Archive for the ‘Television’ Category


September 27, 2011

Fox’s and Comedy Central’s science fiction cartoon Futurama features many mathematics, science, and computer science references supplied by its highly educated staff. The show has employed many mathematicians and computer scientists as writers and producers such as Ken Keeler, who has a PhD in mathematics from Harvard, and Jeff Westbook, who has a PhD in Computer Science from Princeton.

Tomorrow, at 4:00pm in the Ritter Hall Lobby, Jeff Breeding will explain some of the advanced jokes in the show and why you should have laughed.