Friday, August 13, 2010

WOW! Futurama For the WIN!

Seriously, you need to find, watch, have, and know the latest episode 609. It's just fantastic.It's about evolution and creationism and holy crap is it good... for about the first ten minutes.

From the flying spaghetti monster appearing and talking, the whole missing links giant line, and several other bits are to be quite likeable. Overall the message gets tweaked to the point where it's stupidish. I'm sure there was a better episode that they got talked out of making.

The parallel structure and suggestion of tiny nanobots to start life off and then it evolving from there is a bit stupid when you look at the science behind abiogenesis (there's no first sort of nanobot). The structures and forms of evolution just take normal meat and fat form, which is a little silly. And then the complete ignoring of how exactly evolution actually works is pretty bad. But, for the first ten minutes it's the greatest episode. Well, last weeks episode was pretty fricking awesome too.

3 comments:

Mike the Reticent said...

Yes, the episode had an excellent start to it. Now I know what the FSM sounds like. My biggest laugh, however, was when they threw down the pineapple pizza. I feel the same way about pineapple pizza.

magx01 said...

I was not even aware that this show was still on. I thought it had been cancelled years ago! I guess it must have followed the same path os Family Guy. I'll assume it was DVD sales related as well...

I'll have to check it out (both this particular, relevant episode, and the series in general).

Tatarize said...

This show isn't *still* on. It's on again. It did get canceled years ago. And yes, it like Family Guy got returned from the brink. Mostly because they had some insanely good movies. This season is easily one of the best.