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  "Futurama" (1999)
A show as good as The Simpson's was is ripe for theft and Futurama, the brainchild of Matt Groening, borrows well from the former show.
Bender is the Homer Simpson, devoid of responsibility, yet, as this lack of responsibility is placed in a robot, we do not have to feel anger at his wayward ways.
Groening, clearly by taking the best writers from the Simpson's with him when he jumped ship, has done the impossible and found an animated series that is superior to the unsurpassable Simpson's.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0149460   (600 words)

  Futurama - Playstation 2 Reviews: The Armchair Empire
That is only a problem because, clearly, Futurama the game is only really going to appeal to fans of the show.
Futurama follows the adventures of the four central characters of the television show, time traveling delivery boy Fry, one-eyed pilot Leela, criminal robot Bender, and kooky Dr. Zoidberg.
If it weren’t for the wonderful use of the Futurama setting, the game would be hard to stand—about on par with the dozens of crappy Disney platformers that have been released over the years.
www.armchairempire.com /Reviews/ps2/futurama.htm   (621 words)

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Futurama was an animated American cartoon series (1999-2003), created by Matt Groening (creator of The Simpsons), set 1000 years in the future in New New York City.
Most celebrities from the 20th century, 19th century, and earlier are alive and well in Futurama's world, thanks to cloning, head preservation, DNA splicing, or various other forms of regeneration.
In the USA (DVD Region 1), The first season of Futurama was released on DVD on March 25, 2003, and the second season DVD was released on August 12, 2003.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/f/fu/futurama__animated_series_.html   (1210 words)

 Futurama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Futurama is an American animated television series that follows Philip J. Fry after he is cryonically frozen at midnight, December 31, 1999, and is defrosted a thousand years later in the year 2999.
Futurama is set at the beginning of the 31st century.
While Futurama consists of episodes that are more-or-less independent from each other, some episodes are a part of a larger storyline that spans the series.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Futurama   (2713 words)

 Dr. Sarah's Futurama πk - Mathematics in the Year 3000
Futurama is a rare exception in broadcast television - a satirical science fiction cartoon that aims its jokes squarely at the top of the brow.
Futurama is especially fun to watch because math, science, or programming references seem to appear in almost every episode.
Futurama is also mentioned in a related theme essay, for the 2005 Mathematics Awareness Month on the mathematics of the cosmos.
www.mathsci.appstate.edu /~sjg/futurama   (384 words)

 Futurama - The TV IV
Futurama (1999–2003, 2008) is Matt Groening's follow-up to the creation of The Simpsons in 1989.
Futurama was met with critical praise and a fanatical fan base because of its deeply layered storylines and occasionally esoteric sci-fi humor.
Futurama's ever increasing acclaim, however, didn't transfer to positive feelings among FOX executives, who thwarted the show at every turn.
tviv.org /Futurama   (481 words)

 BACK TO THE 'FUTURAMA' By DON KAPLAN - New York Post Online Edition: Entertainment   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The tale of "Futurama's" dramatic revival roughly follows that same path that "Family Guy" did.
The show stars voice-over megastar Billy West (whose elastic vocal chords have provided the voices for nearly 120 different cartoons) as Philip J. Fry, a bumbling slacker from the 20th century who is accidentally cryogenically frozen in 1999 and wakes up 1,000 years later.
On Fox, "Futurama" never developed the same buzz or following of its sister show, "The Simpsons," but has since become one of the biggest shows on Adult Swim.
www.nypost.com /entertainment/back_to_the_futurama_entertainment_don_kaplan.htm   (352 words)

 Amazon.ca: Futurama: Volume 1: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While not as universally popular as The Simpsons, Futurama is equally hip and hilarious, thanks to its zippy lateral-thinking contemporary pop cultural references, celebrity appearances (Pamela Anderson and Leonard Nimoy are among a number of guest stars to appear as disembodied heads in jars), and Bender, a distinctly Homer Simpson-esque robot.
Futurama had too much hype in the beginning to deal with an on and off season, and unfortunately that's just what happened.
Futurama was the name of the famous General Motors exhibit at the 1939 New York World's Fair that depicted a futuristic landscape.
www.amazon.ca /Futurama-Volume-1/dp/B000083C6W   (2286 words)

 Futurama for Xbox Review - Xbox Futurama Review
Unless you're a rabid fan who simply has to be in contact with all things Futurama, this game is playable enough to warrant a rental but little else.
Futurama, sadly, is no exception to the rule.
To say the least, Futurama's gameplay is flawed to such an extent that even the most ardent fan will probably end up frustrated to the point of resignation.
www.gamespot.com /xbox/action/futurama/review.html   (1132 words)

