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Caught Napping is the seventh episode of eleventh season of Archer, being the one-hundred and seventeenth episode overall.



When Abbiejean is kidnapped, it's up to Archer to get her back and keep Lana's rampage pointed in the right direction.



Cultural References[]

  • During the flashback to a drunk Archer being led onto Robert's plane, Archer rambles about the song American Pie.
  • At the beginning of the episode, Archer takes a phone call from the kidnappers, literally out of Robert's hands, and sets a very specific set of threats and demands with a clear reference to the movie Taken with Liam Neeson.
  • Archer and Lana encounters a woman (Brigitte) dressed in black leather and googles, while searching for A.J. at which point Archer asks: "So are you in a local stage production of The Matrix?" With a clear reference to the long black outfits and excessive leather clothing worn by the "freed minds" in the human resistance. It is possible the Latin/French accent of this woman is a meta reference to the Persephone (Monica Bellucci) who also helps Neo (Keanu Reeves) to get to the keymaker, although she required something of Neo in return, Brigitte does not.
  • During her drunken rambling, Malory wants AJ's kidnappers to be mowed down like a bad day at the (Battle of the) Somme.
  • Archer describes Switzerland's climate as "colder than (Ernest) Shackleton's nutsack".

Running Gags / Callbacks[]

S11E07-White Turf

White Turf sponsors.

  • One of the sponsors of White Turf is AmPetCo from "Pipeline Fever" in addition to Glengoole.
  • Ray's Olympic bronze medal in the luge refers to his story from "Swiss Miss."
  • Just a minute - Abbiejean holds a finger up interrupting Archer mid sentence as she finishes drinking from her juice box.


  • Archer gives advice to Lana on the art of rampages, which he perfected in "Placebo Effect".




  • Robert's plane
  • St. Moritz, Switzerland

First Appearances[]


Archer: "Remember Lana, the rampage is a fierce but delicate art."


Gallery of Images[]

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