Thematically centered on the act of deciphering secret codes, "COMINT" (short for "communication intel") examined the role the transmission of info plays in relationships. http://www.tv.com/news/the-americans-comint-review-the-importance-of-being-earnest- more
“Comint” is about trading sex for secrets, and how secrecy is a part of sex and love. It begins with Elizabeth in character as a Department of Defense employee, interviewing a recent widower and double agent, Uchada, who’s been passing i more
During the Cold War, the Soviets and the Americans were continually spying on each other. Each side recruited assets and people who could unwittingly provide crucial intelligence.
On "COMINT," the two sides were working the same situations, which incr more
The Americans fifth episode, "Comint," understands that sex sells. Not just in the sense fewer viewers would tune in if Elizabeth wasn't stripping down to her skivvies often or the (regrettably) rarer instances of Philip showing off his KGBanging body. Bo more
" COMINT " provided a look at how both Soviet and American spies and assets acquire information and the sacrifices that are made to get a step ahead of their adversaries. Often, it involves sex.
In order to get information out of a target or asset, it' more
This show hasn’t been shy about using sex as a weapon. This episode really showcased the price women pay for these encounters. http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2013/02/27/on-the-americans-weaponized-sex-has-its-price/?mod=WSJBlog
On this week’s intense episode of “The Americans,” - somewhat bafflingly entitled “COMINT” (please sound off below if you got the reference), Phil and Liz had their hands full yet again. Of course, they always seem to, but there was a lo more