"American Duos" is the first episode of the second season of Psych, and is the 16th episode overall. Contents. 1 Plot synopsis; 2 Production; 3 Reception Plot synopsis · Production · Reception. Directed by John Landis. With James Roday, Dulé Hill, Timothy Omundson, Maggie Lawson. Shawn & Gus are hired to protect a reality-show judge who has.