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Homeland: the show that became a work of genius - after you stopped watching

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

As its final season kicks off, here's how the terrorism thriller went from the Carrie-Brody chemistry show to the most unnervingly prescient TV of our time
As Homeland began its eighth and final season on Sunday, there was a strong sense that it was ending at the right time. When it bows out on 26 March it will be on its 96th episode. Eight seasons is a rare accomplishment for a scripted drama these days, and it's amazing it has got this far. The show arrived in 2011 with a barnstorming first season that filled the gap left by 24. The premise was a doozy: missing marine Sergeant Nicholas...
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