8. Swearing is acceptable on US network TV as long as it's in another language.
Lauren Tom: I usually throw the Chinese swearing in there to crack everyone up. I taught Billy (West) how to do it and he's perfect at it.
The Cantonese viewers out there actually know what I'm saying, it's not made up. So I make sure it's stuff like, "I'm going to beat him to death!"
But I only know certain phrases, because I'm not fluent. I only know the things that were said to me when I was little. Lovely things like, "I'm going to chop your head off!"
Maurice LaMarche: So nothing sexual, or to do with excrement, then. Just horrific violence. We've all seen that on TV.
9. It’s not finished…. Hopefully.
David X Cohen: The alien language during this episode’s opening credits reads, “The humans shall not defeat us!” It’s our nod to that.
Matt Groening: We would love to continue making more Futurama episodes in whatever form... Except Pogs.
I think we haven't even exhausted all the story ideas that we came up with back when the show started in '99.
David Cohen: Every morning, and I'm not making this up, I find myself thinking in the shower about the next episode that we'll do after this one. I have it mostly worked out, so we're ready to go if the call comes in.
There is a chance of it coming back as the DVDs sold well.
Matt Groening: You have a solution? We painted ourselves into a corner at the end of this one, but I think we can do whatever we want.
Into The Wild Green Yonder hits DVD and Blu-Ray on Monday 23rd February. Bender would want you to buy it. So he could steal it…
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