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Archer: BACK!!!!

ElkiElki learned nothing, and forgotten nothingModerator, ClubPA mod
You've probably seen the trailer like a million times, but here it is again.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoA22I-ApFE



Premiers tonight, with back to back episodes, so there's something to watch even if you did watch the 'sneak peek'. Hooray! I'm glad to see Not Adult Swim/Fox getting in on the animation game, even though this is totally in the Adult Swim style (the good one).

FX has been kicking some serious comedy ass, lately.

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  • NailbunnyPDNailbunnyPD Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    This is somehow related to Frisky Dingo, correct? Is it related by story, too?

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  • ChanusChanus capreseRegistered User regular
    edited January 2010
    I'm super excited... I'm sure I'll fall asleep before it comes on... stupid lack of sleep...

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  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    edited January 2010
    I loved the sneak peek however many months ago that was, definitely tuning in tonight.

    thanks for the thread elki

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  • KalTorakKalTorak Way up inside your butthole, Morty. WAAAAY up inside there.Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Who's the voice?

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  • EmigerEmiger Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    H. Jon Benjamin as Sterling Archer (Coach McGuirk on Home Movies, The Master from Venture Bros.)
    This is somehow related to Frisky Dingo, correct? Is it related by story, too?

    It's made by Adam Reed who was one half of the 7030 team that did Sealab 2021 and Frisky Dingo. As far as I know, it has nothing to do with Frisky Dingo storywise. Very similar comedy though.

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  • ElkiElki learned nothing, and forgotten nothing Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited January 2010
    This is somehow related to Frisky Dingo, correct? Is it related by story, too?

    Frisky Dingo and Sealab 2010. Same creator, but I don't think there are any plot connections.

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  • YarYar Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    The particular series of Tubes known as "You" Tubes do not make it into my workplace. Can someone load this onto a dumptruck for me or otherwise give me the gist of it? This guy is a master of the longbow or something?

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  • jeddy leejeddy lee Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Elki wrote: »
    This is somehow related to Frisky Dingo, correct? Is it related by story, too?

    Frisky Dingo and Sealab 2010. Same creator, but I don't think there are any plot connections.

    I would love to see some referencing to Frisky Dingo in the show. Maybe just having a cameo by Bilbo T. Baggins.

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  • YougottawannaYougottawanna Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    I remember seeing that trailer and thinking "I might watch that."

    I don't think that after seeing the trailer for "medical drama no. 17B," so they're making progress in my tiny, irrelevant demographic.

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  • TalleyrandTalleyrand Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Emiger wrote: »
    H. Jon Benjamin as Sterling Archer (Coach McGuirk on Home Movies, The Master from Venture Bros.)
    This is somehow related to Frisky Dingo, correct? Is it related by story, too?

    It's made by Adam Reed who was one half of the 7030 team that did Sealab 2021 and Frisky Dingo. As far as I know, it has nothing to do with Frisky Dingo storywise. Very similar comedy though.

    DAHHH Beat'd

    So does this have that smidgen more of animation because it's not on Adult Swim? I'm just imagining that no other network would be caught dead airing the sort of shit they pull at [AS].

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  • TalleyrandTalleyrand Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Yar wrote: »
    The particular series of Tubes known as "You" Tubes do not make it into my workplace. Can someone load this onto a dumptruck for me or otherwise give me the gist of it? This guy is a master of the longbow or something?

    It's romance sci-fi horror series by Joss Whedon featuring Jason Mewes and Miley Cyrus. Oh and Jason Mewes has a bow that shoots dildos.

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  • YarYar Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Talleyrand wrote: »
    It's romance sci-fi horror series by Joss Whedon featuring Jason Mewes and Miley Cyrus. Oh and Jason Mewes has a bow that shoots dildos.
    That tired old trope? I should have guessed.

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  • YougottawannaYougottawanna Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Yar wrote: »
    The particular series of Tubes known as "You" Tubes do not make it into my workplace. Can someone load this onto a dumptruck for me or otherwise give me the gist of it? This guy is a master of the longbow or something?

    It's about a secret agent who hits on fat women with a gun in his underwear.

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  • RMS OceanicRMS Oceanic Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    A show with H. Jon Benjamin as the star.

    Colour me interested.

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  • MKRMKR Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    I'll generally check out any show with previews that crack me up. Bonus points for helping keep quality animation alive.

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  • NappuccinoNappuccino Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    I really hope this is big. If the pilot and Frisky Dingo are anyway to judge the quality of this show it should be damn good.

    I'm almost surprised its not airing on Stir-Friday... but that would be its death sentence.

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    Rorus Raz wrote: »
    There's also the possibility you just can't really grow a bear like other guys.

    Not even BEAR vaginas can defeat me!
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    And then I rub actual cake on myself.
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  • TalleyrandTalleyrand Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    MKR wrote: »
    I'll generally check out any show with previews that crack me up. Bonus points for helping keep quality animation alive.

    I dunno it kinda looks like a really sophisticated and drawn version of South Park.

