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Pedro La Loco

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« #80 : 06-23-2006 15:04 »

Family Guy was auround for 5 years
inturnaround

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« #81 : 06-23-2006 15:10 »

It's been officially announced, stubborn doubters. Reuters, the AP, Entertainment Weekly and all the trades are reporting it with quotes from the "supposed" press release I posted. I can understand being skeptical of single-sourced hearsay, but this is more than solid.

If you need any more confirmation than that, I suggest you join the Flat Earth Society.
i_c_weiner

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« #82 : 06-23-2006 15:30 »

Wikinews article.

Welcome to PEEL inturnaround. Bucks County, eh? I think that's where CrapBag's from. Seems that the news about the return have gotten at least one new member already. Read the PEELer's FAQ if you already haven't. Read it. Learn it. Live it. Make it into a hat rack.
inturnaround

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« #83 : 06-23-2006 15:57 »

Danke, i_c. Yeah, I'm new and I'm glad I had something good to actually contribute as my first post.

I'm proud to be from the same place that anyone named "crapbag" hails from. Fiercely proud.

The hat rack has been made, good sir.
FishyJoe

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« #84 : 06-23-2006 16:05 »

Yeah, this is all official-enough sounding news for me. Didn't one of the press releases have a quote from some Comedy Central exec? I seriously doubt Comedy Central would be saying anything if it weren't a done deal.

.....freaking amazing. I hope the new episodes are good! And also are IN ADDITION TO the DVD movies. I'll be severely disappointed if the "movies" just repackage three episodes from the Comedy Central era.
Officer 1BDI

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« #85 : 06-23-2006 17:31 »
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...Damn it, FishyJoe, you're right!

Update from mArc on CGEF:

   
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Update: It seems that some of these articles got some things confused. The 4 DVD movies which we reported about a few days ago will eventually be shown as 4 episodes each on Comedy Central. This makes the number of episodes 16, not 13. But as I understand it, there is no other new content other than those movies.

*glowers irritatedly at random people*

I don't understand.  Didn't Katey and Billy both say "new episodes?"   :confused:

On the upside, this means each movie has 4 episodes worth of content, so they should be longer than 90 mintues apiece.  Right?
totalnerd undercanada

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« #86 : 06-23-2006 17:40 »

Wow. Just... wow. Stand by to await the arrival of new fans.
Prof. Wernstrum

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« #87 : 06-23-2006 17:42 »

One episode is about 22.5 minutes long so four together make a 90 minute movie.
tyraniak

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« #88 : 06-23-2006 17:44 »

Fuck yeah, can't wait to see futurama and south park on the same channel, maybe they should do a crossover episode where kyle, stan, and kenny gets so pissed off at lardass that they have him cryogenically frozen and he wakes up in new new york, but I doubt that'l happen
Spacedal11

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« #89 : 06-23-2006 18:11 »

I can feel the joy trying to rupture inside me. But my freakin harder outer shell of stubborness and disbelieve is blocking it. Hells bells though this is exciting.
Officer 1BDI

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« #90 : 06-23-2006 18:20 »

 
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Originally posted by Prof. Wernstrum:
One episode is about 22.5 minutes long so four together make a 90 minute movie.

Oh... right.  I was thinking 30 minutes for some reason.
FlasUrama

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« #91 : 06-23-2006 18:41 »

Oh yes, after all this waiting and pain finally some good news, although bit long to wait, mabe if i watch a frame a day mabe that would be long enough, well mabe not, anyway this is a good day for all peelers, can't sleep now, time to watch some eps me thinks  :) yeay guys *dances*
inturnaround

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« #92 : 06-23-2006 20:36 »

I don't see where the idea comes from that's the source of the update on the front page that this is pretty much movies in episodic format and that's it.

I suspect it's more a trial balloon before CC orders more episodes, but I don't see any source for the cut up movies idea.
FishyJoe

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« #93 : 06-23-2006 21:39 »

mArc doesn't need sources. He's an efficient german genius. Plus he has sources. I trust what he says.

...although, even with my "severely disappointed" line above, I'm not too upset about it. It's still 16 episodes, which is almost as long as production season 4.
inturnaround

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« #94 : 06-23-2006 22:00 »

Yeah, I understand what you mean. There's never a plan for a season two when you just picked up a season one, just a hope for more. I'm sure if it makes sense for Fox and CC to do business for more episodes past the initial run, it will happen.
Venus

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« #95 : 06-23-2006 23:35 »

I'm actually dissapointed now. Having to structure the new movies to fit into nice 22 minute segments is gonna hurt it.
DrThunder88

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« #96 : 06-24-2006 00:23 »

As angry as I am about the whole cable debacle, I proudly yet angrily raise the Excitement Threat Level to "red."


It would behoove us to not look this gift horse in the mouth.  Whether it's four new movies, four new episodes, or four new seasons, it's new and it's Futurama.

Now to convince my folks to get cable by 2008.  Actually, I should have my own place by then...
Nerd-o-rama

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« #97 : 06-24-2006 01:55 »

 
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Originally posted by totalnerduk:
Wow. Just... wow. Stand by to await the arrival of new fans.
...we're doomed.
Xanfor

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« #98 : 06-24-2006 02:30 »

Nobody has retracted the movie deal, have they?

