Vice President of the United States
|Vice President of the United States|
|Location||United States of America|
|Organisation type||Vice presidency|
|First appearance||"Space Pilot 3000" (1ACV01)|
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The Vice President of the United States was the federal officer who was first in the United States presidential line of succession. The office was inaugurated on 21 April, 1789 with John Adams, and VPs were elected indirectly through the Electoral College. Vice Presidents served under the President of the United States and carried out three Constitutionally prescribed duties: serving as President of the U.S. Senate, presiding over the joint session of Congress that convenes to count the Electoral College, and a largely unknown duty to maintain the integrity of the space-time continuum (2ACV16).
By the 31st century the office no longer exists, having been replaced by the Vice President of Earth.
U.S. Vice Presidents in Futurama
- This lists all people who have served as Vice President and appeared on the show. Some while in office, some afterwards (e.g. in head jars) and others only mentioned. First appearance is listed.
- 2. Thomas Jefferson (1797-1801) (2ACV03)
- 8. Martin Van Buren (1833-1837) (1ACV01)
- 12. Millard Fillmore (1849-1850) (2ACV03)
- 20. Chester A. Arthur (1881) (3ACV07)
- 25. Theodore Roosevelt (1901) (1ACV12)
- 34. Harry S. Truman (1945) (1ACV12)
- 36. Richard Nixon (1953-1961) (1ACV01)
- 39. Spiro Agnew (1969-1973) (4ACV08)
- 40. Gerald R. Ford (1973-1974) (1ACV01)
- 42. Walter Mondale (1977-1981) (2ACV03)
- 43. George H. W. Bush (1981-1989) (1ACV01)
- 45. Al Gore (1993-2001) (2ACV16)
- 46. Dick Cheney (2001-2009) (6ACV13)
Al Gore: I'm Al Gore and these are my Vice Presidential Action Rangers, a group of top nerds whose sole duty it is to prevent disruptions in the space-time continuum.
Fry: I thought your duty was to cast the tie-breaking vote in the Senate.
Gore: That, and protect the space-time continuum. Read the Constitution!
- Multiple former presidents have served as Vice President, and the headless body of Agnew, Dick Cheney's head, and the headless clone of Agnew have appeared as Vice President of Earth. These people have appeared only as former or current VPOTUS.