The Best 'Archer' Episodes of All Time

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List of the best Archer episodes, as determined by voters like you. Fans will also enjoy fun facts about the voice actors and famous people who look like Archer characters. Starring Jon Benjamin as the voice of agent Sterling Archer, FX's Archer has some of the funniest episodes of an adult cartoon that you'll ever see. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Archer episodes of all time are. Fans of Archer are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the funniest episode of Archer is. 

List includes episodes like "Diversity Hire," "Killing Utne" and everything in between. What is the best Archer episode of all time? Upvote your favorites and let your opinion be heard. If you missed a season, check this guide to see the must watch funny episodes including the one about cancer. If you're a big Jon Benjamin fan we also have a list of the best Bob's Burgers episodes too. If you're a big fan of the show in general, check out more shows like Archer. 


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  • 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 ...more
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Legs

    Season 4, Episode 3

    Archer's fear of cyborgs hits home when Krieger offers to make robotic legs for Gillette.
  • Stage Two

    Season 2, Episode 8

    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 ...more
  • Season 3, Episode 3

    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police enlist the help of ISIS to transport a captured Canadian terrorist. On a train.
  • Swiss Miss

    Season 2, Episode 1

    In yet another attempt to secure funding for ISIS, Malory drags her agents to the luxury winter resort town of Gstaad to protect a Swiss billionaire's daughter from a kidnapping threat. But Archer ...more
  • Season 3, Episode 6

    Archer must help Gillette save his younger brother from a crooked sheriff in the backwoods of West Virginia.
  • Season 4, Episode 11

    Archer must rescue the Pope from an assassination plot using Woodhouse as a decoy. Operation Bad Habit is a go.
  • 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.
  • Season 4, Episode 2

    Archer and his former best friend are holed up in the Vermont wilderness, fighting hard to come out on top.
  • Season 3, Episode 2

    Cyril is promoted to field agent, while Malory institutes a strict drug-testing policy. Neither of which sit well with the staff of ISIS.
  • Season 2, Episode 4

    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 ...more
  • Malory hires an adventurer named Rip Riley (voice of Patrick Warburton) to find Archer, who has been missing since his fiancée was murdered on their wedding day. Rip finds him on a tropical island, ...more
  • Season 4, Episode 9

    Archer and Lana pose as newlyweds to stop a sale of enriched uranium.
  • Honeypot

    Season 1, Episode 5

    Malory's career is threatened when a sensitive videotape falls into the hands of a rogue (and roguish) Cuban agent, so she calls on Archer’s expertise in seduction to turn the tables on her ...more
  • Season 3, Episode 10

    Season finale. Archer and the rest of ISIS are held captive by mutineers on the International Space Station.
  • Mole Hunt

    Season 1, Episode 1

    Archer is in trouble with his Mother and the Comptroller because his expense account is way out of proportion to his actual expenses. So he creates the idea that a Mole has breached ISIS and he needs ...more
  • Skorpio

    Season 1, Episode 6

    Archer must rescue Lana from the clutches of Skorpio, the infamous arms dealer. Meanwhile, Cyril fears not only for his girlfriend's life, but her succumbing to the seductive nature of Archer's ...more
  • Season 1, Episode 3

    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 ...more
  • Season 2, Episode 11

    When a mysterious stranger summons Malory and her intrepid ISIS agents to Monaco, all bets are off! Well, actually all bets are on. Because Monaco is basically one giant casino, and Archer has $4 ...more
  • Season 2, Episode 5

    When members of Woodhouse's famed WWI Royal Flying Corps squadron start dying mysteriously, Archer tries to track down the killer.
  • Season 4, Episode 7

    Archer, Lana, and Cyril go undercover in celebrity chef Lance Casteau's hellish kitchen.
  • Season 1, Episode 2

    Lana's residual lust for Archer prompts Malory to promote Cyril to field agent. Archer then trains his new competition as only he can, whilst Malory frets over her own past and her son's future.
  • Season 4, Episode 13

    Archer and the ISIS crew go to an underwater SEA LABoratory to stop the deranged Captain Murphy.