In last night's Futurama episode, Viva Mars Vegas, the gang decides to pull off a casino heist. Everything about that's fun. But the show also tries to hit a social message — and that's not quite as successful. Also, there's Zoidberg.
The Robot Mafia is an under-appreciated group of characters on Futurama . They've been prominent parts of episodes before " Viva Mars Vegas ", but still, any appearances from the trio are welcome. They serve as a perfect satire of Mafioso types more
At this point in the series, Futurama is somewhat renowned for its familial installments, exploring the background of even the most inconsequential characters. This week, however, we finally met the ancient couple responsible for Professor Far more
It’s hard to judge Futurama and the stories it’s been telling this season, and part of the reason for that is a renewed focus on characters and emotionality over wacky plotlines or tired TV tropes.
That’s not to say " Near Death Wish " lost what makes more
Futurama 's surly robot, Bender, is mostly known for not giving much of a damn about anything, and for being actively antagonistic towards anything good. In this episode, for once, we see him stand up for what matters to him. With a little help from the c more
Futurama has long been known as something of an intelligent show. The futuristic background has given license to the creative staff to reference issues concerning the intersection of math, science, and philosophy. In " Free Will Hunting " there more
If there's any moral to be taken from " Fun on a Bun " it is that drunken rowdiness is far superior to a classy gathering. Because the latter just leads to thinking you just ate your ex, then neanderthals will rise up, and prize-winning chefs wi more
It's like someone wrote this episode of Futurama with a gun to their head, being forced to involve all the tertiary characters of the show in one giant explosion of Zoidberg hate. Which is my way of saying that this is one hell of a good episode.