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The Americans S:5 | E:1 Amber Waves of Grain

Showrunners Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg join Slate's June Thomas to discuss the premiere of the show's penultimate season. They discuss new characters Tuan and the Morozovs--and Philip and Elizabeth's new operational identities as Brad and  Dee Eckert. Then several members of the crew talk about the challenges they faced creating the episode's climactic 12-minute scene.

Note: This podcast contains spoilers and is meant to be enjoyed after you watch the episode. New episodes air Tuesdays at 10pm on FX. 

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