‘Futurama’s Billy West Reading Trump Quotes as Zapp Brannigan Is Perfect
At this point, people poking fun at Trump don’t even need a punchline — the quotes from the campaign trail that read, verbatim, like well-crafted parodies are hilarious enough. Which is why voice actor Billy West, the man behind many of your favorite Futurama characters, is campaigning t... [Read More]
‘Futurama’ Gets the Live-Action Treatment with the Very Impressive Trailer for ‘Fan-O-Rama’
If the Simpsons porn parody is any indication, transforming Matt Groening’s cartoon worlds into live-action worlds yields incredibly bizarre and downright disturbing results. Add in some amazing cinematic talent and extra attention to detail and that’s also the case with the trailer rele... [Read More]
That Time ‘Futurama’ Was Reborn as a Video Game, Anime, and More
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “A wise man once said that nothing really dies, it just comes back in a new form. Then he died. So next time you see a... [Read More]
That Time ‘Futurama’ Was Reborn as a Video Game, Anime, and More
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “A wise man once said that nothing really dies, it just comes back in a new form. Then he died. So next time you see a... [Read More]
On "Zoidbergs"
by Matt Crowley There’s a new sitcom archetype. Though it has roots in classic television, this specific characterization has become especially prevalent in the last decade or so. I will call characters that fit this archetype “Zoidbergs,” after the alien coworker from Futurama. Fu... [Read More]
Here's the Couch Gag for This Sunday's 'Simpsons'/'Futurama' Crossover
by Megh Wright The Simpsons has yet another crossover episode planned for this Sunday, which will see the Simpsons paired up with the world of Futurama in a mashup show Fox is calling "Simpsorama" (with the honest tagline "A Show Out of Ideas Teams Up with a Show Out of Episodes"). In the meantime, ... [Read More]
A 3D Animator Has Created an Impressively Realistic 'Futurama' World
by Megh Wright Russian animator Alexey Zakharov recently decided to recreate the Planet Express Ship from Futurama, and the result is pretty impressive. Check out a short clip of the ship in an extremely detailed Futurama world above, then click through for another clip as well as several images of ... [Read More]
'The Simpsons' Are Crossing Over with Basically Every Other Fox Cartoon This Season
by Megh Wright Over the course of last year, several big events slated for the 26th season of The Simpsons were revealed including a Futurama crossover episode, a Family Guy crossover episode, and the death of a character who has appeared on the show at least twice. At TCA over the weekend, a few mo... [Read More]
Thank You Internet! Artist re-creates “Futurama’s” intro in stunning 3D
Matt Groening created a gem of a show in Futurama. Sadly, the show was given the axe for the second time (this time around by Comedy Central after reviving it from Fox) last summer, ending the show for good. Futurama was a wonderful show that could be both hilarious and touching, each episode a must... [Read More]
Matt Groening Talks the Future of 'Futurama'
by Bradford Evans Long-running series Futurama ended its run last night after Comedy Central opted to cancel the show in April (marking its second cancelation), but will Futurama rise from the dead again as it did when Comedy Central picked it up in 2010? Creator Matt Groening tells Zap2It that... [Read More]