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During the weeks 11-13 of 2006, featured articles were presented on a per week basis; this was followed by a brief hiatus of two months, after which it switched to a per month basis, as there weren't enough articles to fit a weekly article. As the wiki grew in size, the choice was moved to a per fortnight (14 days) basis instead. Which would mean twice as many articles per year.
Jump to the currently featured article: Fortnight 21, 2015.
Fortnight 1, 2009
The lost city of Atlanta is home to many things, such as Turner Field, the Coca-Cola bottling plant, a fabulous airport and mermaids, such as Fry's former girlfriend Umbriel, who is the daughter of the local mayor. Unfortunately the relationship fell apart because it turned out that while he loved her, he wasn't in love with her.
Fortnight 2, 2009
In Futurama's first adventure into plausible alternate realities, Anthology of Interest I, the What-If Machine reveals how different life could have been. A 500 foot tall Bender fights an even equally big Zoidberg in the streets of New New York. Leela goes on an impulsive killing spree. Finally, Mr. I'm-My-Own-Grandpa doesn't fall in the freezer tube, creating a universe ending paradox.
Fortnight 3, 2009
Throughout their adventures the Planet Express Ship has carried the crew from place to place. The ship is one of the Professor's many creations and is capable of 99% light speed thanks to its Dark Matter Engines. The ship has all the features you would expect in a mighty spaceship, such as a bridge, a brain room, a turret, a bathroom and a sauna and has seen many battles.
Fortnight 4, 2009
Piracy, science and romance are the orders of the day in Attack of the 50-ft Amy. In the 33rd Futurama comic; Cubert and Dwight's attempt to use the Professor's inventions to win a science fair results in Amy growing to gigantic proportions, while Bender takes on the personalities of various movie characters after swallowing his movie collection.
Fortnight 5, 2009
In this issue of Futurama comics, as it leads to obedience, the Professor made the decision to try to get his staff into relationships. It is soon revealed that a star Fry had bought for Michelle was actually a planet and so made the decision to clone her so that he could live on Planet Michelle with her. In the meantime, Bender becomes a date doctor, but it doesn't take long for his clients to turn on him.
Fortnight 6, 2009
Among Futurama's villains, none are more openly violent around the holidays than the incorrectly programmed Robot Santa. First constructed in 2801 by Mom's Friendly Robot Company. Santa makes his home in a Death Fortress at the North Pole of Neptune, where undersized Neptunians make toys and weapons for his yearly slaying.
Fortnight 7, 2009
Amphibiosans are the native sentient life on Amphibios 9. They are humanoid creatures that are smaller and lankier than the average human, have no bones and are instead supported by a system of liquid-filled bladders. Amphibiosans have three distinctive phases in their life cycle that they go through, the tadpole, the "bulboid" and the swarm of hookworms. Either gender is able to bear young, which after birth is left to grow in the swamp at their clan's birthing grounds for twenty years.
Fortnight 8, 2009
"Roswell that Ends Well" is an episode from late in the third production block and was used to start the fourth broadcast season. After a freak accident involving a supernova and popcorn, most of the staff of Planet Express find themselves sucked through time to 1947 and on returning to Earth crash in Roswell, New Mexico. The people of the time period mistake Bender's body for a UFO and capture Zoidberg. Amid the confusion, Fry manages to get his "grandfather" killed and then perform another unspeakable act.
Fortnight 9, 2009
Into the Wild Green Yonder is the final Futurama film from the fifth production block and aired, slightly adjusted, as the last four episodes of broadcast season six. The epic struggle between golfing and environmentalism once again rears its ugly head and is made more intense thanks to an even more ancient conflict. Leela, Amy and other prominent women join Frida Waterfall's group as they try to stop construction of Leo Wong's giant miniature golf course. Meanwhile, Fry finds himself in an awkward position as a double agent; posing as Leo's most loyal employee while secretly working for Nine as a mind-reading member of the Legion of Mad Fellows, who are the only group truly aware of what is at stake.
Fortnight 10, 2009
Futurama often makes reference to popular culture, however science fiction franchises, such as Star Wars and Star Trek are among the more common. Such references range from the lightsaber-like clubs used by officers such as Smitty, URL and Colleen to the Chanukah Zombie's TIE Fighter and way the reveal of Greyfarn's relation to Ignus played out. While there are no references in the Star Wars films, the expanded universe has been reciprocating with references back to Futurama.
Fortnight 11, 2009
"The Sting" is the twelfth episode of the fourth production season of Futurama. In the episode, the crew are told that they are not good enough to go on their next mission; collecting honey from a Space Bee hive. Leela feels the need to prove herself, and so she drags Fry and Bender along. Everything goes smoothly until Bender accidentally insults their queen and the angry swarm kills Fry. After the funeral, Leela's grief begins to send her insane and she becomes convinced that Fry is actually still alive.