|Written by||Adam Reed|
|Original air date||January 31, 2013|
Ray awakes to another frustrating morning as a paraplegic, having his spot taken up by Archer, "The other shit-bag in his life" (the first being his colostomy bag) and taking the manually operated lift to his workplace when the automatic one breaks down, only to find out he's going to miss out a mission in Rome he assisted in planning. Krieger, witnessing Ray's peaking frustration, pitches a plan to Ray to give him bionic legs to walk again with. Ray initially objects to the plan out of concern for his safety and for moral reasons, but ultimately relents when Krieger reveals he can cure his paraplegic impotency by proxy.
Archer finds out about this plan while gearing up in the armory from Cheryl, and his deep-seated fear of robots flares up. He relentlessly pursues to stop the operation, at first attempting to shoot down the bullet-proof door to Krieger's operation room, in which Krieger and a less-than-sober Pam haphazardly drill away at Ray's body.
Archer then tricks Mallory into authorizing the withdrawal of an RPG for the upcoming Rome mission. After Rodney hands the RPG to Archer, he receives word on the phone from Lana that Archer was embezzeling the RPG and he engages the blast-proof door. Archer makes an unsuccessful attempt to blast his way through it, again rupturing his, as well as Cheryl's eardrums in the process and leaving the armory a wreck, much to the alarm of everyone else in the office at the sound of the explosion.
After regaining his bearings, Archer exits the armory via the vents with the assistance of a grapple gun, determined to "save the human race". Lana, Cheryl and Cyril decide to smoke Archer out by turning the thermostat to its maximum. Archer, now crawling nude through the vents, passes out from the heat and is left unattended and unfound for the following weekend.
The following Monday during a team meeting, the operation appears a complete success, seeing Ray literally back on his feet, much to Mallory's disregard. Just as Mallory complains about the now-overloaded thermostat, Archer drops through the roof in a nude, sweaty heap, and manages a cyborg joke at Cyril's expense before passing out again, looking just like the eventual outcome of the ill-fated "Fourth of Jaluau" holiday the office had had earlier, "If a pig had been slid under him".
- In this episode, it is revealed that Krieger had previously made a cyborg arm for Conway Stern.
- Archer says when he gets to Rome he is going to buy ten pairs of shoes, following up with "Ciao, bella, ho scarpe nuove" which means "Hey beautiful, I have new shoes."
- Vanadium, a metal Kreiger says he will use for Ray's endoskeleton, is toxic to humans.
- The music that during the fast forward scene change while Archer is in the air ducts is Movement 3: Allegro from "Winter" (Concerto No. 4 in F minor, Op. 8, RV 297, "L'inverno") in The Four Seasons by Vivaldi.
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