The Series Has Landed
|The Series Has Landed|
A view of Earth from the Lunar Lander.
|Written By||Ken Keeler|
|Directed By||Peter Avanzino|
|First Aired||April 4, 1999|
Prior to their first job Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth decides on Leela as the Captain for the Delivery Crew. The new Planet Express Crew receives their first mission from Professor Farnsworth, a delivery to Lunar Park, an amusement park situated on The Moon. Fry is enthusiastic about the idea of going to the Moon, but is disappointed by the artificial nature of the place and by people only coming for the Park's attractions. Fry expressed his desires to see "The Real Moon", to which Leela shows Fry to a Ride in Lunar Park where they will be able to ride around on the surface of the Moon. Meanwhile, Amy soon discovers while exploring the Park, that the keys to the Spaceship have become mixed into the delivered create, which are emptied into a Prize-Claw arcade machine.The Crushinator. They are chased out of the Farm by the Farmer, who is armed with a Shotgun & chases them in The Crushinator by transforming into a vehicle. They manage to escape, but at a cost - the Lunar Rover's wheel has fallen off and are thus forced to travel by foot where-by they come across the original lunar landing site.
Inside the Lunar Lander Leela vents her fustration at Fry for getting them into this situation, to which Fry replies that it had always been his dream to come to the Moon and wished for Leela to see it through his eyes. Leela notices the reflection of Earth on Fry's helmet, and looks out of the Lunar Lander's window to which she finally realises the beauty of it.Earth.