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Another Lousy Millennium: A Futurama Fan Podcast

Luciano Cheng and Gabriele Cheng, two lifelong fans of Futurama, give a heartfelt and comedic fan's review of one episode a week.Check out our website at almpod.comReach out to us on twitter @almpodFind us on Facebook at facebook.com/almpod

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Episode 39: The Birdbot of Ice-Catraz

Listen in as Luke and Gabe fight them on the beaches! And fight them on the glaciers! And discuss Futurama Season 3 Episode 9: The Birdbot of Ice-Catraz. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod or on Facebook at facebook.com/almpod/. Check out our website at almpod.com. Also, please support the kickstarter for Gabe's first webcomic, “For Molly”.  Kickstarter Link: http://kck.st/2HBSsPv Episode Synopsis: The professor decides to ship hazardous cargo to the outer reaches of space, but the ship travels through some environmentally sensitive areas, including the penguin refuge on Pluto. On this show: Gabe sings sea shanties Luke and Gabe discuss how this episode is similar to Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and one part of The Return of the Jedi. Luke discusses his various theories about Bender’s penguin adaptive behavior Gabe finally agrees with Luke about Zoidberg finally. Luke presents evidence that the two whales in the episode are the same whale

42mins

24 Apr 2018

Rank #1

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Episode 40: The Luck of the Fryrish

Grab a shovel and help Luke and Gabe complete their Mouseketeer reunion … and discuss Futurama Season 3 Episode 10: The Luck of the Fryrish. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod or on Facebook at facebook.com/almpod/. Check out our website at almpod.com. Also, please support the kickstarter for Gabe's first webcomic, “For Molly”.  http://kck.st/2HBSsPv Episode Synopsis: Fry goes on a quest to recover his lucky 7-leaf clover after being convinced that his brother took over his identity after he was frozen.

44mins

30 Apr 2018

Rank #2

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Episode 111: Ghost in the Machines

Scare Luke to death? Ha. I could do that in my sleep!  Listen in as Luke and Gabe discuss Futurama Season 8, Episode 3: Ghost in the Machines.  Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod or on Facebook at facebook.com/almpod/.  Check out our website at almpod.com. On this show: Gabe regales us with a tale of his childhood when he froze during the Macy’s day parade. Luke and Gabe debate whether or not Fry learned a lesson. Gabe and Luke immediately agree on who updates Fry’s Wikipedia page Gabe points out that the Fortune Teller hasn’t been seen in a while, and this is her first speaking role in the long time. Luke and Gabe map out the Future world rules about what entities can view and interact with Bender in the computational cloud

1hr 4mins

5 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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Episode 38: That’s Lobstertainment!

Listen in as Luke and Gabe get out of the festering rats’ nest called television once and for all! … and discuss Futurama Season 3 Episode 8: That’s Lobstertainment! Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod or on Facebook at facebook.com/almpod/. Check out our website at almpod.com. Please support the kickstarter for Gabe’s first webcomic, “For Molly”.  http://kck.st/2HBSsPv Episode Synopsis: The Planet Express staff is amazed to learn that Dr. Zoidberg is related to a famous comedian. Bender convinces a robot soap opera star to finance a movie in the hopes of getting an acting award.

38mins

16 Apr 2018

Rank #4

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Episode 112: Law and Oracle

Uh-oh. We only have a half hour to chill out before we head over!  Listen in as Luke and Gabe discuss Futurama Season 8, Episode 4: Law and Oracle. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod or on Facebook at facebook.com/almpod/. Check out our website at almpod.com. On this show: Gabe and Luke discuss how much they love the animation of Hedonismbot walking down the stairs. Gabe does a dead-on impression of URL Luke and Gabe discuss how this episode pulls elements from Minority Report, Airplane!, Naked Gun, and Inception Gabe celebrates the return of his favorite character! The purpose of this podcast is not to rewrite Futurama, but Luke and Gabe propose an alternative ending.

