List of recurring Futurama characters

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Futurama is an American animated science fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening and developed by Groening and David X. Cohen for the Fox Broadcasting Company.wikipedia
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List of Futurama characters

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For an overview of the show's main characters, see the list of Futurama characters.
For more detail on recurring characters, see List of recurring characters in Futurama.

Frank Welker

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Lord Nibbler (voiced by Frank Welker) masquerades as an innocent, cute and unintelligent pet during most of the series.
He is also known as the voice of Megatron in the Transformers franchise and as the voice and vocal effects of Nibbler on Futurama.

Tress MacNeille

Linda van Schoonhoven (voiced by Tress MacNeille) is the co-anchor of √2 News with Morbo.
Her TV roles include characters on The Simpsons, where she voices Agnes Skinner, Brandine Spuckler and Lindsey Naegle, and Futurama, in which her main role is the character Mom.

Maurice LaMarche

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Lieutenant Kif Kroker (voiced by Maurice LaMarche) is the long-suffering assistant to Captain Zapp Brannigan, and Fourth Lieutenant on the Democratic Order of Planets (DOOP) starship Nimbus. Clamps (voiced by Maurice LaMarche) - A goonbot with an angry, aggressive disposition obsessed with using the clamps that act as his hands. In the Season 6 episode "The Silence of the Clamps", his name is revealed to be Francis X. Clampazzo. The Robot Devil (voiced by Dan Castellaneta in regular appearances, Maurice LaMarche in "A Tale of Two Santas") serves as the leader of Robot Hell, which is hidden beneath the "Inferno" ride at the amusement park "Reckless Ted's Funland" in New Jersey.
Much of his best known voicework is from Futurama where he voiced Zapp Brannigan's beleaguered assistant Kif Kroker, melodramatic soap acting unit Calculon, the Nero-esque Hedonismbot, Morbo the news anchor, and Lrrr, ruler of the planet Omicron Persei 8, among numerous others.

Anthology of Interest I

Scruffy first appeared "Hell Is Other Robots" as a stagehand at a Beastie Boys concert, he was later added to the cast as a little-seen staffperson at Planet Express with the second-season episode "Anthology of Interest I".
The episode is noteworthy for featuring the addition of Scruffy, the Janitor, to the staff of Planet Express, and as a recurring cast member, after his previous appearance as a stagehand during the Beastie Boys concert in "Hell Is Other Robots".

Love's Labours Lost in Space

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It is an extremely dense material, "each pound of which weighs over ten thousand pounds", according to Professor Farnsworth in the season 1 episode, "Love's Labours Lost in Space".
It also introduces the characters of Kif Kroker, Brannigan's aide, and Nibbler, whom Leela adopts as a pet.

Amy Wong

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Kif is in a relationship with Amy Wong.
In the season four episode "Kif Gets Knocked Up a Notch", in which Amy's boyfriend Kif becomes pregnant, there was some disagreement among the writers as to whether Amy should be the real mother of his children.

A Clone of My Own

He is introduced in the episode "A Clone of My Own", in which he rejects Farnsworth and becomes hostile to the entire Planet Express crew.
It marks the first appearance of the recurring character Cubert Farnsworth.

I Second That Emotion (Futurama)

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Their original appearance in "I Second That Emotion" shows them as plain cyclopes like Leela.
The episode introduces the recurring sewer mutants, a society of humans who have been mutated by years of exposure to pollution and radioactive waste poured into the sewers from New New York.

Kif Gets Knocked Up a Notch

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They do seem happy when he and Amy have children.
The plot centers on Kif and Amy's relationship; Kif is suddenly impregnated so he returns to his homeworld to give birth.

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Lauren Tom voiced Amy Wong, and Tress MacNeille voices Mom and various other characters.

Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences

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In "Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences", he claims to have murdered his father for his cape.
In the episode, the ruler of the planet Omicron Persei 8, Lrrr experiences marriage trouble with his queen, Ndnd.

When Aliens Attack

His first major appearance in the series was in the episode "When Aliens Attack".
The episode features an attack by aliens from Omicron Persei 8, when the planet's ruler Lrrr is outraged when the final episode of the Earth show Single Female Lawyer is interrupted by technical difficulties.

Future Stock

In "Future Stock", it is revealed that he is deeply fond of the company, and owns four times as much stock as the other employees.
After draining the company's funds and its employees' morale, That Guy announces that he is selling Planet Express to Mom.

