TV Series | TV-14 | | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The television announcer Morbo is modelled after the aliens in the 1957 sci-fi movie Invasion of the saucer men.
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The elements Bender claims to be constructed out of change throughout the series (though given Bender's nature, it's possible he's lying). This became an in-joke amongst the writers in later episodes.
Though the cartoons shown on the giant monitor are usually old, vintage cartoons (most likely public domain), on at least one instance a clip from a Simpsons short (from the Tracey Ullman Show) was used (Matt Groening created both Futurama and the Simpsons).
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