Thursday, February 10, 2011

Tingle Triggers: Futurama

Over the past month or so, a local channel on DSTV (Vuzu, channel 123), has been showing repeats of the classic cartoon series known as Futurama – created by Matt Groening, also responsible for The Simpsons.

Just the other night I was watching the episode, “The Deep South” (originally from 2000), where Fry and the others went fishing in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, only to end up being dragged to the depths, right the ocean floor, by a huge colossal-mouth bass which Bender caught using Hermes’ Manwich.

It was here that Fry discovered a mermaid, Umbriel (a reference to Ariel from The Little Mermaid), and she led him back to her home, which was discovered to be the Lost City of Atlanta (as in Atlanta, Georgia). At one point, the mayor of the city, Umbriel’s father, was prompted to tell the story of what happened to the city, which many only knew because of its airport. It was here that a man by the name of Donovan Leitch made a guest appearance, came on the screen in cartoon appearance and recounted the events which led to it being buried under the sea. But I tell you, he had a magnificent voice, and I instantly started to get that tingling sensation. It was the last thing I expected, but I just let myself go an enjoyed it for the minute or so that it lasted.

I’ll admit that I haven’t heard of the man before, but from what I’ve learned, he’s a British singer who many compare to the likes of Bob Dylan. I would love to listen to some of his songs, or even just listen to the guy talk some more!

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