Homeland Recap: A World Turned Upside-Down

The bomb that exploded at the funeral of Vice President Bill Walden 40 minutes into "The Choice" rebooted the series through creative destruction. David Estes and the vice president’s widow Cynthia are dead, along with 200 other people. The killers framed Brody, hiding the explosives in his car, detonating them during the funeral, and releasing Brody’s suicide tape (which he recorded last season) after the fact, as "proof" that he did it. All in all, this episode felt like an inversion of last season’s finale, in which Brody was plotting a bomb attack against Walden but aborted it at the last second, and Carrie believed he was a terrorist and did all she could to expose/thwart/catch him. Read More...



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