When Conan introduced his recent late night guest Sterling Archer, maybe it was confusing for the audience. As many of us know, Sterling Archer is a cartoon character on a cartoon show that is named after him (Archer), and Conan O'Brien is a real living person, on a real living person show similarly named after him (Conan). In what way could they possibly meet?

One might guess that Archer would turn into a human, or hologram, or something, I don’t know, and sit down on the Conan couch next to Andy Richter. Which is a good guess but very wrong! This is the one that’s right: