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Episode Reviews

Short Summary

Leela's Homeworld
First aired 02/17/02
Rank: 78/124
Reviews: 259
Rating: 80%

Bender and Professor Farnsworth decipher something far more rewarding for Leela, as Fry helps her discover some long-lost secrets about her background, including what happened to her parents.

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#111 by Sabrina
This episode was really emotional. More seneitive than most. Kinda the sensitive Leela yen to Bender's raging yang. All in all, I'd say that every now and then, the series needs an episode like this to add balance, without being at all preachy.

Also, I love the ending theme sequence & song. I always get a little teary at that part.

Sabrina gave 5 points

#112 by Cosmic F
I paused it on the letter and ran it thru the converter... it really does say 'your parents love you very much'

Cosmic F gave 5 points

#113 by Fryfan
Why do most of these people dislike this episode. So it's not that funny, big deal. Like cartoon network say, this is a sci-fi action comedy and "drama" show. I like how Matt and David take a step away from all the silliness from time to time and have something as touching as Leela finally finding her parents.

Fryfan gave 4 points

#114 by Alex
I really enjoyed finding out about Leela's past, I think this one of the best Futurama episodes

Alex gave 5 points

#115 by Scott Williams
i love Nikita Mcguire and we are going to have 1000000000000 kids

Scott Williams gave 5 points

#116 by Cosmic F ... 00508.jpg

Leela has seen her parents before!

Cosmic F gave 4 points

#117 by Thomas R
A few odd moments, but I did really like it. I'm partly giving it a five though to raise the average.

I kind of liked the idea of Leela not being human, but to be honest with time I was starting to think she seemed more like a mutant. She was too human for a Futurama alien, so not that upsetting a revelation.

Unlike some who reviewed here, I kind of liked her parents. Although somewhat misplaced, when you consider how dire her childhood has been presented, their efforts to give her a better life were quite touching. The end deal number was also very sweet. (Mentioned somewhere I was sappy) Yet at the same time it had some fairly memorable funny lines.

Leela: "Am I an even more boring Truman Show to you"

Bender: "Wait I'm a robot, who cares if this stuff ruins DNA"

Mutants "We plan to beat you up afterward"

Some others too.

Thomas R gave 5 points

#118 by trewq
Leela's background story has been a good change to the series, making the whole series alot more emotional and compelling.

trewq gave 5 points

#119 by John C.
Second only to "The Sting" for me. And I loved The Sting.

John C. gave 5 points

#120 by troy
Brilliant bloody brilliant!!!

troy gave 5 points

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