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Against the advice of her family, Carrie becomes involved in an operation that may rid the world of Abu Nazir once and for all. Meanwhile, Mike questions the nature of the events surrounding the shooting of Elizabeth Gaines.
Sunday October 07th, 2012
As Fatima Ali (Carrie's Source in Beirut)
As Danny Galvez (CIA Analyst Working With Carrie)
As Rudy McCoy (Working With Saul in Beirut)
As Richard Halsted (Member of Congress)
As Lauder Wakefield (Marine Friend of Brody's)
As Abu Nazir (Lead Terrorist In CIA Investigation)
As Cynthia Walden (Mother of Finn Walden)
As Scott Ryan (Special Opps Agent)
As Major Joy Mendez (Carrie's Partner in Beirut)
As Frankie Podesta (Working With Saul in Beirut)
The episode begins in Beirut where we see Fatima, the informant praying. She comes out of the mosque and Carries approaches her. Fatima takes her to a safe place and asks her what she is doing here as Fatima was supposed to go to meet her. Carrie tells her that there was a change in plans. But Fatima says that she wasn’t informed. She tells Carrie that her husband is meeting Abu Nazir the next day in Beirut. Next, Brody is attending a fund raiser and Walden is also present there. Walden tells Brody that the Israelis are having trouble destroying an Iranian nuclear plant and so they are trying to acquire an American bomb. ..Read the full recap
Ratings: 1.66 Million Viewers
Trivia: In October 2012, the Lebanese government promised legal action against the producers of the show for the portrayal of Beirut as a city with dirty narrow streets and a haven for terrorists.
|Artist||Song Title||Played When|
|Paul Otten||Sweet Providing Woman||Plays while Brody is at the pub with his friends.|
Saul: Hey, your source came through. I won't have you call this anything but a victory.
Carrie: Why did you stop calling, Saul?
Saul: Doctor Rosenberg said I reminded you of work. I was having a deleterious affect on your prognosis.
Carrie: That sounds like him.
Saul: Ever think we'd be doing this again?
Carrie: I hoped. I know, I know. Don't get used to it.
Brody's phone would have been confiscated in real life before he would be allowed to enter the situation room.
If Brody is a devout Muslim, he should not be drinking beer or going out to bars.
The Freemasons: In the car with Mike, Brody talks about The Freemasons and The Illuminati.
Freemasonry is a secret organization with origins in the loose organisation of late medieval Stonemasonry.
The Illuminati refers to various organizations claiming to have unsubstantiated links to the original Bavarian Illuminati. They are alleged to conspire to control world affairs.
Season 2, Episode 1:
Carrie is in Beirut with Saul after being flown out by Estes in 2x01 "The Smile
" to track down a source.
Season 2, Episode 1:
Jessica found out in 2x01 "The Smile
" that Brody has converted and is a Muslim.