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ezy234

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« : 01-20-2003 15:29 »

soz about the last (almost crypted message)
I kinda found this board after a "fun" day out.....

but i need some questions answered because england sucks for tv.

So, does anyone know if and when all episodes are gonna be shown/repeated and if so what channel?   i sorta missed seasons 3,4 and 5 so i feel i'm kinda missing out  :(

Also, i read a post about a possibility of the latter seasons not being released on to DVD, is this true?  if it is then i will vouch to bring FOX down in anyway possible.......

Thanks chumps.
Kazzahdrane

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« #1 : 01-20-2003 15:46 »

If you have Sky, look forward to season "5" starting March or April I think. If, like me, you only see Futurama on Channel 4, prepare to wait a while for season 4 as usual.
aslate

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« #2 : 01-20-2003 17:43 »

Right:
FOX have 16 (i think it's 16) episodes left to air. They aren't airing any this February either. Season 5 has no date as to when it may end.

The DVDs not being released is a rumour, that's all. Apparently there is more evidence that they are being released.

Channel 4 won't air Futurama for some time, and 'I Dated A Robot' the S3 finale does not appear to have an airdate, and may not be show.
Cartoon Network's Adult Swim bought the right to air all 72 episodes of Futurama and are showing them on weekdays. They are currently on week 2 of airing them in production order.
SQFreak

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« #3 : 01-20-2003 18:27 »

aslate: Is CN in the UK showing Futurama? I thought it was only CN USA.
aslate

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« #4 : 01-20-2003 18:29 »

I dunno, i think it's only in the US. I only have the free digital and terrestrial channels so i have no idea.
PCC Fred

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« #5 : 01-20-2003 18:51 »

CN UK is NOT showing Futurama.  CN UK is not the same entity as CN USA, and doesn't have identical rights to CN USA's shows.  In the UK, only Sky_One and C4 have to rights to air Futurama.

And Season 3 WILL be released on DVD.
Zed 85

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« #6 : 01-21-2003 02:22 »

I wonder if we'll get The Route Of All Evil with that? At this rate it may be out before TROAE is shown on Sky One
totalnerd undercanada

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« #7 : 01-21-2003 02:34 »

Based on the other DVD sets, we'll get all of production Season 3. Yay DVD!
Carbito

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« #8 : 01-21-2003 06:37 »

You think thats bad, here in Australia we have not seen season 3, 4 or 5 yet...they started season 3 but then the tennis started and I have not seen it in 5 weeks!
Clacker

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« #9 : 01-21-2003 07:05 »
« : 01-21-2003 07:05 »

yeah wen the hell is C7 gonna start showin some Futurama dammit!  :mad:
aslate

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« #10 : 01-21-2003 11:51 »

Why are all the Aussies moaning? C4 suck with Futurama, they show it at 6:30PM, cut it to pieces and then don't even air the S3 finale 'I Dated a Robot'.
Tweek

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« #11 : 01-21-2003 11:57 »

Sky listings can be found at FSAC, including when new epidodes will be on, look here.
chris285

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« #12 : 01-21-2003 15:09 »

there are reports of season 3 dvd being avaliable in europe by may time or so. i really hope its true, as i will be collecting every dvd set i can now the show has been cancelled.
Teral

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« #13 : 01-21-2003 16:03 »

The info about the release date for season 3 come from payndz, so it's quite reliable.

And stop moaning about bad scheduling of Futurama, I have you all beat.  :p No Futurama for almost 15 months, no info on when (if ever) we'll get new episodes, and the station broadcasting it here just started to charge you 20$/month. So I don't even have the channel anymore.
SQFreak

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« #14 : 01-21-2003 16:18 »

Teral: Where are you and what station is that?
Teral

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« #15 : 01-21-2003 16:21 »
« : 01-21-2003 16:21 »

Denmark, Tv2Zulu

The thing is Tv2Zulu used to be a public station (a subsidiary to tax-funded Tv2), with additional income from advertising (between programs, nothing of that ad-block things thank god), but after a new management took over they've instituted some changes. At it stand right now, they're about to lose their public funds over this (40% of their income), so things look bleak.
SQFreak

