"Free Will Hunting" is the ninth episode of production season seven and season 9 (broadcast). The episode focused on Bender, who embarked on a quest for the meaning of life. This episode featured a return to Chapek 9, which had previously been explored in Fear of a Bot Planet.
Bender and Fry wakes up and Bender decides to wear nerd glasses, and therefore a college robot student on the street a thinks he also is a college student and invites him to a hot sorority party. Bender arrives at Columbiac University only to find out that it cost $10,000 tuition and he therefore he cannot afford that, but then Robot Mafia steps in an make an offer to lend him $10,000 with 10,000% rate and Bender accepts. Bender hangs out with the tough guys and after only 32 seconds he is called in to the Dean's office, and Bender deides to drop out of school. After hanging out with the gang, Bender decides to get gang tattoos, but is ambushed their rival gang. Bender, luckily, survives the gunfire, but his fellow gang member is not so lucky. After that Bender becomes addicted to a drug, and the gang member says it's $5 a blow. Bender gets his five bucks, but the Robot Mafia take it to pay back the money he owes them. After getting into more trouble, Bender is found in court, where he is released of the hook, because his lawyer says he was programed to do so, and he has no free will, so he cannot be charged of his crimes. Bender becomes depressed, due to his lack of free will.