Stellar second season,
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This review is from: Homeland - Season 2 [DVD] (DVD)
By dropping a Plot Bomb early on and using it to completely turn the series on its head, Homeland avoided the usual trick of serialised thrillers with an eye on long-term success of dragging out their central mystery well past its natural limits (as seen in The Killing), instead taking a few episodes to flip the table over and then start a fresh attack, free from the storytelling shackles of Season One and striding off in a bold, confident new direction.
Damian Lewis gets to play an entirely different kind of Tom Brody once the dust settles from early revelations, still keeping the audience guessing as to his true motives, and Claire Danes continues to nail it as fragmented agent Carrie, in what must be an emotionally and physically exhausting role to play but one that finally catches the rest of the world up to what fans of her knew she was capable of as an actress almost twenty years ago.