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 turned American prisoner. Brody is received home as a war hero, so Carrie goes to any lengths possible, ignoring protocol, to catch him out. Written by Kad

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Some of the photographs that are interspersed over the course of the opening credits sequence are actual pictures of Claire Danes as a young girl. 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 »


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Written by Sean Callery
Performed by Sean Callery Feat. Chris Tedesco
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Powerful, sophisticated drama
11 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Who said American television couldn't produce an edgy, compelling drama that captivates an audience? Homeland is spell-binding, packed with enough twists and turns to keep even a seasoned mystery writer wondering. Superb acting and a script that manages to avoid the usual clichés. Kudos to the writers! I found myself debating the civil liberties vs. national security issues that are so artfully posed each week.Claire Danes, Damien Lewis and Mandy Patinkin inhabit their characters.The producers also refrained from populating the cast with impossibly beautiful people who are unlikely candidates for clandestine operatives. The performances are nuanced and exquisitely wrought.They raise serious questions about the sacrifices both personal and physical that are required in the world of espionage, and the political consequences of using "heroes" for cynical ends. This show and its ensemble cast are MUSTS for Emmy recognition.

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