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A bipolar CIA operative becomes convinced a prisoner of war has been turned by al-Qaeda and is planning to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil.
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Series cast summary:
Claire Danes ...  Carrie Mathison 96 episodes, 2011-2019
Mandy Patinkin ...  Saul Berenson 85 episodes, 2011-2019
Rupert Friend ...  Peter Quinn 58 episodes, 2012-2018
F. Murray Abraham ...  Dar Adal 43 episodes, 2012-2018
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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 one. While Brody is received home as a war hero, Carrie goes to any lengths necessary to catch him out. Written by Kad

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English

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2 October 2011 (USA) See more »

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Charlotte, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Commencing with Season 6 / Episode 2, the pre-credits sequence opens with uncredited audio commentary by poet Gil Scott-Heron ("The first revolution is when you change your mind about how you look at things ..."), journalist Jeremy Scahill ("The brutality against protesters, the para-militarization of law enforcement..."), journalist Glenn Greenwald ("... the system of indefinite detention ..."), Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Inspector General of the Intelligence Community Charles McCullough, etc. See more »

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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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Accomplice Terrorist: He'd want a proper Muslim funeral.
Saul Berenson: If nobody claims him, he'll be buried in Potter's Field.
Accomplice Terrorist: [She starts to cry]
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Writers from kindergarten?
16 April 2017 | by acana79See all my reviews

To sum up: Don't watch Homeland anymore.

Season six again fails in every way to live of to the complex and intriguing story telling we're used to from season 1-3 of Homeland. I feel that the story is written by first-timers with a target audience of the mental age of 7.

The main plot of season 6 is good, but for some strange reason we're forced to watch side stories that are so far from relevant to the main story it actually hurts watching them. It just builds up frustrations that doesn't go away. Also, the key characters behaves ridiculously unprofessional giving their line of work and the communication between them is so poor you wonder if they're simply children dressed up as grownups. I wonder why the actors agree to such stupid scripts in the first place, as they are so wonderfully good at what they do?

It fails so hard at telling the story that at the end of episode 12 you just realized you waisted 12 hours of your life for nothing. Viewers are left with an unsatisfying end that explains absolutely nothing, and the use of story telling throughout the episodes is so poor you simply wonder if they thought it was going to go on for 100 episodes = we have time..? And no, it's most definitely not the way to gear up for another season. There is nothing remotely professional about doing that. It just screams: I don't know what to write but we have a contract for a few more seasons so let's just write stuff.

The fact that people actually get paid for producing this crap is just unbelievable.

Stay way and watch something else.


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