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The Americans: Season 4 (2016)




Critic Consensus: With its fourth season, The Americans continues to deliver top-tier spy drama while sending its characters in directions that threaten to destroy their freedoms - and their lives.


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Season 4 of this period drama begins with Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth (Keri Russell) dealing with the fallout from the previous season as the FBI learns about Gene's suicide. Later: tensions rise in the Jennings house due to a secret involving Paige (Holly Taylor) and a a serious flaw in their mission tests the patriotism of Philip, Elizabeth, William, and Gabriel.


Matthew Rhys
as Philip Jennings
Keri Russell
as Elizabeth Jennings
Holly Taylor
as Paige Jennings
Keidrich Sellati
as Henry Jennings
Noah Emmerich
as Stan Beeman
Susan Misner
as Sandra Beeman
Alison Wright
as Martha Hanson
Richard Thomas
as Agent Frank Gaad
Lev Gorn
as Arkady
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Critic Reviews for The Americans: Season 4

All Critics (48) | Top Critics (32)

Creator Joe Weisberg and executive producer-writer Joel Fields have guided the story well so far, but how much more incestuous can the relationships get?

March 16, 2016 | Full Review…

The greatness of The Americans comes in large part from its constant state of crisis.

March 16, 2016 | Full Review…
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Layered in ways we only see in our best television, The Americans transcends its espionage show genre to become something more relatable while never forgetting to also be a wildly entertaining story of spies and the people trying to catch them.

March 16, 2016 | Full Review…

The time for analysis and evaluation is over. It's time to act, and how this family moves forward remains the most intriguing mystery of all.

March 16, 2016 | Rating: A | Full Review…

The Americans is one of TV's best drama series, if not the best, and it's also one of the most challenging. There are details to remember, nuances to catch and morality to ponder.

March 16, 2016 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

This is a television show at the very peak of its powers, confident and controlled. The cast and crew have done their part - your assignment, should you choose to accept it, is simply to tune in. You won't regret it.

March 16, 2016 | Full Review…
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