Futurama: "Overclockwise" Review

For the most part, I liked "Overclockwise." There were some good bits throughout and quite a sweet, touching ending. But there were parts to the episode that just felt like a means to an end. A means to that sweet, touching end. Because of that, the episode didn't gel enough for me to fully enjoy it. 

The first act was the most straightforward and lulled me into thinking we might have a "wacky Bender" episode in front of us. The video game bits were fun, and I especially liked the game's name: World of World War II 3. Cubert tweaking Bender's processor to amp up his out-of-date software was a logical step to winning the game. Of course, this voided the license agreement and Mom was quick to take action. This was all well and good and had me hooked to see how it would all play out. But an existential Bender and a rather boring court proceeding wasn't exactly what I was hoping for.  Read More...



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