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dThe following is an episode guide for Archer. For a list view, go to List of episodes.

Seasons GuideEdit

Season Episodes Season premiere Season finale DVD release date (R1) DVD cover
1 10 September 17, 2009 March 18, 2010 December 28, 2010 Season 1 DVD
2 13 January 27, 2011 April 21, 2011 December 27, 2011 Season 2 DVD
3 13 September 15, 2011 March 22, 2012 January 8, 2013 Season 3 DVD
4 13 January 17, 2013 April 11, 2013 January 7, 2014 TBA
5 13 January 13, 2014 April 21, 2014 TBA TBA

Episode GuideEdit

Season 1: 2009-2010Edit

Main article: Season 1
Screenshot Title Original airdate Production code Season Episode # Total Episodes #
Simulation fail "Mole Hunt" September 17, 2009 AR01001 1 1
Sterling Archer is questioned by his boss and mother, head of ISIS, Malory, about discrepancies in his expense account. Meanwhile, they begin searching for a mole in their company.
Training Cyril "Training Day" January 14, 2010 AR01002 2 2
Sterling begins training Cyril to become an ISIS field agent when Malory promotes him from being a comptroller.
Archer Conway changing rooms "Diversity Hire" January 21, 2010 AR01004 3 3
A new field agent makes a splash at ISIS, but Archer and Lana suspect there may be something all too perfect about their new diversity hire.
Diner at Malory "Killing Utne" January 28, 2010 AR01003 4 4
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 for elimination.
Archer Got Dick "Honeypot" February 4, 2010 AR01005 5 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 blackmailer.
Chocolate everywhere "Skorpio" February 11, 2010 AR01006 6 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 heroics.
Twinbed for Archer "Skytanic" February 18, 2010 AR01007 7 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.
Serious diamond "The Rock" February 25, 2010 AR01008 8 8
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.
Barry thanks ISIS "Job Offer" March 11, 2010 AR01009 9 9
Barry extends an employment offer to Lana after seeing some of her actions in Paris. However, due to a misunderstanding, Sterling believes the offer was give to him. Archer then takes a higher-paying job at ODIN and Malory will stop at nothing to get him back.
Archer cleaver "Dial M for Mother" March 18, 2010 AR01010 10 10
Questions about the identity of Archer's real father lead him into a perilous trap... and an explosive confrontation with Malory.

Season 2: 2011Edit

Main article: Season 2
Screenshot Title Original airdate Production code Season Episode # Total Episodes #
Bad timing Archer "Swiss Miss" January 27, 2011 XAR02002 1 11
In yet another attempt to secure funding for ISIS, Malory drags her agents to the luxury winter resort town of Gstaad to protect a German billionaire's daughter from a kidnapping threat. But Archer soon finds out the real threat is his protectee: an underage nymphomaniac who will stop at nothing to bed the world's greatest spy.
Doubting the plan "A Going Concern" February 3, 2011 XAR02006 2 12
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 employees, rightfully fearing for their jobs, must use every trick in the book (ISIS Field Manual, 3rd Edition) to try to stop the sale.
Archer&Trinette "Blood Test" February 10, 2011 XAR02001 3 13
Trinette tries to accuse Archer as to being the father of her baby son, Seamus. Archer tries as much as he can to get out of paying child support if the paternity test passes, but begins growing a bond with the child.
Alligator swamp "Pipeline Fever" February 17, 2011 XAR02007 4 14
While Malory tries to make ISIS a green workplace, Archer and Lana head to the Louisiana bayous to prevent a dangerous eco-terrorist from bombing America's largest natural gas pipeline.
Woodhouse soldier "The Double Deuce" February 24, 2011 XAR02004 5 15
Secrets of Woodhouse's past make him the seeming target of an assassin. Archer gets mildly concerned about it.
Pirate virus "Tragical History" March 3, 2011 XAR02005 6 16
Tired of his colleagues constantly calling him a failure, Cyril agrees to help George Spelvin, a mysterious computer security expert, inject a pirate virus into the ISIS mainframe so Cyril can defeat the virus and be seen as a hero.
MovieStar "Movie Star" March 10, 2011 XAR02003 7 17
As research for an upcoming role, Hollywood starlet Rona Thorne shadows Lana, and Archer can not help but to compete for the movie star's attention.
StageTwo "Stage Two" March 17, 2011 XAR02008 8 18
Archer finds out after a test that he has stage two breast cancer.
Placebo "Placebo Effect" March 24, 2011 XAR02009 9 19
When Archer discovers that the pills he has been taking for his breast cancer are counterfeit, he goes on a hunt to destroy the criminals who did this to him.
Secuestro "El Secuestro" March 31, 2011 XAR02010 10 20
Pam gets kidnapped when she is mistaken for Cheryl by bandits who are after her wealth.
JeuMonegasque "Jeu Monégasque" April 7, 2011 XAR02011 11 21
Malory brings Archer, Ray, and Lana to Monte Carlo when she tries to stop one of her sex tapes from being released. Archer loses all of the blackmail money by gambling and has to get it back.
WhiteNights "White Nights" April 14, 2011 XAR02012 12 22
Archer searches for his father's identity behind the Iron Curtain, where he falls in love and runs into trouble, requiring the rescue efforts of ODIN agent Barry Dylan.
DoubleTrouble "Double Trouble" April 21, 2011 XAR02013 13 23
Suspicion and jealousy arise at ISIS as Doctor Krieger works to finish a top-secret project, and Archer brings a mysterious former KGB agent named Katya Kazanova home to meet Malory.

