10 Soon-to-Be Classic 'Futurama' ClipsHead writer David X. Cohen relives the best moments from Matt Groening's 'other' long-running show
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Philip J. Fry and the rest of the Planet Express crew will embark on their final mission tonight as Comedy Central airs the series finale of Futurama, the nerdy, subversive and surprisingly moving animated series created by Matt Groening. Through a tumultuous seven seasons – Fox stopped airing the show in 2003 and Comedy Central revived it in 2008 – the dim-witted delivery boy and his 31st century pals have crossed paths with bizarre aliens and devious robots, sparked up romantic entanglements, and occasionally traveled through time. To commemorate the show's last huzzah, co-developer/executive producer/head writer David X. Cohen reminisced with Rolling Stone about 10 key scenes from the show's history.
By Peter Holslin