History ShoutOut / Archer

28th Apr '16 7:51:26 AM tromag
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** Ivy's entire proposal to Archer is reference to ''Film/{{Fletch}}'', right down to [[spoiler: it ultimately being a trap.]]
15th Apr '16 12:17:31 AM CassandraLeo
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** Pam calls the dog on her poster "[[Franchise/SherlockHolmes Furlock Bones]]".



* "The Handoff": Malory tries to cover for Cyril almost blowing their cover by saying he's an autistic detective, like Sherlock Holmes or [[Film/ZeroEffect Daryl Zero]].

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Malory tries to cover for Cyril almost blowing their cover by saying he's an autistic detective, like Sherlock Holmes Franchise/SherlockHolmes or [[Film/ZeroEffect Daryl Zero]].Zero]].
** The group makes the titular handoff at the Korean Bell of Friendship in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles. This is very likely a reference to ''Film/TheUsualSuspects'', where a similar scene happened at what appears to have been the same location.
** One of the bikers compares Lana to [[Film/DrivingMissDaisy Miss Daisy]].
15th Apr '16 12:12:25 AM CassandraLeo
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* "The Figgis Agency":
** The episode's opening WhamShot and structure are reminiscent of ''Film/SunsetBoulevard''.
** The bumpers introduced in this episode are reminiscent of those of ''Series/CharliesAngels''.
** Archer's car is similar to the one driven by the title character of ''Series/MagnumPI''. Ray also makes a reference to T.C.
** Malory calls Archer "[[Literature/NancyDrew Mancy Drew]]". This is also a CallBack to "Skytanic" where Archer used "Mancy" as a letter of the phonetic alphabet.
** One of the detectives in the opening scene refers to the floating corpse as "[[WesternAnimation/TennesseeTuxedoAndHisTales Tennessee Tuxedo]]".
** Archer compares the infrared goggles to something out of ''Franchise/{{Predator}}''.
** Archer's fall down the mountainside is like something straight out of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''.
** The plot of the episode is a WholePlotReference to ''Film/{{Chinatown}}''.
15th Apr '16 12:05:44 AM CassandraLeo
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* "Deadly Prep":
** Cyril's ImagineSpot is a direct reference to Buffalo Bill in ''Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs''.
** Archer quotes ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'' when he makes fun of Whitney attempting to lie about not having money in the house: "It's in Tom's house... and Bill's house".
** Archer sings Duane Eddy's "The Ballad of Paladin".
14th Apr '16 7:00:34 PM JustinCognito
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* "The Handoff": Malory tries to cover for Cyril almost blowing their cover by saying he's an autistic detective, like Sherlock Holmes or [[Film/ZeroEffect Daryl Zero]].
13th Apr '16 3:52:48 PM jjnonken
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* In "Sea Tunt, Part 2", four of the ISIS group are trying to escape the flooding underwater laboratory, but they find there are only three suits. The entire following sequence, including the resuscitation scene, was lifted almost wholesale from ''Film/TheAbyss''.

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* In "Sea Tunt, Part 2", four of the ISIS group are trying to escape the flooding underwater laboratory, but they find there are only three suits. The entire following sequence, including the resuscitation scene, was lifted almost nearly wholesale from ''Film/TheAbyss''.



** And in Part 2, he's [[spoiler: crushed by a soda machine]] like his namesake was. And the fake brand name, "GOZ", is (almost certainly) a tribute to Murphy's 2021 voice actor, the late Harry Goz.

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** And in "Sea Tunt, Part 2, 2", he's [[spoiler: crushed by a soda machine]] like his namesake was. And the fake brand name, "GOZ", is (almost certainly) a tribute to Murphy's 2021 voice actor, the late Harry Goz.
13th Apr '16 3:43:01 PM jjnonken
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** Archer is also amnesiac and thinks he's [[Characters/BobsBurgers Bob Belcher]]
*** The burger special is the "Thomas Elphinstone Hambledurger with Manning Coleslaw," referencing the spy character Thomas Elphinstone Hambledon created by Manning Coles
*** He fights off the spies the same way Tom Stall does in ''AHistoryOfViolence''

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** Archer is also amnesiac and thinks he's [[Characters/BobsBurgers Bob Belcher]]
Belcher]].
*** The burger special is the "Thomas Elphinstone Hambledurger with Manning Coleslaw," referencing the spy character Thomas Elphinstone Hambledon created by Manning Coles
Coles.
*** He fights off the spies the same way Tom Stall does in ''AHistoryOfViolence''''AHistoryOfViolence''.



* In ''Sea Tunt, Part 1" has Archer responding to Cyril with "Okay, [[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle Mr. Peabody]]."

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* In ''Sea Tunt, Part 1" has Archer responding to Cyril with "Okay, [[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle Mr. Peabody]]."



* The ending of "Sea Tunt, Part 1" also ends with ISIS meeting [[WesternAnimation/{{Sealab2021}} the head of an underwater laboratory called Captain Murphy.]]

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* When Cheryl [[MediumAwareness starts hearing the soundtrack]] in "Sea Tunt, Part 1", she yells out, "God damn it, shut up, Music/JohnWilliams!"
* The ending of "Sea Tunt, Part 1" also ends with ISIS meeting [[WesternAnimation/{{Sealab2021}} the head of an underwater laboratory called named Captain Murphy.]]Murphy]].
* In "Sea Tunt, Part 2", four of the ISIS group are trying to escape the flooding underwater laboratory, but they find there are only three suits. The entire following sequence, including the resuscitation scene, was lifted almost wholesale from ''Film/TheAbyss''.



* When Cheryl [[MediumAwareness starts hearing the soundtrack]] in "Sea Tunt, Part 1", she yells out, "God damn it, shut up, Music/JohnWilliams!"
12th Apr '16 9:23:54 PM ColdNorthernWind
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* Lana tells Cyril "[[Franchise/StarWars I find your lack of faith disturbing.]]" before Malory commands her to [[Film/ANewHope "release him."]] Interestingly, she says that line while performing that looks like [[Franchise/StarTrek the Vulcan Neck Pinch]]. Even more interesting, [[ClosetGeek not only does she nail a female Vader perfectly when Cyril succeeds in a coup she's savvy enough to see that Malory wants to play Vader to his Palpatine.]]

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* Lana tells Cyril "[[Franchise/StarWars I find your lack of faith disturbing.]]" before Malory commands her to [[Film/ANewHope "release him."]] Interestingly, she says that line while performing that looks like [[Franchise/StarTrek the Vulcan Neck Pinch]]. Even more interesting, [[ClosetGeek not only does she nail a female Vader perfectly when Cyril succeeds in a coup she's savvy enough to see that Malory wants to play Vader Palpatine to his Palpatine.Vader.]]
31st Mar '16 9:51:24 PM CassandraLeo
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* During the ''Archer Vice'' arc, Archer speculates that the Tuntmore mansion has a gigantic [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse Scrooge McDuck]]-ian vault.
31st Mar '16 9:00:09 PM CassandraLeo
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* In "Fugue and Riffs", Archer mentions the old live-action ''Series/{{Shazam}}'' show. He also calls Lana "Jennifer Walters", the alter ego of Series/{{She-Hulk}}.

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* In "Fugue and Riffs", Archer mentions the old live-action ''Series/{{Shazam}}'' show. He also calls Lana "Jennifer Walters", the alter ego of Series/{{She-Hulk}}.ComicBook/SheHulk.
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