After Saul watched Brody's video at the end of last week's episode, I stated that Homeland was coming out the gates fast. Ending "State of Independence" with Saul showing said video to Carrie makes it more like warp speed.
The Walking Dead virtually spent an entire season making us watch their gang of survivors hang out on a farm doing nothing. Sons of Anarchy dragged out Jax finding out about what happened to his father for multiple seasons. Many shows spend too much time not wanting to do much too quickly.
Now that Carrie has seen the video that proved she was right about Brody, the same can't really be said about Homeland. They are throwing punch after punch, and it has been a joy to watch. Sure, because of this style, the series might run out of steam at some point, but for now it's one of the reasons it is as entertaining as anything on television. Read More...