The Americans · Season 3 13 Episodes

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In season three, Philip and Elizabeth find themselves at odds over their daughter’s future now that the KGB is determined to recruit her and FBI Agent Stan Beeman has rededicated himself to uncovering the identities of the Russian spies.


NoFirst Air DateNameOverview
3x1EST MenTensions simmer between Philip and Elizabeth as they disagree over handling orders from the Centre. When Elizabeth loses key intel, Philip enlists Annelise on a mission with an unexpected outcome. Stan tries a new approach to mending his marriage with Sandra amidst learning tough news about Nina.
3x2BaggageElizabeth and Philip come together to deal with a mission gone wrong but struggle to reconcile their increasingly opposing ideologies. Stan welcomes a Soviet defector, Zinaida, to America. Nina acclimates to her new living arrangements.
3x3Open HouseDanger mounts for Elizabeth and Philip as they get closer to the inner circle of the C.I.A. Afghan Group. Stan monitors Zinaida. Agent Aderholt challenges Agent Gaad on a crucial operation. Arkady tasks Oleg and Tatiana with gathering high--‐level intel. Martha proposes a lifestyle change to Clark.
3x4DimebagPhilip faces a moral dilemma while developing an asset. Philip and Elizabeth’s friction escalates. Stan develops a theory with serious repercussions for national security. Paige makes a surprising birthday wish.
3x5Salang PassPhilip juggles the many women in his life while Elizabeth takes drastic measures to complete a mission. Stan asserts a plan to save Nina with an unlikely ally.
3x6Born AgainGabriel has surprising information. Elizabeth begins to take family matters into her own hands. Stan receives upsetting news from his past and turns to Sandra for support.
3x7Walter TaffetPhilip and Elizabeth feel the weight of a new family secret while following up on the KGB’s interests in South Africa. Stan faces struggles both at work and at home. Martha confronts a shocking development.
3x8DivestmentMartha and Clark’s marriage meets its most challenging test yet. As pressures on Philip intensify, Elizabeth turns to Gabriel with a difficult request. Nina receives a new assignment that reconnects her with her past.
3x9Do Mail Robots Dream of Electric SheepPhilip and Elizabeth struggle with the gravity of unexpected collateral damage. Stan and Oleg hatch a risky plan to help save Nina.
3x10StingersPhilip and Elizabeth deploy a plan for the C.I.A.’s Mujahideen visitors. Tensions at the Jennings’ home escalate.
3x11One Day in the Life of Anton BaklanovPhilip and Elizabeth's home and work lives collide in new and dangerous ways. Nina struggles to figure out her next steps. Arkady assigns Oleg and Tatiana to an operation with uncertain potential.
3x12I Am Abassin ZadranMartha hosts an unexpected guest. Philip and Elizabeth must work a formidable Mujahideen commander. Paige acts out.
3x13March 8, 1983Elizabeth and Paige take a trip that lands them in treacherous territory. After an emotionally charged mission, Philip turns to an unlikely source for solace. Stan’s plan to save Nina culminates in unforeseen ways.


Elizabeth JenningsKeri Russell
Phillip JenningsMatthew Rhys
Paige JenningsHolly Taylor
Henry JenningsKeidrich Sellati
Stan BeemanNoah Emmerich
Sandra BeemanSusan Misner
Oleg Igorevich BurovCosta Ronin
Nina Sergeevna KrilovaAnnet Mahendru
GabrielFrank Langella
Arkady Ivanovich ZotovLev Gorn
Frank GaadRichard Thomas
Martha HansonAlison Wright


ArtArt DirectionChristopher Minard
Production DesignDiane Lederman
ProductionCastingRori Bergman
Co-Executive ProducerStephen Schiff
Stuart Zicherman
Co-ProducerDavid Woods
Consulting ProducerJoshua Brand
Executive ProducerDaniel Sackheim
Darryl Frank
Graham Yost
Joel Fields
Joseph Weisberg
Justin Falvey
ProducerMary Rae Thewlis
SoundMusicNathan Barr