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Urban Legend
« on: 12-31-2005 20:07 »

I was browsing through the message boards of Futurama on that website, "tv.com".  It said that the makers of Family Guy and The OC are going to be the new writers of Futurama if it comes back.  My guess is, this is just a rumor. 

What's your take on this? 

Urban Legend
« Reply #1 on: 12-31-2005 20:13 »

It's proboably just a rumor.But if it isn't,Futurama wouldn't be the same.

The Listmaker
Urban Legend
« Reply #2 on: 12-31-2005 20:40 »

I really doubt that Matt Groening and David X Cohen - two nerds by heart with a crew of other nerds by heart - will give away a show that was filled with what Groening ever wanted to do, to some comedians like Seth McFarlane, Seth Green and so on are.

As much as Fox owns the rights to produce it, I believe it is still Matt Groening's and DXC's property.

« Reply #3 on: 12-31-2005 20:44 »

mm hm, why would fox try to fix something that's no broke? Matt Groening and David x Cohen r doing a great job! They would never change writers... i hope.

Liquid Emperor
« Reply #4 on: 12-31-2005 20:59 »

Like germanfryfan says, FOX may own the rights to produce it, but Groening and Cohen have the rights to write, etc...

DOOP Secretary
« Reply #5 on: 12-31-2005 21:01 »

Groening would never mix his shows with Family Guy. Never. Also, The OC is a totally different genre from Futurama, so the switch from The OC to Futurama would be a big leap. Like GFF and the rest said, it's likely a rumor.

Urban Legend
« Reply #6 on: 01-01-2006 01:41 »

From an internet message board? Come on, people! Surely we have fatter, jucier straws to grasp at! Ones loaded with Vitamen L: the loooove vitamen.
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