The fast-paced opening of Season 6 shifts into a more deliberate and devolving state for poor overworked Elizabeth! Philip loses a client, and Paige gets musical! We also get Stan: marriage counselor? Plus: FBI Mailbot makes his triumphant return! It’s all in The Americans Season 6 Episode 2 “Tchaikovsky” which aired April 4, 2018. It was written by the showrunners Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields, and was directed by Matthew Rhys.
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For your listening pleasure we have 2 fun stories for you in the TASS-approved news! First up is a great piece in Vulture talking with the folks on the show for their favorite disguises. Then
thanks to Maggie C on Facebook we found Uproxx’s ‘The Americans’ Anxiety Report: Paige And Mail Robot Are Not Gonna Be Okay! Too funny!
We then break down the brain-splashing craziness! The situation continues to unravel for Elizabeth this week. Her multiple operations are a drain on her. She is almost caught meeting with her State Department contact. She attempts to use an asset from 1981 who is resistant to helping her. Philip loses an important customer and Henry gives him advice. Stan and Dennis have to deal with the deterioration of Gennadi and Sofia’s marriage. FBI Mailbot! Paige gets a classical music lesson from Claudia. She later comes upon the shocking outcome of Elizabeth’s attempt to extract tech from her old asset.
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