A KGB mole in the ISIS organization, Crenshaw is introduced in "Mole Hunt" during, ironically, a KGB interrogation training exercise. When Archer tries to cover up his own inappropriate expenses, Crenshaw is forced to out himself as a KGB operative named Kremenski and take Archer hostage. During his escape attempt, he is distracted by Archer's strangely-timed erection, and is killed on the spot.
- Character Death: Shot three times by Archer at the end of "Mole Hunt".
- Chekhov's Gunman: Introduced as a minor side-character, Crenshaw ends up being the main antagonist of the first episode.
- Cigar Chomper: Lights a cigar during the training exercise.
- Deceased Fall-Guy Gambit: Archer uses him as such. After Cyril notices Kremenski had stolen $50,000 from Archer's account, Archer lets everyone believe Kremenski had been stealing from him all along.
- Everyone Has Standards: Is genuinely disturbed by Archer getting an erection at the thought of Malory dying, to the point that it distracts him and leaves him open to gunfire, and feels everyone mistreats Pam.
- Flashback: One in "The Wind Cries Mary" shows him seated opposite Malory at the celebration for Archer and Lucas Troy completing training.
- Insistent Terminology: It's a golf cart battery, not a go-kart battery.
- The Mole: While Archer initially made up the idea of a mole inside ISIS, Crenshaw actually was one from the beginning.
- Monster of the Week: The main antagonist of "Mole Hunt".
- Pet the Dog: He tells Archer and the others that they should be nicer to Pam.
- Starter Villain: The first villain ISIS come across.
- Torture Technician: At least, plays the part in an Electric Torture training exercise.
- Walking Spoiler: It's impossible to describe him without ruining The Reveal that he's the traitor inside ISIS, and explaining his absence from the rest of the series as a recurring villain is even worse.
- We Have Ways of Making You Talk: Invokes this word-for-word during the training exercise.
- What the Hell Is That Accent?: Archer complains about his all-over-the-place attempt at a Russian accent in the training exercise ( ironic considering he really is Russian):Archer: Can you just pick an accent and stick with it?
An English lord targeted by an Irish terrorist. Is seemingly acquainted with Malory.
- Badass Mustache: Has a large moustache that extends to sideburns. This causes a drunken Archer to mistake him for Santa.
- The Cameo: Reappers in the Season 7 episode "Bel Panto: Part 1" as a guest at a tinnitus fundraiser.
- Chest of Medals: Wears one of the more modest British Army version. Visible in the image.
- High-Class Glass: Wears a monocle.
- Noodle Incident: Is apparently acquainted with Malory, Lana and Archer.
- Thoroughly Mistaken Identity: By Archer.Feltchley: You really saved my bacon there!Archer: You know I'd never let anything happen to your bacon. I love you, Santa Claus!
An undercover ISIS agent from "Diversity Hire" who infiltrated El Frenté Rojo. His cover was blown by Archer in a drunk call, resulting in his death.
- Character Death: Killed by El Frenté Rojo when his cover was blown.
- Flashback: His only scene.
- Incompetence, Inc.: Despite being dead, his 401k account still has $275,223 as of "Jeu Monégasque".
- In-Series Nickname: Archer calls him "Señor Wingman". Pam calls him "little burrito" when his death is announced.
- Kinda Busy Here: Archer calls him on Saint Patrick's Day just to convince two women that they're spies.
- The Mole: His mission as an ISIS agent. Infiltrated South American paramilitary organization El Frenté Rojo.
- Plot-Triggering Death:
- His death forces ISIS to hire Conway Stern to continue enjoying government subsidies.
- In a more subtle example, if he had managed to infiltrate El Frenté Rojo, they may not have re-appeared in Season 2, trying to kidnap Anka Schlotz.
- Posthumous Character: Died shortly before the "Diversity Hire" is set.
- Token Minority: Was the previous minority who allowed ISIS to enjoy government benefits. His death, along with those of Agents Pak and Mgumbe puts this in jeopardy.
An ISIS agent of Korean descent from "Diversity Hire" who died when his cover was blown by a drunken phone call by Archer. He appears to have infiltrated a North Korean weapons depot.
