homeland.wall.moodleThis week at Dear Television, we focused on why we ditch or stick with shows that have gone off the rails. I present to you my essay on why we should indulge Homeland:

“We had to sit through it because Carrie had to sit through it. We had to endure it because it needed to be endured for a greater purpose. We had to grow to hate Homeland so that Homeland could earn our love. Needless to say, I loved it. Like M. Night Shyamalan, Alex Gansa had put me, as a viewer, through an intolerably long stretch of stupid television in order to smack me over the head four episodes in.”

“Trust Fumes: Staying with Homeland