Homeland: Season 1, Episode 3

Clean Skin (16 Oct. 2011)

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Nicholas Brody quickly proves himself a welcome father for already doting son Chris and even brat Dana, who for his sake swallows her objections to a "hero's perfect family" TV show, ... See full summary »


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Nicholas Brody quickly proves himself a welcome father for already doting son Chris and even brat Dana, who for his sake swallows her objections to a "hero's perfect family" TV show, despite her mother's adultery. Prince Farid Bin Abbud nearly catches Lynne Reed copying his cellphone, which yields no information about financial transactions the CIA hopes to trace, and gives her a precious diamond necklace. Since the CIA refused to provide a protection team and Carrie and Virgil fail to trace her in time, her murderer can easily escape with the necklace. As Saul guesses, it is later used to buy a home for terrorist leader Abu Nazir and his cover wife. Written by KGF Vissers

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Nicholas Brody: They want you to lose faith. Lose faith in your country, which they say is the devil. In your brother marines, who they say aren't coming for you because you have no military value. In your wife, who they say has got her arms wrapped around someone else.
Lawrence O'Donnell: How do you resist that?
Nicholas Brody: You can't. Except by believing that those people they want you to renounce, that they're keeping the faith in you and you owe it to them to do the same.
Lawrence O'Donnell: Semper fidelis.
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Homeland Main Title
Written by Sean Callery
Performed by Sean Callery Feat. Chris Tedesco
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Clean Skin
24 October 2015 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Prince Farid (Amir Arison) leaves the room after having sex with Lynne (Brianna Brown). While he's gone, Lynne takes the opportunity to download the contents of his phone using the device Carrie gave her. Finishing undetected, the Prince returns and presents Lynne with a gift: a diamond necklace.

Carrie (Claire Danes) briefs a team at headquarters regarding the lead on Abu Nazir. She reports that Prince Farid was seen talking to Nazir, and that her asset has procured the Prince's phone data. She expects there to be evidence of a money transfer on the phone. Later, Carrie has another rendezvous with Lynne, who delivers the contents of the Prince's phone. Lynne says she's barely left the Prince's side for over a year, and expresses doubt that he could have terrorist connections. Carrie turns the phone data over to an analyst at the CIA, but they find nothing at all incriminating.

The Prince is interviewed by the police regarding Lynne's murder and seems genuinely devastated, further casting doubt on his involvement. Carrie is wracked with guilt after she promised Lynne protection that wasn't really there. Saul tries to get her mind back on the case. Carrie speculates that the true connection to Abu Nazir might not be the Prince, but somebody in his entourage. Saul notes that there's a missing diamond necklace, and jewelry is often used as a conduit for financing terrorist operations.

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