The BEST Episodes of Archer (2009)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 3, 2019
Archer follows the exploits of eight dysfunctional secret agents of the International Secret Intelligence Service (ISIS), a fictional New York-based intelligence agency. They are : Sterling Archer, the show's narcissistic, womanizing protagonist, Malory Archer, ISIS director and Sterling's snarky, emotionally distant mother, Lana Kane, Sterling's love interest and mother of his infant daughter, and by far the most professional field agent at ISIS, Ray Gillette, the agency's openly gay bomb specialist, Pam Poovey, the head of the agency's Human Resources department who is often ridiculed by her peers, Cyril Figgis, a mild-mannered accountant-turned-agent, 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 - Archer Vice: Arrivals/Departures
Season 5 - Episode 13
Archer helps Lana with the delivery of her baby, while Krieger tries to prevent the delivery of a deadly weapon.
#2 - Sea Tunt (2)
Season 4 - Episode 13
Archer and the ISIS crew go to an underwater SEA LABoratory to stop the deranged Captain Murphy.
#3 - Double Trouble
Season 2 - Episode 13
Krieger works to finish a top-secret project, and Archer brings a mysterious former KGB agent named Katya Kazanova home to meet Malory.
#4 - Un Chien Tangerine
Season 4 - Episode 10
Archer and Lana extract an agent from Morocco only to find out his bark is worse than his bite.
#5 - The Man From Jupiter
Season 3 - Episode 1
Archer is shocked to learn that his mother is dating Archer's idol/hero/man-crush, Burt Reynolds.
#6 - Archer Vice: The Rules of Extraction
Season 5 - Episode 8
Archer, Ray, and Cyril raft down a crocodile-filled river while Lana and Pam plan a spa day for Malory.
#7 - White Elephant
Season 5 - Episode 1
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.
#8 - Space Race (2)
Season 3 - Episode 10
Season finale. Archer and the rest of ISIS are held captive by mutineers on the International Space Station.
#9 - El Secuestro
Season 2 - Episode 10
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 - Deadly Velvet (2)
Season 7 - Episode 10
Things get even deadlier on the set of Deadly Velvet when someone turns up, you guessed it, dead.
#11 - Space Race (1)
Season 3 - Episode 9
Archer and his colleagues at ISIS voyage to the final frontier in an effort to prevent a catastrophe on the International Space Station.
#12 - Placebo Effect
Season 2 - Episode 9
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.
#13 - Lo Scandalo
Season 3 - Episode 5
Malory turns to Archer and Lana for help when she finds herself in a compromising situation with the Italian prime minister.
#14 - The Honeymooners
Season 4 - Episode 9
Archer and Lana pose as newlyweds to stop a sale of enriched uranium.
#15 - Fugue and Riffs
Season 4 - Episode 1
Archer, I mean Bob, has amnesia and decides the only cure is a spa weekend.
#16 - The Wind Cries Mary
Season 4 - Episode 2
Archer and his former best friend are holed up in the Vermont wilderness, fighting hard to come out on top.
#17 - The Limited
Season 3 - Episode 3
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police enlist the help of ISIS to transport a captured Canadian terrorist. On a train.
#18 - Drift Problem
Season 3 - Episode 4
Archer's surprise birthday present - a high-tech, souped-up spy car - leads to all sorts of other surprises. None of which are good.
#19 - The Papal Chase
Season 4 - Episode 11
Archer must rescue the Pope from an assassination plot using Woodhouse as a decoy. Operation Bad Habit is a go.
#20 - Sea Tunt (1)
Season 4 - Episode 12
Cheryl's brother Cecil Tunt and his girlfriend Tiffy drive her crazier than usual as they travel into the Bermuda Triangle. Where mysteries abound!.
#21 - Crossing Over
Season 3 - Episode 7
Archer's sex life compromises his effectiveness as an agent. But more seriously than the countless other times.
#22 - Live and Let Dine
Season 4 - Episode 7
Archer, Lana, and Cyril go undercover in celebrity chef Lance Casteau's hellish kitchen.
#23 - Skytanic
Season 1 - Episode 7
When a bomb threat jeopardizes the maiden voyage of the luxury airship Excelsior, Archer and the ISIS crew must battle the clock (and each other) to avert disaster.
#24 - Legs
Season 4 - Episode 3
Archer's fear of cyborgs hits home when Krieger offers to make robotic legs for Gillette.
#25 - Bloody Ferlin
Season 3 - Episode 6
Archer must help Gillette save his younger brother from a crooked sheriff in the backwoods of West Virginia.