Futurama's sixth production season originally aired on Comedy Central from June 24, 2010, to September 8, 2011, and consisted of 26 episodes. The season marks the change of networks from Fox to Comedy Central.
The first 13 episodes aired during 2010, and the remaining 13 episodes aired during 2011. This makes the episode "The Futurama Holiday Spectacular" the mid-season finale, despite airing almost twelve weeks after Futurama's 100th episode. The final episode of the season, "Reincarnation", aired on September 8, 2011 as a three-segment non-canonical special after the official season finale.
The first 13 episodes of the season have been released on a box set called Futurama: Volume 5, on DVD and Blu-ray Disc. It was released in the United States and Canada, on December 21, 2010, and on UK DVD on boxing day 2011. The remaining 13 episodes are available on a box set called Futurama: Volume 6, which was released in the United States and Canada on December 20, 2011. Both volumes have all episodes ordered in production order as was the case with Volumes 1–4.
Following the events of "Into the Wild Green Yonder," the Planet Express ship and the Nimbus collide resulting in the deaths of everyone except Fry and the Professor. As a result, the Professor attempts to resuscitate the crew.
Zapp and Leela find themselves as Adam and Eve, stranded on an Eden-like planet.
The latest trend in social networking and having no life takes over Earth!
In the most epic FUTURAMA ever, dark forces older than time itself are on the attack, hell-bent on stopping the dawn of a wondrous new green age.
The Planet Express crew races to future Rome to unearth the shocking secret of Leonardo da Vinci.
Bender learns that he suffers from a mortal manufacturing defect.
The Professor invents a one-way time machine. He, Fry and Bender go forward 1,000 years accidentally, and keep traveling forward in time until a backwards time machine has been invented.
Earth is invaded by a race of intelligent cats.
The theory of evolution is put to the test on a planet inhabited by robots.
A revolutionary invention allows the crew members to exchange minds.
After a bungled Earth invasion, alien leader Lrrr faces a midlife crisis.
Leela leads an army of underground mutants in a rebellion against the surface people. Also, the Planet Express crew makes their 100th delivery and there’s a special guest performance by Devo.
The Planet Express crew wants to get all the holidays back like they used to be in the twentieth century, and they also get to learn the true meaning of them.
The crew meet a strange alien with the ability to alter their gender identities.
Copies of Bender may take over Earth after the robot learns how to clone himself.
Bender dies, but his presence lingers in the Planet Express building in the form of his disembodied software.
After quitting his job, Fry joins the police department and is assigned to the Future Crimes Division.
Bender enters a witness-protection program after testifying against the Robot Mafia.
Leela creates a children's TV show that makes her an instant celebrity.
The crew's time-traveling trip back to the American Revolution runs the risk of altering history.
Leela's preoccupation with hunting a four-dimensional space whale turns into an obsession.
Fry's care for an alien egg doesn't pay off when it hatches into a horrible monster.
A secret mission by Dr. Zoidberg and the Professor from long ago is discovered by the crew.
Fry's sneezing reintroduces the common cold to the world of the future, with devastating consequences.
An increase in Bender's processing power enables him to foresee the future.
The series' sixth-season finale features three animation styles: black-and-white; video-game; and Japanese anime.