Where the Buggalo Roam

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They are human Martians of Chinese descent who own the entire western hemisphere of Mars (which they claim is the best one) and the Wong buggalo ranch.
Amy Wong's parents are happy to see her, but considerably less enthusiastic about her co-workers, especially Dr. Zoidberg, who immediately begins making a nuisance of himself.

The Futurama Holiday Spectacular

He is shown several times to read porn magazines like National Pornographic and Zero G Juggs (parodies of actual magazines, National Geographic and Juggs). The Season 6 episode "The Prisoner of Benda" reveals that he is in love with his robotic wash bucket, but avoids entering into a relationship with it. He is murdered by Robot Santa in the non-canonical anthology episode "The Futurama Holiday Spectacular".
Al Gore reprises his role as his own head in a jar in all three segments.

The Prisoner of Benda

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He is shown several times to read porn magazines like National Pornographic and Zero G Juggs (parodies of actual magazines, National Geographic and Juggs). The Season 6 episode "The Prisoner of Benda" reveals that he is in love with his robotic wash bucket, but avoids entering into a relationship with it. He is murdered by Robot Santa in the non-canonical anthology episode "The Futurama Holiday Spectacular".
The bucket, now in Amy's body, professes its love to Scruffy, but he turns it away, noting their different lifestyles.

Brannigan, Begin Again

He is known to make catastrophic mistakes (such as destroying D.O.O.P. headquarters in "Brannigan, Begin Again"), yet, in the public eye, he is seen as an established and reputable leader of the Earth's army (Bender's Big Score, among others).
Brannigan then unjustly claims that it was mostly Kif Kroker's idea.

The Problem with Popplers

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He will often mispronounce words, such as champagne ("sham-PAGG-Enn") and guacamole ("GWACK-a-mole") in the episodes "Love's Labours Lost in Space" and "The Problem with Popplers" (respectively).
The warlike natives of Omicron Persei 8, led by Lrrr, arrive to seek justice for humans devouring billions of their young.

Professor Farnsworth

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Cubert Farnsworth (voiced by Kath Soucie) is Professor Farnsworth's clone, which the Professor produced in order to serve as his heir and continue his scientific legacy.
While at Momcorp, he fell in love with the CEO, Mom, only to leave her and Momcorp when she decided to weaponize his "Q.T. McWhiskers" toy.

The Silence of the Clamps

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Clamps (voiced by Maurice LaMarche) - A goonbot with an angry, aggressive disposition obsessed with using the clamps that act as his hands. In the Season 6 episode "The Silence of the Clamps", his name is revealed to be Francis X. Clampazzo.
In the episode, Bender witnesses a brutal "clamping" committed by the Robot Mafia and is forced into witness protection after his identity is accidentally revealed.

Futurama: Bender's Big Score

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He is known to make catastrophic mistakes (such as destroying D.O.O.P. headquarters in "Brannigan, Begin Again"), yet, in the public eye, he is seen as an established and reputable leader of the Earth's army (Bender's Big Score, among others). After he accidentally reveals to the Planet Express crew that he can speak in Bender's Big Score, he forgets to wipe their memory of his intelligence, which it turns out does not affect them much, and from then on he speaks freely to the crew.
Nibbler tries to warn the scammers against using the code, but is ignored.

A Tale of Two Santas

The Robot Devil (voiced by Dan Castellaneta in regular appearances, Maurice LaMarche in "A Tale of Two Santas") serves as the leader of Robot Hell, which is hidden beneath the "Inferno" ride at the amusement park "Reckless Ted's Funland" in New Jersey.
It is Xmas again, and everyone is locking down for the arrival of Robot Santa.

Xmas Story

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Robot Santa (voiced by John Goodman in the first appearance, John DiMaggio in later appearances) is a robot created in 2801 by The Friendly Robot Company to judge beings as naughty or nice and distribute presents or punishments accordingly.
John Goodman guest stars in this episode as Robot Santa.

The Devil's Hands Are Idle Playthings

He plays another major role in "The Devil's Hands Are Idle Playthings", in which Fry makes a deal with the Devil to improve his holophonor skills.
The episode was written by Ken Keeler and directed by Bret Haaland, and it guest stars Dan Castellaneta, who reprises his role as the Robot Devil.