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30+ Dr. Zoidberg Quotes That All Futurama Fans Will Love

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'Futurama' Fans will love Dr. Zoidberg quotes because they're always so funny.

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Dr. Zoidberg is a character on the American animated sitcom 'Futurama'.

The Zoidberg species is portrayed as a crustacean-like species of alien who works as a doctor for the company Planet Express. The character is voiced by Billy West.

'Futurama' is an American animated series that aired on the Fox network from 1999 to 2003, as well as on Comedy Central between 2008 to 2013. It was envisioned and created by Max Groening in the mid-'90s while working on 'The Simpsons'. The show is set in a science fiction universe and revolves around the adventures of the character Philip J Fry in the 31st century. Besides Fry, Bender and Leela are other main characters in the series. The plot centers around the employees of the interplanetary delivery company, Planet Express, who fail to conform to the norms of future society.  

On the show, Dr. Zoidberg is characterized as incompetent and friendless. He is held in contempt by members of the crew despite being a long time friend to Professor Farnsworth. However, the series also portrays his sweet and trusting side.

Our list of good and funny Dr. Zoidberg quotes is sure to be a favorite among all 'Futurama' fans. The show also has several memorable Philip J Fry quotes, Leela 'Futurama' quotes, 'Futurama' Bender quotes, and representations of the Zoidberg robot. For more entertaining content, you can pick a quote you like from our articles on ['Futurama' quotes] and [quotes about aliens].

Hysterical Dr. Zoidberg Quotes

Funny 'Futurama' quotes truly bring out the best of the Dr Zoidberg funny personality.

Dr. Zoidberg is one of the most polarizing characters on the show, with his foul habits balanced by his innocence and friendliness. Below, we have compiled some of the best 'Futurama' quotes that are funny and sure to be a favorite among fans.

1. “Dr. Zoidberg: Now Fry, it’s been a few years since medical school, so remind me, disemboweling in your species: fatal or non-fatal?

Fry: Fatal.

Dr. Zoidberg: [To Bender] Large bet on myself in round one.”

- 'Futurama'.

2. "Fry: Uh... is there a human doctor around?

Dr. Zoidberg: Young lady, I am an expert on humans. Now pick a mouth, open it and say 'brglgrglgrrr'!"

- 'Futurama'.

3. “I wasn't wearing it. I was eating it.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

4. “Instead of 'claus' he writes 'claws'. Now that's humorous! Today's comedians could learn from this card.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

5. “I wonder what the shroud of turin tastes like.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

6. "Fry: Uh... brglgrglgrglgrrr!

Dr. Zoidberg: What? My mother was a saint, get out!"

-'Futurama'.

The Wackiest Dr. Zoidberg Quotes

'Futurama' was critically acclaimed and received multiple awards and nominations during its run. The character of Dr. Zoidberg also became quite beloved among the audience. On the show, however, Dr. John Zoidberg is shown as lonely, poor and desperate for affection. Fry and Professor Farnsworth are the only two characters who refer to Dr. Zoidberg from 'Futurama' as a friend. For all you 'Futurama' fanatics, we have collected a list of the wackiest Dr. Zoidberg 'Futurama' quotes that you'll like.

7. “I’m swelling with patriotic mucus.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

8. “By the way, I took the liberty of fertilizing your caviar.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

9. “You seem malnourished. Are you suffering from internal parasites?”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

10. “Zoidberg: A lonely weekend in my dumpster with a jar of pennies and tears.

Amy: Sounds good. See you Monday!”

- 'Futurama'.

11. “Zoidberg: You don't understand, he was the only one who cared enough to insult me! I'll never see Hermes again!

Hermes: On the bright side, I'll never see Zoidberg again.”

-'Futurama'.

