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Characters that appear during Archer's dream in Season 9, Archer Danger Island. Since Season 9 is set within an Alternate Reality from the previous seasons, every character can be considered a separate entity from their real-world selves.

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    Sterling Archer 
Voiced By: H. Jon Benjamin

A pilot operating out of an island resort in the South Pacific.

  • Adventures in Comaland: As in the previous season, this is the real Archer's avatar in his latest coma-induced dream.
  • The Alcoholic: The season opens with Archer waking up after a two-day bender.
  • Berserk Button: Ziegler presses Archer's like no-one else.
  • Captain Crash: Archer's history as a pilot seems to be one long string of crash landings. This reflects his real life, where even when he is in the co-pilot position he tends to do something to cause a crash.
  • Composite Character: Mostly. He is Archer, plus a few elements that come from Rip Riley. The Loose Goose, Archer's plane, is also the exact make and model of Rip's seaplane, and he has a missing eye, which Rip featured near the end of Heart of Archerness.
  • Digging Himself Deeper: When called to be arrested for adultery it probably didn't help his case when he asked if "consensual buggery" was a crime.
  • Eyepatch of Power: This version of Archer is missing his left eye, and wears an eyepatch to cover it.
  • Eye Scream: Lost his eye to a shard of flying mirror.
  • Famous Last Words: "Ha ha! Thhhiiiiisss close."note 
  • Go Out with a Smile: Smugly assures himself that he came this close to sleeping with Lanauakalani.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: To save Pam and the others from Fuchs, he lets himself fall into lava with him. This "death" causes Archer to wind up in yet another strange coma dream.
  • Love at First Sight: Like his Dreamworld counterpart with Lana, Archer becomes smitten with Princess Lanaluakalani the second he sees her.
  • Made of Iron: This version of Archer's been through a lot of scrapes, it seems. He's been through an adventure in the Andes and dogfights over Spain (where he lost his eye), not to mention surviving a plane crash with nothing to show for it except for a few scratches and losing consciousness for an hour.
    Archer: "I! AM! IMMORTAL!!"

    Princess Lanaluakalani 
Voiced By: Aisha Tyler

A princess from a nearby island, and the Danger Island version of Lana Kane.

  • Adaptational Wimp: Fighting off komodo dragons with a sharpened stick aside, Lanaluakani appears to possess none of the skills of Lana Kane.
  • Ambiguously Bi: Lanaluakalani seemed to really like being in Pam's arms after she fell into them during one scene. Then she gets defensive when Pam tells her not to get any ideas. Bonus points when one remembers that their prime counterparts have slept together in previous seasons. On the other hand, she ends up having a tryst with Fuchs.
  • Did Not Think This Through: As pointed out by her father, the fact that she gave Siegbert the map early would mean that she is probably not getting any money out of it.
  • Hazy Feel Turn: Spent most of the season siding with Siegbert, but after getting told off by her father for leading him to the idol, she decides to stop Siegbert, or anybody for that matter, from getting it.
  • Informed Flaw: Episode 6 hints that she's a terrible painter.
  • La Résistance: She's not happy with the French occupation of her island. And she'll strike a deal with anyone (Whether a rising Nazi Germany or soon to be belligerent Imperial Japan) to get them out.
  • Money, Dear Boy: While she's speaking the truth about wanting to get rid of the French, she also wants the idol because she wants to be able to resume her life as part of the cultural jet set in America, which came to an end due to the Great Depression.
  • Race Lift: Lanaluakalani's prime counterpart is African-American, but she is the princess of a Polynesian island.

    Charlotte Stratton, nee Vandertunt 
Voiced By: Judy Greer

A formerly-wealthy socialite who has ended up stranded on the island after being abandoned by her husband. The Danger Island version of Cheryl Tunt.

