January 29, 2013 6:57 PM

Sara Smith | 'The Americans' revisits the Cold War with spies like us

“The Americans,” FX’s smart espionage drama, puts the enemy in Guess jeans and an Oldsmobile with Juice Newton on the eight-track. Starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as a deep-undercover, accent-free Boris and Natasha, the show rewinds the clock to the Cold War and turns the black-and-white America-first mentality of the early ’80s inside out.

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