Critic Consensus: "The Flag House" propels Homeland's main characters to turning points in their respective arcs, positioning the show's heroes for an inevitable showdown in the final act.
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Critic reviews for The Flag House
It's another slow burner as Homeland season 6 twists and winds it's way toward an inevitable climactic showdown between Dar Adal and well, everyone. Most of what we're treated to here is player positioning.
By the end of "The Flag House" it finally appears as though our heroes are ready.
This was the latest in a series of excellent Homeland episodes, and one of the show's better outings since the incredible first season.
As the season rounds the corner into its final act, Homeland Season 6 Episode 10 brings the three main characters to a turning point in their respective arcs.
I didn't realize how much I've missed this kind of uneven footing in a Homeland season, the kind where my uneasiness is actually the intended effect by the writers, as opposed to coming from a bout of skepticism.
In "The Flag House," our heroes finally approach the evil that's been hiding in plain sight, and each time they must choose how to prioritize their devotion either to the American flag or to a more personal desire to get their house in order.
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