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December 10, 2013 DVD and Blu-ray: 'Futurama: Volume 8'

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Matt Groening's Futurama returns one last time in Futurama: Volume 8 for thirteen final outrageous mind-bendering episodes. Buckle up and get ready for exciting cosmic adventures with Fry, Bender, Leela and the rest of the Planet Express crew. The Planet Express ship crashes once again and the Professor joins maniac street racers. Fry and Leela attempt to go on a romantic getaway. Bender goes grave-robbing to bring his favorite actor, Calculon, back to life and looks for his rear end all over the universe. Due to a rare condition, Leela grows tentacles and Dr. Zoidberg falls in love with a woman who has no sense of smell. In the series finale, Fry proposes to Leela, and they face their future as the Professor's latest invention alters the fabric of time. You’ll watch…you’ll laugh… you’ll obey. The Hypnotoad commands it!

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DVD and Blu-ray special features include deleted scenes, audio commentary on all episodes and two featurettes: “Futurama University” and “Inside Futurama: The Writers' Room of Tomorrow.”

Also releasing on the same day is Futurama: The Complete Series on DVD containing all eight volumes, every feature-length adventure and exclusive 2014/3014 calendar.

Episodes:

  1. “2-D Blacktop” - It's the final straw for Leela, when the Planet Express ship crashes once again. Once it's hauled off to the dump, the Professor decided to upgrade it with junk yard parts and inadvertently joins a street racing gang.
  2. “Fry and Leela’s Big Fling” - Fry and Leela's romantic getaway goes awry when their vacation spot gets interrupted by Leela's old boyfriend. Meanwhile Bender, Zoidberg & Amy make a delivery of classic cars to Simian 7.
  3. “T.: The Terrestrial” - Fry befriends a young monster after being marooned on a distant planet.
  4. “Forty Percent Leadbelly” - Bender meets his idol, a famous folksinger who's been in jail dozens of times, and tries to make a copy of his guitar.
  5. “The Inhuman Torch” - Bender saves several lives during a sun mining accident so the Mayor declares Planet Express the city's new fire department. However things don't go as planned when the Planet Express crew begin to grow suspicious why Bender seems to be present at all the fires around the city.
  6. “Saturday Morning Fun Pit” - The crew star in a trio of Saturday-morning cartoons.
  7. “Calculon 2.0” - Bender goes grave-robbing to bring his favorite actor, Calculon, back to life.
  8. “Assie Come Home” - Bender looks for his rear end all over the universe.
  9. “Leela and the Genestalk” - Leela grows tentacles due to a rare condition, and stumbles upon a secret genetic engineering lab.
  10. “Game of Tones” - The crew go into Fry's dreams to find the meaning of a strange alien melody.
  11. “Murder on the Planet Express” - The crew are trapped on the ship with a horrific creature.
  12. “Stench and Stenchibility” - Dr. Zoidberg falls in love with a woman who has no sense of smell; Bender takes part in a dangerous tap-dancing competition.
  13. “Meanwhile” - In the series finale, Fry proposes to Leela, and they face their future as the Professor's latest invention alters the fabric of time.

Cast:

  • Billy West as Philip J. Fry, Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth, Dr. John A. Zoidberg, Zapp Brannigan
  • Katey Sagal as Turanga Leela
  • John DiMaggio as Bender Bending Rodríguez
  • Lauren Tom as Amy Wong
  • Phil LaMarr as Hermes Conrad
  • Maurice LaMarche as Morbo
  • Tress MacNeille as Linda
  • Frank Welker as Nibbler
  • David Herman as Scruffy

Special Features:

  • Audio Commentary on All Episodes
  • Precious Trimmings: A Compendium of Deleted Scenes
  • Futurama University
  • Inside Futurama: The Writers' Room of Tomorrow

Best Prices:

DVD - $16.99 at Amazon.com, Best Buy, $19.96 at Walmart.com, $20.99 at Target

Blu-ray - $22.99 at Amazon.com, Best Buy, $31.99 at $33.99 at Walmart.com

Futurama: The Complete Series DVD - $172.49 at Target, $179.98 at Amazon.com, Walmart.com, $189.99 at Best Buy

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