Season 3: 2011-2012Edit

Main article: Season 3
Screenshot Title Original airdate Production code Season Episode # Total Episodes #
HeartofArchness1 "Heart of Archness: Part I" September 15, 2011 XAR03001 1 24
After the death of his fiance, Archer goes missing for three months. Malory sends a former agent named Rip Riley to find him and bring him back. With Archer's resistance, he ends up stranding them out at sea and mixing them up with pirates.
HeartofArchness2 "Heart of Archness: Part II" September 22, 2011 XAR03002 2 25
Archer becomes leader of a pirate island and is enjoying the high life until a disgruntled islander calls mutiny. With Archer, his first mate Noah, and Rip Riley now trapped on the island, Ray and Lana go out to look for him.
HeartofArchness3 "Heart of Archness: Part III" September 29, 2011 XAR03003 3 26
Archer, Lana, Ray, Rip Riley and Noah attempt to escape the Pirate Fortress of Pangu Island, meanwhile Malory hardballs the negotiation for their ransom.
The Man From Jupiter "The Man From Jupiter" January 19, 2012 XAR03005 4 27
Burt Reynolds starts dating Archer's mom and boss, Malory. Archer tries to sabotage Malory and Burt's relationship while being chased by a Cuban hit squad
El Contador "El Contador" January 26, 2012 XAR03006 5 28
Cyril is promoted to field agent, while Malory institutes a strict drug testing policy for her employees. Neither of which sit well with the staff at ISIS. As Cyril is promoted to field agent, he accompanies Sterling and Lana to South America to collect on a bounty of $1,000,000 on Román Calzado. Ray, Cheryl, and Pam know they will not pass the drug test, so they enlist Doctor Krieger to help them pass.
The Limited "The Limited" February 2, 2012 XAR02007 6 29
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police enlist the help of ISIS to transport a captured Canadian terrorist.
Drift Problem "Drift Problem" February 9, 2012 XAR03008 7 30
Archer's surprise birthday present—a high-tech, souped-up spy car—leads to all sorts of other surprises as the car is stolen when Malory warns Sterling not to lose the car.
1065119161 "Lo Scandalo" February 16, 2012 XAR03004 8 31
Malory has the ISIS agents come to her apartment when she asks for help to dispose of the body of the Italian Prime Minister.
Archer36 "Bloody Ferlin" February 23, 2012 XAR03010 9 32
Archer must help Ray save his younger brother from a crooked sheriff in the backwoods of West Virginia.
Archer37 "Crossing Over" March 1, 2012 XAR03009 10 33
Archer's sex life compromises his effectiveness as an agent. When Nikoli Jackov defects to the United States, he is accidentally killed by Archer's drunken incompetence when he fails to guard the safe house.
Skin game2 "Skin Game" March 8, 2012 XAR03011 11 34
Archer is faced with a dilemma when his murdered fiance, Katya, miraculously reappears... in Krieger's lab.
Spaceracei "Space Race: Part I" March 15, 2012 XAR03012 12 35
Archer and his colleagues at ISIS voyage to the final frontier in an effort to prevent a catastrophe on the International Space Station.
Space Race Part II "Space Race: Part II" March 22, 2012 XAR03013 13 36
Archer and his colleagues at ISIS wish they had never voyaged to the final frontier in an effort to prevent a catastrophe on the International Space Station.

