TV Show: Homeland

Homeland: Mission to Moscow: Wigstock Edition

Like every season’s penultimate episode of Homeland, “All In” was action-packed and showed Carrie at her most ingenious and determined. Plausibility, however, was lower than on a Saturday morning cartoon version of the A-Team. Saul, Carrie, her crew, and…

Homeland: Bye-bye, Frannie-pie

In “Clarity”, the tenth episode of season 7, Carrie finally realizes what she needs to do to keep Frannie safe. But is it too late for a show that kept the kid around for way too long? With Dante’s death,…

Homeland: Just her 19th nervous breakdown

This week on Homeland: Yvegeny goes rogue, Bill says too much, and Carrie’s seasonal hallucinatory sequence may actually give her the clarity to make a tough decision, god willing. We open with Yvegeny and “Simmy” mapping out their future…

Homeland: Bonnieskaya and Clydeski

What happened after Saul’s team grabbed Dante, and left a terrified Frannie in her mother’s arms? Did Carrie decide she and Frannie might as well squat at Dante’s since he wasn’t going to be home for awhile, or did Carrie…

Homeland: Who's the honey-trap?

Carrie finally goes to Saul, who helps her put the pieces together, but will she take his advice? “Species Jump”, episode 6 of the season, opens with Carrie trying to get Fannie off to school, so she can go back…

Homeland: Cherchez la femme

Saul catches up with an old friend. Elizabeth finally gets a win. Carrie is boss lady of her own private avengers. Carrie and Max watch a disappointing episode of her favorite live stream. We open with Saul, in a heavily…

Homeland: Their own private Alamo

Keane is ready to dump David. Saul has a very bad day. Carrie has a proposition for Dante. And Costa Ronin (Oleg) from The Americans drops by for a very special non-crossover. We open with Carrie watching her favorite live…

Homeland: The morning after

This week on Homeland, Saul makes Brett an offer he can’t refuse, and then Brett refuses. Carrie finds a new white knight who has some baggage, because doesn’t everyone? And David Wellington is once again weaselly. Previously on Homeland,…

Homeland: Carrie's so-called life

Once upon a time, the opening credit sequence incorporated real world footage and voices. Obama might not have been the president of Homelandia, but we saw his image and heard him in the montage; Reagan and (Bill) Clinton too. It…

Homeland: Everybody hates Elizabeth!

Previously on Homeland: Dar Adal, General McClendon, Brett (Not Alex Jones) O’Keefe, Black Hat Guy, and the rest were involved in shenanigans up to and including false flag bombings and murder in an attempt to keep Elizabeth Keane, a…

Homeland: Deathcar for cutie!

Previously on Homeland, President-Elect Elizabeth Keane sings “And I’m telling you, I’m not going,” as the lamestream media asks if she’s quitting on account of her son’s being a coward according to the swiftboating video being circulated by Brett…

Homeland: It's happening here

Homeland has a history of penultimate episodes that deliver, and R for Romeo is no exception. Keane confronts her tormentors, Quinn gets revenge, and Saul is vindicated, but is it all too little, too late? We begin where we left…

Homeland: Black Ops Jesus

Saul prepares to go on the lam. Carrie gets some unexpected news about Franny. Quinn runs into an old friend from a different life. The stingray leads Quinn to a diner. While the sign  says (or has been digitally enhanced…

Homeland: The wrong horse

We’re a fly on the wall listening to Carrie explain herself to the shrink she must appeal to in order to see her daughter. This might be more fun if she spoke English instead of Stock Phraseeze. She talks about…

Homeland: Treason season

We all agree Dar Adal has to die. The only question is who takes him out and how. Will Carrie beat him to death with Franny’s stuffed rabbit (stuffed with the coin-stuffed sock Peter used to sock Tommy)? Will Quinn,…

Homeland: Dar's game

When a character’s first name is spelled D-A-R and it’s not short for “Darling,” the writers aren’t being subtle. “Imminent Risk”, the current episode, proves Dar is more evil than we imagined, and possibly smarter—but maybe not as smart as…

Homeland: Some deep rabbit hole

The United States of Homelandia didn’t elect Trump, but this season’s Homeland captures our paranoia. Homeland gives us an almost Trumpian fantasy of intelligence agencies running amok — or are they?  At midpoint, it’s not certain who is behind what,…

Homeland: Quinn goes Rambo

Previously on Homeland, Sekou’s van blew up, taking out Sekou and much of a three block radius of Manhattan. The good news is there were only two other deaths. The bad news is the fallout for Carrie, Madam President…