Homeland - Season 2, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Smile




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Episode Info

In the Season 2 premiere, Brody learns he is the political "future of the party," and receives a tantalizing offer from the vice president, while a recovering Carrie receives a disturbing request from a surprising source. In Beirut, Saul gets involved in some cloak-and-dagger doings.


Navid Negahban
as Abu Nazir
James Rebhorn
as Frank Mathison
Hrach Titizian
as Danny Galvez
Amy Hargreaves
as Maggie Mathison
Claire Danes
as Carrie Mathison
Damian Lewis
as Nicholas Brody
Mandy Patinkin
as Saul Berenson
Morena Baccarin
as Jessica Brody
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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Critic reviews for The Smile

Homeland is back, and while last night's episode might seem a little flat after the 90-minute adrenaline shot to the heart that was the first season finale, it was a fair welcome back for Carrie and company.

August 23, 2018 | Full Review…

The only authority that matters to Carrie right now is the authority of herself.

June 11, 2018 | Full Review…

Carrie thrives on being relentless, fighting hard, no matter the odds - and this is why we root for her. In decisive moments, she is faithful to who she needs to be.

May 22, 2018 | Full Review…
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