Nice article, looks like David have been a busy boys giving interviews these last couple of weeks.
"Definitely the high point of relations with the network was the day we pitched the show," Cohen remembers. "Everyone was super-excited, and they ordered the show on the spot -- it was a party, basically. After that, it was like, `Wait a second -- this show takes place in space? They're not on a sofa in 1998? What's happening here?' They got cold feet that the premise was not as down to earth as `The Simpsons.' Matt told me they said, `We were expecting this to be more like "The Simpsons."' Matt said, `It is like "The Simpsons": new and original.'"
And that is the fate of Futurama in a nutshell. FOX just never got it.
also known as 'nerds.
He loves us, he really really loves us. We love you too, David.