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
  • 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.

  • White Elephant

    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.

  • 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.
  • Smugglers' Blues

    Smugglers' Blues

    Season 5, Episode 7

    Archer travels to Columbia on a secret mission that becomes not so secret after he gets drunk.

  • Pocket Listing

    Pocket Listing

    Season 6, Episode 9

    Slater has the gang swindle the Durhani royal family and Gillette lends a hand.

  • Legs

    Season 4, Episode 3

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

    Vision Quest

    Season 6, Episode 5

    The gang gets to work early so they can spend some quality time together.

  • 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 4, Episode 2

    Archer and his former best friend are holed up in the Vermont wilderness, fighting hard to come out on top.
  • Arrival/Departure


    Season 5, Episode 13

    Archer helps Lana with the delivery of her baby, while Krieger tries to prevent the delivery of a deadly weapon.

  • A Kiss While Dying

    A Kiss While Dying

    Season 5, Episode 2

    Archer, Pam and Lana travel to Miami to visit some old friends. It's a fondue party!

  • Season 3, Episode 6

    Archer must help Gillette save his younger brother from a crooked sheriff in the backwoods of West Virginia.
  • The Archer Sanction

    The Archer Sanction

    Season 6, Episode 3

    Archer, Lana, and Ray climb their way to the top of an assassin’s hit list.

  • House Call

    House Call

    Season 5, Episode 4

    Archer has to stage an intervention for Pam that gets derailed by an unwanted guest.

  • Season 3, Episode 3

    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police enlist the help of ISIS to transport a captured Canadian terrorist. On a train.
  • 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
  • Southbound and Down

    Southbound and Down

    Season 5, Episode 5

    Malory buys a bus and takes everyone on a road trip. Put that hammer down and give it hell.

  • 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 9

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

    The Kanes

    Season 6, Episode 8

    Lana introduces Archer to her parents. Archer introduces Lana's parents to high-speed chases.

  • Edie's Wedding

    Edie's Wedding

    Season 6, Episode 4

    Pam takes Archer to her sister's wedding but gets side-tracked with technical difficulties.

  • Nellis


    Season 6, Episode 7

    A rescue mission turns into an out-of-this-world visit to Area 51.

  • 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.