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Old 04-06-03, 07:31 PM
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Futurama - Sunday 4-06-2003

About damn time they covered that. And damn glad they did.



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Old 04-06-03, 07:47 PM
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9.5/10

Excellent, excellent episode that really could've been a great series finale. I liked how everything tied-in to what happened in past episodes (especially the pilot). Two things bothered me a bit though. The Leela dating subplot is right out of the "Cyber House Rules" playbook. Also, how could Fry defeat the Brains the first time if the events in "Roswell That Ends Well" didn't occur yet?
Old 04-06-03, 09:29 PM
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Also, how could Fry defeat the Brains the first time if the events in "Roswell That Ends Well" didn't occur yet?
Trying to figure all that out just kind of kills the point I mean c'mon... If he was his own grandfather - then he has always been his own grandfather. Which is a total implausability, which is just ****ed up as is... so one more ****up can't hurt

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Old 04-06-03, 11:15 PM
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Well, this seemed like a really good episode, for the 15 minutes that they didn't interrupt it to bombard us with information about a possible tornado that didn't come anywhere close to us.
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wow, this was an awesome episode.

They tied in stuff from about 4 past episodes. Most importantly, when they showed a "flashback" of the pilot in a recent episode, we saw Nibbler in it. Glad they tied up all the loose ends.
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Okay, now that I've downloaded the episode, I can say that the rest of it was just as good.

Those Nibblonians are just so darn cute.
Old 04-07-03, 01:16 AM
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Good episode.

I loved the Nibblonian rolling around on the ground playing with the cat toy while he was talking to Fry
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The nibbler tie in was great. if anyone wants to fish out from a search result the picture of nibbler in the trash can from that one flash back episode, it should be in an past futurama thread
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Good episode this week. I hope Fox carries through on it's promise to run "new" episodes of Futurama during the summer.
Old 04-07-03, 06:39 PM
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Originally posted by Simpson Purist
9.5/10

Excellent, excellent episode that really could've been a great series finale. I liked how everything tied-in to what happened in past episodes (especially the pilot). Two things bothered me a bit though. The Leela dating subplot is right out of the "Cyber House Rules" playbook. Also, how could Fry defeat the Brains the first time if the events in "Roswell That Ends Well" didn't occur yet?
I agree with you this would make a good finale. All in all I really liked this episode and I can't wait to hear the commentary for this episode.

Damn You Fox! WTF were you thinking cancelling this for Beene and that other God Awful show Pitts or what ever the **** its called?
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Did everyone catch all the Babylon 5 stuff?

From the space suit Fry was wearing in the first scene to the council of nibblers - and the whole plot was right out of B5. But I won't go into too much detail because it would actually spoil B5 for those who haven't seen it yet.
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Damn You Fox! WTF were you thinking cancelling this for Beene and that other God Awful show Pitts or what ever the **** its called?
It isn't getting cancelled for either, the lineup right now includes both Beene and Pitts - along w/ Simpsons, Futurama, KOTH, and Malcom. That said, how that Beene show ever got high ratings is beside me, I mean damn is it stupid.. Hell The Pitts - which is so over the top I have to admit it has some charm - is better and got half the advertising beene got.

Anyway, Futurama, Family Guy, and Andy Richter need to be back on FOX ASAP.

...that or Cartoon Network needs to pay and get more eps of FG and Futurama made.
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couldnt find any nibbler in the can shots but did find this...

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and going by this shot it looks like he wasn't in the trash can. i never could find i shot of him in the can. he was under the desk.

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Fox can
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Old 04-08-03, 01:01 AM
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Good news, the Pitts has already been cancelled! Whoopee!
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Originally posted by Seantn
Good news, the Pitts has already been cancelled! Whoopee!
You're not just getting my hopes up, are you? I sat through this show Sunday, and it was the longest four hours I've ever experienced. I wanted to hunt down the creators of the show and put forks in their heads. It was so *painful* to watch.
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I managed to sit through the first laugh track of the Pitts. Needless to say, the TV was off by 9:32. Maybe it's not fair of me to judge a show based on the laugh track, but when it's being used for unfunny jokes, that's the killer.

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Originally posted by mverleg1
I managed to sit through the first laugh track of the Pitts. Needless to say, the TV was off by 9:32. Maybe it's not fair of me to judge a show based on the laugh track, but when it's being used for unfunny jokes, that's the killer.

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That's the thing. The laugh track wasn't even being used on jokes. It was being used on whatever the people were saying, nevermind any actual comedy. It was like watching America's Funniest Home videos and wondering what they were showing the audience, because they obviously weren't watching the same thing I was to be laughing so hard.

Come to think of it, The Pitts reminds me of That 80s Show. Oh ugh. I just got a nasty chill down my spine.
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What movie/show was that space suit Fry was wearing from? I know it ws supposed to be from something but i cant place it.

I want to say "Alien" but i dont remember thier suits being that color.
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Here's the picture of nibbler in the other episode:

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Crap i missed it. Anyone remember the name of the episode so i can download it off kazaa?
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The episode was called "the why of fry" though we wouldn't say that you should download copyrighted material off any online p2p service.
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as for the pitts... Oh man, I'm trying to give it a chance because Mike Scully (producer of simpsons for sometime) but it's just god awful. oh well.
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thanks jack.

was that from the pilot or the why of frye

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