Disney recently announced that they will be bringing back the animated sci-fi comedy, “Futurama,” created by Matt Groening and David X. Cohen. Futurama Season 8 will be premiering in 2023 and will be available for streaming on Hulu in the United States and on Disney+ globally.
What is Futurama about?
“Futurama” is a science fiction animated comedy series created by Matt Groening and David X. Cohen. The show takes place in the 31st century and follows the adventures of Philip J. Fry, a delivery boy who accidentally cryogenically freezes himself and wakes up 1,000 years in the future. He is taken in by his distant relative Professor Farnsworth, who hires him as a delivery boy for his intergalactic delivery company, Planet Express.
The show’s cast includes a diverse range of characters including Bender, a sarcastic and mischievous robot, Leela, a mutant one-eyed ship captain, and Zoidberg, a lobster-like doctor. The series parodies and satirizes various science fiction and pop culture elements while also addressing serious issues such as environmentalism, politics, and the human condition.
“Futurama” is known for its humor, pop culture references, and witty writing. The show received critical acclaim for its humor and writing and has been praised for its ability to appeal to both science fiction fans and general audiences. It has also been recognized for its strong voice cast and character development.
Release Date and Speculations From the Revival
Hulu revived the series on February 9, 2022, with 20-episode order set to premiere in 2023 and will be available for streaming on Hulu in the United States and on Disney+ globally. The original voice cast, including Billy West, Katey Sagal, Tress MacNeille, Maurice LaMarche, Lauren Tom, Phil LaMarr, John DiMaggio, and David Herman, will be returning for the revival of Futurama Season 8, which is sure to excite fans. “Futurama” originally ran from 1999 to 2013. The show’s unique blend of science fiction and comedy made it an instant classic, and its popularity has only grown in the years since its original run.
One of the things that made “Futurama” so beloved was its diverse cast of characters, each of whom brought their own unique personalities and quirks to the show. From the sarcastic and mischievous robot Bender to the lobster-like doctor Zoidberg, each character was well-developed and added something special to the series. In addition, the show was known for its strong writing. Given the popularity of the original series, it is likely that the revival will be highly anticipated by fans. The return of the original voice cast, as well as the talented writing team behind the show, gives fans reason to be excited about the return of “Futurama.” It will be interesting to see how Futurama Season 8 develops in the years to come, and whether it can maintain its unique blend of humor and science fiction.
While the exact premiere date for the new series of “Futurama” remains unknown, fans can be sure that it will be a highly anticipated event. With the return of the original cast and writing team, as well as the continued popularity of the series, the revival is sure to be a hit with fans.
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