  • A God Am I: The cannibal tribe starts worshipping her, thinking she's their godess. Charlotte slides right into the role.
  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: She is the Danger Island version of Cheryl. Naturally, she is the craziest person on the island.
  • Defiled Forever: According to her, her fling with Archer and her impending divorce from husband Whitney have made her unable to return home to New York.
  • The Dog Bites Back: After being abused and starved and being forced into prostitution by Malory, she seduces the entire German division that she was sent to sleep with (without ever actually sleeping with them) and uses them to take over Malory's hotel.
  • Genius Ditz: Charlotte is mostly an airhead. But she proves surprising intuitive at identifying the pattern of footprints coming from the quicksand pool and correctly guesses that Archer and Pam were being carried away.
  • Impoverished Patrician: After her husband catches her cheating and bails on her, she is left without a penny to her name as a result.
  • Never My Fault: She blames Archer for ruining her marriage, even though Archer argued that she herself did not resist to having sex with him.
  • The Oldest Profession: Malory wants to make her into a prostitute (sorry, a courtesan) for the resort after she is abandoned on the island and jailed, but Charlotte is seriously not having any of it.
  • Your Cheating Heart: She managed to cheat on her husband in the middle of their honeymoon. In her defense, he ditched her in a bar to go gamble in an illegal casino.

    Pam Poovey 
Voiced By: Amber Nash

Archer's right-hand woman, and the Danger Island version of Pam Poovey.

  • Adaptational Badass: Played with. While the real world Pam was already a badass to begin with, this version of her is untroubled by parachutes and automatic weapons, which hints at some kind of military background.
  • Adaptational Sexuality: This version of Pam does not appear to be a Depraved Bisexual like the real Pam.
  • Alliterative Name: Pam Poovey, just like her real world counterpart.
  • Amazonian Beauty: She is way more muscular than the real world version of Pam, and is at least 6'5 according to Crackers. Princess Lana sure seemed pretty into her during one scene in Episode Two.
    Princess Lanaluakalani: (flirtingly, after Pam saves her from a long drop) "My goodness! I didn't realise you were so strong..."
  • Farmer's Daughter: Possibly. Pam mentions that she was the State Cheese Tossing Champion five years in a row, and the angry cartoon goat on her baseball cap resembles the Poovey Farms logo.
  • The Lancer: To Archer's hero, as his co-pilot. Her biography mentions that Pam and Archer have gotten into (and barely back out of) various scrapes and jams all over the globe.
  • Nice Hat: Always wear a trucker hat, even when she's stripped naked by cannibals.
  • Only Sane Man: She appears to be the only halfway-competent person working at the resort.
  • Properly Paranoid: Lanaluakalani is a little perplexed that Pam would actually bring a machine gun with her when they bail out of a falling plane, but Pam wasn't kidding about that jungle.
  • Statuesque Stunner: In addition to being an Amazonian Beauty, this version of Pam also appears to be taller than her prime counterpart.
  • Stripperiffic: Spends the latter portion of the series wearing a coconut bra (which leaves a generous amount of underboob) and a leaf thong.
  • Tomboy: Army fatigues, baseball cap and machine gun? Yeah, Pam ain't no girly girl.

Voiced By: Jessica Walters

Archer's boss and mother. The Danger Island version of Malory Archer.

  • The Alcoholic: Like her real life version she drinks almost constantly. While trekking through the jungle to rescue Archer she starts complaining about her electrolytes the instant her martini glass is empty. While captive of the cannibals, she spends most of the time rumaging through the supply room looking for booze.
  • Berserk Button: Do not shoot the drink out of her hand, especially if there is a firearm within her reach!
  • Blackmail: Apparently has dirt on Captaine Reynaud, and vice versa.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Malory exploits Charlotte's situation to make her work for Mallory as a prostitute, but when Fuchs tries to have sex with her after she passed out drunk, Malory kicks him out and refuses his payment.
  • Greed: Would rather recover the possibly valuable idol than save her son's life, even when he's drowning in quicksand.
  • Insistent Terminology: She's trying to turn Charlotte into a courtesan, not a whore!

Voiced By: Lucky Yates

Archer's loyal pet parrot, and the Danger Island version of Krieger.

