20 Best TV Moments of 2013

Red Weddings, Sex ed. in the 1950s, bitchy veeps, Russian sleeper agents and Bret Michaels' RV makeovers ruled the small screen

'The Americans'' Cold War Romance
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13. 'The Americans'' Cold War Romance

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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