This recap contains spoilers for Homeland Season 6, episode 2, titled “The Man in the Basement.” Refresh your memory with our episode 1 recap here.
Homeland’s latest episode, “The Man in the Basement,” proves that there is definitely more going on with both Carrie (Claire Danes) and her legal case with Sekou (J. Mallory McCree) than meets the eye — though in both storylines, it’s not at all what we expected. Bravo, Homeland.
And just when you thought you were going to get through an episode without crying, along come Carrie and Quinn (Rupert Friend) to hit you right in the feels.
Saul (Mandy Patinkin) comes to see Carrie at the law office, an encounter which goes from sweet to bristly in about 3.5 seconds. Basically, Saul thinks President-elect Keane’s (Elizabeth Marvel) national security strategy sounds an awful lot like Carrie’s agenda, so he’s convinced Carrie is working as an advisor to the president-elect behind his back. …