Archer Review: "Stage Two"

Tonight kicked off part one of the two part cancer special of Archer, where things get real dark for this already dark FX animated comedy.  Part one, ironically titled "Stage Two," actually kept things relatively light given its subject matter. 

That's probably because the audience, much like Archer, assumes that our favorite spy is going to beat his breast cancer much like he overcomes pretty much every obstacle thrown at him (save for the occasional sleeper-cell actress).

So the first two-thirds of the episode had a much funnier, lighter tone as Archer used his cancer to trick Woodhouse into given him an all-expense paid trip to Vegas with Dicky and Lana into bed with him.  Then the phone calls came. Read More...


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