Thursday, May 13, 2010
I've been quietly cheering for the return of this future toon ever since it went off the air. Then when Matt "Simsons" Groening found financing for a couple movies that were designed to be later cut apart into 20-22 minute segments and broadcast on whichever channel would take them, I was hopeful the cartoon would become a regular guilty pleasure.
The flames of hope were fanned even further when Comedy Central aired the sliced and diced versions of the movies (Futurama: The Beast With A Billion Backs, Bender's Game, Into the Wild Green Yonder, and Bender's Big Score). The devious plan worked, ratings jumped and I'm looking forward to seeing a new season.
More on the story here: http://www.speedbumpstudios.com/futurama/
Next up on the blog? Survey results, what they mean, and what you'll be voting on next.