Season 1, Episode 1 -  Air Date: 1/30/2013
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From FX: 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 and Elizabeth Jennings grows more passionate and genuine by the day, but is constantly tested by the escalation of the Cold War. Tensions heighten upon the arrival of a new neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI agent.

‘The Americans‘ Recap: A Hot Drama About Cold War

The Americans series premiere "Pilot" offers movie-quality action sequences, suspenseful drama and an awesome 80s soundtrack that will have you busting out your parachute pants. The premise seems almost hackneyed: "Two spies struggle combining raising kids and destroying the USA." Still, The Americans delivers a solid first episode.
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