Sunday, May 22, 2011


Archer's an animated spy spoof that combines Mad Men, James Bond and Arrested Development. The titular character Sterling Archer (voiced by Jon Benjamin) is the suave super secret agent of ISIS, the spy agency run by CEO and Stone-Cold Bitch-in-Charge Malory (voiced by Jessica Walter who's a hoot as Lucille Bluth in Arrested Development), who just happens to be Sterling's mother. It's rude and offensive (insofar as anything on terrestrial television can be) and incredibly funny.

One of the funniest moments ever has got to come from Going Concern (Season 2 Episode 2) when Archer breaks into his mother's drawer only to encounter something you'd most definitely not want to find when going through your mother's belongings. The set-up's not only hilarious, but the following line ("There's not enough liquor and therapy in the world to undo that") is a work of genius. See it over here at Paste Magazine's 10 Favourite Moments from Archer. It's #7... and try not to drink anything while watching the clip in case you do a spit-take.

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