Parents' Guide to

Archer

By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Animated spy spoof will amuse older viewers; not for kids.

TV FX Comedy 2010
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Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 15 parent reviews

age 11+

11+

I noticed some people saying archer should be 17+ which I think is absurd, I know a 10 year old who has seen archer. Although this 10 year old is mature I think archer should be rated more like 12+
age 17+

Good Adult Fun

The show is not for children. If you like sarcasm, which I do, then you will love this show. It makes light of the typical spy movies.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (15 ):
Kids say (42 ):

Superspies take themselves so seriously that the genre is ready-made for parody, and Archer hits the bullseye. The spy and his colleagues put as much effort hacking into the company's health insurance records or trying to overwrite expense account records as agents in other espionage franchises might devote to tracking down a missing nuke or bringing down an international drug cartel.

This witty series flips the conventions of the espionage thriller, creating an entertaining and original show. It's fun, but it's also best for adults and older teens who can appreciate the source material and handle the language and sexuality.

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