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Rip Riley is a former ISIS agent who currently works as a freelance man-hunter. In "Heart of Archness: Part I", Malory hires him to retrieve her son Sterling Archer when he went missing for three months after the death of his fiancé, Katya Kazanova.

Cultural References[]


  • Rip owned a seaplane until Archer caused it to crash in the Pacific Ocean.
  • He was at one point, though briefly, an ISIS agent.
  • He is one of the few employees of ISIS to actually walk away from the organization alive. The other surviving ex-employees are Conway Stern and Rodney Whosits.
  • It is hinted that in the past he had a sexual relationship with Malory Archer, approximately 15 years before the start of Season 3. Apparently, he was unable to please her the way she wanted.
  • His blood type is A-negative.
  • Rip carries an M1911 Pistol with 4 spare magazines.
  • He has a great tolerance for pain seeing that he can take a bottle to the face without so much as cringing.
  • Rip lost his right eye after it was accidentally gouged out by Noah, who was attempting to stab the currently apprehended Bucky. He was immediately afterward referred to by Archer as "Nick Furious" after his increasing visual similarity to the Marvel Comics character.
  • Rip is voiced by Patrick Warburton, who voices Brock Samson on the Adult Swim series The Venture Bros. and Joe Swanson on the Fox series Family Guy.
  • He's a fan of the NHL's New Jersey Devils. A reference to another of Warburton's roles, David Puddy on Seinfeld.
  • Archer once asked Rip if he was possibly his father, but Rip says that if he was the father, he would have been 15, which does not make him a possible father of Archer.

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