7 Facts about Futurama You Never Knew

1. The show is named after an exhibit at the 1939 World's Fair


2. The sounds of doors opening are taken from Star Trek

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3. The original name for Hermes was Dexter and he wasn't Jamaican until his lines were recorded

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4. The Hypnotoad sound is an engine turbine played backwards

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5. The alien language seen in the show has been decoded by fans

You can get the full alphabet online

Alien language
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6. In the year 3000, owls are a pest like rats are today


7. In early episodes, Zoidberg had teeth!

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So now you know the secrets of Futurama!

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