with 104 votes
In the Season 4 DVD set, fourth disk, the main menu with episode list has intermittent dialog. One is of Zoidberg saying something like, "If I only had an egg salad sandwich." If you click on the sandwich within the fridge, a lengthy alien message will... more

pic Radiator? - 7.4/10 with 11 votes
Futurama Episode 66 "The Sting"
During Fry's funeral scene, all of Fry's girlfriends from previous episodes are shown. Included, at the far left, is the radiator referenced in episode 19, "The Lesser of Two Evils". In that episode, Fry bragged "I don't... more

Hell Is Futurama - 7.3/10 with 3 votes
Watch the episode XMAS STORY, during the scene when Fry is looking through a pet store to find Leela a present, he looks at a rabbit in one cage - it's the one eared rabbit from Matt Greoning - futurama creator-'s life in Hell

Simpsons in Water People - 7.3/10 with 3 votes
In the episode "My Three Suns" In the scene where Amy is soaking her fingers (but not in that shot) one of the water people on the left has the face of marge simpson as depicted from the Tracy Ullman Simpsons shorts.

pic Jar Jar Binks - 7.3/10 with 3 votes
This one is fairly hard to catch. In the episode "That's Lobstertainment", when it goes to the oscars, look closely at the first scene. The screen pans over very quickly to calculon and Zoidberg. If you slow down the panning, you can see Jar Jar Binks'... more
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Bender's Brain - 7.2/10 with 251 votes
Early in the episode where Fry wins a contest sponsored by "Slurm,", the professor shows the crew a new invention he calls the "F-Ray". When the professor shines the f-ray on Bender's head, a little rectangle with the number "6502" on it shows up in his... more
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pic Leela's Parents in Early Episode - 7.2/10 with 5 votes
In episode 14 "I second that Emtion" in the middle of the episode when Dwayne (the Mutant with an enormouse forhead)is singing about "El Chupanibre" there is a view of the crow and if you pause it at that moment and look at the top left of the screen... more
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Mash Reference - 7.1/10 with 8 votes
On the episode where Fry, Leela, and Bender have to fight in a war against the balls, when it shows the army base right after Bender puts the bomb inside him to save everyone, it shows an above view of the base. The base style, jokes by Zoidburg and the... more

Phil Hartman - 7.1/10 with 165 votes
The late Phil Hartman had two semi-regular charecters on The Simpsons. and became a friend to creator Matt Groening. When Futurama was being created Groening made a charecter especially for Hartman. He would't even have to audition for it. But after he... more
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pic Hidden Code - 7.1/10 with 171 votes
This is so cool if you can remember to do this. On every episode of Futurama, there is a code, almost resembling hyroglyphics. Sometimes it is on the side of a building, or on a poster on a wall, or on a billboard. It is up to you to break the code... more
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pic Simpsons in Background - 7.0/10 with 6 votes
I don't know the episode but it is the one at mars university. When Fry is having a flash-back when he went to "college" at the carnival look at one of the canival games. Two of the prizes are Homer and Bart Simpson.
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Where Are Q-bert's Pants? - 7.0/10 with 3 votes
When the Space Invaders land on Earth, and Q-Bert steps out of the ship and says a garbled message, playing it in reverse yields "Where can a guy get some pants around here?"

Radioactive Man - 7.0/10 with 1 votes
In the episode "The Route of All Evil" you can see Qbert reading a Radioactive Man comic from the Simpsons

Bender's Fear - 7.0/10 with 1 votes
When Bender is spending the night at his Uncle Vladamir's old spooky house, blood starts to come out of the wall and spells binary code. When looked at in the mirror, it reads "1010011010" and Bender runs out of the room screaming. He has good reason... more

pic The Car - 6.7/10 with 11 votes
In the episode where Bender turns into a Werecar, you'll notice that the car he turns into is actually "The Car" from the 1977 movie, which is also an evil self-driving car that runs over anyone it sees.

