'Archer' Season 11 Episode 8: Finale sees Archer solve a classic whodunit case out in frozen wastes
Archer is going to put his knowledge of his friends and family to the test as he solves a locked room murder mystery where everyone he knows is a suspect
It's the season finale after Sterling Archer's (H Jon Benjamin) return to the waking world and he's going to have to put everything he's learned since to the test. Out in the arctic, Archer needs to solve a classic locked room murder mystery involving several locals as well as his own colleagues. How well does he really know his friends, given how much has changed in the time he's gone away?
Are any of them capable of cold blooded murder? Probably, but are any of them behind this one in particular? They need to get to the bottom of this one soon as the synopsis for the episode reveals that the killing has "international implications".
Archer's spy organization is no stranger to killing, it's all a part of the job. Just last episode, we saw Lana Kane (Aisha Tyler) unload every bullet she had (and then some) into the unfortunate madwoman who dared to kidnap Lana's daughter, AJ.
That was white hot rage, however, and out in the frozen wastes, murder is about as cold blooded as it gets. Archer's never been the best detective, so to get to the bottom of the mystery, Archer and his team are going to have to do what they do best - squabble internally amongst themselves until someone's hurt feelings accidentally lead to the killer being revealed.
A locked room mystery means the list of suspects is known, and Archer's going to have to put his knowledge of this friends and family to the test. Is the murderer Cyril Figgis (Chris Parnell), the man who sprung to sudden, impressive competence in Archer's absence and has been growing steadily resentful since Archer's return? It's it Doctor Krieger (Lucky Yates), killing in the name of science? Is it Cheryl Tunt (Judy Greer) who...let's face it, that woman is capable of anything and NO ONE knows what motivates her. They should probably lock her up on principle.
The official synopsis for this episode, titled 'Cold Fusion', reads "Archer and the gang travel to Antarctica to solve a murder mystery with international implications." You can watch a promo for the episode below.
This episode of 'Archer' airs on October 28 at 10 pm ET on FXX.