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Futurama salutes the new generation of bad actors

Futurama has had a rocky history with pop culture critique. Its latest episode, "Calculon 2.0," succeeds because it actually has something to say. Something really mean. Read More... http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/io9/full/~3/lIulJ5t0SeE/futurama-salutes-the-new-generation-of-bad-actors-905997493

Futurama Season 7 Panel [Comic Con 2013]

Yet another attempt at a Futurama final Comic Con panel went off Saturday in Ballroom 20. Only David Cohen and Matt Groening are the "panelists". The rest of the cast is in attendance, but they are listed as "guests" because apparently only 5 panelists were allowed. Katey Segal got a massive pop. A lot of Married with Children fans in the audience apparently. Or Sons of Anarchy. Or something else where she’s been awesome. READ MORE...

Comic-Con 2013: 'The Simpsons' and 'Futurama' crossover is happening

It may be hard to believe, but "The Simpsons" is going into it's 25th year on the air. To celebrate, the creator, producers and writers arrived at Comic-Con 2013 to have a good time with the fans.The panel starts with a sneak peak at the 2013 "Treehouse of Horror" intro, directed by Guillermo Del Toro, which includes homages to nearly any thriller or horror movie or book you could think of. Everything from zombies, to Stephen King, to even Cthulhu gets a little tribute. There's even a moment of Lisa in "Alice in Wonderland" and an appearance by "Futurama's" Hypnotoad.The Hypnotoad was also used as an introduction to announce a full crossover happening between "The Simpsons" and Futurama. The casts will record the episode in August and it will be used as either the season 25 finale of season 26 premiere of "The Simpsons." The crossover was alluded to in the "Futurama" panel that... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/07/comic-con-2013-the-simpsons-celebrates-25-years-with-never-before-seen-footage.html

'Futurama' hits Comic-Con for the last time, shows finale footage

After seven seasons, "Futurama" is in reaching its end ... Again. The animated comedy was originally canceled by FOX in 2003, but an undying fanbase led to it rising from the ashes on Comedy Central in 2008, with three more seasons following.September 4 will see the second end of the show, but before that the cast and crew descend on Comic-Con one last time to greet their fans. Head writer David X. Cohen and series creator Matt Groening are out first. They explain that Comic-Con won't let them bring the cast on as panelists, because there's just too many of them.Instead, they're brought out as guests, with Billy West and Katey Sagal getting the loudest applause from the crowd.The cast kicks off the panel with a table reading of the first act of the episode's series finale, "Meanwhile." The episode finds Fry (West), Leela (Sagal) and Bender (John DiMaggio) making a delivery to the... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/07/futurama-hits-comic-con-for-the-last-time-cast-says-goodbye.html

Futurama gets a current event just right

"The Inhuman Torch" shows off how fun Futurama is when it features a great parody of current events. It stumbles, a little, when it comes to the relationships in the show — but at least it has Zapp Brannigan. Read more... http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/io9/full/~3/VCAyODGvt5s/futurama-gets-a-current-event-just-right-740885487

Comedy Central is Coming to Comic-con: 'Brickleberry', 'Futurama', 'South Park' & 'Workaholics' Panels

COMEDY CENTRAL will descend upon San Diego Comic-Con with a multitude of awesome events. The schedule includes panels from "Workaholics" on Thursday, July 18 from 2:00-3:00 p.m., Ubisoft’s "South Park: The Stick of Truth" videogame on Thursday, July 18 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/L3ptdEahelg/

Matt Groening's 'Futurama' is ready for its intergalactic send-off

'Futurama' is no stranger to final acts, but this time creator Matt Groening is set for an ending worthy of Bender, Fry and the rest of the sci-fi cartoon crew. "Futurama," the other cartoon series created by Matt Groening, is nearing the end. Now in its final 13-episode half-season, it was born on Fox in 1999, canceled in 2003 and revived from its state of suspended animation by Comedy Central in 2008. Read More... http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/latimes/entertainment/news/tv/~3/UHl3pfZPaRA/la-et-st-ca-futurama-20130707,0,2257058.story

Comedy Central's 'Futurama' Takes Dig at NBC (Video)

The animated series mocks the network's love of cop dramas and recent ratings woes.      http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/CtgWqzt3HBM/story01.htm

Futurama gets its snap and its heart back

After a couple of lackluster episodes starting off its final season, Futurama hits its stride. "T: The Terrestrial" features great lines, but more importantly, great tributes to classic science fiction. Read more... http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/io9/full/~3/nop6Gvkfyj4/futurama-gets-its-snap-and-its-heart-back-595111366

Seth MacFarlane Books Canine Role in ‘Futurama’ Season 7

When Fry’s beloved pooch Seymour returns in Futurama‘s seventh and final season, he’ll have a voice and that voice will be Seth MacFarlane’s. As first reported by EW, The Family Guy creator will provide Seymour’s only spoken dialogue in an episode that takes the Planet Express crew inside Fry’s dreams in order to complete a mission in 1999. The episode will also feature the reappearance of Sarah Silverman as the voice of Fry’s former girlfriend, Michelle. READ MORE...