- Character Death: Is killed by North Korean soldiers when his cover is blown.
- Flashback: His only scene.
- In-Series Nickname: "Pak Man".
- Kinda Busy Here: Archer calls him while drunk.
- The Mole: His mission as an ISIS agent. Infiltrated what appears to be a North Korean weapons depot.
- Posthumous Character: Died almost a year before "Diversity Hire" is set.
- Token Minority: Was one of several that allowed ISIS to enjoy government subsidies.
An ISIS agent from "Diversity Hire" whose cover was blown on a mission by a cell phone call by Archer.
- Character Death: Killed by an African paramilitary organization when his cover was blown.
- Flashback: His only scene.
- Kinda Busy Here: Archer calls him just to ask if he plans on going to an ISIS function.
- The Mole: His mission as an ISIS agent. He appears to have infiltrated an African paramilitary organization.
- Posthumous Character: Died almost a year before "Diversity Hire" is set.
- Token Minority: Along with Agents Pak and Ruíz, his employment allowed ISIS government subsidies.
A new agent from "Diveristy Hire" brought in by Malory to replace three culturally diverse agents whom Archer had gotten captured. He's actually a Double Agent, working only for himself, who has infiltrated ISIS so that he could obtain the Whisper Drive. He reappears in Season 6, for more information see Archer One Shot Characters Season 5 To 7.
Note: the spoiler tags below will be for future episodes.
- The Ace: It took him two phone calls to complete a mission Lana had been planning for months ("Salsa").
- An Arm and a Leg: His left hand is ripped off in his first appearance when Lana's harpoon pulls back the briefcase handcuffed to his wrist, detaching his hand in the process. While he gets a robotic left hand from Krieger, his other hand is ripped off when Lana slams shut a glass door on it in "Three to Tango".
- It's heavily implied Gilette's the recipient of one of the missing hands.
- The Cameo: He makes one in Season 4's "Legs", in a flashback that shows Krieger building him a robotic hand to replace the one that Lana ripped off, technically making him a cyborg.
- Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: He betrays Lana and Archer in both "Diversity Hire" and "Three to Tango".
- Double Agent/The Mole:
- Played with in "Diversity Hire". Archer and Lana theorise that he is this, but when Archer and Conway travel to Miami on a mission, Conway saves his life twice before revealing himself to be this after all seconds later, when he literally stabs Archer In the Back.
- In "Three to Tango", Archer and Lana are understandably concerned about this, but Slater reveals that he was working for the CIA the whole time, and the Whisper Drive was a fake. However, after taking the microfilm, he reveals himself as a mole once again.
- HeelFace Revolving Door: He pulls a FaceHeel Turn at the end of "Diversity Hire", then a HeelFace Turn at the start of "Three to Tango", then another FaceHeel Turn at the end of said episode.
- In the Back: He (literally) stabs Archer in the back in "Diversity Hire", and then shoots him in the back in "Three to Tango". Both are representative of actual backstabbings.
- No Name Given: His last line in "Diversity Hire" is him confirming that "Conway Stern" is not his real name. In Three to Tango, his last line is him averting this by saying he lied before and Conway Stern IS his real name.
- Pet the Dog: Chooses not to shoot Lana upon learning she has a daughter (despite wanting vengeance for Lana severing his hand), as he doesn't wish to deprive an infant of its mother.
- Phrase Catcher: "CON-way! That was AMAZING!"
- Twofer Token Minority: Black and Jewish. It was literally the only reason Mallory hired him. Well, that and because he's hot.
A representative of the United Nations Intelligence Committee from "Killing Utne" who decides what spy agency receives the lucrative UN contract. For the past six years, he has been persuaded or bribed to award it to ODIN. Malory invites him to dinner to convince him to give ISIS the contract while secretly planning a fake assassination attempt. But unbeknownst to her, Nikolai Jackov is planning a real assassination.
- Boom, Headshot!: How he dies. Unless the back of his skull decided at that exact moment to explode outward.