 Xbox.com | Product Detail - Futurama
Futurama combines the humour, character development and innovation of the highly popular and acclaimed license with the best in classic platform game play and strategy.
In Futurama, an evil businesswoman, Mom, is the supreme ruler of the Earth.
Her aim is to enslave all humanity and turn the planet into a gigantic warship to conquer the known Universe.
www.xbox.com /en-GB/games/f/futurama_   (104 words)

 Futurama TV Show - Futurama Television Show - TV.com
Futurama, set in the next millennium, follows the exploits of Fry, a pizza delivery boy who was cryogenically frozen by accident for 1,000 years; Leela, a female cyclops; Bender, an immoral robot, and others as they work for an intergalactic delivery service owned by Fry's great, great, great...
Futurama is Matt Groening\'s second foray into prime time with an animated series, the first one being The Simpsons.
Futurama is a hilarious cartoon which shows what a grim future the year 3000 will bring with malfunctioning technology, alien invasions and suicide booths on every block.
www.tv.com /futurama/show/249/summary.html   (930 words)

 Locus Online: Lucius Cook reviews Futurama on DVD
But while Futurama would stand apart on the strength of its visuals alone, what's truly unique about the series is the writers' dedication to exploring ideas, rather than simply using SF elements as a pretext for standard action-adventure stories redressed in genre stage decoration.
Where Futurama succeeds as SF is the way the writers develop and explore their story ideas in a self-consistent and intelligent manner.
Skeptics and holdouts owe it to themselves to check it out: Futurama was clearly conceived by people who had SF literature in their hearts and minds, and it deserves to find a place in the hearts and minds of fans who'll get all the jokes.
www.locusmag.com /2004/Reviews/04Cook_Futurama.html   (1406 words)

Futurama is on FOXtel at the moment (re-runs), but not on public TV.
It would also be great if you could send any Futurama news you have to me. One more thing, if you have any fanart, please send it to me, as I am running short!
And another thing, underneath Comments on the right-hand column, there is a Send Futurama News Here form, and there is a spot underneath that reserved for a poll.
www.geocities.com /rob_digi/Futurama.html   (650 words)

 1959 Futurama III electric guitar
Futurama III was made at Hradec Kralove in 1959-1962, when the original makers of the Futurama guitar moved to a new place.
Futurama (I) was made at Resonet factory in Blatne, with Resonet being a part of Drevokov cooperative.
The new Futurama III looked pretty similar to Futurama, but a closer inspection reveals a number of upgrades:
www.meatexz.com /cheesyguitars/futurama3-59.html   (211 words)

 Variety.com - Inside Move: 'Futurama' may get new lease on life
The studio is in early discussions to put "Futurama" back in production and create a limited number of episodes of the Emmy Award-winning skein -- although it's too soon to tell where those segs might end up.
"Futurama" remains popular enough that Comedy Central even stole away off-net rights to the show's repeats late last year; it will switch to the laffer cabler in 2008.
Meanwhile, even after the cancellation new "Futurama" stories have continued to be churned out via the "Futurama" comicbook, published by Groening's Bongo Comics imprint.
www.variety.com /article/VR1117935453.html?categoryid=1050&cs=1&s=h&p=0   (473 words)

 [ The Futurama Point :: What Is Futurama? ]
Futurama is the first Matt Groening's TV Animation series after the first well known TV Cartoon series, The Simpsons.
Futurama uses a High level Animation standards including awesome 3D scenes and Computer Coloring.
Futurama develops around Philip J. Fry, a NYC pizza delivery boy with no future that on December 31 of 1999 delivered a pizza to a Cryogenic Laboratory.
www.slurmed.com /?p=whatis   (491 words)

 Welcome To The Retro Future
At the end of the ride, when the awestruck visitors were deposited in a GM showroom and left to contemplate the meaning of it all, they were handed a souvenir button that read: "I have seen the future." Few disagreed.
Futurama was also a spectacularly-effective piece of propaganda for GM.
Not surprisingly, many of the ideas were amusingly off the mark: floating airports which adjusted in water to shift to the changing wind conditions; highways with curved sides which allowed vehicles to travel at different speeds (four lanes at 50 m.p.h, two lanes at 75 m.p.h, and two lanes at 100 m.p.h.).
www.retrofuture.com /futurama.html   (631 words)

