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Recap / Archer S 1 E 8 The Rock

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When ODIN shows up the agency yet again, Archer and Lana plot to get their revenge by stealing a priceless diamond belonging to ODIN's best client.

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  • Goggles Do Something Unusual: This is the first appearance of Archer's night vision goggles, and the beginning of the Running Gag where he's blinded while wearing them.
  • Running Gag: Archer being blinded by his night vision goggles.
    • Archer's reverence for Burt Reynolds.
    • Also, Archer's "Mulatto Butts" ringtone going off at the least opportune moment.
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  • Shout-Out: Archer quotes Lewis from Deliverance. Lampshaded by Lana.


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