- Character Death: Is shot repeatedly in the head by Uta after her poisoning attempt fails. His body is then put in Malory's neighbour's bathroom with Elka's to stage a "hooker-Murder-Suicide".
- Corrupt Bureaucrat: Was most likely bribed by ODIN for the past six years to award them the contract.
- Covert Pervert: Uses cupping Lana's Beretta 92s as an excuse to rub her breasts.
- No Celebrities Were Harmed: Might be loosely based on former second Secretary General of the UN Dag Hammaskjöld.
- One Steve Limit: Averted. Shares a homonym with an Olympic shot-putter.
Elke Hubsch ("Killing Utne")
A Finnish freelance spy and assassin from "Killing Utne" sent by the KGB to kill Torvald Utne.
- Character Death: Dies from Uta's poisoned Gravlax meant for Torvald, though Manfred planned on killing her anyway.
- In-Series Nickname: "The Needle". Lana calls her "Dr. Panty Model" when Archer claims she models lingerie to pay for medical school.
- Ironic Death: Poisons her victims using a syringe. Dies from poisoned food.
- The Rival: To Manfred and Uta.Manfred: Scheisse! That Russian prick! He double-booked the job again!
A Cuban spy from "Honeypot" working for Fidel Castro, he obtained a sex tape of Malory, which he used to blackmail her into signing over her South Beach condo. Malory sends Archer on a honeypot mission to seduce and videotape Ramon, but they wind up bonding with each other over their controlling mothers. He re-appears in Season 5. For more information, see below.
- Everyone Has Standards: Does not find it funny that Woodhouse is tied up somewhere, probably scared and dehydrated.
- HeelFace Turn: Starts out as the target for Archer's honeypot mission, but the two genuinely bond and form a connection over the course of the episode.
- Momma's Boy: Something both he and Archer have in common, and bond over.
- Punny Name: Limón is Spanish for lemon, a fruit.
- Retirony: Plans to retire in South Beach, but is exposed as a homosexual and forced into a life on the run before he can make that happen.
- Straight Gay: In the closet, hiding his sexuality from both Castro and his mother.
- Unfortunate Names: The rhyming name variety. Ramon Limon.
A pair of gay freelance assassins from "Honeypot" hired by Fidel Castro, despite his stance on homosexuality, to kill Ramon. Charles is a hair-dresser by trade and Rudy is a interior decorator, though not licensed.
- The Bus Came Back: They later appear in Season 5's "A Kiss While Dying". See the "Spoiler Characters" folder under the Season 5 heading for more details.
- Camp Gay: Though even they find Archer's attempts at appearing gay ridiculous.
- Chekhov's Gunman: They first meet Archer as a inconsequential gay couple who give him tips on how to act gay, by episode's end are revealed to be a hit squad sent after Ramon.
- Hitman with a Heart: They genuinely bond with Woodhouse, buying him a set of South Beach clothes to replace the ones Archer threw off the balcony and apologise when have to tie him up.
- Monster of the Week: The main antagonists of "Honeypot", although Fidel is their employer.
- No One Could Survive That!: Disappear completely after a Claymore blast, "however implausible that may be".
- Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: Work for Communist Cuba, despite its policies, "because [they] have something called a mortgage".
A homophobic Cuban prime minister and president from "Honeypot" who sets the plot of the episode in motion.
- The Ghost: Never appears on screen, despite playing an important role in the episode and being discussed numerous times.
- Heteronormative Crusader: "A raging homophobe", according to Malory. Comes into play later on when, realising Ramon to be gay, he sends two (ironically also gay) freelance assassins after him.Krieger: (whispering) Fidel hates the gays!
- Historical Domain Character: Fidel Castro is a real-life Cuban politician who was in office from 1976-2008.
- The Man Behind the Man: To Ramon Limon at first, and later more aptly Charles and Rudy.
An ISIS intern from "Honeypot" used as a test subject by Krieger for Formula K. Dies during testing.
- Camp Straight: Thanks to being dosed with Formula K, a drug that induces homosexual urges in test subjects.Who is loving it!
