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Archer: Season 1 (2009-2010)




Critic Consensus: A zany, deadpan adult cartoon with insightful observational humor on office space and international espionage.


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The first series of "Archer" introduces the outrageous world of the satirical spy agency known as ISIS (International Secret Intelligence Service). Sterling Archer (voice of H. Jon Benjamin) finds himself in hot water after questions are raised about his expense account, and Malory (Jessica Walter) hosts a dinner party for the UN Intelligence chairman. Other series regulars include Lana (Aisha Tyler), Cyril (Chris Parnell) and Pam (Amber Nash).


H. Jon Benjamin
as Sterling Archer
Aisha Tyler
as Agent Lana Kane
Chris Parnell
as Cyril Figgis
Judy Greer
as Cheryl
Adam Reed
as Ray Gillette
Lucky Yates
as Krieger
George Coe
as Woodhouse
George Coe
as Woodhouse
Jeffrey Tambor
as Torvald Utne
Coby Bell
as Conway Stern
David Anthony Pizzuto
as Krauss/Dealer
Rafael Ferrer
as Rafael Ferrer
Stephen Stanton
as Announcer/Lammers
Ron Perlman
as Ramon Limon
Dave Willis
as Barry Dylan
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Critic Reviews for Archer: Season 1

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (12)

Perhaps what's most impressive about "Archer" is that it has managed to continually weave an intricate linguistic tapestry to go along with the "Mad Men"-adjacent visual aesthetic it had at its outset.

July 5, 2018 | Full Review…

Suffice it to say, keep the kids away, but you will laugh - and feel guilty about it afterward.

January 14, 2010 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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I've seen five "Archer" episodes - and laughed frequently and loudly at all five.

January 14, 2010 | Full Review…

I like "Archer'' because it succeeds where so many of the snarky animated series tend to fail.

January 14, 2010 | Full Review…

FX's new animated "Archer" is one of those shows you're going to love or hate. Put me down for love.

January 14, 2010 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

The effect can be like some sort of engrossing hallucination you're having that happens to be killingly funny in spots.

October 31, 2018 | Full Review…

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What happens when you combine The Office with James Bond? Archer is the result. This outrageous comedy featuring a bizarre cast of characters is perfect to light up your mood or escape your worries.


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