Critic Consensus: Built around a thrilling terrorism plot that forces the main characters into difficult moral choices, "The Tradition of Hospitality" is Homeland at its best.
as Carrie Mathison
as Saul Berenson
as Mira Berenson
as Sen. Andrew Lockhart
as Peter Quinn
as Dar Adal
as Martha Boyd
as John Redmond
as Otto During
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Critic reviews for The Tradition of Hospitality
Homeland has set up a gripping premise for its new season, and I can't wait to see how it plays out.
Homeland shines brightest when the political intrigue and gunplay illuminate the ways that Carrie and the gang are striving (and often failing) as moral beings.
If nothing else, this episode succeeded in getting me excited for the Carrie/Quinn reunion, which after season four's finale is no small feat.
The tension is ratcheting up as the season kicks in, with our three leads all separated at the moment and in very different mindsets as well.
It was clear that the previously sleepiness was all purposeful, slowly building tension to a wonderful release-and a moment that actually showcased Carrie being smart and effective in her job!
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