- Character Death: Died during testing of Formula K. Based on Krieger's concern about Danny's heart rate, it was probably cardiac arrest that killed him. Krieger does try to save him and appears genuinely upset by his death. Then again, Krieger had also dosed himself with Formula K...
- Incompetence, Inc.: Archer uses his death as proof of ISIS' general incompetence.
- Tested on Humans: Formula K.
- Unwitting Test Subject: His coffee was secretly drugged by Krieger.
A Greek terrorist and arms dealer from "Skorpio", most recently plotting to auction Redeye Missiles to terrorists around the world from the deck of his yacht, the Argo.
- Carpet of Virility: Probably the most prominent one in the series, of the sleazy variety.
- Character Death: Most likely died with his men when his yacht exploded.
- Department of Redundancy Department: His first spoken line is announcing "I'm once again reshaving my balls again".
- Depraved Bisexual: Forces Lana and Archer to have a ménage à trios with him.
- Destructo-Nookie: The aftermath of the above mentioned menage a trios.
- Fat Bastard: Is quite obese.
- Never Found the Body: Presumably killed in the explosion that destroyed his yacht.
- Only One Name: Invoked. Demands his men call him just "Skorpio".
- Monster of the Week: The main antagonist of "Skorpio".
- Wealthy Yacht Owner: Owns an extremely fancy and opulent yacht filled with all sorts of amenities.Lana: Hello! It's a MEGA-yacht!
Captain of the helium-filled airship Excelsior from "Skytanic". Calls ISIS to investigate a bomb threat.
- Heel Realization/Did Not Think This Through: Only realizes the impact of his actions after Lana points out that everyone on board will die and his coworkers will be screwed over worse than he was.
- Hidden Villain: Planted a bomb on the Excelsior after the company convinced him to sink his 401k into stock, with the plan to short the stock and make everything back.
- Karma Houdini/What Happened to the Mouse?: Is last seen parachuting off the Excelsior before the bomb is set to detonate.
- Monster of the Week: The main antagonist of "Skytanic".
- Tragic Villain: Lost his retirement savings when the company went bankrupt.
- Walking Spoiler: Like Crenshaw, it's very difficult to describe his involvement in the plot without revealing that he was the bomber.
First Officer of the Excelsior, he was passed over for command in favour of Lammers. From "Skytanic".
- All Germans Are Nazis: Archer assumes this, but he isn't.
- Character Death: Is murdered by Lammers to stop him from deactivating the bomb.
- Eye Patch Of Power: Lost his eye saving a Jewish girl from a gang of skinheads. They threw him a "curb party" for his efforts (smashing the victim's head against a concrete curb).
- Good Scars, Evil Scars: Has a nasty scar extending from under his eyepatch.
- Mistaken for Terrorist: Is the prime suspect due to Captain Lammers trying to paint him as such but Archer dismissed him as "too obvious" when he sees a Middle Eastern man wearing a turban (though Lana still considers him a possible suspect). He isn't, but does know how to defuse the bomb.
- Obviously Evil: Because of his scar and eyepatch. Archer actually dismisses him as a suspect because of how obvious that would be.
ODIN's former Human Resources director and Barry Dillon's ex-fiancée; from "Job Offer".
- Ambiguously Brown: Has a somewhat dark complexion, possibly indicative of a North African heritage or even a pied noir. Or it's just a tan.
- Bilingual Bonus/Gratuitous French: Shouts "A heart? You don't have a heart" in French when Barry challenges her to staple his heart back together.
- Europeans Are Kinky: She's into anal sex.
- Your Cheating Heart: She cheats on Barry with Archer and Cyril.
A rich 16 year old German girl whom Archer is assigned to protect from the criminal organisation, El Frente Rojo, in "Swiss Miss". She sexually harasses Archer constantly and tries to frame him when they get caught.
- Freudian Excuse: She acts out the way she does because her father never gives her the time of day.
- In-Series Nickname: "Countess Von Fingerbang".
- Ink-Suit Actor: She resembles her voice actress, Kari Wahlgren.
- Jail Bait: Although it takes all his willpower, Archer refuses to give into her advances.
