Ask the Fans: 'The Americans' Showrunners Want Your Answers to These 7 Questions

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Matthew Rhys, Joel Fields, Joe Weisberg, and Keri Russell at the Season 4 premiere party (Scott Gries/FX Networks)

TV fans aren’t the only ones who have burning questions. In our series Ask the Fans, Yahoo TV flips the script and finds out what questions showrunners have always wanted to pose to their viewers.

Next up, Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields, executive producers of FX’s The Americans. Read their seven questions below, then either reply in the comments section below or email your thoughts to by Friday, April 29. We’ll report the most popular and insightful answers back to Weisberg and Fields, then post their responses on Wednesday, May 4.

Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields ask the fans:

1. Are secrets necessary to sustain relationships?
2. Do parents need to keep secrets from their kids?
3. How does Philip and Elizabeth’s marriage make you think about your own?
4. Do the ‘80s seem like a better or worse time to live?
5. Is it weird to root for “the enemy”?
6. Does the show change your feelings about the Soviet Union?
7. Do you ever feel like a spy in your own life?

The Americans airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on FX.

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