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Rupert Friend

'Homeland' shows life after Brody and keen social conscience

'Homeland' shows life after Brody and keen social conscience

In the opening episode of Season 4 of “Homeland,” Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes), CIA station chief in Kabul, is sitting in a rec center within the U.S. compound drinking a beer and watching baseball on TV, when a young Air Force pilot approaches.

After an exchange that establishes Carrie as the person who called in the airstrike he flew on the home of a suspected terrorist, the lieutenant says, “Monsters.”

“What did you say?” Mathison angrily demands of the young man she had previously been sizing up sexually.

“[Expletive] monsters, all of you,” he says, all but spitting each contempt-laden word into her face.

How’s that for a prime-time TV critique of the women...