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The first broadcast season of Futurama consisted of nine episodes that aired on the Fox Network in the United States from March 28, 1999 to May 18, 1999. The original order of thirteen episodes was split, with the last four episodes airing as the first four episodes of the second season.

Ep Title Writer(s) Director(s) Original airdate
1 - 1 Space Pilot 3000 D.X. Cohen, M. Groening R. Moore, G. Vanzo March 28, 1999
A pizza delivery boy named Philip J. Fry accidentally stumbles into a cryogenic tube on Dеcember 31, 1999 and awakens on New Year's Eve in the year 2999, where he meets a mutant career counselor namedLeela, an alcoholic robot named Bender, and his distant nephew Professor Farnsworth.
2 - 2 The Series Has Landed Ken Keeler Peter Avanzino April 4, 1999
After delivering a package to an amusement park on the moon, Fry shows Leela how to appreciate the celestial body while Bender and Amy must try to recover the keys to the Planet Express ship.
3 - 3 I, Roommate Eric Horsted Bret Haaland April 6, 1999
Fry gets kicked out of the Planet Express building and tries to find a place to live. When Bender's antenna wreaks havoc on the TV reception, Bender is kicked out of their new apartment and Fry must decide whether or not a place to live is more important than his best friend.
4 - 4 Love's Labours Lost in Space Brian Kelley Brian Sheesley April 13, 1999
S01E04 02
Leela meets Captain Zapp Brannigan on a mission to rescue animals from a hollow planet, depleted of all the dark matter that once filled it, on the verge of collapse, but Brannigan jails the crew for interfering. This episode sees the introduction of Nibbler.
5 - 5 Fear of a Bot Planet H. Lombard, E. Gore P. Avanzino, C. Baeza April 20, 1999
S01E05 05
Bender delivers a package to a Chapek 9 inhabited solely by human-hating robots and becomes an idol to them.
6 - 6 A Fishful of Dollars Patric M. Verrone R. Hughart, G. Vanzo April 27, 1999
S01E06 03
When Fry discovers that he's a billionaire thanks to a thousand years of compound interest on 93 cents, he uses the money to buy back things from his the 20th century. This includes spending millions on a can of anchovies, which are extinct in the year 3000. Mom, head of Mom's Friendly Robot Company, wants the anchovies for very different reasons.
7 - 7 My Three Suns J. Stewart Burns J. Lynch, K. O'Brien May 4, 1999
Fry becomes emperor of a Trisol of water-based beings after he accidentally drinks the former ruler, Bont.
8 - 8 A Big Piece of Garbage Lewis Morton Susie Dietter May 11, 1999
A 21st-century garbage ball threatens to fall back to Earth and destroy New New York. Fry saves the day with his 20th-century garbage-making skills.
9 - 9 Hell Is Other Robots Eric Kaplan Rich Moore May 18, 1999
To break his addiction to electricity, Bender finds religion by becoming a member of the Temple of Robotology. But when he reverts to his old ways, he is sent to Robot Hell.