1hr 8mins

19 Nov 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 115: All the Presidents’ Heads

Far out! That head gave me a total head trip! Listen in as Luke and Gabe discuss Futurama Season 8, Episode 7: All the Presidents’ Heads. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod or on Facebook at facebook.com/almpod/. Check out our website at almpod.com. Episode Synopsis: The crew changes the outcome of the American revolution when they travel back in time.  First aired on July 28, 2011. On this show: Gabe and Luke discuss the potential dangers of approaching a single cow with no owner. Luke produces a theory as to why the British-American alternative history propaganda video has such low production quality Gabe discusses all the historical research and accuracies in the episode Luke and Gabe discuss the amazing costume changes in this episode, and their theories around Bender’s clothing Gabe discusses a specific insult made by the professor that attacks his childhood.  Luke concurs.

1hr 3mins

15 Jan 2020

Rank #6

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Episode 23: How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back

Luke and Gabe waltz into the Central Bureaucracy … and go completely mad trying to find the washroom, and discuss Season 2 Episode 14: How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod or on Facebook at facebook.com/almpod/. Check out our website at almpod.com. Episode Synopsis: The Bureaucracy loves Hermes less while loving Fry loads more.

33mins

5 Jan 2018

Rank #7

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Episode 2: The Series Has Landed

Hurry, before we freeze … what do you mean "we", mammal? Gabe and Luke discuss Season 1 Episode 2 of Futurama “The Series Has Landed”. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod or on Facebook at facebook.com/almpod/. Check out our website at almpod.com. Episode Synopsis: For the crew's first mission, they must make a delivery to the moon, which is now home to a cheesy amusement park.

31mins

4 Aug 2017

Rank #8

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Episode 123: The Bots and the Bees

All we have left to remember this podcast are these innocent playthings we stole together! Listen in as Luke and Gabe discuss Futurama Season 9, Episode 1: The Bots and the Bees. Back the Kickstarter for Gabe's comic FOR MOLLY! Ends Friday May 22nd http://kck.st/2XW9aDs Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod or on Facebook at facebook.com/almpod/. Check out our website at almpod.com. Episode Synopsis: Bender becomes a father after he impregnates the Planet Express soda machine. On this show: Luke and Gabe talk about how a seltzer machine and electric tea kettle changed the dynamic in their respective workplaces. Luke and Gabe discuss the sacrifices Bender made to become a father, and how that ties into the theme of the episode. Gabe points out that no one at Planet Express ever wants to help when a coworker has a serious addiction problem. Luke weighs in on the Ben's expansion slot, and how that relates to a robot's memories and abilities. Gabe and Luke do a deep dive into how a vending machine could turn off a light switch.

1hr 24mins

28 Apr 2020

Rank #9

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Episode 53: A Pharaoh To Remember

REMEMBER ME!! PFFFTTTTTTTTTT!!! … and listen in as Luke and Gabe discuss Futurama Season 4 Episode 7: A Pharaoh To Remember. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod.  Check out our website at almpod.com.

56mins

30 Jul 2018

Rank #10

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Episode 52: Where the Buggalo Roam

With cash like this, who’s gonna argue? Nobody, that’s who.  Listen in as Luke and Gabe discuss Futurama Season 4 Episode 6: Where the Buggalo Roam. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod. Check out our website at almpod.com.

43mins

24 Jul 2018

Rank #11

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Episode 69: The Farnsworth Parabox

Sweet honey bee of infinity! Listen in as Gabe and Luke discuss Futurama Season 5, Episode 10: The Farnsworth Parabox. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod. Check out our website at almpod.com. Also check out Gabe’s Kickstarter for his webcomic, “For Molly”, Chapter 2 at http://kck.st/2yCvzYS On this show: Luke does armchair psychology on Zoidberg 1 and Zoidberg A Gabe discusses the professors dance / horror during box making activities Luke and Gabe discuss the economics and psychology of untangling Christmas lights Luke and Gabe discuss what alternative universe versions of themselves would be doing right now Luke and Gabe ponder the root cause of Fry A vs Fry 1’s hair color difference

1hr 1min

21 Nov 2018

Rank #12

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Episode 67: The Why of Fry

Listen in as Luke and Gabe detect trace amounts of mental activity … possibly from a dead weasel or a cartoon viewer … and discuss Futurama Season 5, Episode 8: The Why of Fry. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod. Check out our website at almpod.com. Also check out Gabe’s Kickstarter for his webcomic, “For Molly”, Chapter 2 at http://kck.st/2yCvzYS On this show: Luke has to ask Gabe multiple times about the definition of alliteration. Gabe reveals to Luke the link between this episode and Breaking Bad Gabe reveals what line he likes to use when he’s telling someone that they’re going way too slow with something. Luke and Gabe discuss the physics of squashing cockroaches with rock-hard bread. Gabe ties the theme back to how Bender, Fry and Leela have relationships that play off each other … also hope of course.

