Good news, Gang! A new season of Futurama is on its way, set to premiere in a few short days on Comedy Central.
“Futurama” is back! Everybody’s favorite zany group from the future has returned with twelve brand-new episodes, premiering on Comedy Central June 24th at 10PM. Twentieth century boy Philip J. Fry is still jetting around the universe with his favorite drunken robot, one-eyed mutant, mad scientist, rule-abiding Jamaican accountant and Nibblonian monster in a host of brand-new adventures from the team at Planet Express.
Hatched from the mind of “The Simpsons” creator Matt Groening, “Futurama” blasts contemporary culture and science fiction alike with an animated comedy barrage. Hapless NYC pizza guy Philip J. Fry makes a fateful delivery to a cryonics lab on New Year’s Eve, 1999 when he’s accidentally flash-frozen until the next millennium. Reawakened in 31st century New New York, he finds work at his great-great-etc. grandnephew’s Planet Express delivery service. Together with his hedonist robot buddy bender and cyclopsian love interest Leela, Fry travels to the farthest reaches of the universe. Along the way they discover strange alien life forms, velour-clad lotharios, freaky mutants, intergalactic conspiracies and the disembodied heads of celebrities throughout the ages.
You can jazz yourself up for the new season by following a countdown to 6/24/10- filled with stills, interviews, videos and other neat stuff- on the show’s Facebook page.