Critic Consensus: The ill-conceived romantic tension between Carrie and Quinn aside, "Shalwar Kameez" excels when it focuses on Carrie doing her job.
as Carrie Mathison
as Nicholas Brody
as Saul Berenson
as Jessica Brody
as Sen. Andrew Lockhart
as David Estes
as Capt. Mike Faber
as Dana Brody
as John Redmond
as Chris Brody
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Critic reviews for Shalwar Kameez
While I understand why a panicked writers' room would resort to a romantic subplot -- like it or not, the new pace of this show is sluggish compared to what fans were used to -- matching up Carrie and Quinn is a terrible idea.
The show dialed down the intensity factor after last week to set up shop in what will presumably be its main location this season.
I'm really pleased there is a central mystery wrapped around Bachman's death, including his treasonous activities to get data and who might have given him the green light to carry them out.
Carrie Mathison remains blissfully ignorant of the damage she is causing to those closest to her in Homeland Season 4, episode 3 "Shalwar Kameez."
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