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The Americans

Post by AndyCr15 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:57 am

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At the height of the Cold War two Russian agents pose as your average American couple, complete with family.
I just watched the finale of The Americans last night and I think of all the TV I've watched, it's moved into my all time Top 4. I think I have Breadking Bad, then Game of Thrones and then this tied with Justified.

It's just such a good show, with very few flaws. Great story, great characters, great acting and things that really make you think. It's a rather serious show (as in no jokes or humour) as I think they try and depict how this really would have been. It's not about spies like a James Bond movie, it's all about their families and relationships as well as the missions they complete for the good of the USSR.

Add in that it has a great ending and it's a show I highly recommend. I think the first 4 (of 6) seasons can be seen through Amazon Prime at the moment. I'll give it a few years, then it will be on my list to watch through again, for sure.
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