S7E10: Near-Death Wish
FRY: Hey, why are they hooked up like that?
Is it some kind of Craft-matic adjustable death bed?
(LAUGHS MOCKINGLY) Don't be ridiculous.
Their bodies are being used to generate electricity.
The idea came from an old movie called The Matrix.
But wouldn't almost anything make a better battery than a human body?
Like a potato? Or a battery?