‘Archer’ has quietly dumped ‘ISIS’ as the name of its spy agency

10.11.14 2 years ago

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“Archer” has quietly dumped “ISIS” as the name of its spy agency
Due to recent events, the creators of the FX series have decided to drop the ISIS name, which stood for International Secret Intelligence Service. “We quietly did,” creator Adam Reed tells The Daily Beast. “We were waiting for it to go away-at least I was. Back in Season 5, FX said, ‘This might be a thing,” and I thought, ‘Maybe it won”t be? Maybe it”ll be the mole that I”m gonna ignore and nothing will happen.” We got sort of lucky and could organically make a merger with the CIA, so we went back and retroactively painted out the ISIS logos in parts of the show, and we just don”t talk about it in dialogue.”

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