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Archer (2009-) tv poster

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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1486217/
http://www.fxnetworks.com/archer

A spy does spy stuff, drinks, hits on women and makes a jackass of himself while being surprisingly competent.

A fun, light, series which has a whole lot of laugh-out-loud moments.

  • Though I've seen it all, I didn't begin taking notes until later on.



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Roughnecks - Starship Troopers Chronicles (1999-2000) dvd

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0190198/
(archive of the original website)

A military unit is sent on missions in a future where all of humanity is at war with alien insects.

The show is animated, and not "anime". As such, it has not held up well with time. The music is fantastic, though. Truly. However, its other high points do not make up for the visual issue I have.

While it doesn't do it for me, I would recommend this for fans of the movie or movie series who can also handle the visual style and jerky movement that to me is reminiscent of ReBoot (1994-09-10 to 2001-11-30 television show).

  • Properly titled Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles
  • Ran from 1999-08-30 to 2000-04-03
  • Based on the book.
  • Based the movie Starship Troopers (1997), and is definitely not a sequel to it.



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Robot Chicken - Star Wars (2007) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1020990/

A standard Robot Chicken, but with various skits parodying the Star Wars franchise.

Have a half hour to waste? Give this a shot, but if you don't like it within the first few minutes go do something better. Robot Chicken is hit-and-miss.

Futurama (1999-2013) logo

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.cc.com/shows/futurama

A failure of a delivery boy is frozen for a thousand years, where in the year 3,000 he's an interstellar delivery boy who continues to fail a lot.

A hilarious and intelligent show, with many subtleties. Watch an episode or three, and if you're interested then you'll enjoy the rest. Highly recommended.

I watched a couple of seasons before my interest petered out. I want to do other things with my time.



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