Matt Groening the creator of the Simpsons also created Futurama, and have made many references to the Simpsons during the first season. There has also been references to Futurama in The Simpsons. If you know any others that I have forgotten then send me an e-mail and tell me.

Simpsons characters in Futurama

The first Simpsons reference in Futurama. From the first episode: "Space Pilot 3000".


    Blinky the three-eyed mutant fish that Bart caught.
Fry finds a bunch a old Bart Simpson dolls in the episode "A Big Piece of Garbage".    

Bender picks up one of the Bart Simpson dolls. It says: "Eat my shorts" and Bender eats it. Then he says a standar Homer Simpson quote: "Mmm, shorts!"


Bart, Homer and Bobo toys, seen in the episode "Mars University".      
Lisa, Maggie and Bart in one of the Tracy Ullman shorts, appears on the big screen during the opening credits of the show.    

Lisa, Maggie and Bart on the big screen right before the Planet Express space ship crashes into it.


Bart's head in the episode The Luck of the Fryrish.     Bart's head is a part of the air balloon seen in the episode Leela's Homeworld.
Futurama characters in the Simpsons
"Sure, Fox makes a fortune from advertising but it's still not enough." Different people from Fox collecting money to save the network.    

Characters from different "Fox" series including Rupert Murdoch (the owner of Fox), Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny (from X-files) and Bender from Futurama. From the episode BABF11 Missionary: Impossible


    Couch opening from Season Twelve's HOMR
Pneumatic tubes similar to the ones that are used to transport people in Futurama transport the Simpsons to their places on the couch. Philip J. Fry is transported there by a mistake and is quickly replaced with Bart.
Bender Shows up dancing in one of Bart's dreams in the episode DABF20 Bart vs. Lisa vs. the Third Grade.

Matt Groening at the Bi-Monthly Science Fiction Convention in the episode My Big Fat Geek Wedding. Dr. Hibbert notices Matt Groening signing autographs:
- Lenny: Wow the creator of Futurama!
- Milhouse: Mr. Groening, will you autograph my Bender doll?
- Groening: Suuure! I'm happy to give anyone my autograph. Anytime or anywhere: On the street, in the store or on my private property...

Groening also draws a little scetch of Fry for a kid in Spiderman costume.

    Bender appears in the backseat of the car in the season 16 episode Future-Drama, saying "a'right you guys are my new best friends." Homer replies "you wish loser," and throws him out of the car.
Thanks to Actualidad Simpsons, Springfield Paradise, Destination: Springfield and Eye on Springfield for some of the framegrabs.