'Homeland' Season 3 premiere recap: 'Tin Man Is Down,' and so is Carrie

Does "Homeland" work without Nicholas Brody? That's a concept the Season 3 premiere, "Tin Man Is Down," experiments with. It's been well documented that Brody was almost killed off twice during "Homeland's" two-season run, and though he will be returning in the upcoming episode 3, the Showtime series' third season premiere proved it can still stand on its own two legs without its leading man. But just because Brody isn't in Season 3's premiere doesn't mean that his presence isn't felt. A Senate committee has been organized to get to the bottom of the bombing at Langley, which means that Carrie Mathison needs to cover for both her departed love and for her CIA superiors. That puts her in the crossfires in a way viewers haven't seen before, and she ends up being screwed over by both sets of lies she tells. In place of the drama between Carrie and Brody, the source of conflict...



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