Travel Agents

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Critic Consensus: "Travel Agents" continues The Americans' inexorable, tension-filled creep toward one character's seemingly inevitable exit while further deepening the show's long emotional arcs.

Episode Info

Stakes are raised as the KGB and the FBI race to track down an agent.

Cast

Matthew Rhys
as Philip Jennings
Keri Russell
as Elizabeth Jennings
Holly Taylor
as Paige Jennings
Keidrich Sellati
as Henry Jennings
Noah Emmerich
as Stan Beeman
Susan Misner
as Sandra Beeman
Alison Wright
as Martha Hanson
Richard Thomas
as Agent Frank Gaad
Lev Gorn
as Arkady
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Critic Reviews for Travel Agents

As illustrated in this passionate hour of television, the love we have for these characters is too strong to hope against hope for happiness.

Apr 28, 2016 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Martha's at the center of the story, arguably the series' most exciting and excruciating one to date. And like she's done for several seasons now, the actor playing her is delivering one of the finest performances that prestige drama as ever seen.

Apr 28, 2016 | Full Review…

Martha brought both the KGB and the Soviets to their knees as she took off for a walk in the park on The Americans Season 4 Episode 7. She was having anything but a good time, though.

Apr 28, 2016 | Rating: 4.75/5 | Full Review…

This is some bleak stuff. Even as the episode is a master class in tension and suspense, it's telling a parallel story about marriage and infidelity.

Apr 28, 2016 | Full Review…

Because the situation is so precarious, and because the adult characters are focusing on this and only this, there's an enormous level of tension throughout "Travel Agents."

Apr 28, 2016 | Full Review…

"Travel Agents" is two worthwhile episodes of The Americans indelicately smushed into one.

May 19, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Keri Russell shows us Elizabeth's deliberation as she contemplates the best way to handle this frantic woman.

Jun 1, 2018 | Full Review…

The show is not giving anyone an easy way out -- there's no Deus ex machine to be found here -- which is both awful for characters we care about and commendable dramatically.

Apr 29, 2016 | Rating: 9.3/10 | Full Review…

Simply put, The Americans is not playing around, save in terms of ratcheting up the suspense to near-unbearable levels.

Apr 29, 2016 | Full Review…

Among other strengths, The Americans is a master of pace, both in story and character.

Apr 28, 2016 | Full Review…