|Original Air Date||May 17, 2017|
|Written by||Adam Reed|
|U.S. Viewership (Millions)||0.309 |
Archer and Trexler try to escape a rampaging Dutch by telling the world's worst knock-knock joke. 
- H. Jon Benjamin as Sterling Archer / Archer P.I.( Dream Persona )
- Judy Greer as Cheryl Tunt / Charlotte Vandertunt ( Dream Persona )
- Amber Nash as Pam Poovey / Detective Sergeant Poovey ( Dream Persona )
- Chris Parnell as Cyril Figgis / Detective Lieutenant Figgis ( Dream Persona )
- Aisha Tyler as Lana Kane / Lana Kane (Dreamland) ( Dream Persona )
- Lucky Yates as Dr. Krieger / Krieger ( Dream Persona )
- Jessica Walter as Malory Archer / Mother ( Dream Persona )
- Guest Starring:
- Definition of Insanity - when Dutch asks the gang whether they "know the definition of insanity? The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result" he is referring to a well-known aphorism which has been attributed to Albert Einstein, Ben Franklin, Confucius, and an old Chinese proverb. Its first known appearance in print, however, was in the approved 'basic text' for Narcotics Anonymous, as of 1981. No single reference can be assigned to such a ubiquitous (and under-attributed) idea.
- Halberd: a two-handed pole weapon that came to prominent use during the 14th and 15th centuries. The word 'halberd' may come from the German words 'Halm' (staff), and 'Barte' (axe).
- Grease (1978): When Dutch attacks Archer's car with a halberd as the gang try to escape, the close up shot of the halberd tearing into the metal on the side of the car is reminiscent of this scene in the live-action movie. The leader of a rival crew (who like Dutch is a leather jacket-wearing antagonist) uses a tool built into his car to tear into the metal on the side of the car Danny is driving, 'Greased Lightning', in their race on Thunder Road.
- The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951): After smashing Dutch into the wall with his car, Archer refers to him as Gort, the name of the robot in the movie.
- Jumping Right In: Dutch starts the episode with:
- "So, uhhh, what are we -"
- "I promised I wouldn't cry… promise broken" from Crossing Over (s3e10).
- Are you hourly? - a timely berating of a person's sluggishness.
- I mean… - it goes without saying, right?
- Bullet magnet - Cecil attracts his fair share of bullets.
- Parking the brake - forgetting to disengage the parking brake when someone else is trying to push a vehicle.
- Reality (Non-Dream):
- Dream/Reality Crossover:
- (Dream) 'Halberd' refers to the medieval long-handled ax used by Dutch / (Reality) Halberds are mentioned in The Papal Chase (s4e11)
- (Dream) Cecil is shot multiple times by ricochet / (Reality) Cecil was shot by a ricochet in Sea Tunt: Part I (s4e12) (and Brett was a notorious bullet magnet).
- (Dream) Poovey attempts to push the car while its parking brake is engaged / (Reality) Pam attempted to push a vehicle while its parking brake was engaged in The Kanes (s6e8)
- Dream (Non-Reality):
- This episode begins immediately where the previous episode, Archer Dreamland: Waxing Gibbous (s8e6), left off.
- Title Explained: "Gramercy, Halberd!", is a quote from Act 3 Scene 1 of a play written by Sir Walter Scott in 1830 called The Ayrshire Tragedy . The word "Gramercy" means "many thanks" or "an expression of surprise, wonder, etc" . A "Halberd" is a weapon of the 1400s and 1500s having an ax-like blade and a steel spike mounted on the end of a long shaft. . In the episode Dutch attacks Archer and everyone else with a halberd.
- The Wild One (1953) The way Dutch dresses and rides a motorbike is reminiscent of the movie's protagonist Johnny Strabler played by Marlon Brando.
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