Follow TV Tropes

Following

Recap / Archer S 3 E 9 Bloody Ferlin

Go To

Archer must help Ray save his marijuana-dealing younger brother from a crooked sheriff in the backwoods of West Virginia.


This episode provides examples of:

  • Ambiguously Gay: Sheriff E.Z. is apparently this, and interested in Ray.
  • The Beard: Ray pretends Cheryl is his new wife when going to his hometown to help out his brother. Not surprisingly, she takes this seriously.
  • The Bully: Ray is willing to believe his brother's claims that Sheriff E.Z. Ponder is a Dirty Cop because E.Z. used to bully Ray in school when they were kids.
  • Advertisement:
  • Deep South: The depiction of Ray's West Virginia hometown, even though it is technically Appalachia.
  • I Never Said It Was Poison: When Ray gets called out for pretending to be handicapped for a bunch of months, he tried to invoke this trope and says that everybody just assumed he was. Though he was in a wheelchair for the past months and never bothered to get up, so this trope is a candidate for subversion.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: The Sheriff E.Z. Ponder is presented as a Dirty Cop by Ray's pot "farmer" brother Randy. Actually, he has tried repeatedly to get Randy to shut down his operation before he had to finally come and arrest him.


Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report