HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "The Oath," the April 24 episode of FX's "The Americans," in which Philip has a question for Martha, and Nina has one for Stan. Read More... http://www.hitfix.com/whats-alan-watching/review-the-americans-the-oath-til-death- more
Things really picked up this week on The Americans as we barreled towards next week’s finale. It’s hard to believe we’ve spent twelve weeks with the show, but the payoffs are finally coming, and, meanwhile, they are developping in very strange ways. Phili more
One of the many things I love about “The Americans” is the way the various plotlines dovetail and complement each other perfectly, and the way different aspects of the show mirror each other. Tonight’s penultimate episode, “The Oath,” featured exemplary i more
Note: Do not read on unless you've seen Season 1, Episode 12 of FX's "The Americans," titled "The Oath."
I would like to take a moment and apologize for anything snarky I've said about slow plots and poor writing and lack of suspense and surprise. He more
With a halt in the killings on The Americans , the Americans and Soviets returned to their regular spy activities of doing whatever was necessary to infiltrate the other side.
In " The Oath ," each side came away with some wins, but also some major los more
The Americans has maintained a steady sense of purpose all season long, and this penultimate episode hinted that an assured finish just around the corner. Read More... http://www.tv.com/news/the-americans-the-oath-review-promises-promises-136684721341/
As we approach the season’s final episode, we’re left to wonder what vows really mean to each of our characters. Read More... http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2013/04/24/the-americans-recap-the-vows-we-make/?mod=WSJBlog
I was really glad to see General Zhukov come back into play this week, even if it was for a swan song. I assume Zhukov was written out after the pilot because Claudia’s introduction made him a redundant character, but I always enjoy when a show picks up l more