The Americans Season 1 Review “Duty & Honor”

On this week’s “The Americans,” we got a little more information on Phil’s back-story in “Duty & Honor.” Though Liz & Phil were still clearly reeling from the events of last week’s episode, Liz also seemed a bit skittish about Phil’s latest assignment, which took him out of town to New York and reunited him with his long lost love, Irina, who he hasn’t seen in years. Would he even come back, after she had betrayed his trust? Though Liz being unsure of herself is not something we’re used to seeing, at the same time, it didn’t exactly throw her off her game, either. How great was the scene that reunited her with Claudia, who still looked a bit worse for wear after the showdown with Liz? A wholly unapologetic Liz told her that she regretted nothing, save that: “I’m sorry I didn’t kill you.” Shot Claudia right back: “Better luck next time.” READ MORE...
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