Welcome to the latest edition of EMExclusives! On this edition, when it comes to animated series, nothing beats one of the best primetime series that I have seen in a long time – and that series is Archer. With its twelfth season starting tonight on FXX, we can get ready for spies, mayhem & laughter. […]
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A new season of Arrested Development is coming! This time, the family has to deal with the question: where is Lucille Two? And, also, Lindasy Bluth is running for congress because she ‘wants to be part of the problem?’ Arrested Development returns to Netflix on Tuesday, May 29th.
In yet another imaginative reinvention, Archer: Season 9 – Archer: Danger Island finds the semi-functioning alcoholic seaplane pilot, Sterling Archer, a lush on the lush South Pacific island of Mitimotu in 1939, only concerned with who’s buying his next drink. FXX’s Archer: Danger Island will premiere on Wednesday, April 25tyh (10/9C).
Archer: Dreamland (FXX, Wednesdays, 10/9C) picks up almost where season seven left off – following a brief opening scene of Wodehouse’s funeral – with a badly wounded Archer floating in a swimming pool (talk about instant catch-up) before cutting to our hero (and I use the term loosely) in a hospital bed, in a coma, […]
Archer (FX, Mondays, 10/9C) returns with a bang, literally, in tonight’s season five premiere. After a surreal, paradisical teaser that unspools to music every Chuck Jones fan will recognise, something goes horribly wrong and the credits roll. It’s something that’s a bit shocking and a little disturbing on the heels of something hilarious – a […]
Although I’m not a huge fan of live action TV shows in which the characters are all reprehensible beyond redemption [*cough* It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia *cough*], the morally repugnant characters of the FX cult hit Archer are funny beyond all reason. The Season Two DVD set is a real killer in that regard.
The Bandit is taking on the head of ISIS – on a date, that is! Burt Reynolds is appearing on FX’s hit animated spy spoof, Archer – as himself – in the January episode entitled, ‘The Man From Jupiter’ [Reynolds’ home in Florida], in which he dates Malory Archer – much to her son’s great […]
This week’s episode of Archer [FX, Thursdays, 10/9C], El Secuestro, is built around the character of Cheryl/Carol, dim bulb secretary to the self-involved head of ISIS, Malory Archer. It’s an episode packed with unexpected delights and a juicy secret or two.
How do you top the kind of unspeakably crude and equally unspeakably funny work of your first brilliant season? If you’re Adam Reed, creator of Archer [FX, Thursdays, 10/9C], you dig deep and go for a situation that’s so uncool that even Sterling Archer is compelled to show some discipline!