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Do Any Of Us Fans Have Ideas for Season 8?

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    KurtPikachu2001

    [1]Jul 10, 2014
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    If there was a season 8, what kind of episodes would there be that you can think of? Here's some I came up with. Hopefully others will join:



    All In Or Nothing:


    Say, since Futurama did some sports-themed episodes like baseball, basketball, and even curling in a comic book, why not soccer?


    Planet Express is in debt and on the verge of foreclosure. If that isn't bad enough that our heroes are on the brink of going to the unemployment line, some aliens from the planet Striker challange Earth to a soccer match. The soccer playing aliens challange the Planet Express Crew. Farnsworth makes a robotic soccer team and the aliens from Striker beat the robot team. Then Fry, Leela, Bender, Hermes, Amy, Scruffy, and Zoidberg form into a soccer team. The aliens tell them if the PE Crew wins, they will win a whole bunch of money to save Planet Express from forecloure, if the aliens win, the planet Striker will shame Earth in soccer forever. The Planet Express crew all end up competing against the aliens from Striker in the 3014 Fifa Universe Cup! (Let's face it, Futurama should've done a World Cup themed episode. Lord knows The Simpsons have done one)



    How about another episode with the Slurm Worms?



    Fuel On The Hill:



    Farnsworth is making some rocket fuel. He needs one more ingredient for it to make it complete. Once he gets the key ingredient, he falls asleep and starts to sleepwalk. Then Farnsworth unwittingly walks into a Wormulon colony where the Slurm Worms live and mistakenly takes some new Slurm called Moon Rock Berry and puts the rocket fuel in with the Slurm Worms. The next day at Madison Cuber Garden, the Slurm Worms announce a new flavor of Moon Rock Berry Slurm on the news. Linda and Morbo are on the scene to report it and the spectators drink the Slurm and they all die of stomach explosions. Fry, Bender, Leela, Hermes, Amy, and Zoidberg are all watching this on TV when Farnsworth annouces his new rocket fuel. He opens the vial and it everyone discovers it smells like the new Slurm. The Slurm Worms find out that it was Farnsworth who unwittingly switched the new Slurm for rocket fuel. Then the Slurm Worms break into Planet Express, and capture everyone (even Leela, too) and take them back to Wormulon. Once they all arrive on Wormulon, Bender, Leela, Hermes, Amy, and Zoidberg all get locked in an attic and are marked for execution while Farnsworth and Fry are taken into a laboratory forced to make Moon Rock Berry Slurm and the rocket fuel. Fry gets mistaken for Farnsworth's assisant so they interrogate him about the ingredients to the rocket fuel, but Fry doesn't know nothing about science. The Slurm Worms want Farnsworth's rocket fuel so the Slurm Worm can build bomb with it to destroy Earth! How will the Planet Express crew escape from this one?



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    KurtPikachu2001

    [2]Jul 22, 2014
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    Really? Nobody?

    They're all marked for execution was what I forgot to say. Even Fry and Farnsworth are. How did everyone like this ideas?
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    mxcmm

    [3]Jul 29, 2014
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    I thought they were pretty good.
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    Dunking_dove

    [4]Jul 30, 2014
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    Maybe someone can think of a new creative campaign to get the show back on the air on a decent loyal channel this time?

    Also great effort and great stuff for story ideas.
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    KurtPikachu2001

    [5]Aug 26, 2014
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    With all the hype and hoopla about sharks lately, if Futurama had a season 8, they could've done this:

    A Sharknado episode! Based on the movies! With Bender was Ian Zierling of course!
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    mxcmm

    [6]Sep 9, 2014
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    Yeah that would be a fun episode!!!!
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    KurtPikachu2001

    [7]Oct 17, 2014
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    Movies such as Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Total Recall, and Mackenna's Gold would've been cool to have Futurama episodes be made out of.

    What about one episode where the plot is like Romancing the Stone, and the PE Crew crash lands into a planet full of evil Dodo Birds?? Unlike real Dodo Birds, these ones can fly.? Nobody gets kidnapped in it like Eliane Wilder, though.??

