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Morbo Fan
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« on: 06-11-2004 23:29 »

Okay, you guys will probably all want to lynch me for this, but I'm curious about something. I remember watching Futurama on TV when it was still on, and laughing pretty hard, (but I was still only an occasional watcher). So now, however many years later (I forget), I thought I would buy some of the DVD sets. I bought season 1 and season 3 and I hardly laughed at all in either. Is it just that season 2 or 4 is funnier or have I somehow changed? What season do most people say is the best?
zomit

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« Reply #1 on: 06-11-2004 23:42 »

I'd say the episodes from the season 4 DVD are my favourites because my favourite episodes are Jurassic Bark, The Sting, Obsoletely Fabulous and a few other ones from that season. By the way, welcome to PEEL, Morbo Fan  :D
davierocks

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« Reply #2 on: 06-12-2004 00:29 »

You've changed man.  You used to be cool.
Coilette

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« Reply #3 on: 06-12-2004 04:13 »

Each season has its strengths though. At a push I'd choose season 3, then 4.
Bushmeister

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« Reply #4 on: 06-12-2004 05:12 »

Tough question, overall on humour most likely season 2. But as Coilette said, each season has its own strengths.
Mouse On Venus

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« Reply #5 on: 06-12-2004 05:51 »

For me, season 2 was the gag season, with episodes like X-Mas Story, A Head In The Polls, The Deep South and The Problem With Popplers packed full of choice gags. By contrast, season 4 represented a drop in the gag writing abilities of the Futurama staff. More deep and engaging the plots may have been, but on the jokes tip, there was a little too much cliché mocking and non-sequiters, and not enough strong gags.
germanfryfan

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« Reply #6 on: 06-12-2004 06:27 »

My favorite is season 3.
These Episodes have it all, enough tear jerkers, many shippy moments and lots of jokes!

Beside:

Searched an found
Poll: Favorite Futurama Season

and some older ones
Poll: Best Season of Futurama
Poll: The best season ever? - too old, covers only the first three seasons  ;)


Oh, and welcome to PEEL Morbo Fan, it's where the flavour is  :)
Mouse On Venus

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« Reply #7 on: 06-12-2004 06:48 »

Ah, but GFF, this poll is about which season is the funniest, not necessarily which one is the best. I think Season 2 is the funniest but not necessarily the best overall.
Shadowstar

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« Reply #8 on: 06-12-2004 07:33 »

Yes, I agree with you on both fronts, MOV. Season 2 was definitely the funniest season, and I think it's second best overall, just missing its number one slot to season three. Season three was both touching and funny, even though it had a few average episodes in it. But season four seemed like they were forcing themselves to write gags, and it was all about characters and plot, which is all well and good, but I watch Futurama primarily to laugh. But still, it had some good episodes, such as Parabox and Leela's Hurdles, but... yeah...
Back on track, season two is the funniest.
PJF

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« Reply #9 on: 06-12-2004 08:21 »

I agree 2 and 4 are the funniest seasons.
athena1999

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« Reply #10 on: 06-12-2004 08:32 »

Season 2 is definitely the funniest, and Season 4 is really deep.  Seasons 1 and 3 are funny enough.
tom123

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« Reply #11 on: 06-12-2004 08:52 »

Season 2 = funniest. It has some great episodes in there such as Xmas Story and Anthology of Intrest 1. My favorite Futurama Season by far.
SwanMan3000

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« Reply #12 on: 06-12-2004 09:53 »

why isnt this a pole? there are only 4.
TheLampIncident

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« Reply #13 on: 06-12-2004 09:56 »

Numero dos. Not only is it the funniest, but it's the best overall. I don't watch TV to think you know. I watch to be amused.
AquaSka

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« Reply #14 on: 06-12-2004 10:51 »

i own seasons 1 and 2, and id say season 2 has more laughs
Prince

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« Reply #15 on: 06-12-2004 12:02 »

Whatchu talking bout Aqua...season one is dynamite The Series Has Landed was hilarious and LLLIS is legend also.
That being said I am re-watching series two and I have to say it is just as good, TLOTE is great and War is the H Word will always have a special place in my heart...*Sigh*
However, as season 3 is the first series I brought it's probably my favourite, what with Roswell that End Well 'n' all. In answer to your question Morbo Fan I think its just you that changed man..Futurama will never die!!
dimension_8

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« Reply #16 on: 06-12-2004 12:36 »

I'd say number three. It was when the show was riding on a wave of confidence and had some classic episodes. Season 4 comes a close second.
Dr_Zoidberg

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« Reply #17 on: 06-12-2004 18:21 »

I must all the seasons are good but the best is season 4
Nixorbo

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« Reply #18 on: 06-12-2004 20:46 »

Click GFF's links.
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