Archer episodes ranked

by Cameronius_113 | created - 12 Aug 2017 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

My personal ranking of the Archer episodes from best to worst.

SEASONS RANKED: 2, 3, 6, 7, 4, 1, 5, 10, 8, 9

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1. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Placebo Effect (2011)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

When Archer discovers the chemotherapy drugs he's been taking for his breast cancer are counterfeit, he sets out to destroy the criminals behind the scheme.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, George Coe, Darren Criss, Judy Greer

Votes: 1,468

8.9/10

The show at its most darkly hilarious. Takes a regular revenge plot and adds the Archer spin on it to great effect and makes for one of the funniest episodes of the show.

2. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Stage Two (2011)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

After Malory's brief scare with breast cancer, another ISIS agent decides to be tested for the disease, with a tragic result.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, George Coe, Judy Greer, Neal Holman

Votes: 1,156

8.9/10

3. Archer (2009– )
Episode: El Secuestro (2011)

TV-MA | 20 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

ISIS goes into full lockdown after Pam is abducted by kidnappers. Wait, Pam? Yes, but the kidnappers were really after Cheryl/Carol. Wait, Cheryl/Carol? Yes, because Cheryl/Carol isn't quite who she appears to be.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Neal Holman, Amber Nash

Votes: 1,135

8.5/10

4. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Vision Quest (2015)

TV-MA | 20 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Everyone is stuck in an elevator. The only thing lower than rations is patience. Oh, and their only rescue is a highly advanced rolling toaster. What could go wrong?

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 918

8.5/10

5. Archer (2009– )
Episode: The Kanes (2015)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Lana introduces Archer to her parents; Archer introduces Lana's parents to high-speed chases.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, HeadKrack, Leigh Jackson

Votes: 1,030

8.5/10

6. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Lo Scandalo (2012)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer and Lana are called over to Malory's apartment on what was supposed to be an off night for the ISIS crew. There, they are shocked to discover what appears to be a dead body, some ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 1,096

8.5/10

7. Archer (2009– )
Episode: The Limited (2012)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

The ISIS crew is ordered to transport a dangerous terrorist across the border to Canada. A drunken Archer wants to fulfill his lifelong dream of fighting a bunch of random guys on the top ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Dave Fennoy, Judy Greer, Robb Wells

Votes: 1,090

8.5/10

8. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Deadly Velvet: Part 2 (2016)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Things get even deadlier on the set of Deadly Velvet when someone turns up, you guessed it, dead.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Mary McDonald-Lewis, Amber Nash

Votes: 892

8.5/10

9. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Pocket Listing (2015)

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Slater has the gang swindle the Durhani royal family and Gillette lends a hand.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: Cas Anvar, H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Votes: 811

8.5/10

10. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Archer Vice: Arrival/Departure (2014)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

While Lana is trying to give birth to her baby, it turns out that the whole "cocaine-case" was a secret agreement between Malory and the CIA.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Leigh Jackson, Amber Nash

Votes: 895

8.5/10

11. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Heart of Archness: Part I (2011)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer is still reeling from the death of his fiancée by taking a siesta to an island in the South Pacific. Malory, needing Archer back, sends noted adventurer Rick Riley to retrieve Archer... See full summary »

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Ji Li, Heaven MacPherson

Votes: 1,157

8.5/10

12. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Pipeline Fever (2011)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

While Malory tries to make ISIS a green workplace, Archer and Lana head to the Louisiana Bayou to prevent a dangerous eco-terrorist from bombing America's largest natural gas pipeline.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 1,165

8/10

13. Archer (2009– )
Episode: The Double Deuce (2011)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

When members of Woodhouse's famed WWI Royal Flying Corps squadron start dying mysteriously, he naturally suspects foul play. As does Archer, who tries to help his loyal manservant track down the killer.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, George Coe, Judy Greer, Roy McCrerey

Votes: 1,107

8/10

14. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Space Race: Part II (2012)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Once on board the international space station, Archer and the Isis crew have very little time to save the crew on board from being taken over by space pirates, but an even sinister motive ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 972

