'Homeland': Damian Lewis' Brody should have died long ago

There were many out there who thought Brody should have stayed alive past"Homeland's" Season 3 finale. But for me, the emotional impact of his death would have been better delivered seasons ago. Part of what made Season 1 of "Homeland" so engaging was the big question mark over the head of Damian Lewis' character. Was he a terrorist like Carrie (Claire Danes) claimed? Was it all in her head? After a season's worth of back-and-forth tension, the fact that the Season 1 finale showed Brody to be the man Carrie thought he was, though she wasn't able to prove him guilty, was a perfect twist. "Homeland" took its time resolving that storyline in Season 2, with Carrie starting to see the good in Brody after his capture and interrogation instead of the bad. She was crazy and she loved him, and we as an audience dug that. But Brody's journey to being a hero should have...



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