Futurama is again once more with a brand new season now streaming with Hulu ten years after its second cancellation, and naturally Futurama could not assist however make jokes on the truth that it has been rebooted but once more within the premiere episode for Futurama Season 11. Futurama has been very meta for the reason that starting because it beforehand took shots on the truth it was cancelled by Fox and revived once more with Comedy Central, and that very same pattern has continued with the brand new season because it picks up from the occasions of the Futurama Season 10 finale as time is actually rebooted and set again into place.

Fortunately, Futurama Season 11 doesn’t overwrite the occasions of the earlier collection finale, “In the meantime,” and begins with Professor Farnsworth beginning up the timeline after it has been frozen. It is hilariously defined that their respective ages now do not actually matter as a result of they do not know how lengthy the universe was set in place, however they every acknowledge and really feel like they’ve been “rebooted” and now exist inside 3023. Because the episode continues, the truth that Futurama’s now streaming with Hulu turns into a significant side of the season premiere’s plot.

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How Futurama Nods to Hulu’s Large Reboot

Futurama Season 11 Episode 1 sees Fry declaring that his new dream (following a disaster realizing he is performed nothing of notice since he is come to the long run) is to look at all the TV reveals on a streaming service named “Fulu” (which naturally has the identical font as Hulu). Needing to then see all the episodes for “All My Circuits,” which had been cancelled “three or 4” instances with the final new episodes hitting ten years in the past, Fry then straps to a particular go well with which permits him to binge all the episodes out there.

When Fry’s life is subsequently put at risk, Leela and the others head to the Fulu headquarters and ask them to reboot the collection with new episodes. This not solely wraps up a plot where Calculon had died and been despatched to Robotic Hell in the course of the Comedy Central run, however additional ties Futurama‘s personal reboot to the in-universe “All My Circuits.” Because the episode involves an finish, Fry then speaks to the federal government concerning the risks of bingeing and notes how these at dwelling shouldn’t watch greater than 10 episodes at a time (which is the size of a season of Hulu’s Futurama).

It is a very direct callout to the truth that Futurama is again in motion as soon as extra (together with smaller nods such because the bloody “Avenged!” underneath the Futurama emblem on the opening credit), however since it has been ten years all of it feels prefer it’s again on the bicycle for a enjoyable season to return.

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