Homeland (2011– )
8.4/10
2,817
2 user 9 critic

Pilot 

Eight years after being listed as missing in action and presumed dead in Iraq, Marine Corps Sgt. Nicholas Brody is found alive in an Al Qaeda prison. He returns home to a hero's welcome and... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Video

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Max
...
Major General Tony Trujillo
...
...
Reporter
Edit

Storyline

Eight years after being listed as missing in action and presumed dead in Iraq, Marine Corps Sgt. Nicholas Brody is found alive in an Al Qaeda prison. He returns home to a hero's welcome and begins reconnecting with his family. His wife Jessica welcomes him back while his daughter Dana has only a slim memory of him. Son Chris doesn't remember him at all. He's not aware that his wife had begun a serious relationship with his best friend. Meanwhile, CIA agent Carrie Mathison has been back in Washington for 10 months after a tour of duty in Iraq that ended when she bribed her way into an Iraqi prison to question a detainee minutes before his execution. In return for a promise to protect his family, he tells Carrie a great secret: a US soldier has been turned. She now suspects Brody and after the Agency dismisses her concerns, sets off on her own to find evidence against him. Written by garykmcd

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 October 2011 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The homecoming scene that takes place at Joint Reserve Andrews was filmed at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The first fighter jet shown is part of the military aviation museum there. See more »

Goofs

They show Sgt. Brody flying in to the airbase in a Gulfstream GIV in flight, but they show a Cessna Citation taxiing in on the ground. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Carrie Mathison: I don't care where he is. Find him, it's urgent. Yes, I'll hold.
See more »

Soundtracks

Terminal 7
(uncredited)
Performed by Tomasz Stanko Quintet
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Engaging
21 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After hearing all of the acclaim for Homeland's first season, I have decided to give it a go. The Pilot was was all pilots should be- engaging enough to continue. The Pilot wasn't perfect, but it moved at a brisk pace, and was always intriguing. I also want to say that Claire Danes is fantastic so far. Her character is very interesting, and Danes handled it magnificently. This character has the potential to become one of the classic TV problematic characters that we have (Tony Soprano, Walter White, Don Draper, McNulty). Al in a,, very pleased with this Pilot, and I will definitely continue watching. These days, it seems as if Television has come full circle... it is completely well-made and well thought out, and if this turns out to be half as good as Rubicon, The Wire, or Breaking Bad, then I am all the better for it.


10 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
6th season? writermaia
Are all Americans mentally deranged?? Never seen such idiotic show jarekp40
Carrie Mathison is Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know... elmadman_99
Laura Sutton - Someone Kill Her Please JensyMcKilroy
Does this show go downhill after season 3? bigtyivier2k2
QUINN WILL LIVE IN SEASON 6 and . . . rbeal90
Discuss Pilot (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?