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Season 2

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A Flight to Remember S02E01 / 1ACV10
Professor Farnsworth books the crew of Planet Express on the maiden voyage of the largest, most luxurious space cruise ship ever ... the Titanic. This expedition turns into a "Love Boat" as Bender falls for a wealthy Countess robot and Fry swims with the sharks. When Zapp Brannigan takes a shortcut in space, however, it becomes a night to remember as the Titanic approaches a black hole.
Written by: Eric Horsted
Directed by: Peter Avanzino
First Airing Date: 1999.09.26
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Mars University S02E02 / 1ACV11
When Fry returns to college to prove he can be just as good of a dropout as he was in the Twentieth Century, Professor Farnsworth surprises him with a dorm roommate, a super-intelligent monkey. Meanwhile Bender, a legend of the robot fraternity Epsilon Rho Rho ("ERR") leads a revenge of the robot nerds.
Written by: J. Stewart Burns
Directed by: Bret Haaland
First Airing Date: 1999.10.03
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When Aliens Attack S02E03 / 1ACV12
The Omicrons threaten to destroy the earth if they can't see the last episode of a lost 20th Century television series "Single Female Lawyer" starring an unmarried human female,who wears very short miniskirts, struggling to succeed in human man's world. Because the last episode was destroyed by someone spilling beer on the transmitter (think Fry), the crew from Planet Express must deliver their version of "Single Female Lawyer."
Written by: Ken Keeler
Directed by: Brian Sheesley
First Airing Date: 1999.11.07
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Fry and the Slurm Factory S02E04 / 1ACV13
Fry opens a "Slurm" beverage container bearing the golden bottle cap and wins a tour of the "Slurm" Factory (a la "Willy Wonka") to see how the world's most deliciously addictive soft drink is made. Wandering off from the tour, Fry is horrified when he accidentally discovers the top-secret ingredient that makes "Slurm" so impossible to resist.
Written by: Lewis Morton
Directed by: Ron Hughart
First Airing Date: 1999.11.14
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I Second That Emotion S02E05 / 2ACV01
Professor Farnsworth installs an empathy chip in Bender, forcing him to feel human emotion. After Bender flushes Nibbler (Leela's beloved pet) down the toilet, while showing no sign of remorse, the insensitive robot is programmed to receive Leela's emotional frequency. Overcome by sadness, Bender sets out on a mission to find Nibbler and save him from the dangerous depths of the sewers, where mysterious inhabitants lurk.
Written by: Patric M. Verrone
Directed by: Mark Ervin
First Airing Date: 1999.11.21
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Brannigan Begin Again S02E06 / 2ACV02
Womanizing Starship Captain Zapp Brannigan is court-martialed after he accidentally blows up the DOOP (Democratic Order of Planets) Headquarters and is stripped of his rank. When Professor Farnsworth shows pity and hires the down-and-out Brannigan as the newest member of his crew, Zapp leads a mutiny to overthrow Leela.
Written by: Lewis Morton
Directed by: Jeffrey Lynch
First Airing Date: 1999.11.28
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A Head in the Polls S02E07 / 2ACV03
It's nearing election day on Earth and citizens are given a choice between two clones: John Jackson and Jack Johnson. When a mine disaster traps 200 robots and the universe's supply of Titanium, the necessary ingredient to manufacture robots, the precious element increases astronomically in value. Bender, now a rare and profitable robot, seizes the opportunity to get rich quick and sells his body to Richard Nixon. While Bender's head hangs out with Claudia Schiffer's at the "Hall of Heads", his body joins the race for President of the World.
Written by: J. Stewart Burns
Directed by: Bret Haaland
First Airing Date: 1999.12.12
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Xmas Story S02E08 / 2ACV04
Fry learns just how much Christmas has changed in the year 3000. Santa Claus is now an eight-foot robot (guest voice John Goodman) who terrorizes people foolish enough to be out on the streets on Christmas Eve.
Written by: David X. Cohen
Directed by: Peter Avanzino
First Airing Date: 1999.12.19
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Why Must I Be a Crustacean in Love S02E09 / 2ACV05
Doctor Zoidberg is acting very strange when little things send him into a rage. His self-diagnosis: it is mating season on his home planet, so he requests Leela, Fry and Bender to deliver him in time for the festivities. Upon arrival, Zoidberg sets out to hook up with the girl he left behind... only to find out she has eyes for another. In homage to Cyrano de Bergerac, Fry coaches Zoidberg in the ways of 20th Century love.
Written by: Eric Kaplan
Directed by: Brian Sheesley
First Airing Date: 2000.02.06
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Put Your Head on my Shoulder S02E10 / 2ACV07
Fry finds his flirtation with Amy heating up, until Amy becomes too serious about the relationship. Fry attempts to break things off just before Valentine's Day and broaches the subject while traveling a bit too fast in Amy's car, causing an accident. As a result of the crash, Fry's head becomes separated from the rest of his body. But thanks to Dr. Zoidberg's quick thinking, Fry's life is saved when his head is grafted onto Amy's body, forcing them to spend Valentine's Day together whether they want to or not.
