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"Skin Game" is the eleventh episode of the third season of Archer.

PlotEdit

Archer is faced with a dilemma when his murdered fiancée, Katya, miraculously reappears... in Krieger's lab.[1] Archer has to combat his past traumatic experiences with an Electrolux while deciding whether or he can deal with the fact that his fiancée is now a cyborg.

The conflict comes to a head when Barry returns to kill Archer and the rest of ISIS.

TriviaEdit

  • The end of the episode, when Barry and Katya ride off on the bus, is a reference to the end of the film The Graduate, when Elaine and Benjamin ride off in the bus.
  • The Russian word "mudak" literally translates as "testicle", but would be used in the same sense as the English word "asshole".
  • The "wetsuit" in Krieger's apartment may be a reference to the novel/movie "Silence of the Lambs", in which the serial killer Buffalo Bill creates a suit made out of human skin from his female victims in order to look like a woman himself. This is supported by Archer's comments about it being made of skin, as well as the fact that the suit is clearly designed for a woman, just like the suit from Silence of the Lambs.
  • While looking for the bathroom in Krieger's apartment, Sterling walks by a room where dozens of pine air fresheners hang from the ceiling. This may be a reference to the movie "Se7en", during which the serial killer John Doe ties a man to a bed for one year, representing the Deadly Sin of sloth. The man rots and the air fresheners cover the smell. This would go along with other references to Krieger being a serial killer.
  • When Krieger first reveals Katya to Archer, a replica of the containment unit used by the Ghostbusters can be seen on the wall to the right of the lab table.
  • Katya's costume in Kreiger's appearance is reminiscent of Milla Jovovich's 'thermal bandage' costume as Leeloo (Leeloominaï Lekatariba Lamina-Tchaï Ekbat De Sebat) in the movie "The Fifth Element".
  • After Barry assaults Brett in the elevator, he writes, "Barry was here. So was Other Barry," in blood. This is a reference to the movie, "The Shawshank Redemption."
  • The quip about Krieger finally learning to "crack" YYZ is one of several ongoing jokes in the series that Krieger is a huge fan of the band Rush.

QuotesEdit

Archer: "Ugh! What is that? I've never smelled that smell in America."
Krieger: "I live in a... transitional neighborhood."
Archer: "As the crack dealers moved to nicer ones?"
Archer: "I hate surprises. I mean, except surprise fellatio ... That, I like. The non-'Midnight Cowboy' kind."
Krieger: "Don't be nervous, I'm not going to rape you."
Archer: (Upon seeing Krieger's "wetsuit")"JESUS CHRIST! But you were gonna fillet me like a perch?!"
Krieger: "What? No, that's a wetsuit!"
Archer: "Of human flesh?"
Krieger: "Neoprene. I'm a certified diver."
Archer: "Why is it skin-colored?"
Krieger: "Well, it's not if you're black."
Archer: "What is it with serial killers and skin?"
Krieger: "I'm not a... serial killer."
Archer: "Wait, why'd you emphasize 'serial'?
Krieger: "I did whaaaat? Are we doing--? Did I mention I have a surprise for you?"
Archer: "Is.. Is she alive!?"
Krieger: "Yeah man, flick her titty"
Woodhouse: "I took the liberty of poaching you an egg."
Katya: "Is not much of a liberty considering that you are going to polish my vagina."
Woodhouse: "No. No, it isn't."
Lana: "I think if you're looking for insight into why Archer is... Archer, you need to jump in a time machine and have a threesome with Oedipus and Sigmund Freud."
Katya: "Hey, spasibo for nothing."
Lana: "Well, I don't really have a roadmap for my ex finding your robo-gina in the sink."
Cheryl: "BAWK, BAWK! THERAPY CRANES! BAAAWWWWK!"
Cyril: "You were gonna marry her before."
Archer: "Before she wasn't a cyborg."
Cyril: "She's still kind, and smart, and insanely hot."
Archer: "Hmm, yeah. And even though it's detachable, that vagina is, like, mind-shattering."
Cyril: "Oh, yeah? What, does it vibrate, or--" (Archer slaps Cyril)"Ow! Ow! Damn it! You--you started it!"
Archer: "That's my fiancée you're talking about!"
Cyril: "Really?"
Archer: "I can look past our differences, Cyril, I'm a much bigger man than you think. Plus, it'll drive mother crazy. Plus, yes, it vibrates."
Archer: (After hearing Malory break things in her office)"And it's a win-win. Plus, it vibrates."
Archer: "Ray, don't you have, like, a priest outfit or...?"
Ray: "No, I wore it to Fetish Night at The Snug, and it's covered in--"
Archer: "Okay! Ugh!
Ray: "--Red wine, ass!"
Barry: "Is anybody gonna ask how and why I knew to show up here?"
Archer: "Is...? Okay, I'll bite."
Barry: "By tracking the satellite signal from Katya's internal hard drive which Doctor Dipshit over there bought from the KGB."
Archer: "What--? KRIEGER!"
Krieger: "Yeah, but... the savings."
Barry: "Like, eighty bucks you saved."

      Archer (Calls out in the dark) "Barry!"

      Cheryl: "Polo!"

      Archer: "Shut up!"

    

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Skin Game". TheFutonCritic.com. Retrieved February 28, 2012.

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