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Amazon Women in the Mood S03E05 / 3ACV01
After ruining a date with Leela, and Kif and Amy's too, Zapp crash-lands an orbitting restaurant into Planet Amazonia. These Amazonian woman worship a Femcomputer who sentences Fry and the rest of the guys to death. It is up to Bender, a manbot and technically not a man, to intercede on the guys' behalf.
Written by: Lewis Morton
Directed by: Brian Sheesley
First Airing Date: 2001.02.04
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Amazon Women in the Mood
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Parasites Lost S03E04 / 3ACV02
When Fry eats an egg-salad sandwich from a vending machine at a gas station, he begins to have strange side-effects: he becomes stronger and smarter. Professor Farnsworth makes a diagnosis and concludes that Fry had ingested "intelligent worms" that have set up shop in his body. The Planet Express crew shrink themselves to microscopic form and enter Fry's body to fight off the intruders, while Leela is left to divert Fry's attention... but finds herself more and more attracted to the new man Fry has become.
Written by: Eric Kaplan
Directed by: Peter Avanzino
First Airing Date: 2001.01.21
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Parasites Lost
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A Tale of Two Santas S04E02 / 3ACV03
The crew has the mission of delivering Santa's mail on Xmas eve. As the people on Earth lie in wait for Santa to arrive, the crew accidentally freeze Santa, and Fry decides to bring his "antiquated" notion of Christmas to the 31st century. Bender takes on Santa's job, but he is captured and sentenced to death for Santa's crimes.
Written by: Bill Odenkirk
Directed by: Ron Hughart
First Airing Date: 2001.12.23
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A Tale of Two Santas
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The Luck of the Fryrish S03E10 / 3ACV04
With his bad luck turning worse, Fry decides to go underground, to the ruins of Old New York, to retrieve a seven-leaf clover he stored away in the 20th Century. While searching for it, he gets to remember a lot of his past and the life he left behind.
Written by: Ron Weiner
Directed by: Chris Louden
First Airing Date: 2001.03.11
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The Luck of the Fryrish
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The Birdbot of Ice-Catraz S03E09 / 3ACV05
Leela joins a group of protestors that want to stop an oil tanker, piloted by Bender, from going near a penguin reserve on Pluto.
Written by: Dan Vebber
Directed by: James Purdum
First Airing Date: 2001.03.04
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The Birdbot of Ice-Catraz
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Bendless Love S03E06 / 3ACV06
When a sleep-walking Bender causes havoc on Planet Express by indiscriminately bending things in the middle of the night, Professor Farnsworth becomes bent out of shape and sends him off to the Bending Factory, where he mets Angeline… Flexo's ex-wife.
Written by: Eric Horsted
Directed by: Swinton O. Scott III
First Airing Date: 2001.02.11
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Bendless Love
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The Day the Earth Stood Stupid S03E07 / 3ACV07
When a race of giant brains take over Earth and make everyone stupider, the Ambassador from Planet Eternium revels that Fry, curiously inmune to the Brain attacks, is the only hope for Earth.
Written by: Jeff Westbrook & David X. Cohen
Directed by: Mark Ervin
First Airing Date: 2001.02.18
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The Day the Earth Stood Stupid
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That's Lobstertainment! S03E08 / 3ACV08
Silent hologram star Harold Zoid, now living in an old actor's asylum, wants to do one last film. Bender convinces Calculon to fund the movie, with the promise that it'll get him an Oscar. Meanwhile Fry and Leela spend a lot of time all alone in a tar pit.
Written by: Patric M. Verrone
Directed by: Bret Haaland
First Airing Date: 2001.02.25
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That's Lobstertainment!
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The Cyber House Rules S03E11 / 3ACV09
At an orphanarium reunion, Leela runs into an old classmate that is now a plastic surgeon, and he gives her an operation to give her the appearance of two eyes. Meanwhile, when Bender finds out that orphans come with a government stipend, he adopts twelve of them.
Written by: Lewis Morton
Directed by: Susan Dietter
First Airing Date: 2001.04.01
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The Cyber House Rules
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Where the Buggalo Roam S04E06 / 3ACV10
When "buggalo rustlers" steal the Wongs' buggalo herd on Mars, Kif decides to prove himself to Amy's parents by going after the thieves. However, Amy's parents think he's a wuss, and get the help of the most decorated planet in the universe… Zapp Brannigan.
Written by: J. Stewart Burns
Directed by: Susan Dietter
First Airing Date: 2002.03.03
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Insane in the Mainframe S03E12 / 3ACV11
Fry and Bender are arrested for bank robbery when they get involved with one of Bender's old robot friends, Roberto, while he's robbing a bank. Fry and Bender are convicted of the crime and sent to an asylum for criminally insane robots. It's a walk in the park for Bender, but Fry is brain-washed into believing he is a robot.
