Dead Hand
The Americans - 601 - Dead Hand

Air Date March 28, 2018
Directed By Chris Long
Written By Joel Fields & Joe Weisberg
Previous Episode "The Soviet Division"
Next Episode "Tchaikovsky"
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Dead Hand is the season premiere of the final season of The Americans on FX, and the sixty-sixth episode overall.  


It’s autumn 1987 and as a major arms control summit looms, Elizabeth is pushed to her limits as never before. Philip, meanwhile, has settled into running the newly expanded travel agency – until an unexpected visitor makes a disquieting request.



Song Title Performer(s)
Don't Dream It's Over Crowded House
Quince Años Chilo Escobedo
We Do What We're Told (Milgram's 37) Peter Gabriel
Louisiana Saturday Night Mel McDaniel
Listening Wind Talking Heads
Gold Dust Woman Fleetwood Mac

Season Six
#601 "Dead Hand" #606 "Rififi"
#602 "Tchaikovsky" #607 "Harvest"
#603 "Urban Transport Planning" #608 "The Summit"
#604 "Mr. and Mrs. Teacup" #609 "Jennings, Elizabeth"
#605 "The Great Patriotic War" #610 "START"