Sunday, August 10, 2014
Top Five Favorite "THE AMERICANS" Season One (2013) Episodes
Below is a list of my five favorite episodes from Season One of FX's "THE AMERICANS". Created by Joe Weisberg, the series stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys:
TOP FIVE FAVORITE "THE AMERICANS" SEASON ONE (2013) Episodes
1. (1.10) "Only You" - The FBI's tenacious investigation of Agent Chris Amador's death leads the KGB to frame Elizabeth Jenning's colleague and former lover, Gregory Thomas, for his murder in order to protect Elizabeth and Philip's identities.
2. (1.07) "Duty and Honor" - During a mission to discredit a Polish dissident in New York City, Philip is reunited with a former lover and fellow KGB agent named Irina.
3. (1.13) "The Colonel" - In this tense season finale, Philip and handler Claudia proceed to meet with an Air Force colonel, who might be a new source. Meanwhile, Elizabeth sets out to retrieve a bug from Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's home, unaware that the FBI has set a trap.
4. (1.04) "In Control" - Following the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, the FBI attempt to assess whether the KGB was involved. Meanwhile, Elizabeth and Philip prepare to deal with any excessive reactions from the American intelligence community.
5. (1.06) "Trust Me" - Elizabeth and Philip are abducted and brutally questioned. Their abductors turn out to be KGB agents instructed by Claudia to determine if either of them is a mole. Meanwhile, FBI Agent Stan Chambers helps his Soviet source Nina frame her embassy supervisor for treason.