'Archer' 2.01 'Swiss Miss' Review

FX's Archer is back for its second season, and it gives me both great joy and a certain degree of mortification to say that it is even more delightfully twisted than it was the first time. "Swiss Miss" is a perfect example of what makes this show so great: it's a cocktail of humor that's so funny it physically hurts, mixed with a blatant inappropriateness that inspires just a dash of self-loathing.

Malory pulls the ISIS team into a meeting, telling them that not only do they have to bring their own paper towels, but they're also having to take pay cuts because the agency is short on funds. (When she tells them to "put a lid on it," her son responds, "Do we have to bring our own lids?") Malory has a plan to fix their money woes: go to the Swiss resort of Gstaad and get a rich German tech magnate to invest in the company, by protecting his party-girl daughter from a kidnap attempt. Read More...



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