Malory questions discrepancies in Archer's ISIS expense account, so he attempts to access the agency's mainframe computer to cover his tracks. Meanwhile, the hunt is on for a mole; and Cyril and Lana's Friday night dinner date is interrupted by work.
Malory's fear that Lana harbors residual lust for Archer prompts her to promote ISIS comptroller Cyril Figgis to field agent. Archer trains his new competition as only he can, while Malory frets over her own past and her son's future.
A new field agent, Conway Stern (Coby Bell), makes an impressive splash at ISIS, but Archer and Lana suspect there may be something all too perfect about their new colleague.
Malory hosts a dinner party for the UN intelligence chairman, Torvald Utne (voice of Jeffrey Tambor), in an effort to get a new weapons contract for ISIS. Unfortunately, a group of rival assassins have targeted Mr. Utne for elimination.
Malory's career is threatened when a sensitive videotape falls into the hands of a rogue (and roguish) Cuban agent (voice of Ron Perlman), and upon realizing his sexual preferences (strictly forbidden by the homophobic Cuban dictator,Fidel Castro) she calls on Archer’s expertise in seduction to turn the tables on her blackmailer.
Archer must rescue Lana from the clutches of Skorpio, the infamous arms dealer. Meanwhile, Cyril fears not only for his girlfriend's life, but her succumbing to the seductive nature of Archer's heroics.
Archer and the ISIS crew battle the clock and each other, when a bomb threatens the maiden voyage of the luxury airship Excelsior. Malory eventually admits that she called in a false bomb threat as an excuse so she could get free tickets. Just as Lana calls Archer to tell him this news, he ironically finds a real bomb in the cargo hold.
ISIS loses another contract to rival agency ODIN; Malory assigns Archer and Lana to steal a priceless diamond from ODIN's biggest client, hoping to embarrass them.
Archer takes a higher-paying job at rival agency ODIN; Malory will stop at nothing to get Archer back at ISIS.
Dial M for Mother
Questions about the true identity of Archer's father lead him into a perilous trap; Archer and Malory have an explosive confrontation.