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EST 2012 | formerly Emilia Clarke Central
05/02/2013

A question asked frequently by Futurama fans at Comic-Con and other conventions is: Will Zoidberg ever find love? Turns out, that very question will be explored in an upcoming episode. EW has learned that the disgusting decapodian will make a romantic connection with
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it’s pretty shocking
oh, right, you already read the headline
Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke!
Instead of playing a determined dragon queen, though, Clarke will guest star on the animated 31st-century-set comedy as a flower stand owner who, ironically enough, was born with no sense of smell. “She falls in love with Dr. Zoidberg — the smelliest character on Earth in the future — but she can’t smell him, so it’s a match made in heaven,” explains series executive producer David X. Cohen. “However, being a doctor, he has the opportunity to perform a nose transplant and give her a sense of smell, which would destroy their romance, so it’s a big dilemma.”
Clarke’s episode is slated to air as the second-to-last episode of the series. Futurama will officially end its seven-season run of 140 episodes on Sept. 4, as Comedy Central has decided not to order additional installments.

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