Shakespeare in Space: Futurama’s Connection to the Bard

In the 1999 cartoon situational comedy Futurama, there is a character named Bender Bending Rodriguez. He is a robot, designed specially for bending girders. Bender shares a number of characteristics in common with another famous character: Hamlet. Through Futurama‚Äôs seven season run, Bender behaves in the same passionate, morose, and obsessive manner as Hamlet timeContinue reading “Shakespeare in Space: Futurama’s Connection to the Bard”