This was Television on March 28

1999: Futurama debuts

The animated sitcom from Simpsons creator Matt Groening followed a dimwitted pizza delivery boy from the present-day to the year 3000, where he befriends a crew of misfits including aliens, robots, and his own aged descendant. The satirical show originally aired on Fox until 2003. After finding a larger audience in repeats, it was revived in 2008 for its current ongoing run on Comedy Central, which has lifted the show to over 120 episodes after seven seasons. -A.D.

Today’s Birthdays: Jimmie Dodd, Mousketeer (d. 1964); Nick Frost, roommate (41); Ken Howard, basketball coach (69); Reba McEntire, single mom (58); Marlin Perkins, zoologist (d. 1986); Max Perlich, character actor (45); Dianne Wiest, DA (65).

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