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Welcome to the Crossover of Tomorrow!

When I did a post a few days ago on a Disney Afternoon crossover that involved characters who presumably don’t exist in the same continuity, I had forgotten that a Simpsons/Futurama crossover was being aired on Sunday. The Simpsons has … Continue reading

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Robot Jesus Died for Your Syntax Errors

Having recently finished Robert Rankin’s The Mechanical Messiah and Other Marvels of the Modern Age, I wondered if the aspect mentioned in the title is based on anything real, or at least some other work of fiction. Turns out that, … Continue reading

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Bad News, Nobody

Throughout its run, Futurama has had several of what could be considered series finalés. “The Devil’s Hands Are Idle Playthings” was the end of the original run on Fox. Into the Wild Green Yonder marked the last of the direct-to-video … Continue reading

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Life Is What Happens When You Make Other Planets

During the course of Futurama, most of our own solar system has been seen, and it looks like it’s changed considerably by the time the show takes place. Venus, the Moon, Mars, Neptune, Triton, and Pluto are all known to … Continue reading

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Designer Genes

I have a few things to say about last night’s new Futurama episode, “Leela and the Genestalk,” so I figured a post would be in order. I have to wonder how many other people are still even watching the show, … Continue reading

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Cybernetic Society

I haven’t been saying much about the new Futurama episodes, largely because I can’t think of a lot to say. The recent ones have had their moments, but I feel they’ve been rather lackluster overall. “Saturday Morning Fun Pit” was … Continue reading

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Re-Hovery Mode

Futurama is on its final season for, what, like the third time? It’s a shame, but nothing lasts forever, even in the future. I’ve seen the first three episodes of this season, and they were pretty good. The two-dimensional world … Continue reading

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