Homeland: Season 1, Episode 8

Achilles Heel (20 Nov. 2011)

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While Carrie and Saul are left reeling by the news that Walker is alive, the intelligence organizations squabble over how to capture him.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Faber (credit only)
Congressman Richard Johnson
Helen Walker (as Afton C. Williamson)


Saul Berenson is convinced that Raquem's caught cahoot Aileen has switched sides and believes her information. Danny Galvez works out heir house was ideal for a sniper to hit the president in Marine One. Brody is suspect-off now his 'buried' mate Tom Walker is believed to be the Al-Qaeda convert mole. He is indeed alive, living as a homeless veteran, but with secret contacts. Written by KGF Vissers

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Brody comes back a Sgt (E5), then is later shown 2 grades higher as a GySgt (E7) during the various speaking engagements and at Langley. Later, when going to the ball he is back in Sgt (E5) uniform. In addition, when he's in his GySgt uniform, the hash marks (stripes on lower sleeve) are 3, which designates 12 years of service. In the Dress blues at the party, where he's 2 ranks lower, Sgt, he's also only showing 1 hash mark- designating having completed 4 years of service. See more »


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