Critic Consensus: "The Committee on Human Rights" kicks at the underpinnings of its central characters' convictions just as they're forced to say goodbye to an important ally.
as Philip Jennings
as Elizabeth Jennings
as Paige Jennings
as Henry Jennings
as Stan Beeman
as Sandra Beeman
as Martha Hanson
as Agent Frank Gaad
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Critic reviews for The Committee on Human Rights
Faces here look raw, inseparable from the physical reality of the human beings beneath them.
The Committee On Human Rights is an alternately frustrating and fascinating episode of The Americans, though many of the frustrating parts feel intentional.
It's here, as in the Beemans' foyer, that "The Committee on Human Rights" illustrates the series' unmannered power, its extraordinary force.
Is there life after spying? That's not a question The Americans has taken seriously up until now.
Poor Philip. His mind must be blown at this point ... At least Philip isn't the only one in the family questioning himself. Elizabeth is questioning her motivations, as well.
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