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Old August 25 2013, 03:05 PM   #16
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Re: Futurama: An Appreciation

Love the show. Much like certain other things, I'd say even when it's bad it's still pretty good.
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Old August 25 2013, 09:52 PM   #17
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Good thread, everyone.

I completely agree with everything you posted, digits (except that I like the better future of Star Trek ).
Oh, I like the future in Star Trek better, I just think the future in Futurama is far more likely.


No argument there, unfortunately.
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Old August 26 2013, 04:36 AM   #18
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Futurama could move you. It had heart and soul. Think The Luck of the Fryish, Jurassic Bark, Game of Tones. When was the last time The Simpsons moved you? 10-15 years ago? Has Family Guy ever done it?

The romance between Fry and Leela (they'd better not screw this up!!!!) is epic. So hopeful. A mutant and a reject from the past, finding love in the 3000's! Brilliant! Think Fry's Holophoner episode, or the worms in Fry's sandwich.
So the fan chosen Top Ten played today.

The top 3 were: The Luck of the Fryish, The Devil's Hands are Idle Playthings, and Jurassic Bark.

Can I pick 'em or what???

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Old August 26 2013, 04:50 AM   #19
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My favorite is probably Roswell that Ends Well.
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Old August 26 2013, 01:24 PM   #20
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My favorite is probably Roswell that Ends Well.
That was in the top ten. I don't remember where though.

Zoidberg is great in that one.

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Old August 26 2013, 01:24 PM   #21
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My favorite is probably Roswell that Ends Well.
One of my top 5 as well.

Bender's grave robbing at the end was priceless, "Grab a shovel. I'm one skull short of a Mouseketeer reunion"
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Old August 26 2013, 01:27 PM   #22
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My favorite is probably Roswell that Ends Well.
One of my top 5 as well.

Bender's grave robbing at the end was priceless, "Grab a shovel. I'm one skull short of a Mouseketeer reunion"
That's from The Luck of the Fryish.

"Hey Fry, you want me to smack the corpse up a little?"
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Old August 26 2013, 08:09 PM   #23
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Re: Futurama: An Appreciation

Call me crazy, but "Three Hundred Big Boys" and "The Farnsworth Paradox" remain two of my favorite episodes of the whole show, higher than "Jurassic Bark," which I found less tear jerking than "The Late Philip J. Fry" (but don't get me wrong, "Jurassic Bark" does make cry).

I've already decided that as soon as the show has ended (for the third time), I'm going to rewatch everything. And will be glorious.

Lastly, I completely agree with everything RJDiogenes said in his first post. The Truth.
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Old August 26 2013, 10:14 PM   #24
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My favorite is probably Roswell that Ends Well.
One of my top 5 as well.

Bender's grave robbing at the end was priceless, "Grab a shovel. I'm one skull short of a Mouseketeer reunion"
That's from The Luck of the Fryish.

"Hey Fry, you want me to smack the corpse up a little?"
Sorry, quoted the wrong guy. You mentioned Luck Of The Fryish.

Roswell is great too. It explains a lot about the Fry family.
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Old August 26 2013, 10:35 PM   #25
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I loved the fact that what seemed like a simple joke in Roswell ended up becoming such a big part of future episode. It's stuff like this that makes me love this show so much (How I Met Your Mother did some of that kind of stuff pretty well too).
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Old August 27 2013, 01:41 PM   #26
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Call me crazy, but "Three Hundred Big Boys" and "The Farnsworth Paradox" remain two of my favorite episodes of the whole show...
Agreed (although it's "Parabox").



Fry B: "One year later, I gave Leela a diamond scrunchie, and we were married."
Fry: "One year later, I got beat up at a Neil Diamond concert by a guy named Scrunchie!"
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Old August 27 2013, 04:59 PM   #27
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I loved the fact that what seemed like a simple joke in Roswell ended up becoming such a big part of future episode. It's stuff like this that makes me love this show so much (How I Met Your Mother did some of that kind of stuff pretty well too).
That's why it's my favorite, I love the brains and why Fry isn't controlled by them.

It's why the newer episodes have been a little lacking, no brains.
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Call me crazy, but "Three Hundred Big Boys" and "The Farnsworth Paradox" remain two of my favorite episodes of the whole show...
Agreed (although it's "Parabox").

I...shit. I've never noticed that.

Damn you, dyslexia!
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Dyslexia sukcs.
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Old August 28 2013, 01:04 PM   #30
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So has nobody mentioned Where No Fan Has Gone Before yet?

What kind of Trek board is this anyway?!?



We met Walter Koenig at a convention last November, and I told him how much I enjoyed their Futurama episode. He told us that everyone did their part by themselves. There was no interaction amongst the TOS cast during the recording.

Not unusual, I suppose. But I had never really given it much thought. I has just assumed they were all together in the studio.

Bender: "Uh, can people who hate Star Trek leave?"
Walter Koenig: "Good question!"
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