Season 4: 2013Edit

Main article: Season 4
Screenshot Title Original airdate Production code Season Episode # Total Episodes #
401 01 "Fugue and Riffs" January 17, 2013 XAR04001 1 37
Archer has amnesia and decides the only cure is a spa weekend.
403 04 "The Wind Cries Mary" January 24, 2013 XAR04003 2 38
Archer and his former best friend are holed up in the Vermont wilderness, fighting hard to come out on top.
404 06 "Legs" January 31, 2013 XAR04004 3 39
Archer's fear of cyborgs hits home when Krieger offers to make robotic legs for Gillette.
A405 07 "Midnight Ron" February 7, 2013 XAR04005 4 40
The beginning of beautiful hatred between Archer and his new stepfather plays out as the two are chased by gangsters.
A406 10 "Viscous Coupling" February 14, 2013 XAR04006 5 41
Archer's former fiance wants him to save her cyborg boyfriend who is trapped in outer space. Archer wants...other things.
407 05 "Once Bitten" February 21, 2013 XAR04007 6 42
Archer gets bitten in a special place by a snake.
408 09 "Live and Let Dine" February 28, 2013 XAR04008 7 43
Archer, Lana, and Cyril go undercover in celebrity chef Lance Casteau's hellish kitchen.
402 01 "Coyote Lovely" March 7, 2013 XAR04002 8 44
Archer goes to the Mexican border to find a notorious coyote.
409 01 "The Honeymooners" March 14, 2013 XAR04009 9 45
Archer and Lana pose as newlyweds to stop a sale of enriched uranium.
A410 13 "Un Chien Tangerine" March 21, 2013 XAR04010 10 46
Archer and Lana extract an agent from Morocco only to find out his bark is worse than his bite.
Papal Chase Still "The Papal Chase" March 28, 2013 XAR04011 11 47
Archer must rescue the Pope from an assassination plot using Woodhouse as a decoy. Operation Bad Habit is a go.
"Sea Tunt: Part I" April 4, 2013 XAR04012 12 48
A mission to retrieve a missing hydrogen bomb gets dicey when ISIS runs into an underwater research center run by a rogue captain.
"Sea Tunt: Part II" April 11, 2013 XAR04013 13 49
ISIS continues to negotiate with Captain Murphy who is threatening to launch his nerve gas armed missiles at several U.S. cities.


Season 5: 2014Edit

Main article: Season 5
Screenshot Title Original airdate Production code Season Episode # Total Episodes #
"White Elephant" January 13, 2014 XAR05001 1 50
ISIS is raided and disbanded by the U.S. government when it transpires that the agency was never sanctioned by them.
"Archer Vice: A Kiss While Dying" January 20, 2014 XAR05002 2 51
Disguised as a doctor and nurse, Archer and Lana take twenty kilos of cocaine, hidden in plaster covering Pam's entire body, to a deal with an unknown buyer. 
"Archer Vice: A Debt of Honor" January 13, 2014 XAR05003 3 52
The gang decides to use the counterfeit money to buy guns but Pam takes it instead to buy amphetamines from the Yakuza.  
"Archer Vice: House Call" January 13, 2014 XAR05004 4 53
As the gang discusses their diminishing coke supply and sending Pam to rehab, an FBI agent knocks on the door. 
"Archer Vice: Southbound and Down" January 13, 2014 XAR05005 5 54
Archer pays for an extravagant tour bus to get the gang to Texas for Cherlene's debut performance. 
"Archer Vice: Baby Shower" January 13, 2014 XAR05009 6 55
With Krieger operating an online pharmacy to distribute the cocaine to buyers, the gang has the free time to throw a neglected Lana a baby shower. Archer takes Pam along for backup on a trip to the Tuntmore Hotel to secure a very special shower gift: a performance by Kenny Loggins. 
"Archer Vice: Smugglers' Blues" January 13, 2014 XAR05006 7 56
Without Malory's knowledge or permission, Archer takes some of the cocaine to South America, dragging Cyril and Ray along. 
"Archer Vice: The Rules of Extraction" January 13, 2014 XAR05007 8 57
When the jeep carrying them crashes, Archer, Cyril and Ray have to navigate their way through a jungle river, forcing Archer to confront his fear of crocodiles. 
"Archer Vice: On the Carpet" January 13, 2014 XAR05008 9 58
Archer avoids crash landing in a dangerous swamp only to come face-to-face with a shady arms dealer. 
"Archer Vice: Palace Intrigue: Part I" January 13, 2014 XAR05009 10 59
Archer and the rest of the ISIS gang are the guests of Gustavo Calderon and his wife Juliana. Calderon is a big fan of Cherlene, but Juliana is a bigger fan of Archer. 
"Archer Vice: Palace Intrigue: Part II" January 13, 2014 XAR05010 11 60
Archer tries to keep his fling with the dictator's wife a secret while Krieger bonds with his clone-brothers. 
"Archer Vice: Filibuster" January 13, 2014 XAR05011 12 61
Cyril becomes the new president of San Marcos, Cherlene becomes the first lady of country music, and Archer becomes a resistance fighter. 
"Archer Vice: Arrivals/Departures" January 13, 2014 XAR05012 13 62
Archer helps Lana with the delivery of her baby, while Krieger and Ray try to prevent the launch of a deadly nerve gas rocket. Cyril is dethroned as 'leader' of San Marcos, Malory negotiates an underhanded deal with the CIA to reactivate ISIS, and the father of Lana's baby is finally revealed.

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