Duty and Honor

Air Date March 13, 2013
Directed By Alex Chapple
Written By Joshua Brand
Previous Episode Trust Me
Next Episode Mutually Assured Destruction
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Duty and Honor is the seventh episode of Season One of The Americans on FX, and the seventh episode overall.

Synopsis Edit

Philip and Elizabeth’s troubled marriage is further tested when a mission to discredit a Polish pro-democracy leader reunites Philip with his old flame.

Plot Edit

Philip is sent to New York City to discredit a Polish dissident. There he works and has sex with an agent named Irina, who was his lover before he left Russia. She asserts that her son in Russia is from that relationship. After the successful mission, she tells Philip she plans to leave the KGB and disappear; she invites Philip to join her but he declines. Elizabeth develops a new source within the SDI project by paying off his gambling debt.

Notes Edit


Song Title Performer(s)
The Box Fad Gadget
Coit Tower Millionaire at Midnight


The Americans 1x07 Promo 'Duty and Honor' HD)00:45

The Americans 1x07 Promo 'Duty and Honor' HD)

Season One
#101 "Pilot" #108 "Mutually Assured Destruction"
#102 "The Clock" #109 "Safe House"
#103 "Gregory" #110 "Only You"
#104 "In Control" #111 "Covert War"
#105 "COMINT" #112 "The Oath"
#106 "Trust Me" #113 "The Colonel"
#107 "Duty and Honor"

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