    The title can be called "Angry Birds of Prey".? ?The plot will have nothing to do with Angry Birds.

    A Leprechaun movie parody was be funny.? But the Leprechaun gets after Zapp, Kiff, Michelle, and Cubert.? ?It should not have to be the PE Crew.

    Maybe one where Leo and Inez Wong invite the other PE Crew members to their anniversary party.? But they don't invite Fry, Bender, and Zoidberg.? ?While BEnder is on the run from the law along with Fry and Zoidberg, they hitch a ride to Mars and sneak into the party as plumbers.? If that isn't bad enough, everyone has to deal with art thieves
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    KurtPikachu2001

    [8]Oct 21, 2014
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    A Fish Called Wanda and Stir Crazy would have made cool Futurama movie inspired episodes. Forgive me if this is long.

    "Smokey and the Ben-Dit":

    Wish Futurama could've done a Smokey and the Bandit plot. Bender becomes a bootlegging truck driver, Fry can be like Jerry Reed, and Leela can be like Sally Field. Zapp Branigan is on their tail and Kiff can be like Junior, and is determined to take Bender down. Hermes and Dwight are like Big Enos and Little Enos. Amy, Zoidberg, and Farnsworth can cheer Bender on. Bender has to delivery beer to a planet where it's illegal is what the plot could be. It won't be exactly like the movie of course...


    "The Great Zappsby":

    Fry, Leela, Bender, Hermes, Amy, and Zoidberg all go to a planet that's like New York City in the Roaring 20's. They have to deliver hats to the planet. The planet is called "East Egg". And the planet's setting is a lot like that of The Great Gatsby. (i.e. a Billboard with glasses on it) Once they try to deliver the hats, they get caught up in the part 1920's lifestyle only to discover the planet has been taken over the Zapp Branigan. Who calls himself the Great Zappsby. "Flying Circus Trillogy":

    A trillogy where the PE Crew renact Monty Python sketches. (damn, I wish this could've been done) The first one is Dirty Fork, where Zoidberg stabs himself in the end while Bender is a waiter and Fry and Leela are on a date. The second one is Self Defense With Fresh Fruit. Where Bender tries to teach Hermes, Fry, Zoidberg, and Scruffy to defend themselves with a 'poi-ted stick'! And the third can be the Dead Parrot sketch. With Fry and Bender, and Zoidberg is the dead parrot.


    "The Old Switch-a-Roo":

    Farnsworth invents a time machine-like device that allows the PE Crew to switch places with another adult cartoon. The other adult cartoon will be American Dad. Once everyone goes inside, the machine creates a powerful force that the American Dad characters can feel it, too. Now Fry, Leela, Bender, Farnsworth, Hermes, Amy, and Zoidberg are in modern day Langley Falls. And Stan, Francine, Hayley, Roger, Klaus, Steve, Bullock, and some CIA agents are in futuristic New New York. Leela, Bender, and Hermes become CIA agents, while Fry, Amy, and Zoidberg have to go to high school. Amy gets promoted eventually to Goff Community College. Fry and Zoidberg are pariahs at Pearl Bailey the same way Steve is. It lasts a week for the device to work, and this time Stan and his family go on delivery missions now. And Roger guides them through space. Farnsworth works for he CIA, too but as a scientist who makes weapons. The only way the two shows can get back to their settings is Leela, Bender, and Hermes have to take down a terrorist group, and Stan, Francine, Roger, and Klaus have to make a delivery to a planet full of evil aliens. The two shows even meet at the end.


