Planet Express is hired to haul the super-tanker Juan Valdez filled with Colombian dark matter past the Plutonian penguin preserve. Leela refuses to participate and joins the environmentalist protesters on Pluto instead. The Professor puts Bender in charge, which upsets Fry. Captain Bender causes a massive oil spill and ends up hiding amongst the penguins.Written by
The TV Archaeologist
This is the second story with a member of the Waterfall family, Free Waterfall Sr. He is the leader of a group of protesters, trying to protect the penguin reserve on Pluto. As with his son, as well as the rest of his family, he is killed by a horde of rampaging penguins, demanding they use every part of his body before dying. See more »
In the second scene in the hangar, where Bender is made captain of the Planet Express ship, the background behind Bender and the Professor moves up and down several times. See more »
Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth:
Being a captain is about intuition and heart. A good captain can't have either one. That's why cold, logical Bender is the perfect candidate for the job.
Well, I do think of human life as expendable.
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