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'The Americans' Recap: Yaz and Baby Soft in "Dime Bag"

Karen Fratti | Posted 04.26.2015 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

After the cringeworthy dental scene last week (I had to recover), the most violent moment this episode is when Paige figuratively stabs her parents in the back by asking her pastor to dinner.

The Americans Recap: Running to Nowhere in 'Operation Chronicle'

Karen Fratti | Posted 07.15.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

There's a lot of foreboding, because even as Paige asserts herself, Elizabeth is starting to worry that this all is so unsustainable. How long until Paige is on a train to nowhere, getting answers to her long asked questions?

The Americans Recap: Church Camp and Control in 'Stealth'

Karen Fratti | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 2, Episode 11 of FX's The Americans, titled "Stealth."

The Americans Recap: Things Fall Apart in 'Yousaf'

Karen Fratti | Posted 07.01.2014 | TV
Karen Fratti

Wig count: Just two. But two very serious ones. I guess the show is always about dualities, but tonight it was right up in our faces.

'The Americans' Recap: There Is No God in 'Martial Eagle'

Karen Fratti | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

There were a lot of great moments tonight, but my favorite scene was Stan, interviewing DoD staff who attended the meeting in Alexandria, attached to project Stealth, or for laymen, the invisible plane team.

The Americans 'New Car' Recap: 'I'm a Good Person, I Swear!'

Karen Fratti | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

What do you think Henry's deal is? Why break into the neighbors house -- because they have nicer things? Or do B&E's run in the family? And what's up with Sandra and her self help cult?

The Americans 'Arpanet' Recap: Sex, Lies, and More Lies

Karen Fratti | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

In terms of nerding out over '80s technology and Philip brooding over Duluth's vodka and cranberry, this was a decent episode. But there are some major follow up questions I want to ask.

The Americans 'Behind the Red Door' Recap: Are You Mad At Me?

Karen Fratti | Posted 06.02.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

No matter how adorable the new handler is, 'dignity for all' is starting to get very blurry. If it turns out that Granny's man was the one who's out to get them -- was that goodbye for good?

The Americans 'The Deal' Recap: Will Stan Snitch for Nina?

Karen Fratti | Posted 05.27.2014 | TV
Karen Fratti

It's way too early in the seasons for this kind of action. Oleg is talking to Beeman about Nina. Arkady is actually becoming a fleshed-out character with a personality and values. The divide between the American Way and the Russian Way is now glaringly obvious.

Jessica Goodman

'The Americans' Season 2 Refocuses On Family, But Is Full Of Sex & Wigs

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Goodman | Posted 02.19.2014 | TV

Season 2 of "The Americans" is about more than KGB spies and sex in bars. The critically-acclaimed FX show starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as u...

'The Americans' Have Trust Issues In New Season 2 Trailer

Posted 12.29.2013 | TV

Paranoia is setting in for "The Americans." In this new brief trailer for the upcoming second season, Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, played by Keri...

Are Keri Russell And Matthew Rhys An Item?

Posted 12.28.2013 | Celebrity

Could a small screen romance turn into real life love? That might be the case for "The Americans" co-stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys. Earlier t...

Margo WIll Be Back On 'The Americans'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.17.2013 | TV

Even though she's part of "The Millers" Margo Martindale can still make time for "The Americans." Margo Martindale, the Emmy-winning actress from "...

Jaimie Etkin

'Americans' Star Matthew Rhys Talks Barbaric Brawls, Keri Russell's Hair & Mmore

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 02.27.2013 | TV

On this week's episode of "The Americans," titled "COMINT," the tension is rising and star Matthew Rhys, who plays KGB spy Philip Jennings, is as exci...

'The Americans' Premiere: Spy Games In The '80s

Posted 01.31.2013 | TV

Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys returned to television as KGB operatives in the early 1980s on FX's new drama "The Americans." The super-sized premiere ...