The countess von Luftballon is a woman who attended Oktoberfest in 3012 (7ACV08). Fry made a bad impression on her at Oktoberfest, despite being warned by Leela that she was watching him.
- The countess von Luftballon is a German version of a stereotypical upper-class old woman who often appears on Futurama and The Simpsons in various forms, usually proclaiming "Well, I never!" in disgust.
- Her name is likely derived from the 1983 Nena song "99 Luftballons".
- In German, "von" means "from" and "Luftballon" means "air balloon".