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Ep Title Writer(s) Director(s) Original airdate
1 Amazon Women in the Mood Lewis Morton Brian Sheesley February 4, 2001
A double-date for Kif, Amy, Zapp, and Leela ends in disaster when their orbiting restaurant crashes on planet Amazonia. The hulking female inhabitants of the planet take their male captives to the omniscient Femputer, who orders Fry, Zapp, and Kif to death by "snu-snu".
2 Parasites Lost Eric Kaplan Peter Avanzino January 21, 2001
When Fry becomes infested with parasitic worms that make him stronger and smarter, he finally finds the perfect way to profess his feelings to Leela. Meanwhile, the rest of the crew go on a Fantastic Voyage-esque journey into Fry's body to eradicate the worms.
3 A Tale of Two Santas Bill Odenkirk Ron Hughart December 23, 2001
A Planet Express mission to Robot Santa Claus' colony on Neptune leaves the murderous robot trapped in the frozen sea, and Bender takes over as Santa, vowing to bring peace and goodwill to Xmas again. But when Bender is mistaken for the real Robot Santa Claus, he is arrested and sentenced to death.
4 The Luck of the Fryrish Ron Weiner Chris Louden March 11, 2001
After a string of bad luck, Fry ventures into the decaying ruins of Old New York to regain his lucky seven leaf clover from his childhood, only to find that his brother Yancy had stolen not only the clover, but Fry's identity as well. Fry sets out to exhume his brother's body, but discovers a startling truth about Yancy instead.
5 The Birdbot of Ice-Catraz Dan Vebber James Purdum March 4, 2001
A sober Bender crashes a dark matter tanker on Pluto, threatening the penguin reserve nearby. Leela helps out in the clean-up, but when the penguins begin mating out of control, drastic action must be taken to thin the herd.
6 Bendless Love Eric Horsted Swinton O. Scott III February 11, 2001
Bender's urge to bend prompts Professor Farnsworth to send him on a rehabilitation visit to a steel factory, where he falls in love with a shapely fem-bot named Angleyne. But Bender's old rival Flexo and the intrusion of the Robot Mafia threaten to throw a wrench into the proceedings.
7 The Day the Earth Stood Stupid Jeff Westbrook Mark Ervin February 18, 2001
Earth is invaded by super-intelligent flying brains, who sap the Earth's populace of their intelligence. Leela is taken to Nibbler's home planet Eternium, where the Nibblonians explain that only one human is immune to the brains' powers – Fry.
8 That's Lobstertainment! Patric M. Verrone Bret Haaland February 25, 2001
Dr. Zoidberg reunites with his uncle, silent hologram star Harold Zoid, and the two of them set out to make a movie together. They cast the temperamental Calculon in the lead role, who demands an Oscar for his performance, but the movie doesn't go over well with audiences.
9 The Cyber House Rules Lewis Morton Susie Dietter April 1, 2001
Leela meets up with her former orphanarium playmate Adlai Atkins, now a phaser eye surgeon, who offers to grant Leela surgery that will give her two eyes. Meanwhile, Bender adopts twelve orphans in order to collect $1,200 in government stipends.
10 Where the Buggalo Roam J. Stewart Burns Pat Shinagawa March 3, 2002
When Amy's parents' ranch is hit by a dust storm that blows away their herd of buggalo, Kif sets out to prove his masculinity by rounding up the herd, only to become entangled with the native Martians.
11 Insane in the Mainframe Bill Odenkirk Peter Avanzino April 8, 2001
Accused of robbing a bank, Fry and Bender plead insanity and are both sent to robot insane asylum. While Bender and his buddy Roberto plan an escape, Fry is brainwashed into thinking that he is a robot.
12 The Route of All Evil Brian Sheesley Dan Vebber December 8, 2002
Farnsworth's clone Cubert teams up with Hermes' son Dwight to launch a newspaper delivery business. Farnsworth and Hermes scoff at the kids' efforts - until the delivery boys accumulate enough capital to buy out Planet Express. Meanwhile, Fry and Leela use Bender to brew their own homemade beer.
13 Bendin' in the Wind Eric Horsted Ron Hughart April 22, 2001
When Bender is paralyzed in a tragic can opener accident, he discovers his musical washboard skills and goes on tour as a member of Beck's folk-rock band, acting as a voice for broken robots everywhere. Fry, Leela, Amy, and Zoidberg tag along in Fry's antique 1960s VW Van.
14 Time Keeps on Slippin' Ken Keeler Chris Louden May 6, 2001
While creating a team of mutants to play the Harlem Globetrotters, the Professor accidentally causes a disruption in time that threatens the existence of the universe. Meanwhile, Fry tries to win an unreceptive Leela's heart.
15 I Dated a Robot Eric Kaplan James Purdum May 13, 2001
Fry discovers the ability to download any celebrity onto a blank robot, and chooses to download Lucy Liu, with whom he falls madly in love. Repulsed by this disgusting display of human/robot love, Leela, Bender, and Zoidberg set out to shut down Nappster.com and put an end to illegal celebrity downloads forever.
16 A Leela of Her Own Patric M. Verrone Swinton O. Scott III April 7, 2002
Leela endeavors to become the first female blernsball player, but her lack of depth perception hinders her skills. Nevertheless, she becomes the pitcher for the New New York Mets, purely for her novelty value.
17 A Pharaoh to Remember Ron Weiner Mark Ervin March 10, 2002
Bender fears that nobody will remember him after he dies, and sees his chance for immortality when the crew is enslaved on the planet O'Cyris IV. Posing as the planet's new pharaoh, Bender orders a humongous statue built in his honor, and quickly goes mad with power.
18 Anthology of Interest II L. Morton, D. X. Cohen, J. Gorbett, S. Kirby Bret Haaland January 6, 2002
When the Professor fine-tunes his What-If Machine, Bender discovers what it would be like if he were human, Fry discovers what it would be like if life were more like a video game, and Leela discovers what it would be like if she found her true home.
19 Roswell that Ends Well J. Stewart Burns Rich Moore December 9, 2001
The combined explosions of a supernova and Fry putting metal in the microwavе hurtle the Planet Express crew back in time to 1947. They land at Roswell, New Mexico, where a shattered Bender is mistaken for UFO debris, Zoidberg is taken in for an alien autopsy, and Fry accidentally kills his grandfather, Enos Fry, in a nuclear explosion.
20 Godfellas Ken Keeler Susie Dietter March 17, 2002
Bender is accidentally shot out of the ship's torpedo tube and becomes lost in space. Floating through the ethereal darkness, Bender becomes inhabited with tiny alien life forms, but has trouble playing God to their unyielding prayers.
21 Future Stock Aaron Ehasz Brian Sheesley March 31, 2002
With Planet Express in financial trouble, Fry nominates a flashy businessman from the 1980s to replace Professor Farnsworth as CEO of the company. That Guy goes on to sell Planet Express to Mom's Friendly Robot Corporation, putting everyone out of a job.
22 The 30% Iron Chef Jeff Westbrook Ron Hughart April 14, 2002
Bender receives culinary lessons from the great chef Helmut Spargle, and puts his skills to the test on national television when he competes against Elzar on "Iron Cook". Meanwhile, Dr. Zoidberg accidentally destroys Professor Farnsworth's ship-in-a-bottle and pins the deed on Fry, only to be struck with remorse afterward.