Elizabeth discharges Hans because she thinks Todd saw him at the Venter killing, so Hans gets rid of the threat so he can continue working with Elizabeth. Philip divulges Martha knows Clark is not who he claimed to be but Philip trusts Martha not to talk. They talk to Gabriel about the Martha Operation and the FBI mail robot. Elizabeth and Philip visit the shop where the mail robot is taken for repair to obtain intel. When the elderly wife of the original owner comes in unexpectedly, Elizabeth chats with her and the old lady realizes Elizabeth is going to kill her. Visibly upset at having to kill her, Elizabeth makes her death painless with a drug overdose and she talks with her, reassuring her as she dies. Stan and Oleg continue on their own operation to save Nina. Philip has a very truthful Scrabble game with Gabriel.
Did You Know?
The episode name is a reference to the 1968 science fiction novel ("Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?") by Philip K. Dick
, of which the movie Blade Runner
(1982) is based on. See more
At one point, Betty Turner, the old woman who Elizabeth later kills takes medication, saying "I have a bad heart." In a close up shot, the label says the medication is lisinopril, which wasn't approved to treat congestive heart failure until 10 years after the scene in question takes place. See more
The Americans Theme
Written by Nathan Barr See more