War is the H-Word
Episode 2 of 15 within Season Three : FOX. Item 31 of 145 overall.
Production number 2ACV17.
Eric Horsted - Writer
Ron Hughart - Director
69 votes

Bender and Fry volunteer for military duty to enjoy the benefits of the soldiers's discount. When war breaks out later that same day, Leela too decides to join the all-male ranks, under the guise of Lee Lemon, and creates quite a stir for her leader, Zapp Brannigan.

original airdate: November 26,2000   rating--3.7 million


music--"Theme from Futurama" by Christopher Tyng


opening subtitle--General Sherman's words "War Is Hell"

opening cartoon--Felix the Cat in "Neptune Nonsense"

Trivia--The Earthicans used positron shooters against the Spheroids.

Goofs: Bender's ID-tag pinned on his chest changes position several times during the episode. In some shots it's even gone.

Trivia: The store where Fry buys ham-flavored chewing gum has a sign that says, "Free bag of ice-9 with six-pack". Ice-9 is a fictional form of ice which is solid at room temperature, described by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. in his novel "Cat's Cradle".


"Pizza delivery boy and major underachieving loser, Philip J. Fry, is cryogenically frozen by accident on New Year's Eve, 1999 and re-awakened 1000 years later in the 31st century".

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Previous episode :
030 The Honking
Next episode :
032 The Cryonic Woman

regional titles

Oorlog is de H-woord
War is the H-Word
La guerre, c'est l'enfer
Krieg auf Spheron Eins
Is Cogadh an H-Word
Guerra dell'altro mondo
La Guerra es una M