A Flight to Remember

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (47)

  • Fry: (to Leela) Look! It's our nebula. Whenever I see it, I'll always think back to that moment when we almost... (nebula gets sucked into the black hole) Oh, nevermind.

  • Bender: At least I'll always have her bracelet! What do you think it's worth? Hermes: It's fake, mon. (Bender cries.)

  • Fry: Don't cry, Bender. Nobody really knows what happens in a black hole. It's possible she's still alive in another dimension somewhere. Right, Professor? Farnsworth: Oh, yes, absolutely! [He turns to Zoidberg.] Not a chance!

  • Bender: I can't live without you. If you let go, I let go! Countess: No! You have too much to live for. It may hurt for a while but one day you'll share your love again. After all, it's shareware. Bender: Don't talk like that. Tragic romances always have a happy ending.

  • Leela: Something's wrong. We're two metric tons overweight. Amy: Well, it's not me!

  • Leela: We can't leave yet. We've got to wait for Bender. The high gravity must be slowing down his looting.

  • Farnsworth: Thank God there are plenty of escape pods. We won't have to dress up like women and children.

  • Countess: Well, now what are we going to do? Bender: Wait a second. Aren't you a member of the yacht club? Countess: By God, you're right! I'm a class-3 yacht.

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Notes (6)

  • This is the first time we see Leela kissing Fry.

  • On the audio commentary, someone comments "If you want to make an episode like this, mix one part Titanic, two parts Love Boat, and one part Three's Company."

  • On the Season 1 DVD in the Chapter Selection of this episode, hover over chapter one and press down, OR hover over chapter four and press left, then press select on the 'Do Not Push' button. There is an extremely disturbing picture of the Professor sent to Mom.

  • 26-Sep-99 Nielsen ranking: 7.4 million viewers (#54 for the week)

  • We are also introduced to Amy's parents, Leo (voiced by Billy West) and Inez (voiced by Lauren Tom, who also does Amy).

  • Hermes' wife LaBarbara makes her first appearance.

Trivia (10)

  • At the end when Leela was steering the escape pod, the earring in her right ear disappeared.

  • After the Titanic ship broke in two and Bender tells everyone that he's going to look around for stuff to steal, Leela's pearl necklace disappeared.

  • When LaBarbara was comforting Hermes after he told her the story of what happened, LaBarbara's bracelet on her left arm disappears.

  • One of the drinks iZac is mixing is 'Pannzoil'

  • Opening theme promotion: FILMED ON LOCATION

  • How come in this episode, Amy's parents want to set up her up with Kif, but when everyone goes to visit them on Mars in another episode, they don't like him? In this one Kif was a captain when Amy's parents tried setting them up. While on Mars Kif went back to being Zapp's lapdog, so Amy's parents wanted her with Zapp.

  • It's demonstrated in many episodes that Bender can't be exposed to magnets without losing control of himself & acting like a folk singer, but he wears a magnetic bowtie in this episode without being affected. In the DVD commentary they say that if there is a magnet on his "neck" it wont affect him, it is only when a magnet is stuck onto his head

  • What happened to the food cart LaBarbara uses to make the limbo music? It appears from nowhere and then disappears again afterwards.

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Allusions (13)

  • The name for the Countess De La Roca probably came from one of the Co-Producers on the show, Claudia De La Roca

  • Since most people doesn't know what's this cartoon clip on the billboard in the opening credits is, the cartoon clip is from the late 1950s TV cartoon "Clutch Cargo".

  • The head Zapp Brannigan threw on the Titanic's exterior was that of Leonardo DiCaprio's, who played Jack in the movie Titanic.

  • The Countess' dress looks a lot like what Rose Dewitt Bukater (main female character in Titanic) was wearing when Rose boarded the ship.

  • Starship Titanic
    A number of references to the ship in space are taken fromt he popular CD-ROM game Starship Titanic.

  • Titanic
    As if you hadn't already gotten it, the majority of the episode is a spoof on the 3 hour movie Titanic.

  • The Jetsons
    The sound that Zapp's escape pod makes is taken from the sound of the cars in The Jetsons.

  • The Black Hole
    That black hole looks exactly like the one from the 1979 Disney film The Black Hole. The final shot of the escape pod leaving the area around the black hole is reminiscent of the last scene.

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