The BEST seasons of Archer (2009)

Every season of Archer (2009) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best seasons of Archer (2009)!

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.

Last Updated: 10/18/2023Network: FXXStatus: Ended
Season 3
409 votes

#1 - Season 3

First Aired 1/20/2012

After the death of his fiancé, Archer goes missing for three months. Malory sends a former agent named Rip Riley to find him and bring him back. With Archer's resistance, he ends up stranding them out at sea and mixing them up with pirates.

Season 2
460 votes

#2 - Season 2

First Aired 1/28/2011

Season 1
527 votes

#3 - Season 1

First Aired 9/18/2009

Season 4
377 votes

#4 - Season 4

First Aired 1/18/2013

Season 6
357 votes

#5 - Season 6

First Aired 1/9/2015

373 votes

#6 - Vice

First Aired 1/14/2014

Archer Vice transitions into a new format, moving away from the spy genre and depicting the characters embarking on a life of crime as they attempt to sell cocaine to fund their retirements.

Season 7
332 votes

#7 - Season 7

First Aired 4/1/2016

The Figgis Agency presents all new challenges, the most difficult of which might be the move to Los Angeles.

Season 12
141 votes

#8 - Season 12

First Aired 8/26/2021

Season 12 follows Archer and gang as they face a new threat: a spy conglomerate known as IIA (International Intelligence Agency). With a limited number of spy jobs up for grabs, can the Agency compete against the soulless vultures of IIA, or will our mom-and-pop spy agency be the next to get swallowed alive?

Season 11
159 votes

#9 - Season 11

First Aired 9/17/2020

Season 11 follows Sterling Archer and his return to the spy world after a three-year coma. While many things changed during his absence, Archer is confident it will take just a little time for him to reset things back to the old ways. The problem: does the rest of the team want that? Everyone else has been doing pretty well and may not be ready for his return to throw a wrench in their well-oiled machine.

Season 13
94 votes

#10 - Season 13

First Aired 8/25/2022

In season 13, The Agency have been acquired by the spy conglomerate known as IIA (International Intelligence Agency). As Archer and gang struggle to find their identity performing odd missions for Fabian, one question arises: will they be able to maintain independence, or will they succumb to their corporate overlords?

Season 14
20 votes

#11 - Season 14

First Aired 8/31/2023

In Season 14, Archer and The Agency are finding their own way with Lana at the helm. Her goal is to make money while also making the world a better place, but she quickly finds out running a spy agency isn’t so cut and dry.

211 votes

#12 - 1999

First Aired 5/30/2019

Season 10 follows Sterling Archer, Lana Kane, and their crew of acid-tongued misfits onboard the M/V Seamus salvage ship. An important question arises as they explore deep space and try to outsmart giant aliens, intergalactic pirates, and vicious bounty hunters: how do they survive each other? Welcome to the space-tastic world of Archer: 1999. Brace for the thrust.

316 votes

#13 - Dreamland

First Aired 4/6/2017

Season eight, Dreamland, features Archer’s quest to find his partner’s killer in 1947 Los Angeles. The case turns into a deadly game of tug of war between Los Angeles' most powerful crime bosses with every clue leading Archer deeper into a mystery involving kidnapping, prostitution and drug addiction.

Danger Island
249 votes

#14 - Danger Island

First Aired 4/26/2018

Season nine finds our hero, the barely functioning alcoholic seaplane pilot Sterling Archer, resting on a lovely island in the South Pacific circa 1939. While the rest of the world is concerned about the impending Second World War, Archer is only concerned with who’s buying his next drink. Along with his trusty co-pilot Pam, Sterling must navigate quicksand, cannibals, super-intelligent monkeys, poison darts, pirates, and did we mention quicksand?