The Americans

The Americans

THE AMERICANS is a period drama about the complex marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington D.C. shortly after Ronald Reagan is elected President. The arranged marriage of Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth (Keri Russell) Jennings, who have two children – Paige (Holly Taylor) and Henry (Keidrich Sellati), who know nothing about their parents’ true identity – grows more passionate and genuine by the day, but is constantly tested by the escalation of the Cold War and the intimate, dangerous and darkly funny relationships they must maintain with a network of spies and informants under their control.
THE AMERICANS is a period drama about the complex marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington D.C. shortly after Ronald Reagan is elected President. The arranged marriage of Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth (Keri Russell) Jennings, who have two children – Paige (Holly Taylor) and Henry (Keidrich Sellati), who know nothing about their parents’ true identity – grows more passionate and genuine by the day, but is constantly tested by the escalation of the Cold War and the intimate, dangerous and darkly funny relationships they must maintain with a network of spies and informants under their control.

Season 4 (14 episodes)

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  • 0. First Look

    Original air date: 02/29/2016 Runtime: 4:51 min.

    Original air date: 02/29/2016 Runtime: 4:51 min. Get a sneak peek at the upcoming fourth season of The Americans.

  • 1. Glanders

    Original air date: 03/16/2016 Runtime: 51:32 min.

    Original air date: 03/16/2016 Runtime: 51:32 min. Picking up on the heels of last season’s finale, the season 4 premiere of THE AMERICANS sees Philip and Elizabeth dealing with the fallout of all they’ve wrought. What will happen when the FBI finds out about Gene’s suicide? How will Pastor Tim deal with the revelation that they are Russian spies? And will they be able to handle a dangerous, new bioweapons assignment?

  • 2. Pastor Tim

    Original air date: 03/23/2016 Runtime: 48:11 min.

    Original air date: 03/23/2016 Runtime: 48:11 min. Philip tries with increasing desperation to get rid of a sensitive and dangerous package, while family tensions in the Jennings House reach a boiling point when Paige shares a secret of her own.

  • 3. Experimental Prototype City of Tomorrow

    Original air date: 03/30/2016 Runtime: 44:18 min.

    Original air date: 03/30/2016 Runtime: 44:18 min. Paige copes with new burdens that come with her family’s secret – as Philip and Elizabeth struggle to contain their cover without destroying their daughter.

  • 4. Chloramphenicol

    Original air date: 04/06/2016 Runtime: 43:58 min.

    Original air date: 04/06/2016 Runtime: 43:58 min. A devastating flaw during a mission forces Philip, Elizabeth, William, and Gabriel to confront the depths of their patriotism... and their mortality. In Russia, in striving to be a better person, has Nina put her life on the line?

  • 5. Clark's Place

    Original air date: 04/13/2016 Runtime: 49:05 min.

    Original air date: 04/13/2016 Runtime: 49:05 min. Philip must consider his life with Martha and make a crushing choice from which there is no coming back.

  • 6. The Rat

    Original air date: 04/20/2016 Runtime: 45:27 min.

    Original air date: 04/20/2016 Runtime: 45:27 min. Martha must finally face the truth she has denied - and her life may never be the same. Plus, a chilling new development in William’s work forces the Jennings to face the realities of what a biological war would mean.

  • 7. Travel Agents

    Original air date: 04/27/2016 Runtime: 42:11 min.

    Original air date: 04/27/2016 Runtime: 42:11 min. The KGB and the FBI both race to track down a vital agent... everything is at stake.

  • 8. The Magic of David Copperfield V: The Statue of Liberty Disappears

    Original air date: 05/04/2016 Runtime: 51:21 min.

    Original air date: 05/04/2016 Runtime: 51:21 min. The Jennings’s approach their breaking points as both Philip and Elizabeth must handle loyal agents. Will they make it through with their patriotism - and sanity - intact?

  • 9. The Day After

    Original air date: 05/11/2016 Runtime: 46:04 min.

    Original air date: 05/11/2016 Runtime: 46:04 min. The Day After premieres, making the stakes – and terrible consequences – of the Cold War plain. Even with that in mind, will Elizabeth be able to complete the painful process of the “Patty” operation?

  • 10. Munchkins

    Original air date: 05/18/2016 Runtime: 48:42 min.

    Original air date: 05/18/2016 Runtime: 48:42 min. When Paige’s long-ago indiscretion threatens to resurface and destroy the family, Philip and Elizabeth find themselves scrambling – and Paige finds herself reevaluating who her parents really are.

  • 11. Dinner for Seven

    Original air date: 05/25/2016 Runtime: 43:51 min.

    Original air date: 05/25/2016 Runtime: 43:51 min. Elizabeth completes the last steps of a very personal operation... but at what cost?

  • 12. A Roy Rogers in Franconia

    Original air date: 06/01/2016 Runtime: 45:44 min.

    Original air date: 06/01/2016 Runtime: 45:44 min. As Paige deals with last episode’s trauma, she sees her mother in a new light... and finds she has inherited some of her parents’ skills. Plus, has Oleg reached his breaking point with Stan?

  • 13. Persona Non Grata

    Original air date: 06/08/2016 Runtime: 53:36 min.

    Original air date: 06/08/2016 Runtime: 53:36 min. The explosive season finale of THE AMERICANS finds Philip and Elizabeth in a high-stakes race against the FBI to recover a hazardous package. Will they get there in time? And will Paige follow her parents into the family business?