Best Friends
Series Information
Series Archer                              
Season No. 11
Episode Information
Episode No. 5
Original Air Date October 7, 2020
Written by Matt Roller
Animation Directed by Chi Duong
Production Code XAR011005
U.S. Viewership (Millions) TBA
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Best Friends is the fifth episode of the eleventh season of Archer, being the one-hundred and fifteenth episode overall.

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Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Summary[edit | edit source]

Archer is head over heels for his new valet, Aleister. Will Archer do Aleister's recommended rehabilitation exercises or just eat himself to death?

Cast[edit | edit source]

Cultural References[edit | edit source]

Running Gags / Callbacks[edit | edit source]

""It would be my pleasure to clean out your refrigerator mom." "Phrasing?""
—Krieger's response to Aleister's offering of help to Malory
  • Krieger's Deviance: It is revealed that Krieger is disappointed Archer isn't looking for a valet anymore as he had created a clone of Woodhouse as well three other valets for Archer but then flushes them away since they are of no use anymore.
  • Frisky Malory: Malory engaged in flirtatious behavior after Aleister made a "phrasing" worthy remark.

Continuity[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Krieger has created many clones of Woodhouse before killing them.
  • Cyril has broken his arm, but it was later revealed to be a lie so he could get out of field work.
  • Krieger had placed a tracker in Ray’s heart that cannot be removed without killing him.
  • According to Aleister, Cyril has been recognized as the worlds greatest spy while Sterling was in his coma.
  • Aleister believes Cyril is the best friend of Archer.
  • This is Rays first reappearance in the season since the premiere of Season 11, although it is revealed in this episode that Ray has been on a secret vacation since then.

Enhanced[edit | edit source]

Locations[edit | edit source]

Sterling Archer's apartment

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