    "Don't Want No Wart People":

    Title pun for the Randy Newman song. Farnsworth sends the crew to a planet of Wart Hogs. They have to deliver mud bath products there. While on the planet, they are unaware that the Wart Hogs want to invade Earth. Their very presence is the bane of the Wart Hog's existance. Fry gets too curious for his own good as he sneaks away to find out what the Wart Hogs are up to. Thus prompts him to get captured by the Wart Hog king. Once Fry is in the Wart Hog's custody, Leela, Bender, Hermes, and Amy get fooled by Virtual Reality-style optical illusions. One of which has the Wart Hogs fooling them into thinking they're taking Fry away on a plane. The Wart Hog king and his bumbling henchemen fool Fry, too when they are going to have plans to do with him in their captivity. They leave Fry in a room, and Fry escapes and tries to get away on a balloon. The balloon pops and Fry falls into a mud pit full of alligators and snakes, but it all turns out to be a trick by the Wart Hogs. Fry ends up back in the Wart Hog king's castle. Will Bender, Leela, Hermes, and Amy be able to save our hapless delivery boy?

    Also, movies like The Maltese Falcon and Arsenic and Old Lace would've been cool for Futurama to do.



    "The Man, The Myth, The Legend" What about a Herucles episode?

    Since there was an episode where they went to a planet that was like Ancient Egypt, how about one where they either go back in time to Ancient Greece and meet Hercules? Or maybe they can go to a planet that's like Ancient Greece and meet a Herucles-like alien there. Fry, Leela, Bender, Hermes, Scruffy, Amy, and Zoidberg (and maybe Michelle or LaBarbra) are all along for the ride. They all meet a lecherous king there who believes the PE Crew are Gods and wants to marry Michelle. (who snuck herself into the adventure) At first Hercules is bad and works for the evil king. Along the way, they all get sent to the galleys (all of them) Michelle gets set up to marry the king, they meet Ulysses, Odius, and a three eyed monster! Scruffy came with the PE Crew and becomes muscular by being in the galleys with the others. The King sets up Scruffy to fight Hercules, and convinces Hercules to be good. At the end there could be a huge chariot chase that leads them back to the PE Ship or a Time Machine. Or a better scenario can be Larbarbra can come instead of Michelle. And Hermes becomes muscular and fights Hercules. "Adult Cartoon Funpit":

    How about another Saturday Morning funpit type of episode? Instead of kids cartoons, this time they can star in adult cartoons! Many would probably want Futurama to do the Simpsons for obvious reasons. The cartoons the PE Crew stars in are Family Guy, American Dad, and South Park. Don't mind me saying this, but in the Family Guy one, the Futurama character who assumes the role of Meg Griffin is NOT going to be Leela! "Hawaiian Tropic":

    The whole PE Crew wants a break from delivery adventures. So they all decide to go to Hawaii for a peaceful getaway. Once they get there, they don't get peace and relaxation. Some tour guides find them and make them go on a trecherous treasure hunt. The new law in Hawaii is that peace and relaxation are not allowed, only action and adventure. Then they finish the treasure hunt and soon find out...........There is no treasure! The tour guides are really in cahoots with local natives there who have plans for our PE Crew. More cool ideas would be a Bigfoot episode. One where they try to catch him. They use Zoidberg as bait to catch him

    Also, a Plants Vs Zombies parody would be awesome, too. One where alien zombies come down to Earth to invade. And Farnsworth can invent the plants from the game. All of the characters can use the plants to combat the zombies.


    Forgive the double post, but let me know what you all think!
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    KurtPikachu2001

    [9]Oct 26, 2014
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    Gots some more!

    How about an episode that's an Arabian Knight tale? They go to an Arabian planet and they find a genie's bottle. The genie gets Fry and traps him in a pyramid to sell him off. Bender, Leela, Hermes, Amy, and Zoidberg all try to find him.

    Then once Fry is sold, the person who gets him is Erwin Schrodinger (from Law and Oracle) who escaped from prison and became a Walter White-esque drug dealer and wants revenge on Fry for getting him arrested during that Tron-like high speed chase. Erwin takes Fry away to the planet New New Mexico that ensues into a magic carpet chase. But Zoidberg makes, Bender, Hermes, Leela, and Amy get lost. Once Fry is in Erwin's lair, Erwin has him stuck inside an hourglass full of cocaine. Bender comes to the rescue as does Leela as they fight off Erwin and save the day!