- Jail Bait Wait: Though he does tell her to call him when she turns eighteen.
- Ms. Fanservice: Especially since she spends a good 7 minutes or so on a snowmobile topless.
- Rich Bitch: The heiress of a huge fortune, but she relishes in getting Archer in trouble for attention, and sexually assaults him multiple times.
- Not So Different: She and Archer briefly bond over their terrible relationship with their opposite sex parent.
- Of Course I'm Not a Virgin: She insists to Archer that she's seen scores of "Wilhelms".
El Frenté Rojo, Spanish for "the Red Front", is a criminal organisation behind the attempt to kidnap Anka Schlotz. The three main members seen in the episode are Sia, a short-haired Action Girl, and a pair of twins, one of whom is named Carlito; from "Swiss Miss".
- And I Must Scream: When Carlito's twin is forced to watch as Sia gets back together with Carlito, he tries to scream but can't due to his lack of a face.
- Boyish Short Hair: Sia has short brown hair, and is an Action Girl to boot.
- Character Death: Presumed to have died in the snowmobile fight.
- Chekhov's Army: They appear very briefly in "Diversity Hire", being infiltrated by Hector Ruiz, but play a much more major role here.
- Dirty Communists: Implied to be communist-aligned.
- Kill It with Fire: Archer sets Carlito's twin on fire with a can of aerosol and a candle.
- Monster of the Week: The main antagonists of "Swiss Miss".
- Not Quite Dead: Carlito's twin survived being set on fire, but had his face burnt off.
- The Unintelligible: Carlito's twin, due to his face being burnt off.
An intern at ISIS. He died testing experimental body armour; from "Blood Test".
- Armor Is Useless: His vest does absolutely nothing to protect him.
- Bulletproof Vest: Tests one for Kreiger.
- Character Death: Shot to death testing a bulletproof vest for Kreiger.
- Dead Person Impersonation: After his death, Archer assumes his name as a go-to alias.
- New Meat: Apparently died on his first day.Krieger: Now, normally I don't let an intern do this on his first day, but... Chet? How's it hanging buddy?
- Posthumous Character: Is only seen in a flashback.
- Tested on Humans: Dies testing body armour.
- The Voiceless: Dies before saying a word.
An Eco-Terrorist plotting to blow up a natural gas pipeline in a Louisiana swamp; from "Pipeline Fever".
- Affably Evil: He may be an eco-terrorist, but he's always polite and when Lana reveals that she's been tasked with protecting the pipeline he simply changes his mind about destroying it and asks her to see some Dixieland jazz with him.
- Animal Wrongs Group: He was with Lana when she almost threw red paint on Malory outside a furrier. That was the last time they saw each other.
- Anti-Villain: Again, he's a pretty nice guy for a terrorist and is presented fairly sympathetically.
- Dating Catwoman: Is Lana's former lover in university. They leave together (with Archer stranded on the access point) and are implied to be intimate afterwards.
- Eco-Terrorist: He wants to blow up the pipeline to help protect the swamplands.
- Gaia's Vengeance: A self-proclaimed avenger.
- Retired Badass: Served in the Green Berets to pay for college through the GI Bill.
- Western Terrorist: Has attacked several targets.
- A Hydroelectric dam in Buenos Aires.
- A nuclear power plant in Oslo, Norway.
- The Whaling Ship, Hachimaru.
A squadron of fighter pilots and their ground crew, led by Captain Reginald Thisleton; from "The Double Deuce".
- Theme Naming: Wensleydale, Gloucester, Buxton, and Stilton are all varieties of English cheese.
- Tontine: Captain Thisleton organizes one to boost morale, totaling £1,200. After decades earning 10% interest, it is worth approximately $1,000,000 US.
- World War I: When they served.
Captain Reginald Thistleton
Commander of 22 Squadron. Develops feelings for Woodhouse, but never acts on them. Was shot down over Flanders and killed by a sniper.
- Have a Gay Old Time: Asks Woodhouse for a "fag", meaning cigarette.
- Character Death: Shot by a sniper.
