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Homeland (2011– )

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When Marine Nicolas Brody is hailed as a hero after he returns home from eight years of captivity in Iraq, intelligence officer Carrie Mathison is the only one who suspects that he may have been turned.

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Series cast summary:
 Carrie Mathison (60 episodes, 2011-2015)
 Saul Berenson (60 episodes, 2011-2015)
 Peter Quinn (45 episodes, 2012-2015)
 Nicholas Brody (37 episodes, 2011-2014)
 Jessica Brody (36 episodes, 2011-2013)
 Chris Brody (36 episodes, 2011-2013)
 Dana Brody (36 episodes, 2011-2013)
 Dar Adal (30 episodes, 2012-2015)
 Mike Faber (25 episodes, 2011-2013)


Carrie Mathison, a CIA operations officer, is on probation after carrying out an unauthorized operation in Iraq. As a result, she has been reassigned to the Counter terrorism center. Whilst in Iraq, she was warned that an American prisoner had been turned by Al-Qaeda. When Nicholas Brody, a U.S. Marine Sergeant, is rescued after being held hostage since 2003, she suspects that he is the one. While Brody is received home as a war hero, Carrie goes to any lengths necessary to catch him out. Written by Kad

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2 October 2011 (USA)  »

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To prepare for her role in the series, Claire Danes met with CIA officers. She also watched videos made by people with bipolar disorder and consulted with author Julie Fast who suffers from the same disorder. See more »


Brody and other US Marines are referred to multiple times as "soldiers", including by a character who claims he was with a UDT (underwater demolition team, a "sister" team to the Navy SEALs who have to pass the same training). It's a point of pride among US Marines that they are marines, not soldiers. Brody refers to the UDT character as a soldier. As Naval personnel, he would be a sailor. See more »


Accomplice Terrorist: He'd want a proper Muslim funeral.
Saul Berenson: If nobody claims him, he'll be buried in Potter's Field.
Accomplice Terrorist: [She starts to cry]
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Referenced in About a Boy: About a Godfather (2014) See more »


Homeland Main Title
Written by Sean Callery
Performed by Sean Callery Feat. Chris Tedesco
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Brilliant work! Catchy and deep. Can't wait to see more.
17 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The cast looks like it connects very well. Story as of episode 1 is very interesting, dark, and open to many different ways to keep it going. There is one main story throughout the episode, but with many side stories that seem to start of a little slowly. It gets you wondering and trying to connect the dots every minute of the show. It's like the TV series "Life", but without the funny part and in with good drama. To be more specific it reminds me a little bit of Bourne Trilogy but twisted a little bit. Much recommended to anyone between 18-30 years of age or anyone who likes to watch media about CIA work. Not a lot of action just yet, but it is cooking up to be a good one.

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