Based on the Israeli version of 'Prisoners of War.' A U.S. soldier who was thought to have been killed in Iraq over 10 years ago who is now being questioned as to whether he is a member of a sleeper cell sent to cause a terrorist attack.
The juxtaposition of Carrie's curbed craziness just as the world spins off its axis creates compelling questions: Who's crazy in a world gone mad? Who can bring it back? How? Homeland is uniquely positioned to tackle these questions.
Danes and co-star Mandy Patinkin (whose character, Saul Berenson, was among those arrested as season six concluded) are such gifted actors that "Homeland" almost can't help but be entertaining, even if the program's best days are clearly behind it.