Welcome to the world of tomorrow

“Bite my shiny metal ass”
— Bender

So this is what we thought the year 3000 would be like in the year 2000? Its a pretty good vision as far as projections go. We seem to have solved some of our most pressing issues of today while keeping a few pending for good measure.

Fry and his colleagues at Planet Express routinely struggle with the same issues that plague us in this time period. Love, loss, employment, meaning, camaraderie, hurt, struggle. The more things change, the more they stay the same. Robots and spaceships don't change the human condition.

The characters of Zapp Brannigan, Dr. Zoidberg, and Bender are the realest and most interesting along with Nixon's head. It is a real treat to be able to explore a possible future and see how the inhabitants of that time period deal with our shared struggles.