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‘Archer: 1999’ Review: Season 10 Can’t Be the Final Frontier — Not When It’s Still This Good

‘Archer: 1999’ Review: Season 10 Can’t Be the Final Frontier — Not When It’s Still This Good

“Archer: 1999” is very much what “Archer” has been for the past three seasons and change: filled with lush visuals, quick wit, and inventive, genre-inspired storytelling. Paying homage to everything from “Alien” to “Arena,” the 10th season of Adam Reed’s animated action extravaganza travels to the final frontier in search of more material to spoof. It finds plenty through four episodes, yet the best means to asses where “Archer” stands in 2019 — and where it can go next — is through one of its original characters.

Pam Poovey is bigger than ever in “Archer” Season 10, even if she’s not exactly Pam Poovey anymore. Over the years, Pam (impeccably voiced by Amber Nash) has morphed from a crying Hr rep into an underground street fighter, and further still into an ideal partner-in-crime for the world’s greatest spy/outlaw/dreamy-coma-patient, Sterling Archer — she’s a coke-eating, drink-guzzling horndog who’s also a full-fledged field agent.

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