A lot of this season of Homeland has relied on plot twists that only "work" because information is kept secret from the audience. Season 1, however, succeeded because while we didnt know if Brody was a traitor, neither did Carrie -- we were just as in the dark as she was.This season finds us, the audience, constantly not knowing what the other characters know. Sure, thats a valid story decision. But the way it is implemented means things we should be seeing are purposefully kept from us in order to keep from spoiling the surprise.
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