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Mr. and Mrs. Teacup

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Critic Consensus: "Mr. and Mrs. Teacup" shakes up allegiances between friends, enemies, and even family members as a spy vs. spy conflict begins to solidify at the center of an already outrageous arc.

Episode Info

After picking up a distressing piece of intelligence, Elizabeth takes extreme measures to get close to a Soviet negotiator. Meanwhile, Philip shares some stunning news with Henry.

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
Lev Gorn
as Arkady

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Critic reviews for Mr. and Mrs. Teacup

Fields and Weisberg... [have] always found a way to make this outrageous spy story resonate on a deeply personal level. It's something everyone can appreciate, even if they're not Americans.

April 19, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

[The] sour grace note is saved... by the final moment

April 23, 2018 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

"Mr. and Mrs. Teacup" is brutally, poignantly sad because not only does it present these notions - it suggests that Elizabeth and Philip are on paths that cannot be diverted.

April 19, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

Honeypot Paige is not something I'm prepared to deal with. This will not do at all.

April 19, 2018 | Full Review…

In the end, "Mr. and Mrs. Teacup" is a thicket of references to the point at which the deranged want created by capitalism blinds us to what matters-and in The Americans what matters is not money but time, not work but love, not strength but humanity.

April 19, 2018 | Rating: 8.5/10 | Full Review…

Erica's determination to teach Elizabeth marks a shift in a woman who usually is about action first, thought later.

June 4, 2018 | Full Review…

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