Homeland: Season 1

Homeland: Season 1

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Winner of Best TV Drama Series and Best Performance for lead Claire Danes at the 2012 and 2013 Golden Globes, this American crime drama follows a highly decorated bipolar CIA operative who unearths a web of conspiracies centred on a prisoner of war. Co-stars Mandy Patinkin in a four-time Emmy-nominated role.





After missing and presumed dead for eight years, Marine Sergeant... More Nicholas Brody is rescued in Iraq, and returns home to his family. But CIA agent Carrie Mathison suspects he might have been turned by his terrorist captors, and believes he could be part of a plan to attack America.



Carrie continues to surveil Brody but is unable to follow... More his actions into his garage which is a blind spot, where Brody begins to perform an Islamic prayer. Meanwhile, Carrie receives visual confirmation from an undercover agent that shows Al-Qaeda member Abu Nazir on video meeting with the Royal Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


Clean Skin

Brody prepares to enter the spotlight; Carrie closes in on... More an al-Qaeda plot.


Semper I

The political powers that be make big plans for national... More hero Brody, but his increasingly erratic behavior threatens his media darling status; Carrie grows desperate for evidence linking Brody with Abu Nazir, as Saul directs her to focus on Nazir's money trail.


Blind Spot

Brody confronts the lone survivor among the insurgents that held... More him, leading Carrie to believe she may be proved right about Brody once and for all - but Brody's reunion with his captor surprises everyone; the agency is hot on the trail of the lovers who bought a house near the airport with funds from a stolen necklace.


The Good Soldier

Reeling after losing key players in Nazir's plot against America,... More the CIA orders polygraphs on everyone who came in contact with them, including Brody, which Carrie sees as an opportunity to finally learn the truth.


The Weekend

The relationship between Carrie and Brody becomes more complicated when... More they head into the countryside for the weekend, while Mike and Jessica face the fallout of the truth about their relationship, and Saul catches Aileen on the run to Mexico.


Achilles Heel

As Carrie and Saul reel from the news that Walker... More is alive, the intelligence community clashes on the best way to capture him; Brody learns a shocking truth about his captivity.



After his attempt to sever ties with Abu Nazir, Brody... More finds himself reliving his captivity and recommits to his mission; Carrie finds herself in the middle of a public relations nightmare on the heels of the mosque shooting.


Representative Brody

Carrie and Saul identify Walker's contact in Washington but their... More target has diplomatic immunity; Brody is approached to run for a disgraced congressman's seat in the House of Representatives.


The Vest

In the wake of the explosion, Saul finds Carrie hospitalized... More and manic, but realizes her chaotic theories have merit; before his congressional campaign begins, Brody takes his family on a weekend trip to Gettysburg, where he retrieves an important item.


Marine One

While Carrie is near catatonic and confined to bed, Saul... More investigates the unsettling implications of her timeline; Walker secures a perch for his mission; Brody makes his final preparations for the Vice President's policy summit at the State Department.

Homeland: Season 1 | Reviews

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TV Guide

TV Guide

Shows like Homeland have a way of keeping us deliciously off balance.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

The best new drama of the season...

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New York Post

New York Post

Bar none, the best thriller on American TV.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

An intense, subtly written cat-and-mouse game.

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Time Out

Time Out

A compelling thriller and an engaging character drama.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The greatest thing on TV right now...

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New York Daily News

New York Daily News

Homeland juggles a number of subplots and minidramas, which fortunately don't turn out to be either intimidating or confusing because they're introduced smoothly and painlessly.

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Homeland: Season 1 | Release Details

Homeland: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.