The combined explosions of a supernova and Fry putting metal in the microwave hurtle the Planet Express crew back in time to 1947.
However, 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, Enis, in a nuclear explosion.
original airdate: December 09,2001 rating--5.4 million
music--"Theme from Futurama" by Christopher Tyng
opening subtitle--Fun for the whole family Except grandma and grandpa
opening cartoon--Congo Jazz
Annie Awards--Outstanding Directing in an Animated Television Production, 2003, Rich Moore (won)
Emmy Awards--Outstanding Animated Program, 2002 (won)
"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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