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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.


Air date: Mar 16, 2016
Air date: Mar 23, 2016
Air date: Mar 30, 2016
Air date: Apr 6, 2016
Air date: Apr 13, 2016
Air date: Apr 20, 2016
Air date: Apr 27, 2016
Air date: May 4, 2016
Air date: May 11, 2016
Air date: May 18, 2016
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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.

Genre: Drama
Network: FX
Premiere Date: Mar 16, 2016
Executive Producers: , , ,


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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All Critics (45) | Top Critics (23)

The fourth and, by far, most compelling, understands that national-security concerns during the Cold War were determined to a large extent by the bogeymen that haunted nations in their sleep.

April 16, 2018 | Full Review…

Wiggy complexity is a crucial part of the show's brilliance.

May 8, 2017 | Full Review…
Winnipeg Free Press

'The Americans' is TV's ultimate paean to commitment - not the gooey American kind but a rather more Soviet version.

August 11, 2016 | Full Review…
Village Voice
Top Critic

Guided by character-driven, cause-and-effect drama, season 4 achieved a clean yet intricate design: it was a series of rebellions and rebellions within rebellions, a set of Russian nesting dolls.

June 9, 2016 | Rating: A | Full Review…
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Starting as Ronald Reagan takes power in the US, it touches on powerful themes of family, fidelity, betrayal and deception, making it a critical darling and one of those shows you feel a fool for missing.

May 19, 2016 | Full Review…

In the fourth season of The Americans... still as worthy a contender for best drama on TV as ever, the American dream of the early '80s remains strong.

May 19, 2016 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…
Den of Geek

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