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A very promising new series started in the UK on Saturday night…The Americans. Like the brilliant Homeland (though don’t bother with Season 2), it involves an inside threat to the US government, but this time it’s Russian spies masquerading as a normal all-American family. It’s set in DC in the 80’s, and I’m already hooked. Not only is it thrilling stuff, but it’s also taking me right back to my childhood. I’d forgotten how high waisted my mum’s jeans used to be. And how fabulous Fleetwood Mac is. UK viewers can catch up here; US viewers can download the entire first season here, because obviously you’re light years ahead of us luddites across the pond. – Rachel