The Americans – Summertime Blues #10

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Special Summertime Blues Podcast #9
A look back at Season 1, Episode 10: Only You

Written by Bradford Winters
Directed by Adam Arkin

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This podcast contains unrestrained spoilers and references to future episodes and events – listen ONLY if you are completely caught up on the series!

Wherein EndGame hosts Jambone and Tsar Misha struggle NOT to do a recap of every single episode of the entire show, then continue on their exploration of many character arcs and themes that resonate throughout the entire series, noting how events in the first season both echo and foreshadow events to come in subsequent seasons. This week they look at Season 1, Episode 10 – Only You.

The Americans – Summertime Blues #9

Endgame Podcasts spies on The Americans
Special Summertime Blues Podcast #9
A look back at Season 1, Episode 9: Safe House

Written by Joshua Brand
Directed by Jim McKaye

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This podcast contains unrestrained spoilers and references to future episodes and events – listen ONLY if you are completely caught up on the series!

Wherein EndGame hosts Jambone and Tsar Misha struggle NOT to do a recap of every single episode of the entire show, then continue on their exploration of many character arcs and themes that resonate throughout the entire series, noting how events in the first season both echo and foreshadow events to come in subsequent seasons. This week they look at Season 1, Episode 9 – Safe House.

The Americans – Summertime Blues #8

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Special Summertime Blues Podcast #8
A look back at Season 1, Episode 8: Mutual Assured Destruction

Written by Joel Fields & Joe Weisberg
Directed by Bill Johnsone

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This podcast contains unrestrained spoilers and references to future episodes and events – listen ONLY if you are completely caught up on the series!

Wherein EndGame hosts Jambone and Tsar Misha struggle NOT to do a recap of every single episode of the entire show, then continue on their exploration of many character arcs and themes that resonate throughout the entire series, noting how events in the first season both echo and foreshadow events to come in subsequent seasons. This week they look at Season 1, Episode 8 – Mutual Assured Destruction.

The Americans – Summertime Blues #7

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Special Summertime Blues Podcast #7
A look back at Season 1, Episode 7: Duty and Honor

Written by Joshua Brand
Directed by Alex Chapplee

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This podcast contains unrestrained spoilers and references to future episodes and events – listen ONLY if you are completely caught up on the series! 

Wherein EndGame hosts Jambone and Tsar Misha struggle NOT to do a recap of every single episode of the entire show, then continue on their exploration of many character arcs and themes that resonate throughout the entire series, noting how events in the first season both echo and foreshadow events to come in subsequent seasons. This week they look at Season 1, Episode 7 – Duty and Honor.

The Americans – Summertime Blues #6

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Special Summertime Blues Podcast #5
A look back at Season 1, Episode 6: Trust Me

Written by Sneha Koorse
Directed by Daniel Sackheime

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This podcast contains unrestrained spoilers and references to future episodes and events – listen ONLY if you are completely caught up on the series! 

Wherein EndGame hosts Jambone and Tsar Misha struggle NOT to do a recap of every single episode of the entire show, then continue on their exploration of many character arcs and themes that resonate throughout the entire series, noting how events in the first season both echo and foreshadow events to come in subsequent seasons. This week they’re joined by special guest Katie Keenan who is not only a fan of The Americans, but also a creator and star of The Canadians on Funny or Die, and they toss in some Emmy nominations chatter as well. And once again they also set a personal podcast best with this one clocking in at about 2 hours and 45 minutes of in-depth discussion and analysis on this episode!

The Americans – Summertime Blues #5

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Special Summertime Blues Podcast #5
A look back at Season 1, Episode 5: COMINT

Written by Melissa James Gibson
Directed by Holly Dalee

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This podcast contains unrestrained spoilers and references to future episodes and events – listen ONLY if you are completely caught up on the series! 

Wherein EndGame hosts Jambone and Tsar Misha struggle NOT to do a recap of every single episode of the entire show, then continue on their exploration of many character arcs and themes that resonate throughout the entire series, noting how events in the first season both echo and foreshadow events to come in subsequent seasons. They also set a personal podcast best, clocking in at almost 2 hours of in-depth discussion and analysis on this episode!

The Americans – Summertime Blues #4

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Special Summertime Blues Podcast #4
A look back at Season 1, Episode 4: In Control

Written by Joel Fields & Joe Weisberg
Directed by Jean de Segonzace

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This podcast contains unrestrained spoilers and references to future episodes and events – listen ONLY if you are completely caught up on the series! 

Wherein EndGame hosts Jambone and Tsar Misha struggle NOT to do a recap of every single episode of the entire show, then continue on their exploration of many character arcs and themes that resonate throughout the entire series, noting how events in the first season both echo and foreshadow events to come in subsequent seasons. They also go into hyper-fanboy mode to gush over this particular episode, its beautifully crafted and integrated historical setting and the key character developments that still manifest in such a quick-moving and historically packed episode, earning it a solid Top 5 of All Time from both Jambone and Tsar Misha…

The Americans – Summertime Blues #3

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Special Summertime Blues Podcast #3
A look back at Season 1, Episode 3: Gregory

Written by Joel Fields
Directed by Thomas Schlamme

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This podcast contains unrestrained spoilers and references to future episodes and events – listen ONLY if you are completely caught up on the series! 

Wherein EndGame hosts Jambone and Tsar Misha struggle NOT to do a recap of every single episode of the entire show, then continue on their exploration of many character arcs and themes that resonate throughout the entire series, noting how events in the first season both echo and foreshadow events to come in subsequent seasons.

The Americans – Summertime Blues #2

Endgame Podcasts spies on The Americans
Summertime Blues #2

This podcast contains unrestrained spoilers and references to future episodes and events – listen ONLY if you are completely caught up!

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Wherein EndGame hosts Jambone and Tsar Misha struggle NOT to do a recap of every single episode of the entire show, then embark on the exploration of the beginnings of many character arcs and themes that resonate throughout the entire series, noting how events in the first season both echo and foreshadow events to come in subsequent seasons, and we begin to get a vague idea of just how deep our host Tsar Misha’s love for Nina runs…

The Americans – Summertime Blues #1

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Summertime Blues #1

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Wherein EndGame hosts Jambone and Tsar Misha admit that they can’t even go a week without doing a podcast about The Americans, and so launch the Summertime Blues series wherein they’ll review key episodes over the course of the show with deep analysis of character and plot development in light of where we are now at the end of Season 5, along with background of historical events, predictions, bullshitting, and whatever else we feel like doing…