This is how FX’s ‘Archer’ will drop the ISIS name in its season six premiere

(Caution: this post is going to spoil the season five finale and describe a tiny scene from the upcoming season six premiere.)

Since the show first premiered in September 2009, FX’s espionage comedy Archer has centered around the International Secret Intelligence Service, aka ISIS. As in, the same acronym (formerly) used by mobile wallet company Soft Card — and more importantly, an acronym used by an active Islamic militant group. At this weekend’s New York Comic Con, the cast and crew confirmed that the name ISIS will no longer be a part of the show.

As described by executive producer Matt Thompson, “we won’t say ISIS anymore, and the only visual representation of it will be that sign rolling off the show” in the background behind…

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