The Americans - Season 4, Episode 10 - Rotten Tomatoes




Critic Consensus: With "Munchkins," The Americans plays on overarching themes of trust and consequences with shocking twists, bleak humor, and a sudden, poignant farewell.

Episode Info

A discretion from Paige's past resurfaces and threatens to destroy the family, which sparks chaos for Philip and Elizabeth and forces Paige to reevaluate who her parents really are.


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 Munchkins

Every week, The Americans plunges its cold hands into my chest and squeezes my lungs a little tighter.

May 20, 2016 | Full Review…

It solidified Season 4 as one for goodbyes. Three main characters - or at least recurring characters - have all left, two dead and one unlikely to be seen again.

May 19, 2016 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

As is no surprise by this point in the season, "Munchkins" was an effective look at how the information that ties us together can also strangle.

May 19, 2016 | Full Review…

"Munchkins" works better than the table-setting in last week's episode by digging into what it means to split apart families and continuing to prove how ruthless this season has been in excising extra weight.

May 19, 2016 | Full Review…

We got a firsthand look at how things can go well- and how they can go completely sideways at a moment's notice, no matter where one's loyalties lie.

May 20, 2016 | Full Review…

The Americans can deftly reverse our sympathies with a snap of its fingers.

May 19, 2016 | Full Review…

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