Homeland Season 2 Review “Two Hats”

What’s interesting about watching a show like Homeland is the patience that is required of its viewership. In many ways, it’s very similar to the surveillance work that is the backbone of the program. Just like Carrie following Roya Hammad’s various breakfast meetings, we’re constantly waiting, waiting, waiting. On other shows with different content, the waiting becomes interminably boring. OnHomeland, the waiting becomes interminably exhilarating.

For the last few weeks, the show has closely resembled what it was in season number one. It’s not a step backward. It’s merely a step to the side. We are back to not knowing the true intentions of Nicholas Brody, embracing the brilliance of Carrie Mathison, and admiring the stoic beardedness of Saul Berenson. Everybody has their own secret angle to spin out of a terrorist plot on America. There are red herrings, secret meetings, and Morena Baccarin gets naked. It’s a welcome return to some of the best television of last season. Read More...



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