The Americans (2013–2018)
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Divestment 

Martha and Clark's marriage meets its most challenging test yet; pressure on Philip intensifies.

Director:

Daniel Attias (as Dan Attias)

Writers:

Joseph Weisberg (created by) (as Joe Weisberg), Joshua Brand
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Keri Russell ... Elizabeth Jennings
Matthew Rhys ... Philip Jennings
Lev Gorn ... Arkady Zotov
Annet Mahendru ... Nina Krilova
Susan Misner ... Sandra Beeman (credit only)
Costa Ronin ... Oleg Burov
Keidrich Sellati ... Henry Jennings (credit only)
Holly Taylor ... Paige Jennings
Richard Thomas ... Frank Gaad
Alison Wright ... Martha Hanson
Noah Emmerich ... Stan Beeman
Michael Aronov ... Anton Baklanov
Brandon J. Dirden ... Dennis Aderholt
Jefferson Mays ... Walter Taffet
Neil Sandilands ... Eugene Venter
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Storyline

Philip and and Ncgobo try to extract information from an uncooperative Venter and Elizabeth deals with the student, Todd. Nina is "rewarded" for helping the KGB get Evi's confession with a sentence reduced to 10 years; however, if she can turn the defected and recovered scientist, Anton Baklanov, she will gain her freedom. Taffet of OPR (the Office of Professional Responsibility) continues its sweep and investigates Martha and the black agent, Aderholt as Stan flies to Chicago to mourn his dead comrade. Ncgobo wants to be the one to kill Venter and Todd is forced to watch one of the most brutal executions in history. Arkady receives a phone call from Oleg's father. Nina settles into her new assignment at the facility where Russian scientists are working on Arpanet and she meets the old boss she betrayed, who is in charge. Philip and Elizabeth work hard to convince Ncgobo to let Todd live once he comes clean with what he knows about Venter. Taffet accuses Gaad of negligence in allowing... Written by LA-Lawyer

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Trivia

The book that Paige is reading by the kitchen table when Elizabeth walks in is "Why We Can't Wait" by Martin Luther King. See more »

Goofs

Todd mispronounces "apartheid". South Africans know that it rhymes with "hate", not "height". He also mispronounces "Venter", which has a soft "F" rather than a hard "V" sound. See more »

Quotes

Martha Hanson: I met a man named Walter Taffet yesterday.
Philip Jennings: Who's he?
Martha Hanson: [after a sober pause] Well, he's you.
Philip Jennings: [Shocked, trying to regain his composure] I...
Martha Hanson: [On the verge of tears] They found the pen... Who are you?
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The Americans Theme
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Written by Nathan Barr
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18 March 2015 (USA) See more »

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