Maurice and Nigel Mitchell, the internet's Geek Twins, compiled 10 pieces of triva that you may not know about Futurama.
For example, actor Frank Welker provided the voice for Leela's pet Nibbler and Megatron on the 80s cartoon The Transformers.
And Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth was named after Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of the electric television.
P.S. Be sure to also check out the Geek Twins' explanations of the 11 nerdiest jokes on Futurama.