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  1. traumavision
    15 Inanimate Objects I Can’t Look at Without Crying Thanks to TVIf you can encounter a slow cooker, strawberries, or a roll of duct tape without tearing up, well, this list is not about you.
  2. chat room
    Keri Russell Said Yes to Cocaine Bear Because Margo Martindale Was in ItWith Keri, Margo, and Matthew Rhys, Cocaine Bear is an unofficial The Americans reunion.
  3. finale thoughts
    For All Mankind’s Wrenn Schmidt Thought ‘This Might Be It’ for Margo“Margo is making choices every step of the way, making the best choice she can in terrible circumstances.”
  4. steve carrell
    A Serial Killer Is Holding Steve Carrell Hostage in The PatientA new psychological thriller from The Americans duo.
  5. crime
    Law & Order: SVU Actor Isaiah Stokes Charged With Murder After NYC ShootingThe actor, who appeared in series like Boardwalk Empire and Power, has been indicted in relation to a February shooting in Queens.
  6. i feel that already
    Did You Know That These Are the Same Americans Wigs?Matthew Rhys would like you to know that wigs are very versatile.
  7. the gold rush
    When Keri Russell Won a Golden Globe for Felicity, Awards Shows Got InterestingThe Hollywood Foreign Press Association is known for rewarding absolutely bananas television, but in 1998, the decision felt right.
  8. obituary
    Robert Frank, 1924–2019: The Rage and the BenevolenceA remembrance by Frank’s biographer, including an excerpt from his book.
  9. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Musical TV Moments of 2018From The Americans to Versace, these TV needle drops belong on your playlist.
  10. best of 2018
    The 10 Best TV Scenes of 2018The year’s most memorable TV moments, from The Americans to Sharp Objects.
  11. best of 2018
    Jen Chaney’s 10 Best TV Shows of 2018Including Soviet spies, telenovela twists, and a couple of foul-mouthed cartoons.
  12. best of 2018
    Matt Zoller Seitz’s 10 Best TV Shows of 2018Headlined by a defiant tragicomedy about rap, robbery, and Teddy Perkins.
  13. roll clip!
    The Americans Blooper Reel Features Some Excellent Comedy From the Mail RobotYou will be missed, mail robot!
  14. emmys 2018
    Emmy Predictions: Who Will and Should Win in the Drama Categories?Who will come out on top between The Americans, Game of Thrones, and The Handmaid’s Tale?
  15. tca
    TCA Awards Honor The Americans, Killing Eve, Queer EyeThe critics gave the beloved FX drama a final salute, and a tip of the hat to the newcomers.
  16. Duo Behind The Americans Set to Make Rodeo DramaGiddy-up, comrades!
  17. now streaming
    New on Amazon Prime: July 2018Immerse yourself in The Americans.
  18. tca nominations
    Killing Eve, The Americans, and Atlanta Lead the TCA Awards NominationsWith 10 nominations, FX leads all other studios.
  19. 4 Showrunners on How They Pulled Off This Season’s Most Shocking TV Plot TwistsJane the Virgin, The Americans, The Bachelor, and Star Trek: Discovery surprised us all, even detectives on the internet. Spoilers ahead!
  20. vulture quiz
    Which TV Couple Said It: Philip and Elizabeth or Philip and Elizabeth?The Crown or The Americans?
  21. vulture lists
    The Biggest Clues About Renee’s True Purpose on The AmericansIs Stan Beeman’s wife actually a Russian spy?
  22. Every Episode of The Americans, RankedThere isn’t a bad episode of The Americans, but which one is the very best?
  23. close reads
    ‘With or Without You’ Was the Perfect Choice for The Americans FinaleGiven the connection between the lyrics and the story, it’s a perfect song selection. But there are U2-related reasons that make it even more fitting.
  24. close reads
    The Blistering Vulnerability of The Americans Finale’s Best SceneThe parking-garage scene is a master class in acting and filmmaking.
  25. The Tragedy of Henry Jennings in The Americans Series FinaleHenry was the show’s punch line for years, but in the end, his role paid off in a massively emotional way.
  26. The Americans: In MemoriamPhilip and Elizabeth Jennings killed an awful lot of people.
  27. vulture lists
    The 10 Best Musical Moments in The AmericansFrom Fleetwood Mac’s “Tusk” to that spectacular song in the series finale
  28. oral history
    An Oral History of The Americans Series FinaleBehind “START,” one of the finest series-enders of the modern TV era.
  29. Where Will Paige Jennings Be in 10 Years? Holly Taylor Has a TheoryIt involves vodka and cats.
  30. close reads
    The Meaning of Elizabeth’s Dream in The Americans FinaleIt’s a moving view into a woman skilled at building boundaries between herself and the world around her.
  31. overnights
    The Americans Series-Finale Recap: With or Without YouThe Jennings’ saga closes on a note of bittersweet ambiguity.
  32. The Americans Series Finale Is a Subdued and Sublime Farewell“START” is one of the best TV finales in years.
  33. Was Renee a Russian Spy on The Americans?Actress Laurie Holden says there’s definitely a correct answer.
  34. vulture lists
    Who Has the Saddest Ending on The Americans?Every major character suffers a tragedy in the series finale. But whose ending is the grimmest?
  35. chat room
    Costa Ronin Is ‘Surprised’ That Oleg Is Still Alive on The Americans“I would hate for Oleg to die just for the sake of a tearjerker.”
  36. overnights
    The Americans Recap: Topsy TurvyWith the end finally in sight, it feels like we’re careening toward a brick wall.
  37. Here’s the Story Behind That Russian Movie Philip Watched on The AmericansThe showrunners talk us through some of Philip’s erratic behavior — and his meaningful choice of video rental.
  38. overnights
    The Americans Recap: Friendly FireElizabeth finally confronts the truth of what she’s been doing for the Russian cause.
  39. Vulture Asks: How Will The Americans End?Has the show made a nihilist out of you? Or are you still a romantic in this cold, cold world?
  40. the americans
    Everything You Need to Know About the Pivotal Summit From The AmericansWednesday’s “The Summit” takes place during Mikhail Gorbachev’s visit to the U.S. in December 1987.
  41. Why The Americans Keeps Reminding Us Someone Important Is Going to DieYou can feel in your bones as you watch that things will not end happily for everyone.
  42. On the Set of The Americans Gamechanging Episode, ‘Harvest’It’s the beginning of the end.
  43. anatomy of a scene
    How That Grisly Scene on The Americans Was FilmedIt rivals the show’s famous suitcase scene.
  44. chat room
    The Americans’ Keidrich Sellati on Playing the Neglected Jennings ChildAnd the time Matthew Rhys made him cry.
  45. overnights
    The Americans Recap: In Case of EmergencyAfter a botched and very gruesome mission, how much longer can Philip continue holding on?
  46. The Delicate Fury of Keri Russell on The AmericansRussell is giving one of the most complex performances ever on television.
  47. overnights
    The Americans Recap: Thanksgiving Day“Rififi” does an excellent job in pinpointing where Philip and Elizabeth are ultimately divided.
  48. close reads
    The Utter Shock of Philip and Paige’s Fight on The AmericansThe father-daughter sparring match is instantly one of the show’s most memorable scenes.
  49. overnights
    The Americans Recap: The Breaking PointPhilip has finally, definitively, turned against Elizabeth’s mission.
  50. Miriam Shor on The Americans and the ‘Joy’ of Puking All Over Keri RussellThe Americans actress talks her big role in the final season of FX’s spy drama.
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