|First appearance||"Space Race: Part I"|
|Voiced by||Bryan Cranston|
|Occupation||Commander of the International Space Station, ISA|
- "The zone will be one of danger."
- —Tony Drake[src]
Commander Tony Drake is an astronaut, the Commander of the International Space Station, Horizon, of ISA, who enlists the help of ISIS employees to resolve a problem on the International Space Station in the two-part season 3 finale. Voiced by Bryan Cranston.
Tony is a highly decorated astronaut with the ISA, though shown to be somewhat mentally unhinged. He believes that since the world's population is growing rapidly and food sources are becoming depleted that Earth will become inhospitable in 200 years. For this reason he wanted to use the International Space Station Horizon to begin creating a colony on Mars. However some of the astronauts do not approve of this idea and a battle begins on the Space Station. Tony heads to Earth and convinces ISIS that political radicals that are against the United States are taking over the space station, holding Commander Kellogg captive, and he needs their help. In actuality he just wanted to stop any resistance to his plan and obtain women (including Lana Kane) for breeding purposes. After defeating the resistance he has Sterling Archer and the other members of ISIS locked up with the intention of making them "involuntary laborers". They manage to escape however and capture him. Rather than see his plan fail, Tony shoots himself in the head.
His appearance may be modelled on Chris Hadfield, former captain of the International Space Station. Drake and Malory display sexual interest in each other, and Sterling accuses him of "trying to get my mother into the Million-Mile-High Club."
Drake's name is likely a reference to Hugo Drax, primary villain of the 1979 James Bond film Moonraker, which also took place in space.
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- ↑ Eckstein, David (January 10, 2012). "'Archer': Bryan Cranston to join for season finale". Zap2it. Retrieved January 15, 2012.