Homeland - Season 5, Episode 7 - Rotten Tomatoes




Critic Consensus: In the action-packed "Oriole," Homeland brings Carrie and Allison together with a surprising turn of events.

Episode Info

Carrie reconnects with old friends; Saul opens up to Allison.


Claire Danes
as Carrie Mathison
Mandy Patinkin
as Saul Berenson
Sarita Choudhury
as Mira Berenson
Tracy Letts
as Sen. Andrew Lockhart
Rupert Friend
as Peter Quinn
Laila Robins
as Martha Boyd
Michael O'Keefe
as John Redmond
Sebastian Koch
as Otto During
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Critic reviews for Oriole

[Carrie] was in her element - calling contacts, snooping through houses and ditching wigs - but she did say one thing that was absolutely nuts.

November 16, 2015 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

What was so wrong with the way the show used to work?

November 16, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

After a slow start, the action turned hot and heavy over the last 40 minutes of this episode.

November 16, 2015 | Full Review…

I have a lot more questions than answers after this one, but they're great questions to which I want the answers.

November 16, 2015 | Rating: 3.8/5 | Full Review…

"Oriole" was another efficiently constructed episode of the show, one that managed to check in with every character without ruining the tension of the key stories involving Carrie, Saul, and Allison.

November 16, 2015 | Full Review…

An entertaining episode of Homeland that kept things moving with a bit of action and some choice moments for all our leads, "Oriole" also reminded us of some of Homeland's more outlandish qualities with the Saul and Quinn subplots.

November 16, 2015 | Rating: 8.5/10 | Full Review…

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