 Futurama Easter Egg : Futurama
"Futurama" was the name of a General Electric display at the world's fair in the 40's (check me on that, I may be wrong about the date) that showed a panorama of the future according to GE, complete with big sweeping buildings and flying cars (think 40's sci-fi movies).
Futurama is also the title of an excellent album by the British band Be Bop Deluxe.
The style of architecture in the fair, and on the TV show, bears a strong resemblence to the 1925 silent classic "Metropolis," directed by Fritz Lang, which, incidentally, Be Bop Deluxe projected on video screens during their performances (see their "Live in the Air Age" release).
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 Flickr: JohnDayluke's Photostream
I decided to upload all my posters with The Futurama characters.
A little bit old concerning that the part 3 was released.
All these posters dedicated to The Futurama animated series were created by me for fans of this...
www.flickr.com /photos/7216848@N08   (263 words)

 Can't get enough Futurama: Futurama News
According to a post he made on his message board, Futurama is going to be renewed for television with 26 episodes.
So there you have it folks, the return of Futurama as a series may not be the case as of right now.
In particular, his work on Futurama Comics #22, the Futurama/Simpsons: Crossover Crisis Part Two #1 and Part Two #2 and the Simpsons Comics 102-108, 110-111, 113 gave him one of the five slots in line for "Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Writer".
www.gotfuturama.com   (2809 words)

 IGN: Futurama Preview
The upcoming Futurama game looks like its shaping up to be one of the exceptions.
Developed by Unique Development Studios for the PS2, Xbox and GameCube, Futurama is a third-person action/adventure that follows the cast of the television show as they try to stop an evil businesswoman named Mom from turning the earth into a giant spaceship bent on intergalactic conquest.
When the first screenshots of Futurama were released a month or so ago, I have to confess that they didn't exactly get me excited about the game.
ps2.ign.com /articles/403/403219p1.html   (622 words)

 Posts from the Futurama Category at TV Squad
She also writes on her Live Journal that the details are still being hammered out, but needless to say, this is a great example of a relatively unknown artist getting some decent exposure through this crazy thing called the Web.
Here's what the listing says the plot is going to be: "Planet Express sees a hostile takeover and Bender falls into the hands of criminals where he is used to fulfill their schemes." The movie is in post-production, with voice recording completed.
But, if this is correct, it'll be a nice way for fans to get their Futurama fix before the show starts new episodes on Comedy Central in 2008.
www.tvsquad.com /category/futurama   (2867 words)

 Salon Entertainment | Joyce Millman On Television: That 31st century show
This is Matt Groening's "Futurama," his long-awaited follow-up to "The Simpsons," and it's totally, amazingly perfect.
The "Futurama" pilot opens on Dec. 31, 1999, in New York City, where a 25-year-old pizza delivery boy named Fry (his overbite and Ping-Pong ball eyes unmistakably mark him as a Groening creation) is having a really sucky end of the millennium.
With "Futurama," it's going to be a kick following them to infinity and beyond.
www.salon.com /ent/tv/mill/1999/03/cov_26mill.html   (1074 words)

 Groening Goes Back to the "Futurama" - Apr 21, 1998 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The series is based on the Sleeper-esque premise of guy who wakes up from a deep freeze a thousand years from now.
Futurama will be Groening's first TV project since he put yellow pen to paper and came up with Fox's mega-successful animated franchise in the late '80s.
Simpsons newsgroups have been buzzing recently over the new show, with the Homer faithful scared that Groening will shirk his Springfied duties in favor of Futurama.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,2883,00.html   (337 words)

 Futurama News
Futurama News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Three years after being canceled by FOX, Matt Groening's animated series "Futurama" is returning to television with new episodes.
Matt Groening is the creator of the longest running animated show, The Simpsons, and also the creator of Futurama.
www.topix.net /videogame/futurama   (106 words)

 (TLZ) Futurama Madhouse > What's New?
The first was a nice note from Stacey Zoidberg alias Voodoofrog who wrote to tell us what a great site FM is. In fact, todays headline is taken almost word for word from her message.
It's in the Miscellaneous Pictures section, which is where we put weird stuff that isn't quite weird enough to qualify for the Weird Stuff section.
Cap'n Skusting to be exact, another old timer (in other words from before I came here) who's come back from a long voyage of plunder with a bunch of new Fan Art.
www.futurama-madhouse.com.ar   (2429 words)

 (TLZ) Futurama Madhouse > Video Clips - Miscellaneous Clips
This clip is a compilation of various Futurama moments with Fry, Leela, Bender, Zoidberg and others set to the main backing music from the Back to the Future films.
This clip is a compilation of various Fry and Leela moments in Futurama, emphasising their need for each other, all edited by FurY.
In celebration of the coming new series of Futurama, Speedbump Studios have come up with their own little creation: a promo of the coming Futurama, all done in 3D.
www.futurama-madhouse.com.ar /videoclips/index.shtml   (1212 words)

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