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Delivery Boy
« on: 08-20-2011 16:07 »

Those who have purchased the new Futurama episodes on DVD can answer this question: Did Rich Moore (Supervising Director for the series) return?

He annoyed Matt Groening on the DVD commentaries, so I was wondering if they offered him his old job back.

Rich Moore took shots at The Simpsons (Matt Groening's baby) a couple times in the commentary.  Once, on an X-Mas episode, he took a shot at the Simposons Christmas episode where Marge pulled a jar of money out of her hair.  Another time, he said, "The Simpsons..." in such a sing-song way as to provoke Matt Groening to say, "Why do you say that so derisively?"

DOOP Secretary
« Reply #1 on: 08-20-2011 20:52 »

Which episode commentaries did he make these remarks on exactly?

Space Pope
« Reply #2 on: 08-21-2011 01:16 »

In answer to your original question, Zubans, I don't think Rich Moore is involved with the new run at all. Peter Avanzino has been the series' supervising director since the movies, and I haven't seen Moore's name in the credits at all. Kind of a shame, since he was pretty entertaining in the commentaries, but I'll assume he went on to bigger and better things.

DOOP Secretary
« Reply #3 on: 08-21-2011 01:21 »
« Last Edit on: 08-21-2011 01:23 »

He's currently directing this upcoming Disney film:


Also, according to his Wikipedia page:

...animation executive producer on the Futurama DVD movies.
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