See the strangely similar frames:

Futurama... more
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pic Intro Tubes - 6.4/10 with 5 votes
In the intro of every episode if you look in the tubes you can see Hermes, Amy, Kif, Zoidberg, and Zap Brannigan fly by.

pic HS+MB - 6.3/10 with 34 votes
In said episode, when Fry and Leela enter the Inferno ride, it gives a shot from iside looking towards the door. In the lower right corner of the shot, you can see a pink heart with the initials HS+MB inside. That most likely stands for Homer Simpson... more
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Three Eyed Fish from Simpsons - 6.2/10 with 8 votes
In the first episode where Fry goes through the tube-thingy he goes under water, and when he's underware you see the mutated 3 eyed fish that's been in The Simpsons many times just under the tube.
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Matt Groening's Secret Surprise - 6.2/10 with 8 votes
Before The Simpsons and Futurama, Matt Groening made Life in Hell, a comic strip about a tormented one-eared rabbit named Bongo. In episode 17 of Futurama, "X-mas Story" Fry goes to the pet store to buy a gift for Leela. If you look carefully, you can... more

Futurama - 6.2/10 with 105 votes
"Futurama" was the name of a General Electric display at the world's fair in the 40's (check me on that, I may be wrong about the date) that showed a panorama of the future according to GE, complete with big sweeping buildings and flying cars (think 40's... more
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Eye of the Beholder - 6.1/10 with 7 votes
In the episodes how hermes requisitioned his groove back when they're trying to sneak into the central beaurocracy they pass a floating ball with an eye. This is the main monster from the Dungeons and Dragons Video Game "Eye of the beholder" its an egg... more
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Rocket Bus - 6.1/10 with 115 votes
In the begining of Futurama theres like a rocket bus or a space bus, if you look in the windows, you can see some of the characters from The Simpsons which is a series that was made by Matt Groening (the guy who made Futurama.)
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The World Wide Web - 6.0/10 with 1 votes
From the Eye Phone episode: At the scene where Bender, Fry, Leela, and Hermes are in the pizzeria, Bender shows a video of fry doing karate in his underpants. Fry asks "Since when has the internet been about robbing people of their privacy?" Bender gives... more

Yancy from Doug - 6.0/10 with 1 votes
Billy West who voices Fry also voices Doug Funnie in the Nickelodeon Show "Doug." Doug's full name is Douglas Yancey Funnie and Philip J. Fry's brother's name is Yancy Fry.

pic Homer and Bart Appear - 5.7/10 with 152 votes
In the episode where the whole Futurama gang goes to MARS University. When Fry begins to think back to the time he was at a carnival , some of the stuffed animal prizes in the game booths are of Homer and Bart!!! This is interesting to look for.... more
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Wisconsin - 5.7/10 with 3 votes
In 3 episodes there are refrences to Wisconsin and the Wisconsin badger football team.
In the 2nd episode of season 1, Fry says "This is weak!" about a gopher comedy routine. The Minnesota Golden Gophers are the Badgers archrivals. In the episode when... more

pic Matt Groening in a Jar - 5.6/10 with 164 votes
1. Watch the Pilot episode.
2. When Bender and Fry are running from the two cops, they run into the Celebrity Head Museum.
3. When they go behind the shelf, the camera pans right.
4. Look to the right of Bender and Fry, you'll see Matt Greoning's(Creator... more
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Death Race? - 5.3/10 with 10 votes
In the episode where Bender becomes a were-car, at the point where Leela tells Fry to distract Bender/Were-car, Fry jumps in front of the car, waving his arms and yells "Look at me, I'm a blind pedestrian! TWENTY POINTS!"

This is a reference to the... more
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Guy from the Simpsons - 5.3/10 with 112 votes
Watch the episode 'A Fishfull Of Dollars' (where Fry confronts Mom).
If you look closely at the can of anchovies, the fisherman from The Simpsons is on the can.
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A Bunch of Futurama Eegs - 5.3/10 with 7 votes
these are some of my favorite eeggs from futurama, which i was surprised not to find these on this website.

"amazon women in the mood."

1. During the flashback, when Kif and Amy say goodbye outside Planet Express, you can see Bender dropping... more
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A Christmas Surprise - 5.0/10 with 74 votes
This egg is in the Christmas episode.

When Fry goes to the pet shop to buy Leela a present, you will notice that after he sees the dachshund, he will see a one-eared rabbit. That's Bongo from the "Life In Hell" comic!
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Matt Groenings Bar - 5.0/10 with 3 votes
I don´t know in which episode but you can see a bar that is named Akbar. Akbar is the name of one of the character's from Matt Groening's original cartoons Akbar and Jeff.

