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Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and relationships between secret agents and drones.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
H. Jon Benjamin ...  Sterling Archer / ... 102 episodes, 2009-2018
Judy Greer ...  Cheryl Tunt / ... 102 episodes, 2009-2018
Amber Nash ...  Pam Poovey 102 episodes, 2009-2018
Chris Parnell ...  Cyril Figgis / ... 102 episodes, 2009-2018
Aisha Tyler ...  Lana Kane / ... 102 episodes, 2009-2018
Jessica Walter ...  Malory Archer / ... 102 episodes, 2009-2018
Adam Reed ...  Ray Gillette / ... 90 episodes, 2010-2018
Lucky Yates ...  Doctor Krieger / ... 86 episodes, 2010-2018
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Storyline

At an international spy agency, global crises are merely opportunities for its highly trained employees to confuse, undermine, betray and royally screw each other. At the center of it all is suave master spy Sterling Archer, whose less-than-masculine code name is "Duchess." Archer works with his domineering mother Malory, who also is his boss. He also has to deal with his ex-girlfriend, Agent Lana Kane and her new boyfriend, comptroller Cyril Figgis, as well as Malory's lovesick secretary, Cheryl. Written by Anonymous

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Sex. Drugs. Espionage. Animation. (seasons 5 & 6) See more »


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Official Sites:

FX Networks

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Archer Vice See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Lana Kane's middle name is Anthony (as in Susan B.). Sterling Archer's middle name is Malory. Both characters have middle names that traditionally are used for the opposite gender. See more »

Goofs

In "El Secuestro" (Season 2), Brett's voice match on the call with the kidnappers shows his full name as "Brett Buckley." In "White Elephant"(Season 5), Brett's last name is stated by the FBI as "Bunson," causing Archer to remember the Muppet character Bunsen Honeydew. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Sterling Archer: Shut up.
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Ultimate Television Entertainment!
8 May 2011 | by vod_kaoSee all my reviews

This show is the best thing that's happened to modern day TV. It is animated, yet hits serious topics right at the spot. It makes it look like a kid's show, but definitely with adult situations, which is great. The characters are light and well situated. The dialog is outrageously funny and naughty, containing serious amounts of irony and masked profanities. The plot of the show revolves around a secret agency (ISIS) and the relations between the people working there. The main character is the confident, arrogant and self-involved, yet not that adequate secret agent Sterling archer - a handsome hedonist man, that never cares about anyone but himself. Hilarious. 10/10


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