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What do you guys think of Futurama?
« on: Mon, 03 February 2014, 22:40:07 »
I personally love it and is probably one of my favorite shows, and had what I think was one of the best series finales of any show, but lots of my friends seem to think otherwise. Thoughts?
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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 03 February 2014, 22:42:39 »
Absolutely love it

My favorite cartoon :D

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 03 February 2014, 22:52:40 »
are you f... kidding....  how old are you jesus....

how dare you ask us a question like that.... 



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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 03 February 2014, 23:02:10 »
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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 03 February 2014, 23:12:56 »
^:)

...been a fan since the 90's. Same with Family Guy...back when everyone hated it. It's funny how things change sometimes.

Edit: both shows have been cancelled more than once because they were so unpopular.
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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 03 February 2014, 23:15:11 »
I think it is a pretty terrible show

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 03 February 2014, 23:16:47 »
I think it is a pretty terrible show

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #7 on: Mon, 03 February 2014, 23:18:36 »
It never really won me over, but I definitely can watch it without having to rip my eyeballs out.

For cartoons I prefer Family Guy, The Simpsons and South Park over Futurama. I don't watch any of those at the moment, though, but those three are my go-to cartoon series in case I'm in the mood. :))
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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #8 on: Mon, 03 February 2014, 23:25:05 »
I can't bring myself to watch the last season, too sad, but I do love it.

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #9 on: Mon, 03 February 2014, 23:26:22 »
I can't bring myself to watch the last season, too sad, but I do love it.

it's either that... or no new futurama-at-all...

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #10 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 01:52:23 »
Good news everybody, you're all going to die horribly painful deaths!  The bad news is Bender got the Slurm machine pregnant, so there won't be anymore Slurm.

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #11 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 02:19:21 »
Alright...  No one say it.

That bloody Dog episode
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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #12 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 02:25:30 »
It's alright, not sure why people love it so much though.

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #13 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 02:55:29 »
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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #14 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 03:21:12 »
I watch it on Netflix with my two year old sometimes, he calls it the Bender show.  I'm waiting for him to tell the wife to bite his shiny metal ass.  ROFL - sometimes I get tired of Yo Gabba Gabba or PBS kids shows.

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #15 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 03:30:10 »
I prefer Simpsons, Family Guy and South Park. But nice to watch, I think I saw most episodes.

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #16 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 03:50:41 »
Absolutely love it. So many science and pop culture references and intelligent humour.
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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #17 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 04:27:08 »
I went on a Futurama kick at one point. But as soon as the whole Fry/Leela romance thing started in what seems like every eppisode, I stopped. 
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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #18 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 07:41:00 »
I went on a Futurama kick at one point. But I stopped.

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #19 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 08:14:45 »
Tried to get into it--didn't grab me. Matt Groening  :thumbsDOWN:

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
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« Reply #21 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 09:13:41 »
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What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #22 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 13:42:12 »
I went on a Futurama kick at one point. But I stopped.

GOOD NEWS EVERYONE!

We can start a new forum without YoungMichael88, the hater, with hookers and blackjack :P

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #23 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 13:47:10 »

I went on a Futurama kick at one point. But I stopped.

GOOD NEWS EVERYONE!

We can start a new forum without YoungMichael88, the hater, with hookers and blackjack :P

I love Futurama. Seriously love it.
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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #24 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 13:51:25 »
Futurama...?

You mean that show they made a bunch of memes out of, right?
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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #25 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 13:57:23 »
I got Comedy Central on cable a month ago and have been taking a dose of Futurama every day since.

The first time I saw it was in '99. A friend's girlfriend had downloaded a bunch of episodes in low resolution and filled a CD* with them that we watched all night.
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« Reply #26 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 14:01:24 »
I'd rather watch adventure time or regular show.

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #27 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 14:54:26 »
yea the fry + leela thing is really bad arc...

cuz honestly the whole thing was created around Future Scifi... romance was never part of that future, it just can't exist...

They have too many perfect replacement of vices for ANYONE man or woman to bother having a real relationship with each other..

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #28 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 14:55:37 »
I think it is a pretty terrible show

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« Reply #29 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 15:07:10 »

yea the fry + leela thing is really bad arc...

cuz honestly the whole thing was created around Future Scifi... romance was never part of that future, it just can't exist...

They have too many perfect replacement of vices for ANYONE man or woman to bother having a real relationship with each other..
Well the sexual tension between Zap and Leela was funny. And Kif and Amy's thing was fine. But Fry?! The whole point is that Fry is NEVER supposed to get with Leela. Unless it's an accident or something that leads to us laughing at Fry.
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« Reply #30 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 15:16:08 »
I love that show.  I love how it maintains positive humor amid all the social criticism.  The story plots are also usually imaginative enough to always give enough variety and get boring.
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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #31 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 15:24:26 »
Alright...  No one say it.

That bloody Dog episode

this was the only eps i really liked and remembered. i only watched it b/c it was (either before or after) the simpsons, and you only watched the simpsons cuz that's the only show to watch at the time.

