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Homeland: Season 2 (2012)




Critic Consensus: Homeland is proving itself one of the best thrillers on television, as its second season ratchets up the tension and benefits from increased chemistry between its stars.


Air date: Sep 30, 2012
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Air date: Nov 25, 2012
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Months after undergoing electroconvulsive therapy, Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) is living a relatively peaceful life with her father and sister as the second series of the conspiracy thriller begins. But her mental health is threatened when she accepts a mission to return to Beirut and gather intelligence from the wife of a Hezbollah leader, a woman who once was one of Carrie's most valued sources. Carrie can't resist the possibility of bringing down terrorist Abu Nazir (Navid Negahban) and … More

Genre: Drama
Network: Showtime
Premiere Date: Sep 30, 2012
Executive Producers: , , , ,
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Navid Negahban
as Abu Nazir
James Rebhorn
as Frank Mathison
Jamey Sheridan
as Vice President Willi...
Hrach Titizian
as Danny Galvez
Amy Hargreaves
as Maggie Mathison
Claire Danes
as Carrie Mathison
Rupert Friend
as Peter Quinn
Damian Lewis
as Nicholas Brody
Mandy Patinkin
as Saul Berenson
Jamie Sheridan
as William Walden
Talia Balsam
as Cynthia Walden
Morena Baccarin
as Jessica Brody
Chris Chalk
as Tom Walker
David Harewood
as David Estes
Diego Klattenhoff
as Capt. Mike Faber
Morgan Saylor
as Dana Brody
Jackson Pace
as Chris Brody
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All Critics (40) | Top Critics (20)

There is a point in Homeland's second season (between Dana's hit-and-run and double agents becoming triple/quadruple) where this ceases to be a slow-burning espionage thriller and turns into a silly season of 24.

November 2, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Empire Magazine

The problem with the Brody-Carrie "love" is that it is unconvincing, and it is unconvincing for many reasons having to do with common sense.

March 28, 2017 | Full Review…
The New York Review of Books

It's been a good season of Homeland, though no where near as excellent as last year. Let's hope they have better thing in store for us come season 3.

September 27, 2013 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…
We Got This Covered

It's a refreshingly artful hybrid: cable brains spliced with network brawn.

September 17, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Homeland came out of the gate strong in Season 2, opening with a five-episode run that blew up the show's relationships and overall plot in eye-opening, mind-blowing ways.

September 10, 2013 | Full Review…
Television Without Pity

Without a doubt, Homeland is the best drama on TV right now.

September 30, 2012 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
New York Post
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