(Wow, I'm axing the questions now...)

winna

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« #99 : 06-24-2006 02:52 »

That is a great thing to have known.
slimmyCGEF

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« #100 : 06-24-2006 03:40 »
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2008, sweet zombie jesus, that's a hell of a long time. Soon I'll be one of those guys who's given 10 years of his life to a TV show   :p

winna! shouldn't you be planning evil things!!
winna

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« #101 : 06-24-2006 03:43 »

Yeah no kidding... 2 years from now!
Arkan

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« #102 : 06-24-2006 04:42 »

 
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Originally posted by DrThunder88:
I proudly yet angrily raise the Excitement Threat Level to "red."

Woohoo!! Goodbye forever, purple!!  :D
ooy

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« #103 : 06-24-2006 05:00 »

Wow, Mitchell told me this, and i didn't believe him, I kinda gave up on "OMG FUTURAMAS BAK"stuff =/


But Im highly exited with this, it better be on DVD, or im off to a torrent site when it's avaliable...


...I mean, no.....
winna

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« #104 : 06-24-2006 05:03 »

I'll buy it on dvd... but chances are, I'll have it on computer rather than watching it when it comes out at it's exact date(s).
alexvilagosh

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« #105 : 06-24-2006 05:23 »

 
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Originally posted by ooy:
OOY POSTED AGAIN!!!

  :cool:   :eek:   :flirt:
winna

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« #106 : 06-24-2006 05:27 »

I thought he was posting all the time these days...  :rolleyes:
ooy

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« #107 : 06-24-2006 05:34 »

No, i sometimes post if I escape Zelda Lounge Forum, or if something really cool happens, Im gonna head off now... see ya in a couple of months...or so
Kingpomba
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« #108 : 06-24-2006 05:37 »
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Originally posted by Kingpomba:
But it is probablly true since we don't have cable so ill have to wait for the dvds.
 
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Originally posted by Xanfor:
 Me too!    :cry:

Although hopefully The Neutral Planet will have the episode transcripts like they do now. All power to the neutrals!


now i whish i had cable... im not only going to have to wait for the dvds to come out but for them to come to aussie dvd stores as well.... i think i need a tissue

PS: i probablly will try to resist reading the transcripts because it will ruin it before i get the movies..

PPS:
I though the transcripts were based off the dvd subtitles i guess im wrong.
totalnerd undercanada

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« #109 : 06-24-2006 06:39 »

Hopefully the sudden influx of screaming n00bs isn't going to be the death of PEEL between now and 2008.
The Baz

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« #110 : 06-24-2006 07:58 »

I'm not sure if Futurama's the best fit with South Park or Drawn Together (because the very mature themes)  that and I don't like those shows much.

But I do think it fits nicely with the Daily Show, Showbiz show etc.  Maybe CC will also bring back the Critic and Dilbert reruns (not at 2am!?) that would be glorious.
El Zilcho

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« #111 : 06-24-2006 08:00 »

 
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Originally posted by totalnerduk:
Hopefully the sudden influx of screaming n00bs isn't going to be the death of PEEL between now and 2008.

Oh, psh! We had some great people show up when the show was popular! Like... remember The Hypnotoad? Or SuperFry?

...

*cries*

(DeAr -MArC~ y is teh clasic episode always say raging bonder luv ur site btw)
sheep555

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« #112 : 06-24-2006 15:34 »
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For those young 'uns, relive those glory years again!. Looking back, I kind of feel guilty...he was only 10 :P

Edit: I notice the new trailer for Al Gore's movie is animated by the usual suspects, so looks like my previous question on whether they'd stick with the same studio is kind of answered...
LayZ341

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« #113 : 06-24-2006 17:51 »

Cool, wake me up in 2 years.  :sleep:
Zed 85

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« #114 : 06-24-2006 19:48 »

Ah cool  :)
That's leaves me with two...er, 18 months or so to get all my important fanfics out of the way before they get made redundant before I've finished them...
GenocidalSmashr

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« #115 : 06-24-2006 21:35 »

Comedy Central airing the movies as the "new episodes" does make more sense now. I was wondering how they could afford new episodes, or why Fox would pay for more with no intent on airing them.
i_c_weiner

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« #116 : 06-24-2006 22:04 »

Ooy! El Zilcho! Sheep! Yay! Old PEELers are coming back!

Also, let's begin the preparation for the flood of new members soon to come. We don't want PEEL to become the next New Orleans!
CrapBag

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« #117 : 06-24-2006 23:46 »

Yeah, but George Bush isn't going to be the one responsible for ruining PEEL.
But I am sure that someone will find a way to blame it on him   :p
Pedro La Loco

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« #118 : 06-24-2006 23:48 »

 
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Originally posted by CrapBag:
Yeah, but George Bush isn't going to be the one responsible for ruining PEEL.
But I am sure that someone will find a way to blame it on him    :p

You know all problems are his fault don't you  ;)
CrapBag

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« #119 : 06-24-2006 23:52 »

Oh I know.
He has the power to create hurricanes.
If only he would use that power for good...   :nono:
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