The Americans IHOP Season 5 Episode 9 Recap – In the previous episode, a homey scene at the Jennings’ household is cheerfully deceptive as Philip and Elizabeth worry about Paige’s future. Claudia has taken over as the Jennings’ handler now that Gabriel is gone. In Moscow, two shady KGB guys make an uninvited search of
The Americans The Committee for Human Rights S5E7 Recap – In the previous episode , Philip is becoming more withdrawn and introspective as he remembers the harsh living conditions of his childhood in the Soviet Union. He is disturbed to learn from Gabriel that his father worked as a guard in a work camp for
The Americans Crossbreed Season 5 Episode 6 Recap – In the previous episode Alexei Morozov’s wife lands a job teaching Russian at the CIA. This will allow Philip and Elizabeth to score an espionage bonanza in getting the names of CIA agents in training. Philip’s son Mischa gets to America but is in for a
The Americans Lotus 1-2-3 – In the previous episode of “The Americans”, Philip and Elizabeth are given the job of subverting two executives of a research development company they believe is trying to develop a superbug that will destroy the Soviet Union’s wheat crop. Oleg is still working on the Rykova Food Market corruption case
The Americans What’s the Matter with Kansas – In the previous episode of “The Americans,” the CIA was dogging Oleg to flip and work for them. Oleg did help Stan once with something that was of importance to both the USSR and to the U.S. but now he learns about the American saying “No good
The Americans The Midges – RECAP: In the previous episode, the Jennings have gotten chummy with Soviet defector Alexei Morozov, spirited out of the USSR by the CIA. Alexei is working on a secret U.S. government project to develop a means of destroying the Soviet Union’s wheat crop. Elizabeth and Philip are tasked to find
The Americans Pests – RECAP: The First Episode of Season Five brought us back into the 1980s and a new character named Tuan, a Vietnamese KGB agent posted with the Jennings The Jennings are using Tuan to get close to schoolmate Pasha’s family. At the head of the family is Pasha’s father, a dissident Russian
The Americans Amber Waves – RECAP SEASON 4: For in-the-know fans of “The Americans,” waiting for the first episode of Season 5 was like waiting for the kickoff at the Super Bowl. The show is finally getting the attention it deserves, having garnered Emmy nominations and widespread praise from TV critics. Still, it’s not enough.
In last week’s episode, Paige experienced difficulty getting over what she’s seen her mother do to the would-be muggers. One dead, the other barely escapes with his life. The reality of her parents’ occupation as KGB spies continues to plague her throughout the episode. Yet, there are small and tentative indications that she’s accepting of
The Americans A Roy Rogers in Franconia – In the stunning final moments of “The Americans” last week, the kind and well-mannered teenager Paige Jennings is walking with her mother from the food pantry where she volunteered. It is night time. The street is deserted until suddenly Elizabeth and Paige are confronted by two thugs.