After last week’s pilot, you might have worried that The Americans would bend over backward to make its characters as “likable” as possible, more sinned against than sinning. “The Clock” put such fears to rest.
It started with Phillip Jennings screwing more
This week it was Elizabeth Jennings' turn to experience parental misgivings—spy-style—as she and Phillip took on a risky, last-minute assignment that had the usual go-getter sobered by the reality of potentially orphaning her children. http://www.tv.com/n more
In the pilot of "The Americans," Philip tried to convince his wife Elizabeth to at least consider defecting from their lives as KGB operatives undercover in the United States. She was steadfast in her commitment, patriotism and loyalty to the cause, despi more
The American 's second episode "The Clock" isn't as bombastic as last week's premiere, but remains just a suspenseful and thrilling. That's mostly due to its narrower focus. Last time we saw botched kidnappings, multiple brawls and and frequent flashbacks more
With the Cold War intensifying, the spy game was stepped up by both sides. The Jennings were tasked with a seemingly impossible mission, while their FBI neighbor developed an important asset on " The Clock ."
In The Americans premiere , Elizabeth used more
Time is of the essence in this week’s episode of "The Americans," called “The Clock.” The need for more time, the lack of time to get things done, and even the loss felt as time passes you by. http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2013/02/06/the-americans-season more
HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "The Clock," the February 6 episode of FX's "The Americans," in which Phillip and Elizabeth have to go to extremes to plant a bug. http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/whats-alan-watching/posts/review-the-americans-the-clock-mission more
Conflict is inevitable when good people do bad things. It shouldn't be much of a surprise then that there is a lot of conflict on "The Americans."Granted, we're not sure yet, are we, that Philip and Elizabeth Jennings (Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell) are g more