Homeland (2011–2020)
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Achilles Heel 

Carrie and Saul reel from the news that Walker is alive as the intelligence community clashes on the best way to capture him; Brody learns a shocking truth about his captivity.

Director:

Tucker Gates

Writers:

Howard Gordon (developed for American television by), Alex Gansa (developed for American television by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Claire Danes ... Carrie Mathison
Damian Lewis ... Nicholas Brody
Morena Baccarin ... Jessica Brody
David Harewood ... David Estes
Diego Klattenhoff ... Mike Faber (credit only)
Jackson Pace ... Chris Brody
Morgan Saylor ... Dana Brody
Mandy Patinkin ... Saul Berenson
Linda Purl ... Elizabeth Gaines
Sarita Choudhury ... Mira Berenson
Joe Urla ... Congressman Richard Johnson
Sammy Sheik ... Imam Rafan Gohar
Afton Williamson ... Helen Walker (as Afton C. Williamson)
Chris Chalk ... Tom Walker
Hrach Titizian ... Danny Galvez
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Storyline

Saul Berenson is convinced that Raquem's caught cahoot Aileen has switched sides and believes her information. Danny Galvez works out heir house was ideal for a sniper to hit the president in Marine One. Brody is suspect-off now his 'buried' mate Tom Walker is believed to be the Al-Qaeda convert mole. He is indeed alive, living as a homeless veteran, but with secret contacts. Written by KGF Vissers

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TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The disgraced politician, Dick Johnson, is a parody of real life congressmen Anthony Weiner, who was caught sending provocative pictures of himself to interns. See more »

Goofs

Previously, Elizabeth Gaines (Linda Purl) had a deep Southern accent in Homeland: Semper I. Here, it is all but gone. See more »

Connections

References Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) See more »

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Watch What Happens
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Written by Lena Horne
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 2011 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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