Memorable ‘Futurama’ Zoidberg Quotes

Thanks to the character of Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama' became known for certain catchphrases such as "Hooray" and "Woop Woop Woop". In 2003, the 'Futurama' quote, "You should feel bad" (Zoidberg) became a viral meme. It was one of the best 'Futurama' Zoidberg quotes from the episode 'The Devil’s Hands Are Idle Playthings'. Despite his stench, Zoidberg eating garbage and other obnoxious habits, Dr. Zoidberg 'Futurama' is actually shown to be a very caring and innocent member of Planet Express. He also possesses some exceptional abilities like extreme strength and durability. Below, we have listed some more good and memorable quotes from 'Futurama' Professor Zoidberg, enjoy!

12. “Hooray, I am helping.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

13. “Hooray, people are paying attention to me.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

14. “Your music is bad and you should feel bad.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

15. “Two oil changes for the price of one! Now if I could afford the one, and the car.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

16. “Hooray! A happy ending for the rich people.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

17. “If rich people think it’s good, I’ll buy it. One art, please!”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

18. "Fry: I thought you knew how to navigate!

Zoidberg: Stop yelling at me!"

-'Futurama'.

19. “Zoidberg: If you'll excuse me, I'm going to go finish those potato chips Amy had yesterday.

Amy: Those were toe-nail clippings!

Zoidberg: A feast is a feast.”

-'Futurama'.

20. “Woop, Woop, Woop!”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

The Best Of Zoidberg Quotes

You'll likely find your favorite quote among the many 'Futurama' Professor quotes here.

John A. Zoidberg's backstory was revealed in the 23rd episode of the sixth season of Futurama. He was discovered in Roswell, New Mexico.  He claimed to be an expert on humans but called Fry "young lady" when they first met and confused Bender and Fry. As the series progresses, we also learn that he only stayed with Planet Express because of a debt to Professor Farnsworth. People at Planet Express usually dislike him but he managed to eventually find romance with a flower merchant Marianne who has no sense of smell. For all 'Futurama' fans in need of some nostalgia, please find below some funny Dr. Zoidberg quotes.

21. “Professor: "We're in the heart, better known as the love muscle.

Zoidberg: Where the food is digested."

-'Futurama'.

22. “Once again, the conservative, sandwich-heavy portfolio pays off for the hungry investor.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

23. “I don’t like the looks of this doctor. I bet I’ve lost more patients than he’s cured.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

24. “They’re tastier than an unguarded penguin nest…”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

25. “Don’t look into it, but I’m a respected internal medicine doctor.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

26. “It’s toe-tappingly tragic!”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

27. “Fry: Check it out, y'all. Everyone who was invited is here.

Dr. Zoidberg: Also Zoidberg.”

- 'Futurama'.

28. “Don't be so hard on yourself, Fry. You lost the woman of your dreams but you still have Zoidberg. You all still have Zoidberg!”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

29. “Bender: Life is about decisions. Make the wrong ones and you'll wind up face down in a pool of your own blood and urine.

Zoidberg: Still, to have your own pool!”

- 'Futurama'.

30. “Zoidberg: There you are, good as new; except for your dorsal fin, I'm afraid I couldn't find it after the crash.

Fry: Can I live without it?

Zoidberg: If you call that living.”

- 'Futurama'.

31. “Dr. Zoidberg: Is bread free?

Waiter: Yeah.

Dr. Zoidberg: We'll split an order.”

- 'Futurama'.

32. “I’m sorry, Fry, but anchovies went extinct in the 2200s.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

33. “Help! A guinea pig tricked me!”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

34. “My first clue came at 4:15 when the clock stopped. The next clue came three hours later at 4:15 when I discovered the murdered body of Amy’s dead, deceased corpse.”

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

35. "Yes, fellow patriots, I ate your flag. And I did it with pride."

-Dr. Zoidberg, 'Futurama'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Dr. Zoidberg quotes that all 'Futurama' fans will love, then why not take a look at [Dr. Who quotes], or [Homer Simpson quotes] for more?

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