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« #16 : 01-21-2003 18:24 »

20 U.S. Dollars per month? I don't even think HBO charges that much here; it's about 12 U.S. Dollars per month.

We have PBS (Public Broadcasting Service), which is a nationwide network supported by viewer and corporate donations. Around here (North Carolina) it's broadcast on multiple stations statewide by the University of North Carolina. Maybe TV2Zulu could go that way?
Teral

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« #17 : 01-21-2003 18:59 »

Zulu is actually taking the different direction. Moving from public funds to commercial business. Corporate donations would be viewed as very suspicious here, as many think it would color the news coverage of TV2. Besides it's just not part of our cultur.

We have 4 national tv stations here: DRTV, DR2, TV2 and TV2Zulu (DR2 and TV2Zulu only on cable or sattelite).

DRTV/DR2 are 100% public funded (tax-money) and owned, in exchange of providing a broad range of quality programs.

TV2/TV2Zulu are part public, part advertizing funded and act as a private company. Although the state own all shares, the station act autonomous. claiming the ad market has been low the last couple of years, they announced that TV2Zulu would switch to payment. They emmidiately lost 60% of viewership, as lots of community reciever unions opted out, until they had the chance to ask their members if they would like to keep Zulu, and pay the prize. Most expect the members to turn down Zulu.

And that's very I stand. Not that it's a bad thing. I suspect Zulu never would air season 3 and 4 anyway.

Wow, got carried away there.
SQFreak

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« #18 : 01-21-2003 19:06 »

I'm sorry.

All I can say is the D-word.
Teral

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« #19 : 01-21-2003 19:13 »

Already there.  ;) That's how I keep up with you Americans.
PCC Fred

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« #20 : 01-21-2003 19:15 »

 
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Originally posted by Zed 85:
I wonder if we'll get The Route Of All Evil with that? At this rate it may be out before TROAE is shown on Sky One

Look at FSAC's Sky listings.  TROAE is scheduled for March.  :)
PCC Fred

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« #21 : 01-22-2003 09:07 »

 
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Originally posted by PCC Fred on November 11th 2002:
Season 5 of Futurama won't be shown in the UK until probably March 2003 when Sky-One get it.

99% of my posts may be crap, but sometimes I'm right on the money.  :D
Lee Roberts

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« #22 : 01-23-2003 10:43 »

Did anyone see Seson Three on Channel Four? I did and didn't miss a single episode!
Kazzahdrane

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« #23 : 01-23-2003 14:51 »

Same here. Saw all the ones they aired anyway...
Juliet

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« #24 : 01-23-2003 15:32 »

 
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Originally posted by Lee Roberts:
Did anyone see Seson Three on Channel Four? I did and didn't miss a single episode!

Hello Lee

you may not miss a single episodes but you have missed every scenes with C4 has cut.

Otis P Jivefunk

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« #25 : 03-28-2004 12:35 »

 
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Originally posted by ezy234:
 Also, i read a post about a possibility of the latter seasons not being released on to DVD, is this true?  if it is then i will vouch to bring FOX down in anyway possible.......

Thanks chumps.

Don't worry, luckily all Seasons are now out on DVD...

Unless you're R1...
Teral

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« #26 : 03-28-2004 12:39 »

Been digging up graves again, Otis?  :p
Otis P Jivefunk

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« #27 : 03-28-2004 12:42 »

It's a hobby of mine  :p
Lucky Clover

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« #28 : 03-28-2004 14:14 »

read my sig.
Teral

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« #29 : 03-28-2004 14:35 »

Yeah, we've read it, stop spamming "General Discussion" with the same post over and over.

 
Quote
Originally posted by Otis P Jivefunk:
It's a hobby of mine   :p

So you're the new futurefreak? Better watch out for Jon.  :p
nerdlingus

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« #30 : 03-29-2004 01:42 »
« : 03-29-2004 01:42 »

   
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Originally posted by Otis P Jivefunk:
 Don't worry, luckily all Seasons are now out on DVD...

Unless you're R1...


Bwahahahaha.

I know. :p
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