Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Jun 2009 14:30 UTC
Geek stuff, sci-fi... Futurama is coming back! The animated series, loved by many geeks, is the second show in the history of television to be brought back to life after a cancellation (the other one's Family Guy, also by Fox), mostly due to strong fan demand and very good sales from the series of direct-to-DVD films. Comedy Central ordered 26 new episodes to be made, and airing will start in mid-2010. Matt Groening, one of the two show's creators, said: "We're thrilled 'Futurama' is coming back. We now have only 25,766 episodes to make before we catch up with Bender and Fry in the year 3000."
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Only two?
by Laurence on Wed 10th Jun 2009 16:24 UTC
Laurence
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[Futurama] is the second show in the history of television to be brought back to life after a cancellation (the other one's Family Guy, also by Fox)


Wasn't Star Trek cancelled after original series flopped, only to gain cult when re-runs were shown at an earlier time?

Either way, I'm sure there's been more than just the two shows.

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Great news, by the way ;)

Edited 2009-06-10 16:26 UTC

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