Provider: Eastern (ET) Change
Ineptitude trumps intrigue in a spy spoof focusing on ISIS agent Sterling Archer (voice of H. Jon Benjamin), who has James Bond's vices down pat, if not his virtues. In the opener, Archer must train comptroller Cyril Figgis, who has been promoted to agent (more…)
Owing to a rash of agent deaths (the result of Sterling's carelessness), ISIS can't meet government diversity standards. Enter the gruffly elegant Conway Stern, an "onyx" agent who wears a Star of David around his neck. Conway is "a diversity double whammy (more…)
Malory chooses Lana over Archer for a mission to Saint-Tropez to take out an international arms dealer, and she accompanies Lana there as well---for a "conference" that turns out to be a tryst with her KGB paramour, Nikolai. But soon, Archer is heading for (more…)
Season 2 opens in the Swiss ski resort Gstaad, where the ISIS crew has gone to protect a billionaire's teen daughter from kidnappers (and to get the billionaire to invest in the insolvent spy agency). One complication: The girl wants to seduce Archer, who (more…)
On Malory's orders, Lana helps Hollywood star Rona Thorne (voice of Rachael Harris) research her role in a spy thriller while Malory writes a role for herself in the movie (with Cyril's reluctant assistance). Meanwhile, Pam steals Rona's diary.
When members of Woodhouse's WWI Royal Flying Corps squadron (the "Double Deuce") start dying mysteriously, he naturally suspects foul play. So does Archer, who's in for some multitasking: track down the killer while babysitting his young son, Seamus.
Broke after having been wiped out in a Ponzi scheme, Malory decides to sell ISIS to rival spy agency ODIN, whose chief (voice of Jeffrey Tambor) happens to be in love with her. Not surprisingly, the ISIS staff tries to stop the sale---and the romance.
Archer and Lana head to Louisiana to stop an ecoterrorist from blowing up a natural-gas pipeline. (Archer's also looking forward to a Big Easy vacation.) Back at ISIS headquarters, Mallory orders the staff to go green to get "freebie socialist tax credits (more…)
Breast cancer strikes the Archer family---Sterling has it. "I'm trying to stay positive," he says. "I can beat this." But before surgery, he wants to bond with young Seamus (even though he isn't actually the baby's father) and take a Las Vegas vacation.