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HOMELAND S7 EP1 Enemy of the Strate


Homeland is an American political thriller television series developed by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa based on the Israeli series Hatufim (English title: Prisoners of War), which was created by Gideon Raff.

The series stars Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison, a Central Intelligence Agency officer with bipolar disorder, and Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody, a United States Marine Corps Scout Sniper. Mathison had come to believe that Brody, who was held captive by al-Qaeda as a prisoner of war, was "turned" by the enemy and poses a threat to the United States.

"Enemy of the State" is the first episode of the seventh season of the American television drama series Homeland, and the 73rd episode overall. It premiered on Showtime on February 11, 2018.


Carrie (Claire Danes) and Franny are living in Washington, D.C. with Carrie's sister Maggie (Amy Hargreaves), her husband Bill (Mackenzie Astin), and their teenage daughter Josie (Courtney Grosbeck). Tensions are high in the household as Bill works for President Keane (Elizabeth Marvel), while Carrie and Josie are very vocal opponents of her administration.

At the military tribunal, President Keane advocates for General McClendon (Robert Knepper) to be executed for his role in the conspiracy and assassination attempt. Ultimately, he is sentenced to life in prison. Keane is disgusted with the outcome and orders her chief of staff, Wellington (Linus Roache), to make it right.

Carrie convinces Senator Paley (Dylan Baker) to talk to Dante Allen (Morgan Spector), a contact of hers from the FBI. Carrie promises that Dante will go on the record with his accounts of misconduct on the part of Keane and her staff. That evening, Dante arrives at the location, but Carrie spots a man who is tailing him. She improvises a new location for the meeting, Maggie's office, though this requires calling Josie to deliver the keys to the office. The meeting quickly falls apart when Dante refuses to testify, which he had never agreed to do in the first place. When she gets home, Carrie is scolded by Maggie and Bill for endangering Josie and Franny. Maggie argues that Carrie's reckless behavior is trending towards manic, though Carrie insists that she has been medicating.

Saul (Mandy Patinkin), still in federal prison, is visited by Wellington. He offers Saul not only a release, but the position of National Security Advisor. Saul says he will only accept on the condition that everyone in the second wave of arrests is released immediately, which Wellington balks at. Meanwhile, Max (Maury Sterling) infiltrates a team which has been dispatched to Wellington's house to do a security sweep. He installs several cameras that enable Carrie to spy on Wellington.

McClendon is strip searched as he is admitted into prison. An officer, who is wearing rubber gloves, searches McClendon’s mouth and grabs his tongue. He then leaves the room, ordering McClendon to get dressed. Moments later, McClendon collapses, starts convulsing, and dies on the spot. The unidentified officer, watching McClendon fall and die via a monitor, carefully takes off the gloves and places them in a plastic bag.

This might have been the scenario had Trump drained the SWAMP. TV planted the seed there were no traitors in the spook companies.

It's that easy.

Infinitely better than life in the slammer. At least the Germans and the Japanese gave you the pistol or the sword to die with honor.

Posted by George Freund on January 11, 2020 at 1:33 PM 140 Views