The First 90 Seconds of the New Futurama Premiere

Posted by No_name_here (330 posts) - - Show Bio

 They've returned to comics, and now they're returning to TV.

So you might recall the teaser the new season of FUTURAMA that we posted here a while back. It was making some coy “meta” references to the show getting a new home on space's “comedy central channel."   Seeing as how this new season’s premiering on Comedy Central on the 24, a scant ten days away, it’d make sense that the first ninety seconds would pop up online as a preview, right? It would make a lot of sense, and we’ve got said 90-sec preview for your viewing pleasure, below.   

Just in case the player isn’t working for you (or if the clip gets taken down), here’s a breakdown of the clip.

== TEASER ==
It’s been more than ten years since FUTURAMA started on Fox and it’s been pleasantly surprising to see the show revived this many times thanks to such a passionate fanbase. I’ve always enjoyed the show on a number of levels. It can make you laugh, but its visuals are surprisingly artistic given how often prime time animated sitcoms opt for no-frills art direction.  This clip is no exception. 


Anyway, I’m probably going to go set my DVR to record the premiere next Thursday, but how about you Comic Vine maniacs? Does this clip make you want to hop on the Planet Express once more, or do you want to tell the crew to bite your shiny metal…

-- Tom Pinchuk is the writer of UNIMAGINABLE for Arcana Studios and HYBRID BASTARDS! for Archaia. HYBRID BASTARDS! is available  here and UNIMAGINABLE is available here for pre-order on  

#1 Edited by EdwardWindsor (14346 posts) - - Show Bio

no player!!! i am so excited for ithe start of new series
nevermind its here now lol

#2 Posted by Calvin (3479 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes! Futurama!

#3 Edited by Kid_Zombie (822 posts) - - Show Bio

Wheres the clip? Taken down already?
nevermind ha ha its here now

#4 Posted by Asymmetrical (24988 posts) - - Show Bio

aren't they show two episodes on the premiere day? I know I've been waiting for my DVR to be able to see that far into the future, I think it should work today, I'm so excited!

#5 Posted by mimschkin (619 posts) - - Show Bio

It got a chuckle out of me so it's good enough. When's it coming to the UK though?

#6 Posted by CaptainUseless (728 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't wait!

#7 Posted by hdorman1 (4633 posts) - - Show Bio


#8 Posted by EdwardWindsor (14346 posts) - - Show Bio
@mimschkin:  same day if you have comedy central i believe
#9 Posted by ComicMan24 (147088 posts) - - Show Bio

It looks good.

#10 Posted by DH69 (4193 posts) - - Show Bio

hahahaha YES!!! wish i got comedy central...OH GOD NOOOOO!

#11 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29515 posts) - - Show Bio


#12 Posted by jamdown (291 posts) - - Show Bio

hahahahahaha nice the video is on youtube also
#13 Posted by mimschkin (619 posts) - - Show Bio
@lazystudent: Really? That would be so great.
#14 Posted by EdwardWindsor (14346 posts) - - Show Bio
@mimschkin:  should do i have seen premiers on comdey central here in uk before when they came out in U.S
#15 Posted by Decept-O (7393 posts) - - Show Bio

Great!  Futurama grew on me over time, and I'm glad it's returning, a unique and enjoyable animaed series. 
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#18 Posted by longbowhunter (8026 posts) - - Show Bio

Ha, magic marker penises! They won me over.
#19 Posted by ArtisticNeedham (2279 posts) - - Show Bio

the 24th.  I will DVR it.  Thanks.  I can't wait.
On one of the podcasts someone mentioned how the shows work better as a 30 min show and not so much as a long movie.  I agree, so I can't wait for the show to return.

#20 Posted by mistrx75 (203 posts) - - Show Bio

Ha!  Oh, Amy.

#21 Posted by Theodore (3445 posts) - - Show Bio

lol it's sort of like a comedy central channel.. and were on it!

#22 Posted by Cosmic Sentinel (3749 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome news. Hopefully UK's Comedy Central will have it too.

#23 Posted by NightFang (10382 posts) - - Show Bio

Their Back baby! 

#24 Posted by Comiclove5 (1258 posts) - - Show Bio

I Can't wait for this show to return.
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#28 Posted by Nionel (26 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice, I can't wait to see it. I don't currently have cable, so I hope it gets streamed somewhere after it airs...

#29 Posted by ComicCrazy (1505 posts) - - Show Bio

Ha hah SWEEET!
#30 Posted by pentagram (265 posts) - - Show Bio


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