In the Season 1 finale, a near-catatonic Carrie is confined to bed as Saul puzzles over the unnerving implications of her time line.



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Vice-President Walden and his team are making preparations for the announcement of his candidacy for President, and several different factions are on their own mission for the event. David tries to convince him that if he is set on going ahead with the announcement at this time, that he do it in a more secured setting as Walker is still at large. Walker has to find a way into the secured zone to be able to have clear and undetected access for his shot. Brody not only prepares himself for his final suicide bomb mission, but also videotapes a confession for later viewing about his view that the Vice-President, who ordered the attack that killed several children including Abu Nazir's son but who publicly blamed that attack on Al Qaeda, is the true terrorist. Brody has to decide if he will ultimately go through with the plan or if there is another better option about which his backers will support. In Brody's preparation, Dana believes she understands why her father has been acting so ... Written by Huggo

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18 December 2011 (USA)  »

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The cow is waiting
19 December 2011 | by See all my reviews

What a crock of s***.

So what was building up so beautifully all fall came up to this? I honestly don't believe the show's screenwriters are as brainless as to produce such a disappointing piece of 90-minute filler.

The reason for the apathetic piece of nothingness I saw earlier today is much more trivial. It is coloured in green and has the pictures of dead American presidents on it. Namely, if things came to a natural end in the final episode of the first season, there would be no need for a second season.

But hey, the show has been extended for a second season, the cash cow is ready for milking so we have to patch up some tur* called "season finale" and extend what could have been one episode into a whole season. The cow is waiting!!!

Guys, while you have been so fixated on your cash cow, do you think you might have, you know, accidentally shot yourselves in the leg? Because you may indeed have that second season but it is quite possible you won't have any viewers for it? At least that is my reaction and the reaction of the vast majority of people on the boards today...

A real pity, the show was really good until now. Nonetheless, I hope Claire Danes gets an Emmy for her performance, she was indeed outstanding. But the show is in the toilet. Sorry.

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