- A recurring joke in Futurama is that the French language is dead by the 31st century. In the French dub of the series, however, German is the dead language instead.
- These are appearance with the German language, and not reference to German culture in general.
- "The Late Philip J. Fry" (6ACV07) time machine stops in the 1940s and we see a German speech by Adolf Hitler.
- German language on Wikipedia