Homeland script
Homeland  Season #1 Episode #1 (2011)
Synopsis: The first season of the American television drama series Homeland premiered on October 2, 2011 on Showtime and concluded on December 18, 2011, consisting of 12 episodes. The series is loosely based on the Israeli television series Hatufim (English: Prisoners of War) created by Gideon Raff and is developed for American television by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa.The first season follows Carrie Mathison, a CIA operations officer who has come to believe that Nicholas Brody, a U.S. Marine Sergeant, who was held captive by al-Qaeda as a prisoner of war, was turned by the enemy and now poses a significant risk to national security.

I'm in the penalty box, Saul.

I'm 5,000 miles away from my contacts.

I can't collect intelligence from behind a desk.

Find a way.

No, don't look at me that way.

We're all fighting the same enemy here.

We're ready for you, Sergeant Brody.

Your debriefing.

I want to call my wife first.

Oh, I think that's mine.

Oh, no.

Oh Don't get it.


It might be one of my kids.


Jessica? It's me.


Brody? Come on, Jess, talk to me.

What do you want me to say? Tell me that you're okay.

I'm not okay.

I'm a long way from okay.


Mom! Where's your sister? I thought you were at the movies with Jody.

Dana! Is she in her room? Mom Come with me.

Dana?! Mom, just wait a second.

Come on.

I have some incredible news for you guys.

Mom! Come on, Mom! Dana! Mom, don't go in there! Mom, just Tried to stop her.

How come you're home so early? Who is he? Xander.

Xander you need to leave right now.

I'll text you later.

Xan, your jacket.

Why are you making such a big deal out of this, Mom? Gee, Dana, I don't know, it's either the lying or the drugs.

You're supposed to be looking after your brother.

Well, he didn't burn down the house.

Why don't you just do what you say you're gonna do for a change? What? Mom! You said you had something important to tell us.

Shit! What, Ma? Come here, you two.

Touchdown in about two hours.

You need anything? No, I'm good.


You'll have some time with your family first.

Then you'll meet the Vice President, who'll introduce you to every major media outlet in the whole country.

The turnout is overwhelming here at Andrews Air Force Base where Sergeant Nicholas Brody is scheduled to land in just under two hours.

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Howard Gordon

Howard Gordon (born March 31, 1961) is an American television writer and producer. He is well known for his work on the Fox action series 24 alongside the Showtime thriller Homeland, which he co-developed with Alex Gansa and Gideon Raff, and for the FX political drama Tyrant, which he co-developed with Craig Wright. He also produced the NBC science fiction thriller Awake. more…

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