- Posthumous Character: Died decades before the show is set.
- Single-Target Sexuality: Apparently reciprocated Woodhouse's feelings, but never acts on them.
- Tontine: Organizes one to cheer up the squadron.
- World War I: Served in the war in the Royal Flying Corps.
Executive officer of 22 Squadron.
- Artistic License Gun Safety: Points Reggie's Webley at Woodhouse's face to show the bore is clean and unpitted, having brought it loaded for some reason and firing blindly when an arrow is fired in his direction.
- The Atoner: He visited Woodhouse and Stinky to mourn the loss of Reggie with them, giving Woodhouse the gun he recovered from Reggie's body while he's there.
- Character Death: Is pushed off of Archer's balcony.
- Disney Villain Death: Despite not being a villain.
- Green-Eyed Monster: Heavily implied his animosity towards Woodhouse and Reggie was out of jealousy, due to secretly harboring feelings for Reggie himself.
- Guilt by Coincidence: Is assumed to be the murderer when he called Bishop to honour their fallen comrades after four suspicious deaths.
- Heroic Sacrifice: His last act before being kicked off the balcony by Archer was to catch the baby Seamus (whom Archer had carelessly thrown into the air).
- Last Words: Screams "I'm coming, Reggie!" as he falls to his death.
- Mistaken for Murderer: Woodhouse and Stinky immediately assume he is behind the suspicious deaths for their squadron mates and is coming to kill them, until he explains they died in benign circumstances but were reported as suspicious to sell papers.
- Monster of the Week: Subverted. He is made out to be the main antagonist of "The Double Deuce", but it turns out the deaths were coincidental and he has come to the apartment to apologise for his actions during the war.
- Single-Target Sexuality: May have had feelings for Reggie.
- World War I: Served with the Royal Flying Corps.
Corporal "Stinky" Bishop
A member of 22 Squadron.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: Seems to be this with Woodhouse.
- Inexplicably Identical Individuals: Bears more than a passing resemblance to Le Chuffre.
- In-Series Nickname: "Stinky".
- Major Injury Underreaction: Gets shot in the arm twice and only says "Ow".
- Mistaken for Gay: Assumes Archer and Woodhouse are lovers and adopted the Wee Baby Seamus.Woodhouse: This is Sterling Archer, my...
Stinky: None of my business. Consenting adults and all that.
Archer: Wha...HEY! No one is consenting to anything!
Stinky: None of my business.
- Sustained Misunderstanding:Stinky: Guess you and me are the last two left in the tontine.
Woodhouse: Yes, I guess we are.
Stinky: Hard to believe that.
Woodhouse: Well, we were the two youngest.
Stinky: No, no, not that! The fact the government let you two fruit-bats adopt a baby!
- Sole Survivor: With Woodhouse confirmed dead in season 8, he's the official winner of their old tontine.
- That's What She Said: Says one when Archer threatens to make Woodhouse eat a bowl of spiderwebs.
- World War I: Served with the Royal Flying Corps.
A pilot in 22 Squadron. Is shot down during Bloody April and inspires Thistleton to start a tontine.
- Plot-Triggering Death: His death is what inspires the tontine, thus causing the (faux) murder-mystery in the present.
Sir Aldous Wensleydale
A pilot in 22 Squadron. His obituary claims foul play was suspected, but Scripes reveals he passed away in his sleep in a pensioners' home.
- If It Bleeds, It Leads: His obituary:AIRMAN TAKES FINAL FLIGHTSir Aldous Wensleydale died in his sleep last Wednesday evening at the pensioners home. Police refused to comment which leads this reporter to think foul play is suspected. Sir Wensleydales death marks the third this month for the pensioners home. Some attribute this to old age, but . . .
- In-Series Nickname: "Wens"
A pilot in 22 Squadron. His obituary claimed foul play was suspected, but Scripes reveals he died in an auto-erotic asphyxiation accident.
- Erotic Asphyxiation: Unlike the others, his obituary may have been an attempt to hide his true cause of death.Scripes: And as for Stilton, there's no nice way to put it: Auto-erotic asphyxiation.