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  • NappuccinoNappuccino Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Yeah, the animation isn't fantastic but the scripts and acting should be.

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    Rorus Raz wrote: »
    There's also the possibility you just can't really grow a bear like other guys.

    Not even BEAR vaginas can defeat me!
    cakemikz wrote: »
    And then I rub actual cake on myself.
    Loomdun wrote: »
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  • MKRMKR Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Talleyrand wrote: »
    MKR wrote: »
    I'll generally check out any show with previews that crack me up. Bonus points for helping keep quality animation alive.

    I dunno it kinda looks like a really sophisticated and drawn version of South Park.

    When I say "animation," I mean the work as a whole. As long as it's good, I don't care if they made it in flash.

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  • DynagripDynagrip destroy everything you touch Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2010
    I got this shit set on my DVR, I loved Frisky Dingo. I was thinking about making a thread for this...it would have been way more awesome than this one.

    Also, it's only one of the creators of Frisky Dingo/Sealab 2021, Adam Reed. There was some kind of split Adam Reed and Matt Thompson prior to making The Xtacles, with Reed leaving 70/30 Productions. After that show wasn't picked up by Adult Swim, 70/30 was shut down and the bulk of the team joined Adam Reed on Archer. Reed was the one responsible for "70% of the writing and 30% of the production"...and it really shows in the difference between Archer and The Xtacles.

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  • durandal4532durandal4532 Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    A show with H. Jon Benjamin as the star.

    Colour me interested.
    Exactly. H. Jon Benjamin is a pretty funny dude.

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  • DynagripDynagrip destroy everything you touch Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2010
    hmmm, maybe they're working together again. not sure.

    http://www.babarshouse.com/ArcherChat_1_12_10_.htm

    whoops, they are.

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  • ElkiElki learned nothing, and forgotten nothing Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited January 2010
    Dynagrip wrote: »
    I got this shit set on my DVR, I loved Frisky Dingo. I was thinking about making a thread for this...it would have been way more awesome than this one.

    Probably.

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  • MKRMKR Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Elki's threads always draw zombies.

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  • DynagripDynagrip destroy everything you touch Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2010
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  • dlinfinitidlinfiniti Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    great now i can't watch this without seeing/hearing "drunk soccer coach" instead of "secret agent"

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  • QuidQuid The Fifth Horseman Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    You could always think of Dr. Orpheus's boss instead. Fuck, it might even be more entertaining that way. Some omnipotent master shape shifter running around as a secret agent.

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    I'm in the same boat as Dyna. Adored Frisky Dingo and Sealab, looking forward to this.

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  • ClevingerClevinger Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Frisky Dingo was great and Jon Benjamin is awesome in everything. I'm in.

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  • NinjabearNinjabear Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    I know this series isn't connected to Frisky Dingo, but I would love to see Mr. Ford make an appearance in this series.

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  • DynagripDynagrip destroy everything you touch Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2010
    Ninjabear wrote: »
    I know this series isn't connected to Frisky Dingo, but I would love to see Mr. Ford make an appearance in this series.
    ha, they talked about that in the chat log that I posted.

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  • NappuccinoNappuccino Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    I'd mostly love for Adam Reed to do some voice work in the series- his voices for Xander and Killface are part of what made that show so hilarious.

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    Rorus Raz wrote: »
    There's also the possibility you just can't really grow a bear like other guys.

    Not even BEAR vaginas can defeat me!
    cakemikz wrote: »
    And then I rub actual cake on myself.
    Loomdun wrote: »
    thats why you have chest helmets
  • NinjabearNinjabear Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    "We're making Awesome-X dolls and they're gonna kick so much ass, you'll probably go blind."

    Love the line. :)

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  • QuidQuid The Fifth Horseman Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Nappuccino wrote: »
    I'd mostly love for Adam Reed to do some voice work in the series- his voices for Xander and Killface are part of what made that show so hilarious.

    Yeah, I was just a little disappointed that wasn't the voice. Benjamin's great too though, so no major loss.

    Also, Sterling's mom is a dead ringer for Killface's campaign manager.

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  • ClevingerClevinger Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Nappuccino wrote: »
    I'd mostly love for Adam Reed to do some voice work in the series- his voices for Xander and Killface are part of what made that show so hilarious.

    In that chat he says,
    AdamReedFCP: I am voicing a character; he's an openly-gay ISIS agent named Ray Gillette.



    edit: Hah, and Thompson links to this. I love Benjamin's standup.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSfV_NHxCN0

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  • QuidQuid The Fifth Horseman Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    That's a pretty great spot for him actually.

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  • ChanusChanus capreseRegistered User regular
    edited January 2010
    I think I like it.

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  • ChanusChanus capreseRegistered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Bwahahaha!

    No, Cyril! When they're dead, they're just hookers!

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  • MKRMKR Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    The rug died so young. :(

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  • ElkiElki learned nothing, and forgotten nothing Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited January 2010
    This is great.

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  • QuidQuid The Fifth Horseman Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Damn you all!

    With your time zones.

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