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How “Homeland” Raised the Bar for Television Drama

Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin in the series finale of “Homeland” (Copyright: Showtime/20th Television)

Showtime’s Homeland aired its breathtaking series finale last Sunday night, concluding its 8 seasons, 96 episode run. Here, I take a look inside the show’s evolution, review the series finale, and reflect on five ways in which the show made a lasting impact on the television landscape.

The Evolution of Homeland




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