- Fry hides his lucky seven-leaf clover from his brother.
- Fry falls through the ice before ice fishing with his father and catches a cold.
- Barack Obama works as a pizza delivery boy for Mr. Panucci.
- Fry fails to win the Nerd Search '88 Science Competition, which is won by Josh Gedgie.
- Josh Gedgie's winning science experiment is launched into space. Years later, it will be dumped on Saturn's dump moon.