The forwards time machine was a temporal navigation device invented by professor farnsworth in 3010. Billy west, katey sagal, john dimaggio, tress macneille. That ends well, a timetravel story overloaded with jokes and twists. He finds that the pizza he is delivering is a prank, and has a drink to another lousy millennium, then falls into the cryo chamber. Fry uses the time travel button to propose to leela, but he ends up reliving the wrong moment.
That craft is actually a time machine made by the professor that formed the focal point of futurama season 6 episode the late philip j. Start your free trial to watch futurama and other popular tv shows and movies including new releases, classics, hulu originals, and more. Farnsworth has discovered that the fluid keeping heads alive in jars is composed of crystalline opal that traps that head in a temporal bubble, and if it is ingested, the person will travel back to the heads era for a limited time. Set in the year 3000, the series futurama features one of the most interesting forms of personal travelpneumatic tubes. The episode played with all of our favorite tropes time travel, the romance, bender being bender, the professor and his zany inventions. In the episode, fry attempts to make it on time to a birthday dinner date for leela. The professor, along with fry and bender were originally supposed to test drive the machine by going forward one minute into the future. Time keeps on slipping season 3, episode 14 comedy the professors creation of a basketball team of atomic mutants causes time to skip forward at random, and one result is a staff marriage. Why roswell that ends well is the best episode of futurama. The episode was written by ken keeler and directed by peter avanzino.
Of the more recent run, i guess id have to go with the episode the late philip j. It serves as the 26th episode of the seventh season, and the 140th episode of the series overall. Paradoxfree time travel machine futurama wiki fandom. The machine is only capable of traveling into the future, specifically in order to avoid creating temporal paradoxes such as accidentally having sex with ones grandmother. There are worse excuses for another timetravel episode than having died and been resurrected on a different network. The episode sees farnsworth, fry and bender traveled forwards and only forwards far, far into the future, leaving everyone they know and love behind. Fry is the seventh episode of the sixth season of the animated series futurama. Fry, which was a huge time travel extravaganza, where fry, bender, and.
Watch futurama season 6 episode 7 the late philip j. However, this purpose finally failed, as a consequence that, in the series, the time is cyclic, what means that the universe. However, they accidentally end up going forward 6,990 years and are forced to use the machine to keep going forward to try and find a time wherein mankind has invented a backwards time machine. The remaining forward time gets made up with him looking for the diamond.
Idle playthingsa dazzingly clever episode that unites much of futuramas ridiculously. You will also see that science fiction doesnt always have to take itself seriously to tell a great storyor to explore fascinating philosophical questionswhen you turn your attention to the futurama episode roswell that ends well. Time travel paradoxes in doctor who and futurama sciphi. However, they accidentally end up going forward 6,990 years and are forced to use the machine to keep going. A guide listing the titles and air dates for episodes of the tv series futurama.
Though it is in very limited use today, there has been renewed interest with elon musks hyperloop as a conceptual. Ill give it a passing grade because i laughed a few times, and i was nearly moved. This time off set frys watch, and since fry is moron, never actually reset it. Open with a look at a fanfavorite episode of doctor who and explore the nature of paradoxes in time travel. Meanwhile is the series finale of the american animated television series futurama. While fry struggles to find the source of the alien tones in his dreams, the real world turns into a nightmare. This episode revolved around a time travel device created by professor farnsworth that allows whomever presses it to go back to the previous 10 seconds but only the previous 10. Explore the wild world of futurama in just 10 episodes. I understand that to many losing futurama is like losing a friend. It originally aired on comedy central on july 29, 2010. It premiered on comedy central in the united states on september 4, 20, along with futurama live, a special preshow and aftershow for the. Right before he is about to leave to go see leela, he travels with the professor and bender in a time machine that only travels forward in time. And it kinda works, assuming all the episodes take place inside of 3010, which is the year the time travel episode is set.
Fry is developing a habit of being late everywhere he goes, including being there to celebrate leelas birthday. His within the first 2 minutes of episode 1 he is chanting i hate my life i hate my life i hate my life. The longrunning scifi cartoon spoof, which signed off last year, is making a timetraveling comeback on the simpsons sunday, nov. The paradoxcorrecting time travel machine is a big green orb that possesses the capacity for time travel. Judging by the events of benders big score, it depends on which type of time travel is used. Fry agrees to travel one minute into the future in farnsworths new time machine right before a big date with leela, but they wind up going far into the future with no way to go back in time.
Professor farnsworth invents a time machine that can only travel forward in time, but not back again, hopefully to avoid creating confusing and disgusting paradoxes. The best episode of the last, twopart season is another chewy take on that most confounding of scifi tropes, and surprisingly touching in the way it deals with the. Like several of futuramas alltime great episodes, meanwhile relies on time travel but. Ranking all the futurama episodes best to worst imdb. These were used primarily in the late 19 th to the early 20 th century to transport small packages over short distances, typically within a building or city. When a jiffypop incident inadvertently causes the planet express to travel back in timekick off the roswell u. Watch tv show futurama season 6 episode 7 the late philip j. It is able to go forwards in time, but is unable to travel backwards. Futurama returns for timetraveling crossover with the. Perhaps the capstone of the season was the late philip j. Futurama tv listings, tv schedule and episode guide tv guide. The time travel concept was cool, and the idea of larsa fry who lives and gets older on a separate timelineraised a lot of fascinating questions.
Fox broadcasting company broadcast many episodes of the original four. Cohen put some rules together for the universe they were conceiving, one of which was a hard ban on time travel. It fixes something that has bothered me from the beginning of the show, and. A brief lick lasts for several seconds while a large amount can go up to 24 hours.
Forward time machine the infosphere, the futurama wiki. This list follows the season box sets, which feature the episodes in the original. The crew members alter history when they travel back in time to the american revolution. After being marooned on a distant planet, fry befriends a young monster. With animation, because you can draw anything and do anything and have the characters do whatever you want, the tendency is to be very loose with the. Fox broadcasting company broadcast many episodes of the original four production seasons of futurama out of order though the first season was aired completely in order, resulting in five broadcast seasons. If futurama really is over for good, last nights meanwhile was a strong episode to go out on. Comedy central also chose to air the parts of season 6 and 7 out of order as well. The forward time machine is a time machine invented by professor farnsworth. Disenchantment is set in the futurama universe heres proof.859 1018 1631 331 1248 654 1558 712 166 1004 677 1451 1413 267 659 920 830 1502 1568 1492 1603 211 278 87 1096 1417 338 43 119 723 371 279 2 779 59 497 496