The Americans (2013–2018)
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After witnessing Elizabeth kill two men, Paige trades in church for training sessions with mom. First, self defense. Second could tear the family apart. The beginning of the end for Paige and Matthew looms.

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Chris Long

Writers:

Joseph Weisberg (created by) (as Joe Weisberg), Joel Fields | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Keri Russell ... Elizabeth Jennings
Matthew Rhys ... Philip Jennings
Brandon J. Dirden ... Dennis Aderholt (credit only)
Costa Ronin ... Oleg Burov
Keidrich Sellati ... Henry Jennings
Holly Taylor ... Paige Jennings
Noah Emmerich ... Stan Beeman
Danny Flaherty ... Matthew Beeman
Peter Jacobson ... Agent Wolfe
Peter Mark Kendall ... Hans
Snezhana Chernova ... Yelena Burova
Irina Dvorovenko ... Evgheniya Morozov
Zack Gafin Zack Gafin ... Pasha Morozov
Boris Lee Krutonog ... Igor Burov (as Boris Krutonog)
Ivan Mok ... Tuan Eckert
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Storyline

Elizabeth and Phil are on assignment, pretending they are a husband pilot and a stewardess wife they start a friendship with a Russian family that recently emigrated to Washington to find out what the husband is actually doing for work and who he is talking to about his old job when he was in Russia. On a second assignment Phil and Elizabeth with the assistance of additional comrades are tasked with digging up the failed William's corpse to cut off a piece of his infected flesh in an effort to acquire the level 4 bio-hazard chemical that can be weaponized for the Russia homeland. While in the process of digging up the deceased and infected William, Phil and Elizabeth's comrade Hans, accidentally fell back and cut his hand and sadly, had to be left behind in the grave alongside with the deceased and infected William. Written by Ed Shullivan

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The character of Pavel (Pasha) Morozov shares a name with a Soviet teenager from the 1930s. According to Soviet legend, when Morozov was thirteen he reported his father to the authorities for stealing from his "Kolhoz" (A socialistic producing structure back in USSR). The father was executed and his relatives took revenge on Pavel by murdering him. Pavel Morozov was turned into a role model for children in the Soviet Union, teaching them to honor the state above their families. See more »

Goofs

When they dig up the casket, dude is wearing an arc welding helmet while using a cutting torch. He would not be able to see out of it. Besides that, the casket is aluminum and a cutting torch does not work very well on that. See more »

Connections

Features The A-Team (1983) See more »

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That's Good
Written by Gerald Casale, Mark Mothersbaugh
Performed by Devo
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In the middle ages they burned the bodies of plague victims.
20 January 2020 | by JonathanPSmithSee all my reviews

In the 1980s apparently the US government had better ideas. Also, that hole? Impossible to dig and fill in one night without digging equipment.


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Release Date:

7 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Moscow, Russia

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