    What about one where they try to get a treasure of the Incas from the planet Aztec? Bender forces everyone to come along, and wants the treasure to get money to make his own sleeze bar. (That's Bender for you) Along the way, they have a tour guide leave them in the desert until they all find a cave. Bender believes the treasure is in the cave so he has everyone go on, and Bender stand out and Hermes tries to talk Bender out of it while they wait. Then Fry, Leela, Zoidberg, and Amy run into some thugs and a kooky witch doctor and captures them all. The witch doctor wants the treasure so he can make a bomb to blow up caves and get gold. Bender and Hermes see that nobody is coming out anytime soon, and Bender and Hermes fight off the thugs, get the treasure and save their friends! Bender gets his sleeze bar!
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    mxcmm

    [10]Oct 28, 2014
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    I like the Great Gatsby episode and Plants vs Zombies ep too.!! Also an Angry Birds type episode would be cool too.
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    KurtPikachu2001

    [11]Oct 31, 2014
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    "The Bot from UNCLE": An episode that is like The Man from UNCLE.?



    ?Bender as Napoleon Solo (Bender should always be casted as an alpha male), Fry as Illya Kariakan.? Leela can be their boss who bails them out when they're in trouble)? Zapp is the villain who is head of the organization ZOOP.??



    "Open For Business":



    Family Guy and South Park have done episodes about Wal-Mart-esque stores taking over a town.? ?A Futurama episode with this concept should've been done.? The Planet Express ship is broken.? ?No hope for repairs.? Then Fry, Leela, and Bender go to Malfunctioning Eddie's and Bender gets a spacetank. That's all they can afford.? ?Bender wrecks havok with the space tank for a while.? ?Then everyone learns of a new huge big megastore that's opening in NNY and hiring for jobs.? The store is called Wall-Kohls. Fry goes to work for the Wall-kohlsstore to get money for a new spaceship.? After a while, Fry does well and get promoted and Leela, Bender, Hermes, Amy, Farnsworth, and Zoidberg all begin to resent Fry.? ?Everyone begins to gang up on Fry, make fun of him, and haze him as well.? ?Leela even plays a prank on him by walking into an electrical room telling him it's a bathroom and posts a video of it online.? The megastore also takes jobs away from businesses and even gets it's own beurcracy and delivery service putting Planet Express out of commision!? ?Then a blackout occurs, and it's raining for a week straight.? ? Bender, Leela, Hermes, and Amy all go down to the store and protest and throw water ballon full of car oil at Fry.? Zoidberg was at the protest too, and he gets suckered into working for the megastore.? ?Then later on Bender along with the others decide to destroy the store with the tank.? ?Then the city of NNY is restored, businesses come back and the blackout is over.? ?Fry is forced to fire Zoidberg who did a terrible job working for Wall-Kohls. If Family Guy did this, why not Futurama??



    ?Plus, Futurama should've done an episode about drones!? ?



    ParaBender Activity:



    An all Bender episode.? Bender dates Angelyne again and movies in with her and her teenage daughter and son.? ?Strange happenings occur that are similar to the Paranormal Activity and Haunted House movies that make them believe their house is haunted by ghosts!? ?Angelyne could be the girlfriend.? She tells Bender she had an expirence with a robot demon when she was a little girl.? ?The teenage daughter resents Bender, and the little brother robot is curious about everything.? Bender even gets harrassed by a haunted doll.? ?Then they call some people from a reality show called Ghosts R Us to scope out the problem.? ?They tell them that it really was ghosts and they call an excorcist.? ?The episode can go from week to week like in the Paranormal Activity movies.? ?Then one night Angelyne starts acting weird, she is posessed by the demon.? ? One funny thing leads to another when the exorcist tries to cast the demon out of Angelyne.? ?After a while a posessed Angelyne starts chasing after Bender!? Hilarious results ensue.? Then Bender runs away and goes back to Planet Express and tells everyone of his great adventure.

    Edited on 10/31/2014 3:21pm
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