The American Embassy
- This article is about the TV series, for the embassy see Diplomatic missions of the United States.
is an American drama series
that aired on Fox
from March to April 2002
. The series was created by James D. Parriott
, and executive produced by Danny DeVito
The series follows the personal and professional life of Emma Brody (played by Arija Bareikis
), a young woman from the United States who entered the U.S. Foreign Service
to get away from her dysfunctional life in Toledo, Ohio
. Assigned to the U.S. Embassy in London as a vice consul
, she is faced with new dilemmas that arise out of the challenging work of a Foreign Service Officer, as well as the personal issues that caused her to seek out the job in the first place.
The show was broadcast in 2002 and touched on many sensitive issues regarding terrorism
American foreign policy
. One episode was dedicated to the effects of racial profiling
in which British and American personnel investigate a London mosque
. Another episode touched on the effects of terrorist attacks after the embassy is hit by a car bomb
. Lighter story lines focused on Brody's relationship with her London roommate, her younger sister in America, CIA
agent Doug Roach, and Brody's budding romance with a British Lord.
- "Pilot" (March 11, 2002)
- "China Cup" (March 18, 2002)
- "Driven" (March 25, 2002)
- "Long Live the King" (April 1, 2002)
- "Walking on the......