20 Best TV Moments of 2013


'The Americans'' Cold War Romance

The Americans
Craig Blankenhorn/FX

The Americans, FX

Two Russian spies pose as a suburban married couple in 1981, with sex, treachery and nuclear paranoia. It also has TV's smartest soundtrack, especially when Roxy Music's poignant art-rock elegy "Sunset" plays as the KGB ships a baby back to Russia after they've killed its parents – just another pawn in the Cold War game.

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