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domino harvey
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Re: Futurama

#76 Post by domino harvey » Sun Jul 03, 2011 10:19 pm

knives wrote:Terrible, I'm pissed at myself that I missed the interesting looking Wilfred for this. Won't make this mistake next week.
Unrelated, but Wilfred's one joke has already worn thin one episode in, I can't imagine watching this again. It doesn't help that I remember watching the original Australian short film from many years ago on Sundance, so the joke's already old now.

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Re: Futurama

#77 Post by Murdoch » Sun Jul 03, 2011 11:10 pm

Wilfred was bad, which was what I expected. I liked the first few minutes before the titular character shows up, and Wood as a depressed out of work lawyer would have probably made a better series.

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Re: Futurama

#78 Post by domino harvey » Sun Jul 03, 2011 11:15 pm

Murdoch wrote:Wilfred was bad, which was what I expected. I liked the first few minutes before the titular character shows up, and Wood as a depressed out of work lawyer would have probably made a better series.
I thought the same thing. "Huh, this isn't too bad..." And then that obvious repeating gag shows up and in addition to the dull dog jokes makes tired pot jokes and bathroom humor jokes and... God, there's twelve more episodes of this? Really?

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Re: Futurama

#79 Post by mfunk9786 » Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:35 pm

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Loving the fact that Comedy Central's ad department is embracing this meme.

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Re: Futurama

#80 Post by domino harvey » Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:35 pm

Nicely played

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Re: Futurama

#81 Post by domino harvey » Wed Jul 04, 2012 11:22 pm

They did it one better and actually put it in the episode:

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Re: Futurama

#82 Post by Brian C » Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:04 am

That's great.

Have the new season episodes been any good?

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Re: Futurama

#83 Post by knives » Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:08 am

They've been okay so far. Nothing great though.

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Re: Futurama

#84 Post by manicsounds » Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:12 pm


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Re: Futurama

#85 Post by The Narrator Returns » Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:16 pm

Bad news, nobody.

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Re: Futurama

#86 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Apr 22, 2013 11:56 pm

There have been about two truly great episodes per 13-episode season lately, and even at that percentage, it's sad to see this show go. Still a better batting average than The Simpsons since Season 11 or so.


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Re: Futurama

#88 Post by colinr0380 » Wed Jan 29, 2014 8:24 pm

You know, I thought that final season of 13 episodes was a great send off for the show. I wonder how clear it was that the show was going to be cancelled, because compared to many of the previous 'final' episodes of the show where the goodbye felt a little more arbitrary, really this entire season felt like an extended send off for all of the characters, even to the extent of feeling a bit fatalistic and death obsessed at times. There seemed a lot of care taken to provide fan service by building scenes to involve almost all of the significant secondary characters, from Lrrr and Jrrr to Nixon and Calculon (and even Geunter and Dr Banjo!), and there were even many nostalgic returns to familiar locations, from the sewer mutants and Robot Hell to the porn-loving alien's shop and back to New Years Eve 1999 yet again, all seeming to build towards the return trip to the Moon in the final episode, mirroring Fry's first trip to outer space.

It also has one of the best final lines for an endlessly rewatchable TV series: "What do you say? Do you want to go around again?"

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Re: Futurama

#89 Post by Kirkinson » Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:12 pm

In what is quite possibly the best thing Donald Trump's campaign has ever inspired, Billy West has been reading Trump quotes in Zap Brannigan's voice and posting them on Twitter.

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Re: Futurama

#90 Post by mfunk9786 » Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:04 am

Billy West is perhaps our nation's most underappreciated treasure.


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