Calmly touching was sufficient for us as a result of we knew that we needed to get issues again to regular. We felt that the Turd itself was the way in which in with out having to immediately do one thing like time journey. It’s nonetheless sort of time journey despite the fact that no person really goes again. The writers got here up with a intelligent means of speaking with the previous with out altering an excessive amount of of it. I’m attempting to think about the final time that we did precise time journey—Really, we now have one developing within the coming season the place Stan and Francine do return to the previous.
We had been simply completely satisfied utilizing the Turd to its fullest extent right here and focusing extra time on it and giving it a brand new attribute to tie to the previous. That appeared like sufficient to fulfill our bizarre sci-fi cravings. A lot of the episode can also be geared in direction of sustaining that darkish noir third act that had we spent extra time on different points we wouldn’t have been in a position to mess around with that third act stuff as a lot.
After 300 episodes is there something that you just’ve wished to do, however had been unable to for no matter cause, whether or not it’s since you had been advised no, or didn’t assume it was a ok thought, or no matter?
There are parts that I believe that we nonetheless have to sort out. We nonetheless have to sort out that lacking child of Roger’s. Such as you had been saying, we have to do extra with Thoughts Quad. I’ve at all times sort of questioned what’s occurred to these Pirate Cats, too. We’ve touched on a variety of issues over 300 episodes and there are at all times threads to re-invest in or discover out what occurred to X, Y, or Z. We’re tremendous grateful to have the chance to do this. As horrible as this pandemic is, the silver lining is that individuals simply need extra animation and we’ve been in a position to major manufacturing.
After placing this enormous story to relaxation, do you guys have any concepts over what the ultimate episode may seem like?