Review - Homeland 2.06 "A Gettysburg Address"

If you've been wondering when exactly Brody will be called into service for the CIA, the answer is ... SPOILER ALERT ... this Sunday.  After all, there is no time to waste when National Security is at risk on Homeland.

My biggest concern for Homeland was how they could possibly follow up the first season.  With all the well deserved awards and accolades, season one of Homeland could have very well come to a definitive end, and no one would have complained.  After all, the entire season was somewhat focused on arriving at a character defining moment for all involved.  How exactly do you follow up when you've already plumbed the depths of the characters and delivered a season long exercise in tension building?  It seems like a risk to extend a series beyond the moment it seemed designed to arrive at in the end.  Think Twin Peaks and the solving of Laura Palmer's murder. Making it somehow into an anti-terrorism procedural would be the antithesis of everything that was great about season one. Read More...


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