My Three Suns
Episode 7 of 9 within Season One : FOX. Item 7 of 145 overall.
Production number 1ACV07.
J. Stewart Burns - Writer
Jeffrey Lynch - Director
Kevin O'Brien - Director
79 votes

The crew visits an arid planet in the Galaxy of Terror distinctive for it's three suns and liquid alien inhabitants. Fry, after delivering a package under the scorching heat, quenches his thirst with a bottle of cool blue liquid.

Fry soon finds out he drank the planet's royal leader and is named the new emporer. Fry abuses his newfound power, even appointing Bender second in command, until the aliens retaliate and the real battle for power begins.

original airdate-- May 2,1999          rating--5.8 million

music--"Theme from Futurama" by Christopher Tyng

  1. "Car Wash" by Rose Royce

Title caption--Presented in Double Vision  (Where drunk)

Title reference--The TV show My Three Sons

Opening cartoon--"The Impractical Joker"

Goofs--A few of the liquid people are shown wearing clothes; while you can usually see through the people to the walls, etc, behind them, you can't see the clothing through them.

  • When Fry is trying to buy the Z-ray from the salesman, the salesman has a red spot on his forehead. When Fry gets dragged away, it disappears, then later on it comes back.
  • When Fry starts his speech with "I, Fry", the podium is casting a shadow underneath him, but he isn't.
  • When Fry is sitting on the throne being goaded by Bender, the emperor in his stomach turns from light blue to dark blue in some shots.

Easter Eggs: On the main menu for Season 1 Disc 1 press right to highlight the limo. Press enter to view the film poster for the film 'Planet of the Clams'.

On the second disc of Season One on the Main Menu, highlight "fear of a bot planet" and click up which highlights a slurm truck. Then press enter to see a movie poster.

On the third disc of Season One on the main menu, highlight "fry and the slurm factory" and press right on DVD remote. Press enter to see movie poster.


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Previous episode :
006 A Fishful of Dollars
Next episode :
008 A Big Piece of Garbage

regional titles

My Three Suns
Trois soleils
Die Galaxis des Terrors
I miei tre soli
Mis Tres Soles