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A Minor Car-Related Error On the Latest Archer Episode

Archer is usually pretty awesome with its car casting, and this week's episode was no exception. However, the scene above had a little error that bothered me. If it were almost any other small Japanese car, it wouldn't be so glaring, but a large part of the AE86's popularity and reputation is due to its rear-wheel drive layout.


EDIT: No, I don't think that it's an Accord hatch, or some other FWD Japanese car. Here it is seconds earlier:

It's an AE86, (begin mild spoiler alert) driven by the Yakuza. The Yakuza return to the series after their original appearance in Season 3's episode "Drift Problem", where Pam competed in drifting events against them. The Yakuza only drove Japanese drift cars, including several AE86s:


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And no, I'm not taking this minor flub seriously. Archer is still awesome.

It doesn't come close to the kinds of gearhead-irking errors that many movies and TV shows often make, however. Why does every dirt bike sound like a two-stroke, every sportbike sound like an inline-four, and why is every column-shifted automatic car driven while in the "Park" position?

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