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as Fry/Prof. Farnsworth/Dr. Zoidberg
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Episode 7: While making a delivery to a planet of liquid beings Fry accidentally drinks the Emperor. Drinking the Emperor? I'd say the future of Futurama is pretty secure.
It has taken Matt Groening a full decade to create a followup series to his reliably riotous series, The Simpsons, but his new effort which is called Futurama and premieres on the same network this Sunday is worth the wait.
Jokes are funny, ironies are ironic, and all of the peripheral details offer bonus laughs -- even book covers, signs, newspaper headlines, and other bits of media featured in the background carry witticisms.
I decided to embrace this show when Richard Nixon's disembodied head bit Fry on the arm.
Futurama had it going on early. Not only does it look great, but the characters are well developed, the writing is solid and the jokes are funny.
Audience Reviews for Futurama: Season 1
An enjoyable journey to discover life in New New York in year 3000. Essentially Simpsons in the future with adult themes.
From The Simpsons creator Matt Groening comes the animated sci-fi comedy Futurama. Smart and satirical, the show delivers a unique and edgy brand of comedy that's a lot of fun. Season 1 follows a pizza delivery boy named Fry who is accidentally cryogenically frozen on New Year's Eve 2000 and wakes up a thousand years later to a future that he never could have imagined. It's an interesting setup and the show does a good job at world building; creating colorful aliens and strange new technologies for the 31st century. And aside from its great cast of regular characters, some special guest stars stop by; including Leonard Nimoy, Pamela Anderson, and the Beastie Boys. Futurama's first season is wonderfully charming, and brilliantly spoofs the sci-fi genre.
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