Written by: Eric Horsted
Directed by: Chris Louden
First Airing Date: 2000.02.13
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Lesser of Two Evils S02E11 / 2ACV06
The Professor hires Flexo (a new robot who, despite a goatee, is an exact duplicate of Bender) as extra security when the crew is asked to take a valuable jeweled tiara to the Miss Universe Contest. When the tiara turns up missing, Fry suspects Flexo and starts a cat-and-mouse chase throughout the pageant with Bob Barker guest staring as himself.
Written by: Ken Keeler
Directed by: Chris Suave
First Airing Date: 2000.02.20
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Raging Bender S02E12 / 2ACV08
When Bender goes to the movies, he ends up wrestling around to get a better view. While brawling, he gets discovered and signs on as the featured attraction in the brutal Ultimate Robot Fighting League... with some knock-out results.
Written by: Lewis Morton
Directed by: Ron Hughart
First Airing Date: 2000.02.27
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A Bicyclops Built For Two S02E13 / 2ACV09
When Leela discovers that she is not the last cyclops in the Universe, she makes plans to meet with Alkazar, a male cyclops who tells Leela how she became the last female of their race. When Leela accepts Alkazar's marriage proposal, Fry tries to convince her that Alkazar is all wrong for her and Fry and Bender set out to gather evidence before Leela walks down the aisle.
Written by: Eric Kaplan
Directed by: Susan Dietter
First Airing Date: 2000.03.19
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How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back S02E14 / 2ACV11
Hermes, the bureaucrat assigned to the Planet Express, is on the fast track to promotion until he starts to crack under pressure and is sent away in vacation. In his place, Morgan Proctor (Nora Dunn), an attractive woman and orderly bureaucrat arrives and immediately becomes romantically entangled with Fry. When Bender discovers their secret and threatens to tell their co-workers, Morgan panics and disables his memory disk.
Written by: Bill Odenkirk
Directed by: Mark Ervin
First Airing Date: 2000.04.02
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A Clone of my Own S02E15 / 2ACV10
While at his 150th birthday surprise party, Professor Farnsworth is surprised by his age and that it's time for retirement. Questioning his accomplishments and seeking more in life, he revives his clone, Cubert, a 12-year-old boy interested in girls and games. But the forlorn Farnsworth realizes that Cubert is just another failed experiment, and decides to accept his fate.
Written by: Patric M. Verrone
Directed by: Rich Moore
First Airing Date: 2000.04.09
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The Deep South S02E16 / 2ACV12
When the crew aboard the Planet Express Spaceship goes fishing, Bender fashions a gigantic hook, causing the ship to sink. Once submerged, the Professor creates a habitable environment, but when leaking caffeine causes the evolutionary process to speed up, the city under sea becomes a civilization of mermaids and mermen. Fry finds romance and his senses begin to surface.
Written by: J. Stewart Burns
Directed by: Bret Haaland
First Airing Date: 2000.04.16
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Bender Gets Made S02E17 / 2ACV13
When Bender cannot pay the bill after an extremely expensive meal, he offers to work it off in the kitchen. While he's working he is introduced to the secret robot mafia who cooks up a plan for Bender to participate in a Zuban Cigar heist. Bender is dished a deal that hits closer to home.
Written by: Eric Horsted
Directed by: Peter Avanzino
First Airing Date: 2000.04.30
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The Problem With Popplers S02E18 / 2ACV15
When the Planet Express crew lands on a previously undiscovered plant, they find that it is covered in a new and delicious animal life form which they call "popplers". These edible and highly addictive "popplers" soon become a new business venture for the crew as Earthlings just can't seem to get enough of these delicacies. The dreaded Omnicrons reveal just what these "popplers" actually are, and seek restitution for Earth's "poppler" consumption.
Written by: Darin Henry & Patric M. Verrone
Directed by: Gregg Vanzo & Chris Suave
First Airing Date: 2000.05.07
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Mother's Day S02E19 / 2ACV14
It's Mother's Day in the year 3000 and the robots celebrate the occasion by lavishing presents on Mom, who happens to be the beloved founder of Mom's Friendly Robot Company. When Mom enlists the robots in a revolution to take over the world and make her Supreme Overlord of Earth for Mother's Day, she instructs the robots to turn against their human masters. Realizing that Mom seeks world domination, Professor Farnsworth's seductive moves are made to save the humans.
Written by: Lewis Morton
Directed by: Brian Sheesley
First Airing Date: 2000.05.14
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Anthology of Interest I S02E20 / 2ACV16
When Professor Farnsworth invents a "what if" machine, each member of the gang poses a question to this new machine to receive video-simulated answer. What if Bender was 500 feet tall, Leela was more impulsive and Fry never woke up in Y3K? In three separate stories, Bender, Leela and Fry each find out what would happen if their lives were different, and Vice President Al Gore, physicist Stephen Hawking and actress Nichelle Nichols join forces to help Fry.
Written by: Eric Rogers / Ken Keeler / David X. Cohen
Directed by: Rich Moore & Chris Louden
First Airing Date: 2000.05.21
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