There he has adventures with his new friends Leela, a one eyed alien, Bender, a bending robot, Dr. Zoidberg, a crab like creature, and his only living relative Dr. The series aired originally on Fox but was cancelled after 4 seasons. 4 direct to DVD movies were produced and an additional two seasons were made for Comedy Central. The show will have another two new seasons in 2023 on Hulu.
The show was known for witty writing, complex plots, and quotable scripts.