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Air Date: January 30th, 2013

Network: FX

Series Summary
Married KGB spies pose as Americans in Washington, D.C., after Ronald Reagan is elected president.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Drama

Episodes

  • Season 5 - Episode 13 : The Soviet Division May 30, 2017

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    Philip and Elizabeth race against the clock as a life hangs in the balance; Stan faces an uncertain future.

  • Season 5 - Episode 12 : The World Council of Churches May 23, 2017

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    As Philip and Elizabeth grapple with a momentous decision, Tuan takes matters into his own hands in the Morozov operation; back in Russia, Oleg's investigation collides with the realities of the Soviet system.

  • Season 5 - Episode 11 : Dyatkovo May 16, 2017

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    A surprise assignment from the Centre divides Philip and Elizabeth, forcing them into a moment of profound crisis; Stan gives Henry a tour of the FBI.

  • Season 5 - Episode 10 : Darkroom May 9, 2017

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    Paige's snooping leads Philip and Elizabeth to make a choice that could shift the balance of their lives forever; Stan and Aderholt's recruitment of Sofia suddenly bears fruit.

  • Season 5 - Episode 9 : IHOP May 2, 2017

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    Philip and Elizabeth are thrown off balance when things with Tuan take an unexpected turn; Henry makes a startling proposition; Stan has a disturbing encounter with Frank Gaad's widow.

ratings & reviews

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  • It is still one of the very best shows on television. ... The first [episode] is more of a table-setter than some past Americans premieres have been, but the next two are outstanding, filled with the usual agonizing mix of spy thrills and family drama, and superb performances by Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Noah Emmerich, and the rest of the gang. Show More

  • The audience knows the truth, but The Americans’s showrunner, Joe Weisberg, mines exquisite drama from the intricacies of each lie being told, as all of the show’s alliances continue to teeter on the brink of disaster. Show More

  • This is a television show at the very peak of its powers, confident and controlled. The cast and crew have done their part--your assignment, should you choose to accept it, is simply to tune in. You won’t regret it. Show More

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series