Television

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Television in the 31st century has many programs of different genres, which include news, live-action shows and more. It is possible that in the 31st century, all the whole number channels have been taken, leading to channels like Channel √2.

In the 20th century

Single Female Lawyer

See Single Female Lawyer.
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First Appearance: "When Aliens Attack" (1ACV12)
Episode

Description: A show about a female lawyer trying to survive in a man's world.
Based on: Ally McBeal

In the 31st century

All My Circuits

See All My Circuits.
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First Appearance: "I, Roommate" (1ACV03)
Episode

Description: A popular soap opera that has amazingly unreal storylines.
Based on: All My Children or other 20th Century soaps.

Captain Mega Meat and Bottomless Boy

See Captain Mega Meat and Bottomless Boy.
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First Appearance: "Yo Leela Leela" (6ACV21)
Episode

Description: A children's show featuring superheroes.

Caught on Tape 3

First Appearance: "The Lesser of Two Evils" (2ACV06)
Episode

Description: Bender mentions that he is on this show because of what he did in the coffee pot.

Channel √2 News

See Channel √2 News.
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First Appearance: "A Big Piece of Garbage" (1ACV08)
Episode

Description: A simple news program hosted by Morbo and Linda.

Cop Department

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First Appearance: "The Lesser of Two Evils" (2ACV06)
Episode

Description: A show where cops like Smitty and URL try to enforce the law.
Based on: Cops
See Also: The Finder Outer

Dora the Destroyer

See Dora the Destroyer.
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First Appearance: "Yo Leela Leela" (6ACV21)
Episode

Description: A children's TV show that focusing on its titular character and her unnamed monkey sidekick, who are violent gun-wielders.
Based on: Dora the Explorer

Everybody Loves Hypnotoad

See Everybody Loves Hypnotoad.
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First Appearance: "Bender Should Not Be Allowed on Television" (4ACV06)
Episode

Description: The most popular TV show in the future, dominated by, and focused exclusively on, the Hypnotoad.
Based on: Sitcoms

Extreme Toddler Wrestling

See Extreme Toddler Wrestling.
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First Appearance: "Yo Leela Leela" (6ACV21)
Episode

Description: A sports television program featuring two toddlers fighting each other in a crib, both hand-to-hand and with objects such as chairs.
Based on: ECW

The Finder Outer

See The Finder Outer.
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First Appearance: "T.: The Terrestrial" (7ACV16)
Episode

Description: A show about a cop with no special abilities whatsoever.
Channel: NBC

Futurella

See Futurella.
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First Appearance: "Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences" (6ACV11)
Episode

Description: A show that took place in the year 4000 that was cancelled before it aired.
Based on: Futurama

Iron Cook

See Iron Cook.
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First Appearance: "The 30% Iron Chef" (3ACV22)
Episode

Description: A show where two chefs compete for the title of Iron Cook.
Based on: Iron Chef

Late Night with Humorbot 5.0

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First Appearance: "Bend Her" (4ACV13)
Episode

Description: A late-night talk show hosted by Humorbot 5.0 in the vein of those seen in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Based on: Late night talk shows

Rumbledy-hump

See Rumbledy-hump.
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First Appearance: "Yo Leela Leela" (6ACV21)
Episode

Description: Initially a children's show aimed at preschoolers and elementary schoolers written and created by Turanga Leela and produced by Abner Doubledeal, and heavily based on the lives of creatures on another planet, the show was later converted into a reality show featuring those creatures.
Based on: Yo Gabba Gabba!, Teletubbies and other children's shows of a similar nature.

Saturday Morning Fun Pit

See Saturday Morning Fun Pit.
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First Appearance: "Saturday Morning Fun Pit" (7ACV19)
Episode

Description: A trio of craptastic Saturday-morning cartoons.
Based on: See below

Bendee Boo and the Mystery Crew

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First Appearance: "Saturday Morning Fun Pit" (7ACV19)
Episode

Description: A cartoon where Fry, Bendee Boo (Bender), and the rest of the gang solve mysteries.
Based on: Scooby-Doo

Purpleberry Pond

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First Appearance: "Saturday Morning Fun Pit" (7ACV19)
Episode

Description: A cartoon probably aimed at selling Purpleberry cereal to young children.
Based on: Strawberry Shortcake

G.I. Zapp

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First Appearance: "Saturday Morning Fun Pit" (7ACV19)
Episode

Description: A cartoon that President Nixon edits for violence.
Based on: G.I. Joe

The Real World: The Sun

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First Appearance: "The Route of All Evil" (3ACV12)
Episode

Description: A reality show taking place in an (according to Leela, expensive) apartment on the sun.
Based on: The Real World

The Scary Door

See The Scary Door.
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First Appearance: "A Head in the Polls" (2ACV03)
Episode

Description: A show where anything is possible, with supernatural themes and twists.
Based on: The Twilight Zone

This Week in the Universe

See This Week in the Universe.
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First Appearance: "Raging Bender" (2ACV08)
Episode

Description: A newscast show which sums up recent news in the universe.