The American supernatural horror streaming television series Archive 81 was created by Rebecca Sonnenshine, who also served as the show’s executive producer alongside James Wan and Paul Harris Boardman. Netflix began streaming the show on January 14, 2022. According to Netflix Top 10s, the show received 128.47 million hours of worldwide viewing between January 9 and January 30. The show was, however, cancelled after one season in March 2022.
The show is based on the 2016-launched podcast of the same name. Dan and Melody, played by Mamoudou Athie and Dina Shihabi, are the main characters. To recover the video footage of graduate student Melody’s documentary project on a burned-out apartment complex, a mystery firm hires Dan.
Archive 81: Total Episode List, First Aired, Run Time
|S01E01||Mystery Signals||January 14, 2022Netflix||59|
|S01E02||Wellspring||January 14, 2022Netflix||57|
|S01E03||Terror in the Aisles||January 14, 2022Netflix||45|
|S01E04||Spirit Receivers||January 14, 2022Netflix||57|
|S01E05||Through the Looking Glass||January 14, 2022Netflix||52|
|S01E06||The Circle||January 14, 2022Netflix||56|
|S01E07||The Ferryman||January 14, 2022Netflix||47|
|S01E08||What Lies Beneath (series finale)||January 14, 2022Netflix||57|
Archive 81: Cast
- Mamoudou Athie as Dan Turner
- Dina Shihabi as Melody Pendras
- Evan Jonigkeit as Samuel Spare / Alexander Davenport
- Julia Chan as Anabelle Cho
- Ariana Neal as Jess Lewis
- Matt McGorry as Mark Higgins
- Martin Donovan as Virgil Davenport
How come Archive 81 was cancelled?
The number of viewers Archive 81 attracted may not have met the benchmark Netflix had set for the series based on its budget because the streamer was so intent on weighing viewership against cost in its renewal selections.
Is viewing Archive 81 worthwhile?
Archive 81 never quite enters the horror genre, yet it’s still unnerving. It’s a rare horror TV show that really makes the most of its interesting premise and themes. It’s much too lengthy at eight episodes. Although the two stars are handsome, they are not much more than passable actors.
Is Archive 81 an actual account?
Unfortunately, Archive 81 isn’t based on a genuine tale (or maybe that’s a good thing). The imaginatively spooky series is made up.
Are you cancelling Archive 81?
With Archive 81, Netflix is not delving any farther into the rabbit hole. According to EW, the horror-mystery show has been cancelled by the streamer after one season. The announcement follows the program’s No.
What in Archive 81 is evil?
The antagonist of Archive 81, the still-mysterious evil known as Kaelego, dwells in the Otherworld. However, he is just one of many wicked entities in this story. Iris Vos, Samuel Spare (or whatever the heck his name is), Melody Pendras, and now Dan Turner are the only four persons we are aware of who have visited the Otherworld.
How horrifying is Archive 81?
the sequence of otherworldly terror.