The Americans (2013– )

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Two Soviet intelligence agents pose as a married couple to spy on the American government.

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 Elizabeth Jennings (39 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Philip Jennings (39 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Paige Jennings (39 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Henry Jennings (39 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Stan Beeman (39 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Nina Krilova (38 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Frank Gaad (38 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Sandra Beeman (36 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Martha Hanson (36 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Arkady Zotov (35 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Oleg Burov (25 episodes, 2014-2015)
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A pair of deep-cover Soviet spies masquerades as a typical DC couple whose children, neighbors, coworkers & friends are completely unaware of their activities. At home, they're the stereotypical parents of stereotypical kids; at work, they pose as travel agents; but at night, they weave a web of confidants, lovers, dupes, and historical figures from the Reagan-era Cold War. The startlingly realistic plot twists force the viewer to consider the real cost of an undeclared war, what it takes to protect one's beliefs, if it's worth it, and if it actually worked for either side. Written by Steve83

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All's fair in love and cold war.


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Contains the same color footage of the little girl in the blue outfit with the hula hoops in their opening credits montage as in the opening credits of the comedy, _Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)_. See more »

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Near perfection
26 February 2013 | by (France) – See all my reviews

I don't want to repeat everything that has been already said about this series.

However, I think Keri Russell's presence in this series is the key to everything. Only her could have this cold outside look hiding a wounded soul that hangs on to what she believes in.

It is not only about the plot, but also the human toll the Cold War claimed in its path.

I think the series is very well rounded in terms of casting and writing. It has a rhythm that keeps the audience on edge.

This is, in my humble opinion, the best of the genre since Alfred Hitchcock gave us Topaz and The Torn Curtain. I give it a 9.


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