The Best Episodes of Homeland

The Choice

#1 - The Choice 8.59

Season 2 - Episode 12

Carrie is faced with a pivotal decision, while Brody meets with Faber to contemplate the future of the family. Meanwhile, Saul undertakes a secret assignment; and Quinn has a decision to make that may prove to be a game-changer.

Directors: Michael Cuesta
There's Something Else Going On

#2 - There's Something Else Going On 8.58

Season 4 - Episode 9

Carrie improvises to salvage her mission. The CIA closes in on a leak.

Directors: Seith Mann
Big Man in Tehran

#3 - Big Man in Tehran 8.52

Season 3 - Episode 11

Brody's loyalty to the mission wavers when he meets a ghost from his past. As Lockhart's confirmation looms, Saul stares into the precipice between success and failure.

Directors: Daniel Minahan
Marine One

#4 - Marine One 8.43

Season 1 - Episode 12

While Carrie is near catatonic and confined to bed, Saul investigates the unsettling implications of her timeline; Walker secures a perch for his mission; Brody makes his final preparations for the Vice President's policy summit at the State Department.

Directors: Michael Cuesta
The Star

#5 - The Star 8.30

Season 3 - Episode 12

Security forces close in on Carrie and Brody. As Saul plans a last ditch rescue operation, Brody struggles to find redemption.

Directors: Lesli Linka Glatter
13 Hours in Islamabad

#6 - 13 Hours in Islamabad 8.29

Season 4 - Episode 10

The security breach at the Embassy has far reaching consequences.

Directors: Daniel Attias
Beirut Is Back

#7 - Beirut Is Back 8.29

Season 2 - Episode 2

Fatima tells Carrie about a meeting her Hezbollah commander husband will be having in Beirut with Abu Nazir and Carrie and Saul request a special forces team to capture him.

Directors: Michael Cuesta
Good Night

#8 - Good Night 8.27

Season 3 - Episode 10

Brody embarks on a high stakes mission, but his fragile condition threatens the entire operation. Quinn makes an uncomfortable discovery about Carrie, while a sudden crisis forces Fara to rejoin the team.

Directors: Keith Gordon
Halfway to a Donut

#9 - Halfway to a Donut 8.23

Season 4 - Episode 8

Carrie organizes a last-ditch operation. Lockhart and Martha stall the ISI.

Directors: Alex Graves

#10 - Q&A 8.22

Season 2 - Episode 5

Brody is a prisoner again. Carrie plays second fiddle after her rash judgment call at the hotel as Estes is busy keeping Jessica off their trail. Dana and Finn's date night turns deadly serious.

Directors: Lesli Linka Glatter
Krieg Nicht Lieb

#11 - Krieg Nicht Lieb 8.22

Season 4 - Episode 11

Carrie puts her life on the line to get her team out of Pakistan.

Directors: Clark Johnson
New Car Smell

#12 - New Car Smell 8.20

Season 2 - Episode 4

Estes authorizes a covert operation to investigate intel recovered in Beirut. Brody gets a shock when he runs into Carrie at Langley. Dana discovers she has something in common with the Vice President's son.

Directors: Jeremy Podeswa
Two Hats

#13 - Two Hats 8.18

Season 2 - Episode 9

Brody makes a necessary phone call. Saul teams up with Virgil and Max to dig up some information on one of their own. Carrie finds herself preparing for the most important meeting of her career.

Directors: Dan Attias
Our Man in Damascus

#14 - Our Man in Damascus 8.17

Season 5 - Episode 11

Carrie follows a lead.

Directors: Seith Mann
Broken Hearts

#15 - Broken Hearts 8.16

Season 2 - Episode 10

Saul catches up with an old friend and discovers evidence of covert activities by Estes. Brody and Vice President Walden find themselves at odds over the future of their political relationship, while Dana and Finn come to terms with their own differences.

Directors: Guy Ferland
A Red Wheelbarrow

#16 - A Red Wheelbarrow 8.15

Season 3 - Episode 8

After new information comes to light, Carrie and Quinn pursue a key suspect in the Langley bombing. Saul deals with political backlash while Fara discovers the toll an intelligence job can take. Meanwhile, the Brody family gets startling news.

Directors: Seith Mann
The Weekend

#17 - The Weekend 8.15

Season 1 - Episode 7

The relationship between Carrie and Brody becomes more complicated when they head into the countryside for the weekend, while Mike and Jessica face the fallout of the truth about their relationship, and Saul catches Aileen on the run to Mexico.

Directors: Michael Cuesta
The Vest

#18 - The Vest 8.14

Season 1 - Episode 11

In the wake of the explosion, Saul finds Carrie hospitalized and manic, but realizes her chaotic theories have merit; before his congressional campaign begins, Brody takes his family on a weekend trip to Gettysburg, where he retrieves an important item.

Directors: Clark Johnson
In Memoriam

#19 - In Memoriam 8.13

Season 2 - Episode 11

Dangerously close to exhaustion, Carrie continues her hunt for Nazir and begins to suspect there is a mole in the CIA. Roya reveals her true colours under interrogation and Saul finds himself fighting to save his career under unexpected circumstances. Meanwhile, the Brodys struggle to maintain anything close to a state of sanity.

Directors: Guy Ferland
R Is for Romeo

#20 - R Is for Romeo 8.12

Season 6 - Episode 11

Carrie and Quinn make a discovery while Keane makes a decision and Max finds trouble.

Directors: Seith Mann
From A to B and Back Again

#21 - From A to B and Back Again 8.11

Season 4 - Episode 6

Carrie puts her operation in motion, staging an attack on herself and Ayaan.

Directors: Lesli Linka Glatter
One Last Thing

#22 - One Last Thing 8.09

Season 3 - Episode 9

Carrie reunites with Brody, but the circumstances are more difficult than either of them could have imagined. Meanwhile, Saul gets a win from an unlikely source, and Dana grapples with her new life away from home.

Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Achilles Heel

#23 - Achilles Heel 8.08

Season 1 - Episode 8

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

Directors: Tucker Gates
The Flag House

#24 - The Flag House 8.05

Season 6 - Episode 10

Dar plays his hand. Quinn revisits his past.

Directors: Michael Klick
Representative Brody

#25 - Representative Brody 8.04

Season 1 - Episode 10

Carrie and Saul identify Walker's contact in Washington but their target has diplomatic immunity; Brody is approached to run for a disgraced congressman's seat in the House of Representatives.

Directors: Guy Ferland