The BEST Episodes of Archer (2009)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 23, 2021
At the International Secret Intelligence Service (ISIS), a fictional New York-based intelligence agency, eight dysfunctional secret agents attempt to solve global crises while simultaneously screwing each other over. The team is made up of the narcissistic Sterling Archer; his emotionally distant mother, ISIS director Malory Archer; the always-professional Lana Kane, Sterling's former flame; Ray Gillette, the agency's openly gay bomb specialist; HR head Pam Poovey; mild-mannered accountant-turned-agent Cyril Figgis; Cheryl Tunt, Malory's delusional, psychotic personal assistant; and Dr. Algernop Krieger, a bizarre, morally bankrupt scientist with little regard for the well-being of his subjects.
#1 - Un Chien Tangerine
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 21, 2013
Archer and Lana extract an agent from Morocco only to find out his bark is worse than his bite.
#2 - The Rules of Extraction
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 17, 2014
Archer, Ray, and Cyril raft down a crocodile-filled river while Lana and Pam plan a spa day for Malory.
#3 - Double Trouble
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 21, 2011
Krieger works to finish a top-secret project, and Archer brings a mysterious former KGB agent named Katya Kazanova home to meet Malory.
#4 - Live and Let Dine
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 28, 2013
Archer, Lana, and Cyril go undercover in celebrity chef Lance Casteau's hellish kitchen.
#5 - The Honeymooners
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 14, 2013
Archer and Lana pose as newlyweds to stop a sale of enriched uranium.
#6 - The Man From Jupiter
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 19, 2012
Archer is shocked to learn that his mother is dating Archer's idol/hero/man-crush, Burt Reynolds.
#7 - Sea Tunt (2)
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 11, 2013
Archer and the ISIS crew go to an underwater SEA LABoratory to stop the deranged Captain Murphy.
#8 - Deadly Velvet (2)
Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 2, 2016
Things get even deadlier on the set of Deadly Velvet when someone turns up, you guessed it, dead.
#9 - El Secuestro
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 31, 2011
Pam is abducted by kidnappers who mistake her for Cheryl. It seems that Cheryl wasn’t completely forthcoming about her background when she applied for her job at ISIS.
#10 - Placebo Effect
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 24, 2011
When Archer discovers that the chemotherapy drugs he has been taking are phony, he goes on a rampage against the Irish gangsters behind the scheme. He also makes friends with a fellow marijuana-toking cancer patient (voice of Joan Van Ark). Meanwhile, Cyril learns why Krieger is fluent in Portuguese.
#11 - White Elephant
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 13, 2014
ISIS is raided and disbanded by the U.S. government when it transpires that the agency was never sanctioned by them. Its former staff discover a hidden vault containing one-ton of cocaine, and form a drug cartel to sell the drugs to fund their retirements. Then, Archer becomes Archer Vice.
#12 - Legs
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 31, 2013
Archer's fear of cyborgs hits home when Krieger offers to make robotic legs for Gillette.
#13 - Arrivals/Departures
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 21, 2014
Archer helps Lana with the delivery of her baby, while Krieger tries to prevent the delivery of a deadly weapon.
#14 - Space Race (2)
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 22, 2012
Season finale. Archer and the rest of ISIS are held captive by mutineers on the International Space Station.
#15 - The Wind Cries Mary
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 24, 2013
Archer and his former best friend are holed up in the Vermont wilderness, fighting hard to come out on top.
#16 - Lo Scandalo
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 16, 2012
Malory turns to Archer and Lana for help when she finds herself in a compromising situation with the Italian prime minister.
#18 - The Papal Chase
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 28, 2013
Archer must rescue the Pope from an assassination plot using Woodhouse as a decoy. Operation Bad Habit is a go.
#19 - Coyote Lovely
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 7, 2013
Archer heads to the Mexican border to capture a notorious coyote, which is Spanish for coyote.
#20 - Mission: Difficult
Season 12 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 6, 2021
Archer is trapped inside IIA headquarters and Barry is trapped inside Other Barry.
#21 - Fugue and Riffs
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 17, 2013
Archer, I mean Bob, has amnesia and decides the only cure is a spa weekend.
#22 - Space Race (1)
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 15, 2012
Archer and his colleagues at ISIS voyage to the final frontier in an effort to prevent a catastrophe on the International Space Station.
#23 - Sea Tunt (1)
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 4, 2013
Cheryl's brother Cecil Tunt and his girlfriend Tiffy drive her crazier than usual as they travel into the Bermuda Triangle. Where mysteries abound!.
#24 - Viscous Coupling
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 14, 2013
Archer's former fiancée calls on him to rescue her cyborg boyfriend from outer space, but he has other things on his mind.
#25 - Baby Shower
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 3, 2014
Archer decides to give Lana the perfect baby shower gift by forcing Kenny Loggins to sing a duet with Cherlene. Something something Danja Zown!