Written by: Bill Odenkirk
Directed by: Peter Avanzino
First Airing Date: 2001.04.08
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The Route of All Evil S05E03 / 3ACV12
After Cubert and Hermes' son Dwight get kicked out of school and bother everyone in Planet Express, they're forced to get a job, so they decide to start a competing delivery company, and "borrow" the Planet Express ship to help with their paper route.
Written by: Dan Vebber
Directed by: Brian Sheesley
First Airing Date: 2002.12.08
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Bendin' in the Wind S03E13 / 3ACV13
Beck invites an injured Bender to go on tour with him, while the gang follows in an old VW bus salvaged by Fry.
Written by: Eric Horsted
Directed by: Ron Hughart
First Airing Date: 2001.04.22
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Time Keeps on Slippin' S03E14 / 3ACV14
When the Harlem Globetrotters challenge Earth to a basketball game, Professor Farnsworth creates a group of mutant players using chronitons, time particles found in the Tempus Nebula. However, when the Planet Express crew removes the mutants from harvesting, they tip off the Time-Space Continuum causing forward motion of time to skip ahead.
Written by: Ken Keeler
Directed by: Chris Loudon
First Airing Date: 2001.05.06
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Time Keeps on Slippin'
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I Dated a Robot S03E15 / 3ACV15
Fry downloads Lucy Liu's profile into a blank robot, that looks and acts like her... well, except that the real Lucy Liu probably wouldn't be madly in love with PHILIP J FRY. But when it turns out the company that makes the copies, Nappster.com, uses her image illegally and painfully for her head, the others rescue her... only to have to face an army of attacking Liubots.
Written by: Eric Kaplan
Directed by: James Purdum
First Airing Date: 2001.05.13
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I Dated a Robot
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A Leela of Her Own S04E10 / 3ACV16
When Leela is signed to the New New York Mets, she is thrilled to be the first female major league blernsball player. Drawing huge crowds at the games, Leela believes she is an inspirational role model to all women. What she doesnt realize is, she has such a following because she is the worst blernsball player to ever play the game.
Written by: Patric M. Verrone
Directed by: Swinton O. Scott III
First Airing Date: 2002.04.07
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A Pharaoh to Remember S04E07 / 3ACV17
Fry, Leela, and Bender end up as slaves on an Egypt-like planet, but when one of them gets a position of influence, there's hope for... oh, wait, it's Bender. Looks like Fry and Leela are screwed royally!
Written by: Ron Weiner
Directed by: Mark Ervin
First Airing Date: 2002.03.10
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Anthology of Interest II S04E03 / 3ACV18
Three stories unfold when Professor Farnsworth fine-tunes his "What If" machine: Bender discovers how different he would be if he were human, Fry learns what life would be like if it resembled a video game and Leela wonders what would happen if she found her true home.... and crash lands on Planet Ozz.
Written by: Lewis Morton / David X. Cohen / Jason Gorbett & Scott Kirby
Directed by: Bret Haaland
First Airing Date: 2002.01.06
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Roswell That Ends Well S04E01 / 3ACV19
When Fry misuses the ship's microwave oven during a supernova explosion, the colliding forces send the Planet Express ship hurtling back in time to 1947, and it crashes in the desert outside of Roswell, New Mexico. Dr. Zoidberg and Bender's headless body are captured and taken to a military base, where Fry's grandfather is stationed. While the Professor and Leela work on how to return to 3002, Fry and Bender's head attempt a rescue at the base and make a contact that jeopardizes Fry's existence.
Written by: J. Stewart Burns
Directed by: Rich Moore
First Airing Date: 2001.12.09
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Godfellas S04E08 / 3ACV20
After getting separated from the ship during a pirate attack, Bender becomes a god to a microcivilization, while Fry mounts an effort to find him.
Written by: Ken Keeler
Directed by: Susan Dietter
First Airing Date: 2002.03.17
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Future Stock S04E09 / 3ACV21
Fry blindly supports Planet Express's new CEO, a slick talker from the 1980s who emphasizes image as he takes on their biggest rival: Mom's delivery company.
Written by: Aaron Ehasz
Directed by: Brian Sheesley
First Airing Date: 2002.03.31
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The 30% Iron Chef S04E11 / 3ACV22
Bender attempts to become a chef, and is quickly rejected by the Planet Express crew. He then turns to the chef that inspired him, Elzar... who also rejects him. Bender soon makes friends with some space hobos and, coincidently, one of them is Helmut Spragel, formerly the world's greatest chef. Helmut takes Bender under his wing and trains him to be a master chef by giving him a secret weapon: a crystal vile containing "the pure essence of flavor". A now confident Bender challenges Elzar to a competition in the televised kitchen coliseum known as the "Iron Cook" show.
Written by: Jeff Westbrook
Directed by: Ron Hughart
First Airing Date: 2002.04.14
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