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Review: 'The Americans' tries to solve a problem like 'Pastor Tim'

Review: 'The Americans' tries to solve a problem like 'Pastor Tim'

A review of tonight's The Americans coming up just as soon as I like you better as a blonde... "We're in trouble." -Elizabeth Pastor Tim barely appears in the episode named after him, turning up dead in one of Elizabeth's nightmares. But the Gordian knot that Paige tied around her parents when she told Tim their secret hangs over the entire episode. Now that they know that Pastor Tim knows, there is no good solution. Kill him, and Paige will figure out they were responsible, and at best hate her parents forever, at worst turn them into the authorities. Don't tell him, and there's a man floating out there who can't be trusted to maintain Paige's confidence, meaning that their lives could blow up at any moment. Like the Glanders sample that Philip just can't seem to get rid of — even after murdering an airport security guard to the sounds

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