The Americans

The Americans (2013)

3 mistakes in season 5

(2 votes)

The Committee on Human Rights - S5-E7

Character mistake: Renee refers to Indiana University as U of I. It should be IU. U of I would only refer to the University of Illinois, one of their main rivals. (00:31:00 - 00:33:00)

IHOP - S5-E9

Factual error: When Philip and Elizabeth are driving in their Volvo after argued with Tuan, the front panel of the car radio is removed, and you can see a CD slot. This was not available in 1984. (00:41:00)

Crossbreed - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: Phillips' hands go from clasped to unclasped on the table as the shot angles instantly change while speaking with Gabriel.

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Trivia: Former adviser to President Ronald Reagan, Lt. Col. Oliver North, served as a consultant for several episodes.

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