That Time Futurama Explained The Stock Market With A Single Scene

The stock market is a crazy place.

Here’s a chart that shows the last 3 days of trading:

The best investors in the world know how maniacal the stock market can be. It’s also one of the first steps to feeling comfortable watching it on a daily basis — you have to know stocks can be as unpredictable as the Game of Thrones season 5 finale. Otherwise you’ll be freaking out with every drop, and celebrating with every rise.

Futurama once made a great scene about this. Fry, Lela, and Bender are enjoying their day when they suddenly come across “ancient Wall Street.” The scene is ridiculous. But the message is everything: