Nina Sergeevna has made quite a journey during the 2nd season of FX’s The Americans. She spent most of season 1 using her body to extract information from the head of the Soviet Residency. In that situation she was not the one in the position of power. My how things have changed in season 2. Now Nina is playing two seasoned agents, Stan with the FBI and Oleg from the KGB. Last week she ended up in bed with the power hungry Oleg, but it was clear she was now in a new position of power.
The question is how long can Nina, played by the superb Annet Mahendru, keep these two forces at bay. While Nina is juggling agents, Philip and Elizabeth are still trying to unravel the mystery behind the murder of their KGB agent friends. Last week included a tense meeting at a park with Philip covering the park bench with a sniper rifle. Trouble continues to close in around the couple, but they still have a mission to finish.
Here is the synopsis of tonight’s all new episode, titled New Car.
Philip and Elizabeth both find themselves faced with painful turns in their various missions. Stan fights to gain access to an American military program that could give him the upper hand in his battle of wills with Oleg.
The promo features a stern Stan meeting with Oleg at the bowling alley. Stan spent much of the 1st season chasing the heels of Philip and Elizabeth, but he’s been sidelined by his love for Nina. How far will Oleg be able to push Stan before be breaks?
Date: Wednesday, April 16th
Episode Title: New Car
Start Time: 10:00 pm ET
Online Stream: FXnetworks.com