57mins

6 Nov 2018

Rank #13

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Episode 117: Fry Am the Egg Man

Sweet freak of Mozambique! That thing's colossal! Listen in as Luke and Gabe discuss Futurama Season 8, Episode 9: Fry Am the Egg Man. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod or on Facebook at facebook.com/almpod/. Check out our website at almpod.com. Episode Synopsis: Leela buys some alien eggs, and Fry decides to hatch one of them instead of eating it, hoping to get a pet bird, but gets something else instead. On this show: Gabe does his impression of Maurice LaMarche doing an impression of Sean Connery Luke harps on how confusing error states in user interfaces annoy him to no end Luke and Gabe discuss the similarities between this episode and the Scooby Doo cartoon from the seventies … we think? Gabe and Luke discuss the past times that Fry has been impulsive, which led to this episode to occur Luke and Gabe debate whether Planet Express running from angry aliens indicates a successful delivery or not

1hr 3mins

12 Feb 2020

Rank #14

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Episode 17: Xmas Story

Luke and Gabe whip up their special eggnog out of bourbon and ice cubes, and discuss Season 2 Episode 8: Xmas Story. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod or on Facebook at facebook.com/almpod/. Check out our website at almpod.com. Episode Synopsis: Fry learns how Christmas has changed and remained the same over the last 1000 years when a Robot Santa terrorizes New New York.

29mins

24 Nov 2017

Rank #15

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Episode 8: A Big Piece of Garbage

Luke and Gabe take free will back from the death clock!  Listen as they discuss Futurama Season 1 Episode 8: A Big Piece of Garbage. Follow us on Twitter: @ALMPod

30mins

22 Sep 2017

Rank #16

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Episode 58: Where No Fan Has Gone Before

Listen in as Luke and Gabe put too much air in a balloon, and discuss Futurama Season 4, Episode 12: Where No Fan Has Gone Before. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod. Check out our website at almpod.com. On this show: The crew travels to the Forbidden Planet omega-3 to rescue all 79 episodes of the original Star Trek series, first aired on April 21st. Gabe and Luke discuss how the Star Trek religion has become even more plausible in the 16 years since this episode has aired. Welshy becoming a meme all on itself, while still being a honest homage to Star Trek What shows Gabe and Luke couldn’t live without on a wasteland planet. The quote Gabe thinks of when he feels like he encounters problem that has an extremely obvious solution that is staring him right in the face.

48mins

5 Sep 2018

Rank #17

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Episode 30: Season 2 Wrap Up

Listen in as Luke and Gabe order a pizza from I.C. Wienner, lock themselves in the laundry brig, and discuss their favorite episodes and quotes of Futurama Season 2. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod

47mins

23 Feb 2018

Rank #18

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Episode 51: Leela’s Homeworld

All right, environment, you've met your match!  So listen in as Luke and Gabe discuss Futurama Season 4 Episode 5: Leela’s Homeworld. Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod. Check out our website at almpod.com.

34mins

17 Jul 2018

Rank #19

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Episode 18: Why Must I Be A Crustacean In Love?

Luke and Gabe remind Zoidberg that disemboweling in Fry’s species is fatal, and discuss Season 2 Episode 9: Why Must I Be A Crustacean In Love? Follow us on Twitter @ALMPod or on Facebook at facebook.com/almpod/. Check out our website at almpod.com. Episode Synopsis: When the group begins to notice that Zoidberg is acting erratically, Professor Farnsworth deduces that it is mating season on his home planet.

38mins

1 Dec 2017

Rank #20