  • Adaptation Species Change: Considering he's the counterpart to a human character.
  • Catchphrase: "Yep, yep, yep!"
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Both Archer and Pam have shown to be mutually annoyed by his behavior.
  • Older Than They Look: Is much older than he looks, as parrots are far more long-lived than most other birds. His species can live into their 80's and Crackers himself is about 40.
  • Talking Animal: Unlike a regular parrot, who can only usually mimic human speech, Crackers can speak in coherent sentences. Naturally, with the exception of some characters, everyone else is a little freaked out about it.
    Crackers: "Yes! I talk! Get over it!"
  • Phrase Catcher: "Shut up, bird." Normally said by Archer.
  • Smarter Than You Look: Looks like a normal, everyday parrot. So naturally, it freaks out people who haven't previously met him when he talks in coherent sentences instead of just mimicking human speech like normal parrots.
    • Episode five shows Crackers has a knack for trivia and mathematics.
  • Unusually Uninteresting Sight: Played with in that neither Archer, Pam, or Mother seem all that fazed by the fact that Crackers is clearly intelligent, but everyone else seems to react badly to realize that he can talk.

    Captaine Reynaud 
Voiced By: Adam Reed

The head of the local police, and the Danger Island version of Ray Gillette.

  • Adaptational Jerkass: The real Ray is one of the nicest members of the main cast, while Captaine Reynaud is a dirty cop with dirt on Malory and is involved in various criminal enterprises - some of those also involving Malory.
  • Adaptational Wimp: This version of Ray is this by virtue of being just a policeman, as opposed to a secret agent.
  • Blackmail: Apparently has dirt on Malory, and vice versa.
  • Cheese-Eating Surrender Monkeys: Hides during the Nazi siege on the Mua-Mua village, when even Malory contributes to the battle. Then tries to claim that he killed ten Germans. He also flees during the final confrontation with Fuchs.
  • Dirty Cop: He takes bribes from Malory, to look the other way while she tries to set Charlotte up as a prostitute (sorry, courtesan), for example.
  • French Jerk: Extremely French, extremely snippy.
  • Straight Gay: He portrays none of the Camp Gay traits of his real world counterpart, though according to his backstory he is in the closet.

    Siegbert Fuchs 
Voiced By: Chris Parnell

A wealthy German investor, and the Danger Island version of Cyril Figgis.

  • Adaptational Villainy: As he's connected to the Third Reich, this is to be expected.
  • Big Bad: Once his identity as a Nazi spy comes to the forefront, he slips into this role for the season.
  • Biggus Dickus: Because he's the alternate version of Cyril, naturally. Also, like the real world Cyril he doesn't see having a large penis as a good thing.
  • Boss Battle: Lampshaded by Archer, who notes that after fending off waves of Nazi soldiers, they'll probably have to face just one bigger and more powerful one, which he refers to as a "boss". Sure enough, Fuchs shows up piloting a Mini-Mecha.
  • Butt-Monkey: He is a German version of Cyril. Naturally, terrible things happen to him on a constant basis.
  • Composite Character: There's a hint of Barry Dylan in him, which becomes more prevalent in the finale as he goes laughing mad from cocaine usage and pilots a mech suit.
  • Disney Villain Death: Plummets into lava, mech suit and all, as a result of Archer's Heroic Sacrifice.
  • Eye Scream: Sustains a nasty eye injury during his assault on the natives.
  • Genius Bonus: The morse code on his part of the title sequence translates to 934TXS, a passcode shown frequently in previous episodes of the series.
  • Gratuitous German: He throws around a lot of German in his dialogue, especially when he is annoyed or terrified. Which happened to be most of the time.
  • Hidden Agenda Villain: Fuchs claims he is on the island to start a breadfruit plantation, but in Episode Two he lets slip a mention of an idol. It turns out that Fuchs is actually a Nazi spy on orders from the Fuhrer to find said idol.
  • Mini-Mecha: Pilots one very similar to the Aliens-inspired power loader from the Season 3 finale, once his entire platoon gets killed by cannibals and Archer's crew. It comes with built-in machine guns and a flamethrower.
  • Moral Event Horizon: when he tries to rape a sleeping Charlotte. Thankfully Malory intervenes.
  • No Pronunciation Guide: His name is Fuchs (normally pronounced Fyooks) but everybody else, including him, just calls him "Fucks."
  • Sanity Slippage: Quickly goes through this during episode 7 and 8 due to losing his soldiers to the cannibal tribe and repetitive cocaine snorting.
  • Those Wacky Nazis: On the island on orders from a rising Hitler to find the idol. By the end, he even looks like Hitler thanks to his disheveled hair and square cocaine-moustache.
  • Villainous Breakdown: Gets one at the end of Episode 7 due to losing his soldiers to the cannibal tribe, and snorting cocaine.

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