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Two Soviet intelligence agents pose as a married couple to spy on the American government.

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After witnessing Elizabeth kill two men, Paige trades in church for training sessions with mom. First, self defense. Second could tear the family apart. The beginning of the end for ...


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In the season 4 finale, Elizabeth & Philip race against the FBI to retrieve a mysterious package. Paige finally begins considering whether or not she would like to enter the family ...


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 Elizabeth Jennings (75 episodes, 2013-2018)
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 Philip Jennings (75 episodes, 2013-2018)
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 Henry Jennings (52 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Paige Jennings (52 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Stan Beeman (52 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Arkady Zotov (48 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Frank Gaad (48 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Martha Hanson (44 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Nina Krilova (42 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Sandra Beeman (38 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Oleg Burov (38 episodes, 2014-2016)
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A pair of deep-cover Soviet spies masquerades as a typical DC couple whose children, neighbors, coworkers & friends are completely unaware of their activities. At home, they're the stereotypical parents of stereotypical kids; at work, they pose as travel agents; but at night, they weave a web of confidants, lovers, dupes, and historical figures from the Reagan-era Cold War. The startlingly realistic plot twists force the viewer to consider the real cost of an undeclared war, what it takes to protect one's beliefs, if it's worth it, and if it actually worked for either side. Written by Steve83

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All's fair in love and cold war.


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30 January 2013 (USA)  »

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In the Episode, "Experimental Prototype City of Tomorrow," where EPCOT is an element there are several goofs. First the name is wrong. The word city is used rather than Community (likely due to licensing reasons.) Next, the brochure on EPCOT shows a ferris wheel and a roller coaster. There was no ferris wheel anywhere near Orlando until 2014 and the only rollercoasters at Walt Disney World were Space Mountain and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. The roller coaster itself never appeared in photos. No other coaster existed in Orlando at the time (with the exception of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, which opened in 1980). See more »

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Intense different sexy and entertaining
10 April 2013 | by (Billings, MT) – See all my reviews

This show is very different and engaging! Love the choice of actors - Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys. They are doing an excellent job, great play! If you really are following the show close you'll get addicted!I love Keri Russell as a bad ass Russian spy! And Matthew Rhys is so sexy! They are a great on-screen couple and a team. Lies, spying, sex, intrigues you get the whole package!! The show is solid! You would enjoy the tension, the spy games, the chemistry between Elizabeth and Phillip, KGB spies, who actually start as pretending to be the perfect "american" family and then they actually realize they really love each other and between their spy missions they are trying to build their trust and love.


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