Tired of his colleagues constantly calling him a failure, Cyril agrees to help George Spelvin, a mysterious computer security expert, inject a virus into the ISIS mainframe so he can defeat the virus and be seen as a hero.

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Sterling Archer (voice)
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Cheryl Tunt (voice)
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Pam Poovey (voice)
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Cyril Figgis (voice)
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Ray Gillette (voice)
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Lana Kane (voice)
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Malory Archer (voice)
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Archer cannot hear Lana over the sound of his deafening awesomeness; but, because Cyril cannot perform under pressure, he is rudely vanquished at darts. The Salad is not rendered unto Caesar and the gang is disgusted with Cyril. Despondent and dumped, Cyril makes new acquaintances. The next morning, the ISIS computer system has a worm...or a pirate, causing the mainframe to think Russia is launching missiles at the U.S. With the agent cover list about to disseminate and Krieger unable to fix the computer system, things look dire. Choices do have consequences and Cyril is forced to learn who his friends really are (sort of). Krieger is catapulted into bereavement and then, back into the dating game. The Emily Post of weapons knows the etiquette of asking for a katana. Will Cyril learn to shoot straight? Are the twins really warming up to Archer? Hello, Kitty! meets Hunch, hunch! What, what? for the gang at ISIS. Written by LA-Lawyer

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Malory Archer: Cyril, go do whatever it is you do...
Sterling Archer: Like suck at stuff.
Malory Archer: ...and leave this to people who are more qualified.
Sterling Archer: And not sucking at stuff.
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The Killer
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Written by Mel Young
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Cyril to the Rescue
17 November 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Cyril is continually dissed by his colleagues. No one trust him because every time the pressure is on, he fails. After one of these humiliating events, he is approached by a computer expert who talks him into putting a virus in the ISIS computer, causing great distress. It begins to spew out information about all the secret agents and download the stuff in the enemy database. He is promised by this guy that he will be able to go in and save the day, but this part seems to have been forgotten. All the regulars try everything they can to arrest the virus, but to no avail. Of course, he has been had. He finally confides in Archer. This leads to the usual insensitive disdain. Not a great episode but it fits in with the canon OK.


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