At an international spy agency, global crises are merely opportunities for its highly trained employees to confuse, undermine, betray and royally screw each other. At the center of it all is suave master spy Sterling Archer, whose less-than-masculine code name is "Duchess." Archer works with his domineering mother Malory, who also is his boss. He also has to deal with his ex-girlfriend, Agent Lana Kane and her new boyfriend, comptroller Cyril Figgis, as well as Malory's lovesick secretary, Cheryl.Written by
The mascot for Red Beer changes midway through the series from a Native American to an Eagle. See more »
In "El Secuestro" (Season 2), Brett's voice match on the call with the kidnappers shows his full name as "Brett Buckley." In "White Elephant"(Season 5), Brett's last name is stated by the FBI as "Bunson," causing Archer to remember the Muppet character Bunsen Honeydew. See more »
I don't normally feel the need to add my 2 cents to the review pages here but Archer has motivated me to do so.
This is definitely one of the best animated comedy series I've seen in a while and had me laughing all the way through; if anyone can make being a real s**t funny then it's Archer. I'm not familiar with Jon Benjamin who supplies Archer's voice but he's perfectly cast and his comic timing is spot on. The rest of the cast is strong too, especially Chris Parnell who's voice I immediately recognised from his very funny Dr Spaceman (or Spe-che-man) in 30 Rock.
In a world where other offerings are losing their shine (Family Guy, American Dad and even South Park are not as fresh as they used to be and of course the Simpsons jumped it's shark years ago) Archer shows that there's still plenty of good material being written out there.
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