Season 4
Season 4
No. of episodes 13
Original run March 16, 2016-June 8, 2016
DVD release March 7, 2017 (Region 1)
Season chronology
Season Three
Season Five

Season Four of The Americans premiered on March 16, 2016 and concluded on June 8, 2016. It consisted of thirteen episodes.




Also see Philip's disguises.


# Image Title Airdate Viewers (millions)
4x01 40 Glanders Glanders March 16, 2016 1.11
Philip and Elizabeth deal with the fallout of all they’ve wrought. What will happen when the FBI finds out about Gene’s suicide? How will Pastor Tim deal with the revelation that they are Russian spies? And will they be able to handle a dangerous, new bioweapons assignment?
4x02 41 Pastor Tim Episode 1 Pastor Tim March 23, 2016 0.93
Philip tries with increasing desperation to get rid of a sensitive and dangerous package as family tensions in the Jennings house reach a boiling point when Paige shares a secret of her own.
4x03 42 EPCOT Episode 13 Experimental Prototype City of Tomorrow March 30, 2016 0.82
Paige copes with new burdens that come with her family’s secret – as Philip and Elizabeth struggle to contain their cover without destroying their daughter.
4x04 43 S04E04-Nina dead Chloramphenicol April 6, 2016 1.04
A devastating flaw during a mission forces Philip, Elizabeth, William and Gabriel to confront the depths of their patriotism… and their mortality. In Russia, in striving to be a better person, has Nina put her life on the line?
4x05 44 The Americans - 4.05 - Clark's Place Clark's Place April 13, 2016 0.89
Philip must consider his life with Martha and make a crushing choice from which there is no coming back.
4x06 45 The Rat Episode 7 The Rat April 20, 2016 0.90
Martha must finally face the truth she has denied – and her life may never be the same. Plus, a chilling new development in William’s work forces the Jennings to face the realities of what a biological war would mean.
4x07 46 Travel Agents Episode Elizabeth Martha Travel Agents April 27, 2016 0.90
The KGB and the FBI both race to track down a vital agent… everything is at stake.
4x08 47 David Copperfield Episode 4 The Magic of David Copperfield V: The Statue of Liberty Disappears May 4, 2016 1.02
The Jennings’s approach their breaking points as both Philip and Elizabeth must handle loyal agents. Will they make it through with their patriotism – and sanity – intact?
4x09 48 The Americans - 409 - The Day After The Day After May 11, 2016 0.90
"The Day After" premieres, making the stakes – and terrible consequences – of the Cold War plain. Even with that in mind, will Elizabeth be able to complete the painful process of the “Patty” operation?
4x10 49 The Americans - 410 - Munchkins Munchkins May 18, 2016 0.82
When Paige’s long-ago indiscretion threatens to resurface and destroy the family, Philip and Elizabeth find themselves scrambling – and Paige finds herself reevaluating who her parents really are.
4x11 50 The Americans - 411 - Dinner for Seven Dinner for Seven May 25, 2016 0.81
Elizabeth completes the last steps of a very personal operation… but at what cost?
4x12 51 The Americans - 412 - A Roy Rogers in Franconia A Roy Rogers in Franconia June 1, 2016 0.93
As Paige deals with last episode’s trauma, she sees her mother in a new light… and finds she has inherited some of her parents’ skills. Plus, has Oleg reached his breaking point with Stan?
4x13 52 The Americans - 413 - Persona Non Grata Persona Non Grata June 8, 2016 0.77
Philip and Elizabeth engage in a high-stakes race against the FBI to recover a hazardous package. Will they get there in time? And will Paige follow her parents into the family business?


  • Season Four had the fewest number of appearances of Dupont Circle Travel of any season, in three episodes.

Title Sequence

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The Americans
See also: Season OneSeason TwoSeason ThreeSeason FourSeason FiveSeason Six
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