Futurama Review: Jamaican Toaster

In the previous review of "The Butterjunk Effect," I bemoaned that an episode focusing on the main Planet Express crew was so lackluster. This week's episode,"The Six Million Dollar Mon," proves that Futurama can still be funny when the main cast takes center stage.

Hermes showed us why robotic implants are just trouble. Sure, it starts with the desire to launch a harpoon out of one's chest, but it always just goes quickly downhill. I mean, it always leads to becoming a giant dehumanizing death machine, without question. Great science-fiction like this does use the future to comment on the present, after all! Hermes's enjoyment and tolerance of extremely spicy food is something I can relate to, though I would hope that my skin wouldn't cause robots to melt, and to burn holes through people's bodies. Also, I hope that no one ever tries to eat my skin. Read More...



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