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« on: 03-10-2004 06:51 »

Star Trek had 72 Episode and Futurama does too.. Coincidence?   :confused:

(I am sorry is this has been previously discussed because I am a "n00b" in your opinion.   :rolleyes:
Prof. Wernstrum

Starship Captain
« Reply #1 on: 03-10-2004 06:56 »

Star Trek had 80 episodes. Or possibly 79 depending on whether the 2-part episode The Menangerie counts as one or two. Or 78 if you don't count the pilot episode featuring a different crew.
PCC Fred

Space Pope
« Reply #2 on: 03-10-2004 07:08 »
« Last Edit on: 03-10-2004 07:08 »

"The Menagerie" should count as two episodes, because it was originally a two parter.  Therefore it's 79 or 80, depending on whether you include "The Cage" or not.

TNG is usually stated as having 176 or 178 episodes, depending on whether you count the feature length "Encounter at Farpoint" and "All Good Things..." as one or two parters.  However "The Best of Both Worlds" and the other bona-fide two parters are always counted as two episodes.

Liquid Emperor
« Reply #3 on: 03-10-2004 08:00 »

If Futurama hadn't been cancelled, there would have been more....at least 2 seasons I reckon so it's not really coincidence.... :p
PCC Fred

Space Pope
« Reply #4 on: 03-10-2004 10:30 »

Originally posted by Gleno:
If Futurama hadn't been cancelled, there would have been more

I'd have thought that was perfectly obvious.  Practically EVERY cancelled show would've produced more episodes had they not been cancelled.

It's a moot point though.  Had both shows finished with an identical number of episodes it would've been a coincidence.  But they didn't, so it isn't.
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