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  • Series Premiere Date: Jan 14, 2010
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5
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Universal acclaim- based on 106 Ratings

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  • Summary: Timothy Olyphant and Ron Leibman will guest star this season. Bob’s Burgers' Bob Belcher is set to visit the spy world in one episode of the show (with Sterling Archer, also voiced by H. Jon Benjamin, crossing over for one episode of the Fox show).
  • Genre(s): Comedy, Animation, Action & Adventure
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Reviewed by: Mike Lechevallier
    Jan 14, 2013
    Archer is a wonder in that its most fiercely flawed characters are its inextinguishable heroes, and their stylized comeuppance arrives in ways that are perpetually unpredictable and altogether resonant within the show's singular, emotionally unhinged universe.
  2. Reviewed by: Ken Tucker
    Jan 14, 2013
    Outrageous lewdness and delightful non sequiturs speed by, which makes each episode rewardingly rewatchable.
  3. Reviewed by: David Hinckley
    Jan 17, 2013
    For viewers, most of the jokes still click.
  4. Reviewed by: Rob Owen
    Jan 17, 2013
    The animated comedy returns in stronger comedic shape in its fourth season.
  5. Reviewed by: Matt Roush
    Jan 17, 2013
    Archer, meanwhile, is all about the funny, and kicks off its fourth season of deranged spy parody.
  6. Reviewed by: J.C. Macek III
    Jan 17, 2013
    Even though Archer does occasionally overwhelm its sharp wit with violent fight sequences or simplistic shocks, it usually recovers with a one-two punch of cool animation and skillful wordplay.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 13
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 13
  3. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. Jan 25, 2013
    Underrated FX jewel, the crisp dry humor of the show only becomes more remarkable, than played out, with smart references and rich stereotypes. Sterling Archer, though clearly the central character, doesn't overshadow his associates at ISIS, but each adds a dimension to the show with twisted relationships and hilarious personalities. Expand
  2. Apr 19, 2014
    Awesome and hilarious. This season proves that Archer is still the funniest animated show. There's even a good plot. Instead of just firing jokes, the season tells a story in a hilarious way. Expand
  3. Sep 22, 2013
    Season 4 picks up again and introduces a few moments that genuinely made me laugh. Still no new characters but we get to learn a little bit more about some of the characters other than Archer himself and the season finale was one of the best so far. I'm looking forward to season 5. Expand
  4. Mar 28, 2013
    Doesn't get better than Archer. We are on the fourth season and it still rocks! This season's episode called Un Chien Tangerine is probably one of my favorite episodes of the series. This season has had a lot of Lana and Archer, which highlights their great banter. Also, love Pam, Cheryl and Mallory characters. Great show and still going strong. Expand
  5. Apr 21, 2014
    More Archer is never a bad thing, so yet another fantastic season is something to celebrate. As always this season has a reoccurring jokes that you have not seen in previous seasons that help give it it's own identity. The characters are just as enjoyable as ever and there tons of great cameos in this season. All together it manages to maintain the high level of comedic quality that has made this series so great. So yeah, it's worth a watch. Expand
  6. Jan 26, 2013
    Three seasons later, Archer's still got it. Sterling and the other lovable and zany agents of Isis return and are as funny as ever. Expect many, many cameos and homages (including a great "Bob's Burgers" nod). Expand
  7. Mar 13, 2013
    I enjoyed the first 3 seasons but I gotta admit, It has faded fast this season. Episodes are not really funny, No plot to them, Rather disappointing considering how much I liked the previous seasons. Expand

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