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Revision as of 03:49, 1 December 2008

Mars
Mars.jpg
LocationThe Sol System
StarSol
First appearance"A Big Piece of Garbage" (1ACV08)
Episode
A dust storm that takes the shape of a cyclone.

Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun in the Sol System.

History

Philip J. Fry, II was the first man on Mars, and it was terraformed with traditional college foliage such as ivy, trees and hemp around the time of the founding of Mars University in 2636. Sir Reginald Wong bought Mars from the Native Martians (he traded them a diamond) sometime after that. The buying of Mars is celebrated on Mars Day.

Environment

Mars is frequently victimized by giant dust storms that occasionally take the shape of cyclones. It is unknown whether Native Martians are the sole cause of these storms, or if they occur naturally. Most of Mars appears to be a desert, although a large river and waterfall, as well as a lush jungle, is depicted in Mars University.

Locations of Interest

The Great Stone Face of Mars

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The Great Stone Face of Mars uncovered.

First Appearance: Where the Buggalo Roam
Description: The entrance to the Martian Reservation, this is, according to Zapp Brannigan, on the opposite side of the planet as the "Great Stone Ass of Mars"

Jungles of Mars

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Several jungle residents shortly after being paralyzed by Professor Farnsworth.

First Appearance: Mars University
Description: A lush jungle adjacent to Mars University. The jungle is home to (at least) certain species of toucans, parrots, frogs, snakes, lizards, tigers, and elephants.

Mars University

See Main Article

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First Appearance: Mars University
Description: One of the foremost universities in the universe

Martian Reservation

See Main Article

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First Appearance: Where the Buggalo Roam
Description: The underground reservation where the Native Martians were forced to live

Olympus Mons

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First Appearance: Where the Buggalo Roam
Description: The largest volcano in the Solar System

Wong Ranch

See Main Article

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First Appearance: Where the Buggalo Roam
Description: A Ranch, owned by the Wong Family, that covers the entire western hemisphere of Mars

Additional Info

Trivia

  • The creators make a point that Olympus Mons, Phobos & Deimos (the latter 2 being Mars' moons) are depicted accurately.
  • Native Martians, Buggalo, and Martian Spiders are ostensibly the only species native to Mars.

Appearances