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Production Summary Edit

In August of 2014, Valiant approached us about teaming up to produce audio dramas based on their extensive universe. Many discussions were had, and we all eventually settled on an adaptation of "The Michelangelo Code", the opening story arc of "Archer & Armstrong". The people at Valiant (chiefly Dinesh Shamdasani, Russ Brown, and Josh Johns) have been a pleasure to work with, and we could not be more excited to be able to bring their universe to life in audio form. We're huge fans of their entire line, which continues to blow us away month after month. We're so very thrilled to bring their amazing characters to life. They're gonna knock your socks off.

And as always, thanks for listening.

Jeffrey Bridges Executive Producer, Pendant Productions

Description Edit

After years of meditation and training, 18-year-old Obadiah Archer has been dispatched to New York City to carry out the sacred mission of his family’s sect – locate and kill the fun-loving, hard-drinking immortal known as Armstrong! But as this naive teenage assassin stalks his prey, he’ll soon find that both hunter and hunted are just pawns in a centuries-old conspiracy that stretches from the catacombs beneath Wall Street to the heights of the Himalayas. And Archer & Armstrong will have to work together if the future is to stand any chance of surviving the past’s greatest threat!

Purchase Edit

Bottomless Satchel Edition

  • Four episode commentary from lead actors Paul Brueggemann (Archer) and Pete Milan (Armstrong).
  • Four episode commentary from directors Anna Rodriguez and Dave Morgan.
  • Four episode commentary from producers/writers Jeffrey Bridges and Susan Bridges.
  • Selected excerpts from cast table reads, recorded live (hear the cast during their first time in character, as well as great story/character discussion and hidden bloopers).
  • Gag reel with 14+ minutes of bloopers and flubs.

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Audio Drama Edit

Ep. # Title Debut Length Purchase
1 Archer & Armstrong #1 March 14, 2016 22:30 Icon amazon  Icon audible  Icon itunes
2 Archer & Armstrong #2 March 30, 2016 19:00 Icon amazon  Icon audible  Icon itunes
3 Archer & Armstrong #3 April 26, 2016 21:00 Icon amazon  Icon audible  Icon itunes
4 Archer & Armstrong #4 May 25, 2016 23:30 Icon amazon  Icon audible  Icon itunes

Extras Edit

Title Debut Length Link
Production Journal 1 January 18, 2016 A discussion with the voice of Ivar, Jack Calk! 16:30 Link sm blue
Production Journal 2 January 25, 2016 A discussion with the voice of Sister Tommy, Barbra Dillon! 21:20 Link sm blue
Production Journal 3 February 1, 2016 A discussion with the voice of Reverend Archer, Blake Howard! 20:39 Link sm blue
Production Journal 4 February 8, 2016 A discussion with the voice of Ernst, the Green Dragon Lamas leader, Philip Weber! 17:41 Link sm blue
Production Journal 5 February 15, 2016 A discussion with the voice of Mary-Maria, Melissa Autumn Hearne! 19:35 Link sm blue
Production Journal 6 February 22, 2016 A discussion with composer Vincent Morrison! 10:58 Link sm blue
Production Journal 7 February 29, 2016 A discussion with directors Anna Rodriguez and Dave Morgan! 31:19 Link sm blue
Production Journal 8 March 7, 2016 A discussion with the voice of Archer, Paul Brueggemann! 18:05 Link sm blue
Production Journal 9 March 14, 2016 A discussion with the voice of Armstrong, Pete Milan! 21:32 Link sm blue
Production Journal 10 April 28, 2016 Final thoughts from the executive producers and the official Archer & Armstrong audio drama preview trailer! 4:28 Link sm blue

Cast Edit

Name Position Role
Pete Milan Actor Armstrong
Paul Brueggemann Actor Archer
Melissa Autumn Hearne Actor Mary-Maria
Jack Calk Actor Ivar
Barbra Dillon Actor Sister Tommy
Blake Howard Actor Reverend Archer
Philip Weber Actor Ernst the Lamas Leader
Jason R. Wallace Actor Brother Gavin
Joe J. Thomas Actor Old Geomancer
Anthony Piselli Actor Mr. One Percent
Tess Hunt Actor Night Sisters/Night Sister Superior
M Sieiro Garcia Actor Announcer
Jess Moore Actor Drunk Gal
Rebecca Thomas Actor Rush's Mom
Clark Bridges Actor Rush
Kevin M. Connolly Actor Guard
Colin J. Kelly Actor Jean-Paul
Fred Van Lente Actor Sect Guard 2
Josh Johns Script Editor, Actor Sect Guard 3
Vincent Morrison Composer   
Susan Bridges Co-Writer, Actor Congresswoman Archer
Jeffrey Bridges Co-Writer, Actor Drunk Guy, Sect Guard 1
Anna Rodriguez Director (episodes 1-2), Actor Melissa the Bartender
Dave Morgan Director (episodes 3-4)

Nominations and Awards Edit

Year Host Award Recipient(s)
2016 Parsec Awards Best Podcast about Speculative Fiction Content Creation Finalist
2016 Pendys Sexiest Male Voice in a Pendant Production Jack Calk as Ivar
2016 Pendys Best Hero in a Pendant Production Paul Brueggeman as Archer
2016 Pendys Best Villain in a Pendant Production Susan Bridges as Congresswoman Archer
2016 Pendys Best Supporting Actor in "Archer & Armstrong" Melissa Autumn Hearne as Mary-Maria
2016 Pendys Best Original Music in a Pendant Production Vincent Morrison