Different things inspire me to write, and I've never written a Futurama fic just because I want to and then tried to find an idea, I've always had the idea first and then wanted to write it. While movies, TV, video games and music can bring forth inspiration of various levels, it's usually the simplest things that spark my imagination more. Off the top of my head I can recall being inspired by odd looking skies several times, my reflection in a bathroom tap and even just a scrunched-up piece of paper. Other sci-fi shows and, yes, vivid dreams have also prodived building blocks for things I write. Inspiration is something you just can't think up, it has to surprise you to a certaain extent, and I think that's where the best ideas generate from.