One Hour Mid-Season Finale of 'Futurama' Airs Wednesday, August 29

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August 27th, 2012

via press release:

 

SUMMER IS OVER, BUT THE FUTURE IS NEAR!

GET READY FOR THE ONE-HOUR MID-SEASON FINALE OF “Futurama

WITH TWO EPISODES BACK TO BACK WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29

“31st CENTURY FOX” WITH GUEST STAR PATRICK STEWART AT 10:00 P.M.

AND “NATURAMA” AT 10:30 P.M.

Click here to watch a preview clip from the season finale “31st Century Fox”

 

In “31st Century Fox,” Bender becomes a fox hunting enthusiast, joining the Huntmaster (guest star Patrick Stewart) on a high-class outing.  But his love of the hunt turns to outrage when

he realizes they are hunting not a regular flesh-and-blood fox, but rather a poor, innocent robot fox.  Determined to take a stand for robot rights, he sets out to sabotage the next hunt only to find his plan has gone horribly wrong when he himself becomes the hunted.

In a three-part extravaganza entitled “Naturama,” the Futurama crew members are reborn as wild animals struggling for survival in their native habitats.  First, "Salmon Fry" faces vicious predators, towering waterfalls, and the obnoxious "Salmon Zapp Brannigan" as he races upstream to mate with the lovely one-eyed "Salmon Leela."  Next, "Tortoise Professor" – an ancient and nearly extinct Galapagos tortoise – makes an epic journey to track down the last surviving female of his species.  Finally, the huge, blubber-filled "Elephant Seal Bender" battles to the death to keep all other males away from his vast harem of adoring females.

 
  • Luis

    Great show

  • Jon23812

    Hope it gets high ratings

  • Steve

    It used to be a great show, but I don’t think the “new” Futurama has been very funny. Each of these new seasons has only had one or two episodes that ranked up with the best of the original.

    Anyone know when it comes back?

  • Claude

    Steve, the show is great

  • Scott

    Steve, I don’t know what planet you’ve been living on, but Futurama is still as funny as it used to be. Watching these new episodes, it’s like the series never went off the air in the first place. Same voice actors, same good writing and producing, same funny scenes. I couldn’t be happier that Futurama is alive and kicking!

    It returns for the remainder of Season 7 in June 2013.

    I just hope Comedy Central renews Futurama again for a couple more years. Apparently, they have to make this decision as soon as the next year comes.

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