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The Americans (2013)

The Americans (2013)

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.
  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (50 Votes cast)

Episode Info

Next: 2x08 -- New Car (Apr/16/2014)

Philip and Elizabeth both find themselves faced with painful turns in their various missions. Stan fights to gain access to an American military program that could give him the upper hand in his battle of wills with Oleg.

Prev: 2x07 -- ARPANET (Apr/09/2014)

Philip uses his agent Charles Duluth to help him gain access to an early precursor to the Internet so that the KGB can bug American government communications. Nina faces the threat of a potential FBI polygraph exam, bringing her closer to KGB colleague Oleg.

  • Currently 7/10
7/10 (1 Vote cast)

Keri RussellKeri Russell
As Elizabeth Jennings
Matthew RhysMatthew Rhys
As Philip Jennings
Maximiliano HernandezMaximiliano Hernandez
As FBI Agent Chris Amador (Episodes 01-09)
Annet MahendruAnnet Mahendru
As Nina Sergeevna Krilova (S02-, recurring previously)
Susan MisnerSusan Misner
As Sandra Beeman (S02-, recurring previously)
Alison WrightAlison Wright
As Martha Hanson (S02-, recurring previously)
Holly TaylorHolly Taylor
As Paige Jennings
Keidrich SellatiKeidrich Sellati
As Henry Jennings
Noah EmmerichNoah Emmerich
As FBI Agent Stan Beeman


Reviews: 67
McCarthy was right..Rating: 8 likes, 2 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 1:21 am


Reviews: 45
good start.. too few episodes per year: 13Rating: 3 likes, 1 dislikes

Bring back the GOLD standard: 24 epi/yr
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Review posted on Sunday, October 27th 2013 at 11:44 pm


Reviews: 1
pilotRating: 3 likes, 6 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 Wednesday, January 30th 2013 at 11:11 pm

4 reviews available
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.

2x6: Behind the Red Door 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.

2x5: The Deal recap: Elizabeth and Philip help a man down the street. Cops pull over to ask about reports of a gunshot but believe their story that the man is drunk. Elizabeth unlocks the door of a building under renovations and they go inside... read more.

2x4: A Little Night Music recap: Philip attends a speech given by a Jewish physicist, Anton, who escaped from the Soviet union. Back at home, Philip tells Elizabeth that Anton isn't recruitable and never will be... read more.

2x3: The Walk In recap: In 1966, Elizabeth sits with Leanne in a park and they talk about children. Leanne suggests ELizabeth not tell the centre that she isn't interested in having any. She asks Elizabeth for a favour but they are interrupted by the arrival of their target... read more.
Recurring Guests

Richard Thomas as Agent Frank Gadd (19 eps)
Lev Gorn as Arkady Ivanovich (16 eps)
Margo Martindale as Claudia (12 eps)
Annet Mahendru as Nina (12 eps)
Susan Misner as Sandra Beeman (10 eps)
Alison Wright as Martha Hanson (10 eps)
Daniel Flaherty as Matthew Beeman (9 eps)
Costa Ronin as Oleg Igorevich Burov (7 eps)
Anthony Arkin as Stavos (5 eps)
Cotter Smith as Deputy Attorney General (4 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery
Status: Returning Series
Network: FX ( USA)
Airs: Wednesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 30, 2013
Episode Order: 13
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