Woodhouse: You're joking!
Stinky: No, Stilton was always quite keen on that. Remember?
Scripes: He was always looking for something to hang his Sam Brown over.
Woodhouse: You know, I do recall a lot of loose doorknobs...
Stinky: And there was his plane's name.
Woodhouse: I always thought that had something to do with his engine. (raises glass) Here's to you, "Choke 'n' Stroke."
- In-Series Nickname: "Choke 'n' Stoke", after what he called his airplane.
- Undignified Death: Died while performing auto-erotic asphyxiation.
A pilot in 22 Squadron. Claimed to have been murdered, but Scripes reveals he fell off his roof while mucking about with the aerial.
- No Pronunciation Guide: Archer pronounces his name "gloo-sister" before Woodhouse corrects him.
A pilot in 22 Squadron. His obituary claims mysterious circumstances surrounding his death. Scripes reveals he died in his sleep in a pensioners' home.
- If It Bleeds, It Leads: His obituary.OBITUARIESNigel Buxton who was responsible for the kill or capture of over fifteen German pilots, has died. Buxton died under mysterious circumstances at the pensioners' home. A spokesman for the home refused to comment on the mystery surrounding the death.
- Retired Badass: Shot down more than 15 German pilots.
A man claiming to be a computer programmer who convinces Cyril to upload a virus into the ISIS mainframe; from "Tragical History".
- Character Name Alias: Calls himself "George Spelvin", an old stage name used for characters who never make a stage appearance and by actors who play multiple roles, appear in non-union plays or otherwise don't want to use their real name. Archer seems to be aware of this, as he rolls his eyes when hears it, non-verbally lampshading how uncreative this name is.
- Ninja Maid: Has two sexy ninja twins in his employ.
- Stage Name: George Spelvin is a rather old theatrical name.
- Villain Of The Week: The main antagonist of "Tragical History".
A ditzy Hollywood star and KGB sleeper agent; from "Movie Star".
- Affably Evil: She effuses sincerity and kindness while tranquillising Lana and Archer and assassinating Kolchenko.
- The Bad Guy Wins: At the end of the episode, she escapes and leaves Archer and Lana paralyzed on the roof of a building.
- Becoming the Mask: Her elaborate cover as a Hollywood actress became the biggest aspect of her life, and she even considers staying and giving up on the KGB, but changes her mind when she remembers they promised she could be a director.
- Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Beneath her Dumb Blonde exterior is a KGB sleeper agent.
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Despite being a KGB sleeper agent, her Valley Girl persona doesn't disappear when she reveals herself, implying that it really IS her actual personality.
- Catchphrase: (in Valley Girl voice) "AMAAAAAAZING!"
- Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Acts like a typical Hollywood starlet, but is actually a talented agent and sniper.
- Dumb Blonde: How she behaves most of the time. Although even when she's competent, she still has a Valley Girl talk.
- False Flag Operation: Part of one conducted by the KGB to assassinate the new Soviet Premier. It's stated this could potentially ignite World War III.
- Monster of the Week: She ends up being the main antagonist of "Movie Star", but is Affably Evil at worst.
- Tag-Along Actor: Uses her film career and upcoming spy-film to follow Lana as a cover to infiltrate ISIS and carry out her mission to assassinate the Soviet premier.
Woodhouse's younger brother; from "Stage Two".
- Hawaiian-Shirted Tourist: Wears a Hawaiian shirt on vacation in Las Vegas.
- Killed Offscreen: Apparently died sometime before "The Papal Chase", although Archer never told Woodhouse.
- Russian Roulette: Won a game in Vegas, apparently with the same group of people in Malory's flashback in "Job Offer".
- Strong Family Resemblance: Looks just like Woodhouse.
- Viva Las Vegas!: He and Woodhouse saved up for years for an all-inclusive Vegas vacation. Archer guilts Woodhouse into letting him go instead and takes Woodhouse's clothes.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: Last seen heading to Mexico with Archer. While Archer returned to ISIS, Dickey has not been seen since. Archer mentions in "The Papal Chase" that he died, unless Woodhouse has another brother.
