Good news everyone - Planet Express is back in business! 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has officially announced the Blu-ray release of Futurama: Volume 5, with a street date of December 21. This two-disc BD set will include 13 new episodes aired on Comedy Central, with 1080p video and a 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack.
Special features include:
Deleted and extended scenes
Bend it Like Bender
Fry's Crudely-Drawn Comic Book - The Crudely Animated Edition
Love this show. Still waiting for the blu-rays of the first 2 movies, though. I was hoping they'd tie-in with the release of this season. Maybe if it has decent sales.... Ah well. Love the quick release of this set regardless.
13 episodes is still close 5 hours not counting bonus materials. So $35 really isn't that unreasonable of a price compared to buying a movie. Especially for me since episodic cartoon content like this gets a lot more repeat viewings in my home than movies do.
@ Nathan Arizona - No, these were the individual half-hour episodes that just aired on Comedy Central (season ended last month). As mentioned above, they saved a Christmas episode for later so only 12 of the 13 episodes aired.
I thought, all things considered, it was a fabulous season. Still the Futurama I know and love.