Re: The Americans is Delightful.
Yes I think the show definitely picked up steam as it went along.
A little too much interpersonal melodrama for my tastes, but overall pretty good. I look forward to seeing where they go with it.
“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States...The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge'.” - Isaac Asimov