1974 is a year in which Futurama is set.
- Philip J. Fry is born 25 years before being frozen.
- Lars Fillmore. As a time-duplicate of Philip Fry, Lars was also born on this year.
- Gerald Ford becomes the President of the United States when Richard M. Nixon resigns. He was the first and only person that was not elected to either the Vice-President or President positions.