8/10

15. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Space Race: Part I (2012)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

The Isis staff is called by NASA to stop the international space station from being taken over by space pirates. During training, Cyril proves to be a more than adequate pilot, while Malory... See full summary »

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 981

8/10

16. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Swiss Miss (2011)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

German billionaire, Herr Conrad Schlotz, controls all European Videotex services. His nubile, out-of-control daughter, Anke, is determined to have her 17th birthday bash at an exclusive ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, George Coe, Nika Futterman, Judy Greer

Votes: 1,254

8/10

17. Archer (2009– )
Episode: The Man from Jupiter (2012)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer is stunned to learn that his mother is dating his man crush - Burt Reynolds. As Archer and Burt bond, they soon discover that they have more in common than once thought, while Archer... See full summary »

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 1,125

8/10

18. Archer (2009– )
Episode: White Elephant (2014)

TV-MA | 19 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

After ISIS headquarters is raided by FBI Agents, Archer and Lana work to break out the crew while Mallory works on a deal to get them all free.

Directors: Bryan Fordney, Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Chi Duong, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Votes: 1,079

8/10

19. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Double Trouble (2011)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

After saving Archer back in Russia, Katya Kazanova goes back to the United States with Archer. However Malory and Lana are skeptical of Katya's defection to the West. The KGB labels Katya ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, George Coe, Ona Grauer, Judy Greer

Votes: 1,045

8/10

20. Archer (2009– )
Episode: White Nights (2011)

TV-MA | 20 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer's search for his father's identity by going to Russia puts him in hot water as he is held prisoner by Nikolai Jackov and Malory has to ask Barry Dillon to rescue him.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Ona Grauer, Judy Greer, Tom Kane

Votes: 1,049

8/10

21. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Drastic Voyage: Part 2 (2015)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

The fantastic voyage concludes.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Leigh Jackson, Tom Kane

Votes: 749

8/10

22. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Double Indecency (2016)

TV-MA | 20 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Who's sexier, Cyril or Krieger? Pam or Cheryl? Only one way to find out... Bar fight!

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Nika Futterman, Judy Greer, Leigh Jackson

Votes: 739

8/10

23. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Archer: 1999 -- Robert De Niro (2019)

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

When a trial turns into a party, it can only mean that Barry-6 has returned.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Schantelle Cason, Alice Chang, Judy Greer

Votes: 284

8/10

24. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Archer Vice: The Rules of Extraction (2014)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer, Ray, and Cyril raft down a crocodile-filled river while Lana and Pam plan a spa day for Malory.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 805

8/10

25. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Deadly Prep (2016)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

A business opportunity arises at a prep school reunion.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Leigh Jackson, Amber Nash

Votes: 746

8/10

26. Archer (2009– )
Episode: The Archer Sanction (2015)

TV-MA | 20 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer, Lana and Ray travel to the Swiss Alps to carry out an assassination, while Cyril, Pam and the rest of the gang capitalize on having a little free time.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Rina Hoshino

Votes: 810

8/10

27. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Skorpio (2010)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

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.

Directors: Mack Williams, Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Rafael Ferrer, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Votes: 1,289

8/10

28. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Skytanic (2010)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

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.

Directors: Mack Williams, Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 1,485

8/10

29. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Diversity Hire (2010)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

The agency hires a studly agent because of his minority status, and the man makes an impressive debut, but Archer suspects he has ulterior motives.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell, Aisha Tyler

Votes: 1,478

8/10

Probably the first laugh-out-loud hilarious episode of the show. Also introduces the classic “Danger Zone” gag

30. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Archer: 1999 -- Mr. Deadly Goes to Town (2019)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer and the crew pick up a hitchhiker and try to convince him to turn his life around.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 312

8/10

31. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Reignition Sequence (2015)

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

An office romance is interrupted by the Russians.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 733

