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Homeland: Marine One

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.

Source: Showtime

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x12
Airdate: Sunday December 18th, 2011
Special Runtime: 90 Minutes

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Channel 4) May 06, 2012


Guest Stars
Amy HargreavesAmy Hargreaves
As Maggie Mathison (Carrie Mathison's Sister)
Charles BorlandCharles Borland
As Sanders (President's Security Head)
Chris ChalkChris Chalk
As Tom Walker (Sergeant Brody's Marine Partner)
David MarcianoDavid Marciano
As Virgil (Member of Surveillance Team)
Hrach TitizianHrach Titizian
As Danny Galvez (CIA Analyst Working With Carrie)
Jamey SheridanJamey Sheridan
As Vice President
Larry PineLarry Pine
As Richard Halsted (Politician)
Linda PurlLinda Purl
As Elizabeth Gaines (Advisor For Vice President)
Navid NegahbanNavid Negahban
As Abu Nazir (Lead Terrorist In CIA Investigation)
Bob ElkinsBob Elkins
As Sidney
Elizabeth FranzElizabeth Franz
As Isabel Samler (Car-Jacked By Tom Walker)
Sebastian LacauseSebastian Lacause
As Agent Kandarian

Co-Guest Stars
Caroline RenfroCaroline Renfro
As Announcer
Angelo DatserisAngelo Datseris
As FPS Officer #3
Anthony AddabboAnthony Addabbo
As Patrolman
Brian LaFontaineBrian LaFontaine
As Anesthesiologist
Elena BargoElena Bargo
As Reporter
Jamie RenellJamie Renell
As Orderly
Juan-Pablo VezaJuan-Pablo Veza
As FPS Officer #1
Matthew CornwellMatthew Cornwell
As FPS Officer #2
Main Cast
Claire DanesClaire Danes
As Carrie Mathison
Mandy PatinkinMandy Patinkin
As Saul Berenson
Morena BaccarinMorena Baccarin
As Jessica Brody
Jackson PaceJackson Pace
As Chris Brody
Damian LewisDamian Lewis
As Nicholas Brody
Morgan SaylorMorgan Saylor
As Dana Brody
Diego KlattenhoffDiego Klattenhoff
As Mike Faber
David HarewoodDavid Harewood
As David Estes


The scene opens on Day 1 and Nicholas is in front of the camera. He tells the camera that he did it to make those accountable of the incident to be held accountable in one way or the other. Meanwhile, Saul comes in to Carrie’s home and asks Maggie if there is any change. She says that there isn’t. She asks what being on “administrative leave” means. Saul tells Maggie will never be aloud to step into Langley again. Saul goes into the bedroom to find Carrie sitting in a chair. He says hello and Carrie calls him by his last name. He reminisces with her and Carrie says that she wants to hear a story about a man named Abu Nazir who took a break from being a terrorist. Saul says that she knows that they can’t talk about that. She says that she knows. She asks why Nicholas turned her in like that. He says that he can think of hundreds of reasons why and says that he is running for Congress and can’t afford any scandal. Saul realizes that Carrie loves Nicholas. ..

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Episode Notes
Ratings: 1.71 Million Viewers

Nomination and Awards: Damian Lewis won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for this submitted episode at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Foster the PeoplePumped Up KicksPlayed on Dana's iPod when Carrie comes by.

Episode Quotes
Brody: My name is Nicholas Brody and I'm a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. I have a wife, and two kids, who I love. By the time you watch this, you'll have read a lot of things about me, about what I've done, and so I wanted to explain myself, so that you'll know the truth.

Estes: The world changed, Saul, right under your nose.

Saul: Listen to me. This man has poisoned your thoughts, it has cost you almost everything. Forget him
Carrie: I can't, Saul. I just can't.
Saul: My god. You're in love with him.

Carrie: Virgil, am I crazy?
Virgil: Look, you know you are.

Episode Goofs
Crew or Equipment Visible:

After Brody confronts Carrie outside the police station for the last time, Carrie turns and walks to her sister's van. As she does so, the clip for Claire Danes' body microphone can clearly be seen over her right-hand back pants pocket.

Crew or Equipment Visible:

The shadow of a cameraman is visible on the door when Carrie calls for her pills and Virgil walks in.

Cultural References
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest:

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a film from 1975 starring Jack Nicholson.

Episode References
Season 1, Episode 11: Carrie is on medical leave after Brody called Estes and the CIA at the end of 1x11 "The Vest" and told them everything about her.

Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerAlex Gansa  |  Howard Gordon  |  Gideon Raff  |  Michael Cuesta  |  Avi Nir  |  Ran Telem
Co-Executive ProducerChip Johannessen  |  Alexander Cary
Consulting ProducerMeredith Stiehm  |  Henry Bromell
Production DesignerJohn D. Kretschmer
EditorJoe Hobeck
CastingJudy Henderson
Unit Production ManagerJ. David Brightbill
First Assistant DirectorLouis Guerra
Second Assistant DirectorKim Kennedy
Music EditorJeff Charbonneau
Music SupervisorKevin Edelman
Costume DesignerKatina Le Kerr
Camera OperatorBob Newcomb  |  Ralph Watson
Set DecoratorSummer Eubanks
Location ManagerJason King (3)
Property MasterGillian Albinkski
Production Sound MixerLarry Long
Script SupervisorKara Still McGee
Production CoordinatorJenna Irvine
Assistant EditorGarret Donnelly
Post Production SupervisorAdam Christopher Banks
Supervising Sound EditorCraig Dellinger
Re-Recording MixerAlan Decker (2)  |  Nello Torri
Director of PhotographyNelson Cragg
Stunt CoordinatorCal Johnson
Art DirectorGeoffrey S. Grimsman
Makeup Department Head John R. Bayless (1)
Production AccountantJoe McLaughlin
ScoreSean Callery
Casting AssociateKimberly Graham
Hair Department HeadDeborah Ball
Produced ByMichael J. Klick
Edited ByTerry Kelley
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