At the start of this episode the Planet Express ship is attacked by space pirates while Bender is trying to take a nap. Not happy with the commotion Bender decides to find some peace and quiet by taking a nap in a torpedo tube.
Bender is shot through space as that tube is fired sending him hurtling through space.
Unfortunately for Bender the ship can not catch him as he is moving too fast. Bender picks up a few tiny passengers when he passes through a region a space when he is bombarded with debris. Bender becomes a god like figure to the tiny creatures as he attempts to guide them through life with disasterous results. b