The Americans

The Americans

The Americans is a drama about two KGB spies posing as Americans in the early 1980s.

The series centers on the two spies, whose arranged marriage evolves into something more real, compromising their mission during the Cold War.

Episode Info

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Keri RussellKeri Russell
As Elizabeth Jennings
Matthew RhysMatthew Rhys
As Philip Jennings
Matthew RhysMatthew Rhys
As Philip Jennings
Lev GornLev Gorn
As Arkady Ivanovich (S03-; recurring previously)
Lev GornLev Gorn
As Arkady Ivanovich (S03-; recurring previously)
Annet MahendruAnnet Mahendru
As Nina Sergeevna Krilova (S02-, recurring previously)
Annet MahendruAnnet Mahendru
As Nina Sergeevna Krilova (S02-, recurring previously)
Susan MisnerSusan Misner
As Sandra Beeman (S02-, recurring previously)
Susan MisnerSusan Misner
As Sandra Beeman (S02-, recurring previously)
Costa RoninCosta Ronin
As Oleg Igorevich Burov (S03-; recurring previously)

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Reviews: 61
McCarthy was right..Rating: 16 likes, 3 dislikes

.. as confirmed by KGB cables.

This in particular is fiction but based on historical truth.

Now if we could only out- and shun the anti-americanism of hollywood, education, the unelected in department of __, and the DOJ we'd be much better off as a democratic-republic Nation under God. Read more

Review posted on Wednesday, August 28th 2013 at 8:21 am


Reviews: 38
good start.. too few episodes per year: 13Rating: 11 likes, 1 dislikes

Bring back the GOLD standard: 24 epi/yr
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Review posted on Monday, October 28th 2013 at 6:44 am


Reviews: 1
pilotRating: 3 likes, 7 dislikes

i thought at first it would be another duh boring shows ,but wow i was wrong , talk about a mismatched pair , (NO NAMES) but they pull it off, i want more already Read more

Review posted on Thursday, January 31st 2013 at 7:11 am

4 reviews available
2x10: Yousaf recap: Philip accidentally wakes Elizabeth up when he comes home. She offers to make him some food and he says he wants to apologize to Paige. Elizabeth climbs onto Philip and they strip... read more.

2x9: Martial Eagle recap: Philip drives the septic truck up to the camp's front gate. The security guard has him open the back of the truck but doesn't spot Elizabeth hiding behind barrels. Philip drives through the camp past some soldiers being trained. He lets Elizabeth out of the truck and says she has five minutes. She's disguised as one of the soldiers. Philip takes photos of the Americans training the contras. A man walks up on him and begins to yell for help. Philip has no choice but to kill the man. Another man approaches because of the sound and Philip shoots him... read more.

2x8: New Car recap: Martha tells Philip that she's no longer comfortable helping his office spy on those she works with. He doesn't want to choose between protecting the country and her but she says it shouldn't have to be a choice... read more.

2x7: ARPANET recap: Arkady wants Nina to take the polygraph test for Stan. She doesn't think she will pass it but Oleg offers to help her learn how to trick the machine, and worries that she'll be killed if she doesn't pass... read more.

recap: Philip and Elizabeth walk along the river with Claudia. They talk about the plan to get Larik and Claudia, worried about them, asks about their new handler... read more.
Recurring Guests

Richard Thomas as Agent Frank Gadd (40 eps)
Lev Gorn as Arkady Ivanovich (40 eps)
Costa Ronin as Oleg Igorevich Burov (23 eps)
Daniel Flaherty as Matthew Beeman (20 eps)
Alison Wright as Martha Hanson (20 eps)
Frank Langella as Gabriel (19 eps)
Margo Martindale as Claudia (19 eps)
Annet Mahendru as Nina (18 eps)
Susan Misner as Sandra Beeman (17 eps)
Peter Mark Kendall as Hans (14 eps)

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Network: FX ( USA)
Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama, Mystery, Spy/Espionage
Status: Returning Series
Airs: Wednesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 30, 2013
Episodes Order: 13
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