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Why did Fox dislike Futurama?

Update:

Not just because of its politics - surely Fox aren't THAT silly. If Fox hadn't aired the show at rubbish times and failed to show interest in it, it needn't have been cancelled when it did. They cancelled Family Guy, Sliders and even Buffy at certain points. Are they idiots?

Update 2:

Actually, I slightly apologise because Buffy was cancelled by another network.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago
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    The history of fox & Futurama

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6VdJjseqvI

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  • 2 months ago

    Ratings weren’t good when it was first airing on Fox, it wasn’t until the reruns started airing on cable that it built an audience and strong cult following, that’s why they partnered with Comedy Central to air new episodes years later while Fox was too focused on building up Bob’s burgers.

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  • 2 months ago

    i would ask them, they would know

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  • 2 months ago

    They wanted it to be The Simpsons in space, and they didn't get their wish.

    Personally, the Fox executives were idiots to cancel that amazing show.

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