The first season of Archer commenced airing on January 14, 2010 with an one hour premiere consisting of two episodes, concluded on March 28, 2010, and contained 10 episodes. The first episode, "Mole Hunt", was aired as a sneak-peek on September 17, 2009.
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.
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.
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.
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.