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.
I'm not trying to knock the show for exploring its lead's mental health issues - just, Homeland knows how to explore them organically. Here, three hours into season 7, Carrie's downward spiral feels like a plot contrivance to keep her sidelined.
Trying to figure out what David Wellington is up to is a tough one...Factor in whatever he's got going on with Simone Martin and you've got a deeply shady character at the heart of the Keane administration.
For the second week in a row, the last half of the episode finds her dealing with a largely irrelevant setback almost entirely of her own making...Here's hoping Carrie gets pulled into the main narrative sweep. Her side-quests are feeling like re-runs.
This hour did a nice job in firmly establishing that this is now a show about Carrie... That's not the show that we signed on for as viewers six seasons ago, but it's one that's still worth our time today.