Malory's doctor. Examines Archer as well, finding a tumour, later performing his lumpectomy; from "Stage Two".
- Bearer of Bad News: Discovers Archer's breast cancer.
- Dr. Jerk: Unintentionally.
- He calls Archer's surgery a success because to spare Malory's feelings after having to cancel their date.
- Phones Archer during his post-surgery celebration to inform him the cancer has spread.
- Phones Archer again to inform him he had the wrong chart and that the cancer is gone.
- Phones Archer again to inform him he looked that the right chart and the cancer has definitely spread.
- He's more interested in scoring with Malory than in giving Archer an accurate cancer diagnosis.
A fellow cancer patient Archer bonds with; from "Placebo Effect".
- Character Death: She ends up dying due to the chemo drugs being counterfeit.
- Cool Old Lady: Smokes medical marijuana while bonding with Archer.
- Littlest Cancer Patient: Meets Archer while picking up her chemo drugs.
- Morality Pet: Archer is quite possibly at his nicest around her. Her death causes a Roaring Rampage of Revenge.
- Odd Friendship: Quickly forms a friendship with Archer.
- Screw Politeness, I'm a Senior!: Says "unwad your panties" to a nurse when told she couldn't smoke inside the hospital.
Archer and Ruth's pharmacist; from "Placebo Effect".
- Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": He's referred to as "Pharmacist" in credits, though no one addresses him by any name in-story.
- Freudian Threat: On the receiving end of one by Archer.
- The Informant: Is forced into into this by Archer.
- The Irish Mob: Isn't connected to them, but is forced to purchase chemotherapy supplies from them.
- Unwitting Instigator of Doom: The chemo drugs he distributed were fake. As Mikey Hannity explains, The Irish Mob forced pharmacists to pay for the real thing, then swapped out the genuine drugs with counterfeits before distributing them, though he doesn't know where the real drugs went afterwards.
- We Have Ways of Making You Talk: Archer's Freudian Threat:Pharmacist: I get it! You have a lot of guns!Archer: And a knife, which I am going to push very slowly into your urethra if you don't answer my questions. Number one...[cut to Archer staking out a warehouse]Archer: God what a pussy. I could barely even keep up, he was spilling the beans so fast.Lana: Well, you did threaten to shove a knife up his dick-hole. Which, again, ick!
Leader of The Irish Mob. Switched chemo drugs with counterfeits and pocketed the profits; from "Placebo Effect".
- Character Death: Archer shoots him in cold blood for distributing counterfeit chemotherapy drugs to cancer patients.
- Evil Cripple: Is confined to a wheelchair and must use an oxygen tank, presumably from a lifetime of smoking.
- Gender-Blender Name: "Franny" is typically a feminine name.
- Hidden Villain: It takes much of the episode for Archer and Lana to find him.
- Horrible Judge of Character: After everything he's done, he genuinely believed that Archer wouldn't kill an unarmed, old man.
- I Banged Your Mom: Had an affair with Malory in Phuket, Thailand. He claims it was only three days, while she claims it was two weeks.
- The Irish Mob: Their mob boss.
- Jerkass: Possibly the biggest in the entire series, even compared to Edie or Casteau.
- Laser-Guided Karma: He gets murdered by Archer for distributing counterfeit chemo drugs.
- Monster of the Week: The primary antagonist of "Placebo Effect".
- Pay Evil unto Evil: Archer shoots him because he switched chemo drugs and caused several deaths of cancer patients from improper treatment.
Attempted to extort $4 million from Malory; from "Jeu Monégasque".
Benoit ("Jeu Monégasque")
The concierge of a Monaco hotel where ISIS is staying, who tries to steal their 401K money; from "Jeu Monégasque".
- In-Series Nickname: Archer can't hear his name without adding "balls" after it, since it reminds him of the sex toy ben-wah balls.
- Monster of the Week: The main antagonist of "Jeu Monégasque".
- Oh, Crap!: When he flies off a ramp in a Formula 1 car straight into a helicopter. Also counts as Famous Last Words.