This emotionally taxing hour lingered on details that transformed truth into a different truth, making privileged knowledge a burden to those in know. Read More...
“The Deal,” the fifth episode of The Americans’ second season, is one of the greats. Running longer than normal and giving every major character plenty to do, it could have been titled “Quartets.” Written by Angel more
HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "The Deal," the March 26 episode of FX's "The Americans," in which the Soviets try to arrange a trade, while Elizabeth goes to calm down Martha. Read more...
Philip and Elizabeth have had to make a lot of compromises to do their work as KGB agents on “The Americans.” They’ve had to uproot themselves from their home countries, sacrifice time with their children and remain at the beck and call more
A secret agent can only maim and murder under disguise so many times before family breakfast starts to feel like one pancaked lie. Read more...
"The Americans" Season 2 goes all-in with the espionage in "The Deal." That's pretty much what happens when the Soviets want a scientist held by the Mossad, and Philip has a Mossad agent in his custody.Country music, feces and icic more
It's not easy being a spy. It's certainly not the glamorous life often portrayed in movies.
The Americans has been building up to this point over the last season and a half. The Jennings are in a decent place in their mar more
Something that The Americans is doing noticeably well in its second season is surrounding its central characters with interesting people. Some of those people are ones we know from last year who have simply become more nuanced and given cleare more