The Performer | Morena Baccarin
The Show | Homeland (Showtime)
The Episode | “State of Independence”
The Airdate | October 14, 2012
The Performance | Say what you will about the plausibility of Brody being tasked with running errands for Abu Nazir, his absence from the veterans dinner organized by his long-suffering wife afforded her portrayer her meatiest material yet. As the reality slowly sank in that her husband was going to miss the big event, she careened from concern to anger to disappointment, all while demonstrating remarkable restraint.
But it got even better,