Archer: Danger Island, the ninth season of the FXX series “Archer,” arrives on DVD April 2 from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
The latest season re-imagines the characters from the animated spy series as pilots in a South Pacific island in 1939. The show features the voices of H. Jon Benjamin as the hard-drinking Sterling Archer and Jessica Walter as his mother. The cast also includes Aisha Tyler, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell, Amber Nash, Adam Reed and Lucky Yates as Crackers the audacious macaw.
The DVD includes all eight episodes, plus the featureless “Inside look: Making Archer” and “Crackers’ Costumed Playings.”
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Twentieth Century Fox in March will release two season sets of acclaimed FX TV series on DVD only.
Season 8 of “Archer” will be issued on disc on March 20, followed a week later, on March 27, by season five of “The Americans.”’
The eighth season of “Archer,” known as Archer: Dreamland, consists of eight episodes, with a total run time of 173 minutes. The animated series revolves around secret agent Archer, who in season eight — the first to air on FX sister channel FXX — is cast as a sleuth in 1940s Los Angeles searching for his partner’s killer. The DVD set includes audio commentary on the episodes “No Good Deed,” “Ladyfingers” and “Auflosung” by Amber Nash, Lucky Yates and Casey Willis.
“The Americans” DVD set consists of 13 episodes that aired on FX from March 7 to May 30, 2017 — a total of 585 minutes of programming. The series, set in Cold War America during the early 1980s, stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple living in the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C., with their two children. The DVD set includes deleted scenes, a gag reel and previews.