It's Xmas Time! - 5.0/10 with 6 votes
In the first Xmas episode of futurama, in the credits when they show the clip of robot santa look VERY carefully to the left and find the digital clock fry was dangling off of, it will say the exact time the episode aired.

Yummy Tummy! - 5.0/10 with 1 votes
In the episode "the Day the Earth Stood Stupid" when Leela goes to nibbler's home world there will be a giant tower with alien writing on it. (this is in what the creaters call beta cript 3 the hardest version of alien writing) and it translates to

"Yummy... more

Roswell That Ends Well - 5.0/10 with 3 votes
In the episode "Roswell That Ends Well", the missile fired at the air base by the planet express ship has the episode name and a drawing of Dr. Zoidberg on it it's case.
I think this has something to do with Americans writing messages on various weapons... more

Eagle from "Space 1999" - 5.0/10 with 1 votes
In the episode that reunites all the cast members from the original "Star Trek" there is a brief shot of a space ship shooting. If I remember correctly, it's shooting all the "Star Trek" videos into the sun. The ship is one of the Eagles from the old... more

Matt Groening's Head in Space Pilot 3000 - 5.0/10 with 3 votes
on Space Pilot 3000 when fry and bender run into the head museum they hide near matt groenigs head

1138 - 5.0/10 with 1 votes
In the episode 'I Second That Emotion', the gang is celebrating Nibbler's birthday. When Bender goes to play 'pin the tail on the moon maggot', he closes his eyes and cheats by using his targeting screen. There is a column of numbers on the left side... more
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pic Nibbler (Spoiler) - 4.8/10 with 37 votes
If you watch the first episode when fry is shoved into the cryo freezer if you look into the corner you can see nibbler's shadow, because you see him in a later epsode pushing(blowing) fry into the freezer.
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Futurama-space Bees - 4.5/10 with 6 votes
In the pilot episode of Futurama when Prof. Farnsworth gives the crew his past crew's career chips, he pours them out of a folder that says "contents of bee's stomach." This relates to the future episode "The Sting" when they go to a giant space bee hive... more
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pic It's Scrabble! - 4.4/10 with 14 votes
In the episode of Futurama where Fry wins the Slurm cotest by finding the golden pary cap, Leela and the professor are playing Scrabble. If you look at the professors letters, you'll notice that they spell "Futurama"
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Farnsworth - 4.4/10 with 107 votes
Fry's great great great etc. uncle's name is Philo T. Farnsworth or something like that. Farnsworth was the inventor of television.
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pic Weird Al in Futurama - 4.0/10 with 7 votes
On episode 3 of season 3 (The Cryonic Woman), when Fry is walking by the tubes to see which one he should unfreeze, he stops by a person with a mustache and crazy hair. He is wearing a shirt that says "Eat it!", which was a song done by Weird Al.
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pic Leela's Parents (Spoiler) - 3.9/10 with 22 votes
I wouldn't read this if you haven't seen the episode "Leela's Homeworld", or just don't know who her parents are.

In the episode "I Second That Emotion", Fry, Leela and Bender go down to the sewers and enter the "town". At one point you get a above... more
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Burger Anyone - 3.8/10 with 4 votes
On the second episode ever when they were on the moon after bender sings the show tunes. There is a sign behind him in alien font. When you download the alein print and translate it, the writing turns out to say tasty human burgers.
Just thought someone... more

To Serve Man - 3.3/10 with 9 votes
In the episode where Fry is emporer of the water people when Bender cooks dinner for the crew at the begining of the episode he is wearing a apron that says "to serve man" which was the name of an episode in the show "The Twilight zone".
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Kid Cuisine - 2.2/10 with 4 votes
About a 20 minutes into the movie, as the professors are investigating the properties of the strange anomaly, they demonstrate how the anomaly damages robots. Professor Vernstrum produces a small black and yellow robot which says "Playtime is Funtime!"

This... more

Married with Children Reference - 1.7/10 with 13 votes
In the episode where Leela finds another cyclops he takes her to his castle. When they are there Leela walks in the room and says, "I did my hair the way you wanted it.". He says something and then puts his hand in his toga. If you have watched Married... more
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