Trylon and Perisphere
Homeland Season 4



Critic Ratings: 7
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Episode Info

An official inquiry brings Carrie back to the U.S., where she struggles with her ambivalence towards motherhood. Meanwhile, Quinn spirals out of control; and a disgraced former case officer reveals disturbing new information.

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Critic Reviews for Trylon and Perisphere

The writers seem to be building towards a big new direction on a show that needed to replace its entire foundation.

Dec 18, 2014 | Full Review…

The problem, as revealed in "Trylon And Perisphere," is that the show has no idea what it's doing with Carrie, a character it wants to make its emotional center.

Dec 18, 2014 | Full Review…

Reeling from an airstrike gone horribly wrong and a murdered station chief in Pakistan, CIA Director Andrew Lockhart unfairly tries to make Carrie Mathison the scapegoat.

Dec 18, 2014 | Full Review…

The episode skillfully constructs a mirroring effect in which Carrie faces the consequences of her personal and professional decisions, the thematic echoes between them amplifying both.

Dec 18, 2014 | Full Review…

By the end of the second episode, there was a conspiracy firmly in place and people other than Carrie were starting to look responsible for her enormous screwup. If that's the direction they're going with... we're afraid we're going to have to bow out.

Jun 21, 2018 | Full Review…

Carrie is as messed up as ever, and so is pretty much everyone else around her. We wouldn't have it any other way.

Dec 18, 2014 | Full Review…

What would have been a one-sided affair of the two parts of Carrie's life is now made whole after the end of episode 2.

Dec 18, 2014 | Full Review…