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FUBAR Has The Worst Actor-To-Stunt Double Cut Of All Time

Contains spoilers for "FUBAR"

Arnold Schwarzenegger is back in action in Netflix's "FUBAR," a twist on "True Lies." Turning espionage into a father-daughter family affair, the eight-episode series has an excessively grouchy Arnie as a dad and longtime CIA agent looking out for his darling daughter, Emma (Monica Barbaro), whom he discovers also works for the organization. While certainly an ensemble effort, with a supporting cast consisting of Milan Carter, Gabriel Luna, Fortune Feimster, and Travis Van Winkle, there's one recurring issue in Schwarzenegger's small-screen session that the actor can't avoid.

As much of a big-screen icon as Schwarzenegger is, it's clear that age is becoming an issue for the formerly terminating titan, and it's never more apparent than in the show's opening sequence. Before the truth comes out that two people are in the family business, Arnie's Luke Brunner heads up a mission on his own, using a fire rescue as a cover. The issue is that it's glaringly apparent that Schwarzenegger isn't present for the event and that it's someone else doing tuck and rolls and jumping onto fire engines. It also sets a pretty poor precedent going forward for whenever Schwarzenegger is called into action — or isn't, as the case may be.

FUBAR proves Arnie needs to go for the senior roles he used to act opposite

From hopping between cars in high-speed car chases to jumping out of planes, it's clear that some of the biggest scenes in "FUBAR" are Arnie-less. Even a shoot-out sequence with his on-screen daughter at the midpoint of the series feels massively out of place. With that in mind, it might be time for Arnold Schwarzenegger to take himself out of the action-packed field and get into roles that other action stars of the era he dominated are already taking. Think of Kurt Russell as Mr. Nobody in "F9: The Fast Saga" or Sylvester Stallone as Marvel's Stakar Ogord in "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" — they're still in the game but calling the shots from the sidelines while the other heroes get in on the action.

For the most part, Schwarzenegger isn't getting too involved in the action, but when he does, it's a ropey moment that the show could really do without. With that in mind, it might be better for him to be the top-level cameo, yelling orders at the young blood who are jumping into action. If it worked for Charlton Heston in "True Lies," it could work for him. We're not saying "hasta la vista, baby" to Schwarzenegger, but perhaps take it easy, maybe?

Schwarzenegger has no plans to retire

While "FUBAR" doesn't feature Arnold Schwarzenegger at his physical peak, it's still exciting to see the action superstar take on a brand new role over five decades into his career. For what it's worth, the Governator knows that it's time to evolve and chart a new path. During his press rounds for "FUBAR," the actor candidly told The Hollywood Reporter that it was time to call it curtains on the "Terminator" franchise, the series that made him an overnight sensation stateside. "I'm done," he said. "I got the message loud and clear that the world wants to move on with a different theme when it comes to The Terminator. Someone has to come up with a great idea."

If Schwarzenegger, who has played the T-800 on and off since the 80s, is ready to retire from his most iconic role, what's next? Arnie made headlines recently when he joined Netflix, the streaming service behind "FUBAR," as its "Chief Action Officer" in a marketing video. While it might be best for the actor to become a mentor for the next generation of action mavericks, Schwarzenegger has no plans to take it easy. "I still work out every day, I ride my bike every day, and I make movies..." the 75-year-old actor proudly proclaimed to THR, telling the outlet he has no intention to retire. "My plan is to live forever — and so far, so good!"