7.9/10

32. Archer (2009– )
Episode: The Holdout (2015)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer must salvage a crashed plane for the CIA after he disappeared for six weeks in Thailand.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 845

7.9/10

33. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Sea Tunt: Part 2 (2013)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Once on board the underwater laboratory, the Isis crew find they have very little time to rescue the lab from its deranged captain. But of course, the Isis crew's conflicts and Archer's ... See full summary »

Directors: Bryan Fordney, Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 862

7.9/10

34. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Fugue and Riffs (2013)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer is working at a burger shop, but can't remember any of the events that led to him working there. Fortunately, Malory takes the Isis crew to a luxury spa and Lana helps Archer cure his amnesia.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 1,086

7.9/10

35. Archer (2009– )
Episode: The Wind Cries Mary (2013)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer and his former best friend are holed up in the Vermont wilderness, fighting hard to come out on top.

Directors: Bryan Fordney, Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 1,005

7.9/10

36. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Crossing Over (2012)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

After a wild night involving Archer hitting on the widow of a deceased Isis agent and some heavy drinking, Archer wakes up in his apartment to discover that he's had the best sex of his ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 936

7.9/10

37. Archer (2009– )
Episode: El Contador (2012)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Cyril is promoted to field agent just as the Isis crew is called to bring in the bounty on a South American drug lord - Armando Calzado. But Cyril's incompetence gets him lost and Archer ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 1,014

7.9/10

38. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Legs (2013)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer's fear of cyborgs hits home when Krieger offers to make robotic legs for Gillette.

Directors: Bryan Fordney, Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 942

7.9/10

39. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Heart of Archness: Part II (2011)

TV-MA | 20 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer finally agrees to head back to Isis. Unfortunately as he boards Riley's plane to head back, their plane is attacked by pirates and they soon find themselves on an island run by pirates, and Archer is crowned their new pirate king.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 1,061

7.9/10

40. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Heart of Archness: Part III (2011)

TV-MA | 19 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Malory finally sends Lana and Ray to get Archer back. But Archer has quickly settled into his new role as king of the pirates. But Archer and Rip soon go from leading the pirates to being ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 1,046

7.9/10

41. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Bloody Ferlin (2012)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

The ISIS crew travels to West Virginia to help Ray and his brother save their crop from a crooked Sheriff. Meanwhile, Archer discovers that Ray has been faking his paralysis.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 996

7.9/10

42. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Danger Island: Comparative Wickedness of Civilized and Unenlightened Peoples (2018)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer helps defend a village from party crashers intent on ruining oysterfest.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Dino Fritz, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Votes: 434

7.9/10

43. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Archer: 1999 -- Cubert (2019)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer is convinced a mysterious object is causing the crew to act strangely.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, George Coe, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Votes: 237

7.9/10

44. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Archer Vice: On the Carpet (2014)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer avoids crash landing in a dangerous swamp only to come face-to-face with a shady arms dealer (Christian Slater).

Directors: Bryan Fordney, Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Tom Kane, Amber Nash

Votes: 769

7.9/10

45. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Bel Panto: Part I (2016)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Party crashers turn a fundraiser into no laughing matter.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Randy Havens, Vanessa Marshall

Votes: 700

7.9/10

46. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Bel Panto: Part II (2016)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

A hostage negotiation spirals out of control when Archer and Lana go missing.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, David Boat, Cameron Bogue, Judy Greer

Votes: 714

7.9/10

47. Archer (2009– )
Episode: The Handoff (2016)

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer and Lana make a tricky handoff while the rest of the gang hears the best voicemail ever.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, W. Earl Brown, Judy Greer, Mary McDonald-Lewis

Votes: 730

7.9/10

48. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Jeu Monegasque (2011)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Archer, Malory, Lana, and Ray travel to Monaco during Gran Prix week to make an expensive trade for a secret disk. Archer is given to hold the $4 million in untraceable bearer bonds, but ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Craig Ferguson, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Votes: 1,052

7.9/10

49. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Deadly Velvet: Part 1 (2016)

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.2