TV Episodes 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. 

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Placebo Effect is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 2 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

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Lo Scandalo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 3 Malory turns to Archer and Lana for help when she finds herself in a compromising situation with the Italian prime minister.

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El Secuestro is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 2 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.

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The Limited is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
The Limited Archer - Season 3 The Royal Canadian Mounted Police enlist the help of ISIS to transport a captured Canadian terrorist. On a train.

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Legs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Legs Archer - Season 4 Archer's fear of cyborgs hits home when Krieger offers to make robotic legs for Gillette.

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Stage Two is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 2 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 ...more

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Pipeline Fever is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 2 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 ...more

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Space Race (1) is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Space Race (1) Archer - Season 3 Archer and his colleagues at ISIS voyage to the final frontier in an effort to prevent a catastrophe on the International Space Station.

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Swiss Miss is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 2 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 ...more

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Heart of Archness: Part I is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Heart of Archness: Part I Archer - Season 3 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 ...more

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Bloody Ferlin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Bloody Ferlin Archer - Season 3 Archer must help Gillette save his younger brother from a crooked sheriff in the backwoods of West Virginia.

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Skorpio is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Skorpio Archer - Season 1 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

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Honeypot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 1 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

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The Wind Cries Mary is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
The Wind Cries Mary Archer - Season 4 Archer and his former best friend are holed up in the Vermont wilderness, fighting hard to come out on top.

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Space Race (2) is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 3 Season finale. Archer and the rest of ISIS are held captive by mutineers on the International Space Station.

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El Contador is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
El Contador Archer - Season 3 Cyril is promoted to field agent, while Malory institutes a strict drug-testing policy. Neither of which sit well with the staff of ISIS.

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Diversity Hire is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Diversity Hire Archer - Season 1 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 ...more

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The Honeymooners is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 4 Archer and Lana pose as newlyweds to stop a sale of enriched uranium.

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The Papal Chase is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 4 Archer must rescue the Pope from an assassination plot using Woodhouse as a decoy. Operation Bad Habit is a go.

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Mole Hunt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Mole Hunt Archer - Season 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 ...more

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Heart of Archness: Part II is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 0 On the tropical island, Archer has emerged as Pirate King and must deal with it. Meanwhile, his ISIS colleagues keep up their attempts to rescue him. Sort of.

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Jeu Monegasque is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 2 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 ...more

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Training Day is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Training Day Archer - Season 1 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

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The Man From Jupiter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 3 Archer is shocked to learn that his mother is dating Archer's idol/hero/man-crush, Burt Reynolds.

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Crossing Over is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 3 Archer's sex life compromises his effectiveness as an agent. But more seriously than the countless other times.

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A Going Concern is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 2 After Malory is wiped out in a Ponzi scheme, she hatches a scheme of her own: selling ISIS - lock, stock and snack machines - to archrival spy agency ODIN. Archer and the rest of the ISIS ...more

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Sea Tunt: Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 4 Archer and the ISIS crew go to an underwater SEA LABoratory to stop the deranged Captain Murphy.

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Job Offer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Job Offer Archer - Season 1 When Archer takes a higher-paying job at rival agency ODIN, Malory will stop at nothing to get him back.

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Live and Let Dine is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 4 Archer, Lana, and Cyril go undercover in celebrity chef Lance Casteau's hellish kitchen.

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The Double Deuce is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 2 When members of Woodhouse's famed WWI Royal Flying Corps squadron start dying mysteriously, Archer tries to track down the killer.

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Killing Utne is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 1 Malory hosts a dinner party for the UN intelligence chairman, Torvald Utne, in an effort to get a new weapons contract for ISIS. Unfortunately, a group of rival assassins have targeted Mr. Utne ...more

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Coyote Lovely is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 4 Archer heads to the Mexican border to capture a notorious coyote, which is Spanish for coyote.

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Un Chien Tangerine is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 4 Archer and Lana extract an agent from Morocco only to find out his bark is worse than his bite.

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Blood Test is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 2 When Archer's favorite call girl suddenly arrives for a visit, Archer is shocked to learn that she claims her new baby boy was fathered by him. She obtains a court order that forces him to take ...more

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Midnight Ron is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 4 The beginning of beautiful hatred between Archer and his new stepfather plays out as the two are chased by gangsters.

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White Nights is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 2 Archer's search for his father's identity leads him into hot water. Agent Barry Dylan is sent to rescue Archer.

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Heart of Archness: Part III is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 3 Archer and his fellow prisoners attempt to escape from the Pirate Fortress. Meanwhile, Malory plays hardball in ransom negotiations. Conclusion of a three-part episode.

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Drift Problem is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Drift Problem Archer - Season 3 Archer's surprise birthday present - a high-tech, souped-up spy car - leads to all sorts of other surprises. None of which are good.

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Dial M for Mother is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 1 Questions about the identity of Archer's real father lead him into a perilous trap... and an explosive confrontation with Malory.

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The Rock is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 1 After ISIS loses yet another lucrative contract to rival agency ODIN, Malory assigns Archer and Lana to embarrass ODIN by stealing a priceless diamond from their biggest client.

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Once Bitten is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 4 Archer is bitten by a snake in a "special place".

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Tragical History is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 2 Cyril agrees to help George Spelvin inject a virus into the ISIS mainframe so Cyril can defeat the virus and be seen as a hero.

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Double Trouble is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 2 Krieger works to finish a top-secret project, and Archer brings a mysterious former KGB agent named Katya Kazanova home to meet Malory.

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Skin Game is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 3 Archer is faced with a dilemma when his murdered fiance, Katya, miraculously reappears. In Krieger's lab.

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Vicious Coupling is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 4 Archer's former fiancée calls on him to rescue her cyborg boyfriend from outer space, but he has other things on his mind.

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Movie Star is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Archer Episodes of All Time
Archer - Season 2 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 ...more