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Recap / Archer S 3 E 5 El Contador

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Against her other agents' wishes, Malory promotes Cyril to field agent and sends him with Archer and Lana to capture a drug lord, where they find out he might actually have a talent for it. Back at the office, Malory institutes a strict drug testing policy for her employees, forcing Pam, Cheryl, and Ray to use Dr. Krieger's purifying herbal tea to beat it.

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  • Break the Haughty: When Cyril gets a little big-headed about his field agents skills, Lana brings him back to reality by letting Calzado beat his ass.
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  • Hunting the Most Dangerous Game: Comes up, with Archer and Lana being hunted by a South American drug lord and... Cyril (long story). Archer, being who he is, hears the phrase "The Most Dangerous Game" and replies, "Jai-Alai?".

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