After that final episode, if you’re anything like me, you need to read about it, so here are links to Stateside reaction.
• Homeland finale – showrunner Alex Gansa talks Season 6, Carrie’s future and planning the end game: from Variety’s Cynthia Littleton, just ahead of the final episode.
• This season of Homeland was written in something like real time: for The New York Times Judith Warner talks with Gansa.
• Homeland, Season 6, Episode 12: in the finale, Carrie deals with death and betrayal: … and here Judith Warner responds to the final episode.
• Surprise! The twists in the Homeland season 6 finale pay off: Max Cea for Salon.
• Homeland finale recap – another lesson learned: Brian Tallerico for Vulture.
• Homeland finds a fitting end to its worst season ever: Joshua Alston for The A.V. Club:
The grossest thing about this finale to me is how it returns Homeland to the neo-conservative fantasy it’s always threatening to become.
• The trouble with Homeland’s political realism: Sophie Gilbert for The Atlantic is also unimpressed with series 6.