I almost never find—or make—the time to write for my own site, but after six seasons of being a die-hard fan of The Americans, I knew I needed to step up and pay tribute to the series’ spectacular swan song. (I’d also broken my usual rule to interview Holly Taylor back in 2016.)
Plot twist: No one dies. In its last and biggest surprise, The Americans stages a bloodless coup in its final hour. And yet it’s somehow more tragic and heartbreaking than if they had perished.