• Network: FX , FXX
  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 17, 2009
Season #: 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 98 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 87 out of 98
  2. Negative: 6 out of 98

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  1. Apr 19, 2015
    7
    Archer took a slight drop from the previous seasons this year. After going changing the template all together for the fifth season the sixth season brings the plot back to its original state. All the sarcasm the fans love will still there. I find that in this season they are adding a few unneeded characters. Christian Slater plays a more prominent role that is unnecessary and also theArcher took a slight drop from the previous seasons this year. After going changing the template all together for the fifth season the sixth season brings the plot back to its original state. All the sarcasm the fans love will still there. I find that in this season they are adding a few unneeded characters. Christian Slater plays a more prominent role that is unnecessary and also the season is still pretty funny but I think the humour was on a decline from last season. However I did enjoy the finale and it leaves you unaware of where the gang are going next. I'll be tuning in for the next season. Expand
  2. Jan 20, 2015
    8
    Already infinitely better than season 5 (its actually funny - again). Whoever was responsible for season 5 should be loaded on to a rocket and shot into the sun!
  3. Jan 12, 2015
    8
    Glad to see the show still remain fresh 6 season in. The first episode was classic Archer and nicely sets up the rest of the season. Can't wait to see what happens next.
  4. Jun 3, 2016
    9
    Archer ditches the "Vice" cocaine smuggler angle of season 5 and returns to the world of espionage. Some new additions along the way such as a baby and even crazier sense of humor keep things fresh even when if doesn't really break the mold at all.

    This season fires off jokes like bullets from an automatic weapon, and they entered the infinite ammo cheat. It's still laugh out loud
    Archer ditches the "Vice" cocaine smuggler angle of season 5 and returns to the world of espionage. Some new additions along the way such as a baby and even crazier sense of humor keep things fresh even when if doesn't really break the mold at all.

    This season fires off jokes like bullets from an automatic weapon, and they entered the infinite ammo cheat. It's still laugh out loud funny, boldly goes where other shows don't have the balls to, and is somehow even more absurd than ever. It takes it's characters, jokes, and stories and takes them even more over the top. The best part is that it manages to do so without sacrificing what made them so darn lovable despite themselves in the first place.

    There isn't a category of humor that these guys don't touch on. This season regularly dives deep into risqué humor and comes out unscathed. Something most shows can't even fathom. To help offset the wide array of comedic material, there is some genuinely mature material here. Archer's new role as a father and reinvigorated romance with Lana show real growth for the character. It allows this season to break a little new ground.

    For all that's good this season it's greatest strength still lies in it's characters. The cast of Archer is on top as always, and the characters they play are just so darn alive to the viewers that it's hard to not get excited and love spending more time with them. Six seasons in and I'm still loving the show and can't wait for more.

    9.1/10
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  5. Aug 20, 2019
    9
    With every season Archer and the rest of the gang become less like spies and more like criminals for hire and the results continue to be brilliantly funny.
Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 5 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Reviewed by: Ben Travers
    Jan 16, 2015
    83
    Yet even if the stories are somewhat stagnant, the writing remains laser sharp.
  2. Reviewed by: Sonia Saraiya
    Jan 8, 2015
    80
    Adam Reed--creator, showrunner, voice actor, and writer--seems to have composed Archer both as a love letter to douchebags and as a set of instructions for destroying them. Having a baby might be the final nail in the coffin. Then again, maybe not; Sterling’s the resilient type.
  3. Reviewed by: Ken Tucker
    Jan 8, 2015
    80
    The Emmy-nominated Archer is one of the most satisfying comedies of any sort, its densely packed jokes contrasting with the airy, assured confidence a show achieves when its characters seem so three-dimensionally real to their audience.