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #32 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 15:28:58 »
yea the fry + leela thing is really bad arc...

cuz honestly the whole thing was created around Future Scifi... romance was never part of that future, it just can't exist...

They have too many perfect replacement of vices for ANYONE man or woman to bother having a real relationship with each other..

Like when Fry got with Lucy Liu?

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« Reply #33 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 15:33:01 »
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« Reply #34 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 16:18:59 »

yea the fry + leela thing is really bad arc...

cuz honestly the whole thing was created around Future Scifi... romance was never part of that future, it just can't exist...

They have too many perfect replacement of vices for ANYONE man or woman to bother having a real relationship with each other..
Well the sexual tension between Zap and Leela was funny. And Kif and Amy's thing was fine. But Fry?! The whole point is that Fry is NEVER supposed to get with Leela. Unless it's an accident or something that leads to us laughing at Fry.

The zap/leela, kif/amy  relations were comedies..

the leela / fry thing, they try to make it "serious"... which is where it all breaks apart..

I don't think people in that universe would behave like that given all their options.

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« Reply #35 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 17:05:06 »
It's mostly fine, but it gets a bit mawkish sometimes, although it's less guilty of it  than The Simpsons. I prefer my comedy cynical and mean-spirited like Family Guy.

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« Reply #36 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 17:25:27 »
It's mostly fine, but it gets a bit mawkish sometimes, although it's less guilty of it  than The Simpsons. I prefer my comedy cynical and mean-spirited like Family Guy.

Family guy feels like they try too hard to be a joke-filled show.  In many ways, I feel that Futurama is more sophisticated about its jokes, instead of just piling up a dozen obvious gags per scene. There are some brilliant moments in FG, but personally I don't like it as much as other cartoon-shows (like Archer).
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« Reply #37 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 17:52:17 »
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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #38 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 17:58:21 »
It's mostly fine, but it gets a bit mawkish sometimes, although it's less guilty of it  than The Simpsons. I prefer my comedy cynical and mean-spirited like Family Guy.

Family guy feels like they try too hard to be a joke-filled show.  In many ways, I feel that Futurama is more sophisticated about its jokes, instead of just piling up a dozen obvious gags per scene. There are some brilliant moments in FG, but personally I don't like it as much as other cartoon-shows (like Archer).

Archer is great.. cuz it makes no sense..


futurama might've seemed kind smart when we were all younger watching it..

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« Reply #39 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 20:20:02 »
I feel a bit weird after seeing too many in a row of Archer or shows with a similar kind of humour, such as Brickleberry.
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« Reply #40 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 20:25:11 »
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« Reply #41 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 23:29:32 »
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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #42 on: Tue, 04 February 2014, 23:34:30 »
What do I think of Futurama?

Well, for the first three years of college I watched the entire series all the way through during finals week every semester.  So...I guess you could say I'm a fan.

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« Reply #43 on: Wed, 05 February 2014, 02:37:00 »
I like it, I rank it about the same as The Simpsons, slightly above maybe. Haven't seen the newest season(s) tho.

Much more of a South Park guy, but at any rate Futurama is miles more tolerable than Family Guy.

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« Reply #44 on: Wed, 05 February 2014, 03:19:01 »
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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #45 on: Wed, 05 February 2014, 04:03:25 »
It's mostly fine, but it gets a bit mawkish sometimes, although it's less guilty of it  than The Simpsons. I prefer my comedy cynical and mean-spirited like Family Guy.

Family guy feels like they try too hard to be a joke-filled show.  In many ways, I feel that Futurama is more sophisticated about its jokes, instead of just piling up a dozen obvious gags per scene. There are some brilliant moments in FG, but personally I don't like it as much as other cartoon-shows (like Archer).

Yeah being from the UK and not following celebrity news or anything like that most of Family Guys jokes are lost on me and I still think its funniest moments are when the jokes are simply within the context of the show, but I do prefer it to Futurama... I also think becasue The Simpsons has to be aired at a certain time to a certain audience its writing is alot smarter than Futurama's..

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #46 on: Wed, 05 February 2014, 11:55:41 »
I like it, I rank it about the same as The Simpsons, slightly above maybe. Haven't seen the newest season(s) tho.

Much more of a South Park guy, but at any rate Futurama is miles more tolerable than Family Guy.

newest season not worth watching... if you just want to cherish your good "old" memories of futurama..

The new season is... just not as good because we're probably too old to appreciate it.

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still the best cartoon
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« Reply #48 on: Thu, 23 January 2020, 14:23:39 »
still the best cartoon

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Re: What do you guys think of Futurama?
« Reply #49 on: Sun, 26 January 2020, 16:37:59 »
Futurama holds a special place because it was on so many times while I was out at a party, or waking up in the middle of the night to adult swim on Cartoon Network, or hundreds of other occasions.

I enjoy it's geeky/silly brand of simpsons like slapstick and pun laughs.

Rick and Morty is a different form of enjoyment and I dig it for it's crudeness, and it's harshness mixed in with lots of surprisingly well pulled off fantastical elements.

Different enjoyments, both are great to me.

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