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Homeland Recap: Color Me Manic

With only one more episode before what promises to be a crackler of a season finale (here's where we all recite Veena Sud's name and spit on the ground because HEAVEN FORBID), Homeland took time that could have been spent frantically plotting and instead jumped down a couple of dark wells in terms of Carrie's psyche and Brody putting his house in order. Not to invent a straw man here, but can't you imagine a version of this episode with a tight focus on the hunt for the mole, and with Brody having to jump through more intense hoops than a snooping daughter to get his bomb vest into place? We've already become conditioned to prestige dramas dropping giant bombshells in their penultimate episodes. But I love Homeland for the ways it works with and against the tendencies of political thrillers, and this episode is a prime example. Read More...


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Medium 1371447244 phillis wheatley
Aug 21, 2012 11:53PM EDT
What tour de-force of Carrie's spiral and fall out of the CIA . Brody the school teacher for Nadir's son will lead a revolution against the Us vigilant revenge never wins so if no bomb goes off for season 1 unless they go the route of 24 and do the bomb after all.
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