The Americans - Season 6, Episode 10 - Rotten Tomatoes




Critic Consensus: The Americans' series finale offers viewers closure and uncertainty with an outcome that's as devastating as it is full of potential.

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In the series finale, the Jennings face a choice that will change their lives forever.


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
Susan Misner
as Sandra Beeman
Alison Wright
as Martha Hanson
Richard Thomas
as Agent Frank Gaad
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Rather than physical death or even incarceration, the principal characters of FX's The Americans were left dying on the inside at the close of Wednesday night's series finale.

May 31, 2018 | Full Review…
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In perfectly ironic fashion, Philip and Elizabeth are now effectively immigrants in their own land. The place they once called home has now become unfamiliar. It doesn't represent a fresh start, but it's the closest thing to a new beginning.

June 4, 2018 | Full Review…

A thoroughly satisfying ending to six seasons of espionage, marital struggle, and ideology. The last episode...stayed true to the tone of the entire series, with waves of heavy emotion and lots of secret nighttime crawls...

May 31, 2018 | Full Review…

It's always simmered and stewed in the emotional strain of its premise without ever actually exploding. Its slowness wasn't preparatory; it was the point.

May 31, 2018 | Full Review…

Thanks to everything working around [Paige], the series itself will also stand the test of time.

May 31, 2018 | Rating: A | Full Review…

The plot of The Americans constantly evades climax -- the finale shuns action-packed shoot-outs and stereotypical spy scenes for close-up shots of its major characters in various, internalised states of shock and trauma.

August 8, 2018 | Full Review…

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