Season 3 Episode 9

The Birdbot of Ice-Catraz

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Mar 04, 2001 on Comedy Central

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  • The Planet Express ship untertakes a contorversial mission.

    After Leela refuses to participate in a mission transporting a tanker of oil past a penguin reserve on Pluto, control of the ship is given over to Bender. After an argument with Fry; Bender crashes the ship spilling oil onto the planets surface. As punishment for his crime Bender is forced to help clean up the mess and seizes the opportunity to escape when the guards back is turned by wearing a tuxedo to blend in with the penguins.

    It is discovered that the oil makes the penguins breed at an extremely fast rate and to stop them from starving to death they will need to be culled.

    Undecided if it is the right thing to do Leela closes her eye as she shots, hitting Bender and putting him to Penguin mode. Bender teaches the penguins to stand up for themselves and gives them the ability to fight back