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Another Reason FX’s Archer is the Best

Posted By David G. Temple On February 22, 2013 @ 3:30 pm In Audio and/or Visual | 14 Comments

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Being a fan of comedy jokes, I am a fan of the television show Archer on FX. I realize that adult animation (not that kind of adult animation) isn’t for everyone, but if you haven’t checked out at least a few episodes, I suggest you do so. It’s on Netflix Instant, if I’m not mistaken.

The reason I’m bringing this up is that the show made a reference last night to baseball. Archer makes, perhaps, 150 cultural references per episode, but I don’t remember one regarding our favorite game. I won’t give too much away, but it involves a lengthy homage to the movie The Natural.

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Could it be that the show’s producers are baseball fans, and used this opportunity to celebrate the coming of another season? I am not privy to this information, but I like to think so. I do know that I enjoy this show and baseball a great deal, and always like it when my cultural worlds collide.

Again, if you haven’t seen the show, please watch a few episodes. If you are a regular, but haven’t seen the most recent, you (as always, really) are in for a treat.

 

 


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