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The Americans Have To Go Home

But before they can get there, will Father Andrei rat them out? Will Stan confirm his suspicions? Will everyone get too squishy about how to deal with Henry? It's all in our series finale EPIC OLD-SCHOOL RECAP! 2018.05.30S06.E10

The Americans Try To Keep A Comrade From Being Left On The Street To Die

Elizabeth grapples with the question of what she really owes her country in the season's penultimate EPIC OLD-SCHOOL RECAP! 2018.05.23S06.E09

The Americans Have A New Awareness Of The Fragility Of Human Life

Elizabeth's icy professionalism is challenged when Philip introduces her to the concept of 'morality' in our latest EPIC OLD-SCHOOL RECAP! 2018.05.16S06.E08

The Americans Get Philip's Help For A (Chicago) Bear Of An Assignment

Rififi's got nothing on the Jenningses' Harvest heist in our latest EPIC OLD-SCHOOL RECAP! 2018.05.09S06.E07

The Americans Celebrate An All-American Thanksgiving

When the feds close in on a cell in the Midwest, Elizabeth must make a pilgrimage to Chicago and risk arousing suspicion in both Stan and Henry. YES, EVEN HENRY. 2018.05.02S06.E06

The Americans Can't Stop Striking Out

While other Washingtonians enjoy the World Series (...for a while), Elizabeth craps out on a couple of missions, and Philip gets emasculated both by capitalism and by his wife. 2018.04.18S06.E04

The Americans Reacquaints Paige With Her Scary Mommy

Philip's reaction to Elizabeth's fury about Paige's, uh, normal human frailties leads Elizabeth to wonder whether there might be some ways to solve her problems other than barking or murdering her way out of them. Plus: is Dupont Circle Travel circling the drain?! 2018.04.11S06.E03

The Americans Seek A Sensor From A Sensitive Old Contact

The run up to the summit requires the acquisition of some important tech from an Air Force general who REALLY doesn't want to give it up. 2018.04.04S06.E02

The Americans Prepare For A Summit By Spying Harder Than Ever

Philip gets out, but will Directorate S pull him back in with his most challenging assignment yet? We take you through the Season 6 premiere in this EPIC OLD-SCHOOL RECAP! 2018.03.28S06.E01

The Americans Decide How Many Teens' Lives They're Prepared To Ruin For Mother Russia

And Oleg must face the consequences of-- Just kidding, we spent all that time on him this season only for him to skip the finale. 2017.05.30S05.E13

Pastor Groovyhair Prepares To Pack Up His Mousse And Blow Out Of The Americans

Elsewhere, Oleg tries to be a force for good; Tuan escalates hostilities against Pasha; and Henry makes asparagus! 2017.05.23S05.E12

Dear Diary, Is This Season Of The Americans Ever Going To Get Started?

Paige gets her grubby mitts back on Pastor Groovyhair's diary and does not like what she reads, Tuan escalates hostilities toward Pasha, Philip has a weird surprise for his 'wife,' and it all feels like hiking through wet cement. 2017.05.09S05.E10

The Americans Find Out How Their Socialist Friend Has Been Socializing

Mrs. Morozov may not actually go to a pot luck, but she does get lucky. 2017.04.25S05.E08

The Americans Send Gabriel Home

But does Commie Grandpa effectively impart his wisdom before he goes? 2017.04.18S05.E07

The Americans Tries Shrinking Another Head

Elizabeth's new op has her looking into a psychiatrist -- which is kind of convenient, since she has some things she might want to talk about. (Obliquely.) 2017.04.11S05.E06

Tracking Down His Distant Dad Isn't Child's Play For Mischa On The Americans

As The Centre interferes with a much-desired meeting, Ben gives Elizabeth some bad news -- but it's over s'mores, so it could be worse. 2017.04.04S05.E05

The Americans Head For Kansas To Find Fake Love With The Lonelyhearts Of Agricorp

While her parents ply their trade(craft) in Topeka, Paige freelances with an op chez Groovyhair. 2017.03.28S05.E04

The Americans Go Hunting Bugs Sooner Than Expected

'SOONER.' (They go to Oklahoma.) 2017.03.21S05.E03

The Americans Face The Possibility That They've Been The Victims Of A Sick Burn

When William proves how right he was about certain disease samples getting in the wrong hands (literally), Elizabeth and Philip are forced to consider the nuclear option (not literally). 2016.06.08S04.E13

The Americans Spin Murder For Their Dumb Wiener Kid

When events force Elizabeth to admit to Paige that the downtown vagrant wasn't quite the first person she ever killed, Aderholt starts unraveling the mail robot mystery, and Oleg gets cold feet about both Tatiana and biological warfare. 2016.06.01S04.E12

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