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Futurama: Bender's Game (2008)

Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Adventure | Video 4 November 2008
The Planet Express crew get trapped in a fantasy world.

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Larry / Larius / Turanga Morris / Scruffy / Dr. Ogden Wernstrom / Roberto / Nibblonian #2 / Cook / Redneck / Military Man / Frydo's Reflection #2 (voice)
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The Planet Express crew get trapped in a fantasy world.

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Trivia

The string of digits during the opening Yellow Submarine parody is part of the decimal expansion of Euler's constant "e". See more »

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During Nibbler's flashback (which takes place 36 years ago, i.e. now), Mom is seen with her adult sons. However, the flashback only starts 36 years ago; by the time we see Mom with her sons time has moved ahead to be just before Leela first encounters Nibbler. This is made clear by Nibbler meeting Leela as he emerges from the bushes where he carried out the "evacuation" that Mom and sons saw, moments earlier. See more »

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Mom: [after the Professor swallows the anti-backwards crystal] Oh, great move genius, you're in a crap harvesting factory. Boys!
[Walt holds up a syringe full of prune juice while Larry holds up a pail]
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OPENING SUBTITLE: The flames in your TV are not part of the show. OPENING CARTOON: A parody of 'Yellow Submarine (1968)'. See more »

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Referenced in D & D & F: 'Dungeons & Dragons' & 'Futurama' (2008) See more »

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Performed by Ohio Express
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The best Futurama 'film' so far...
1 November 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have been impressed with the other Futurama 'films' (for wont of a better word), yet none of them achieved what this one did, the main thing I look for when watching the Futurama cartoon: laugh out loud comedy. And this has that - though not wall-to-wall, it contains enough clever plot writing to satisfy the most adamant of cartoon fans. The CGI far excels the majority of former episodes, although Futurama has always enjoyed a very shiny veneer of pure 'cool'. The character development was handled with far more maturity than in the previous longer installments, and focused on characters which were previously overlooked. In addition, the popular culture references were intelligent, amusingly accurate and, above all else, integral to the plot. No part of this film felt unnecessary - every moment of the outing felt it was necessary to the overall shape of the piece.

In conclusion, this is by far the best longer-addition Futurama produced to this day. In fact, I'm only sad I saw an advanced viewing, because now I have longer to wait for the next production! The writers have proved they can provide fresh material and give it to the viewers in a non-patronising, intelligent but not pretentious manner.

Bring on the next installement!


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