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Original run September 29, 2013 – December 15, 2013
No. of Episodes 12
Nielsen rating 18-49 rating:
Viewers (million):
1.94 (average)
Home video release
DVD release
Region 1 September 9, 2014
Blu-ray Disc release
Region A September 9, 2014
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Season 3 of Homeland aired from September 29, 2013 to December 15, 2013.


Carrie goes to extraordinary lengths to solve the latest crisis at the CIA while dealing with a deeply personal secret; Brody struggles to survive; Saul must walk a tightrope and play many opposing sides to keep his job at the CIA and try to revive his troubled marriage; Quinn has a crisis of faith.


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Picture Title Number Season Number Production Code Original Airdate U.S. viewers
Season 3 Episode 1 Tin Man Is Down 25 1 3WAH01 September 29, 2013 1.88
Now director Estes is dead and Brody disappeared, the decapitated CIA morns over 200 casualties and fears for its very existence unless a congressional commission can be appeased despite its hostile chairman. Saul Berenson is promoted director, seconded by Dar Adal, who pushes him to go ahead with a coordinated lethal strikes on six main henchman in different countries, alas without the director, of the Iranian Revolutionaru Guard secret division which is held responsible. While most are killed from the air, Peter Quinn must penetrate a Caracas mansion to manually ...
Season 3 Episode 2 Uh... Oh... Ah... 26 2 3WAH02 October 6, 2013 1.83
Peter Quinn protests to Saul, on account of Carrie being blamed solely for the Brody and bomb disaster. Peter visits her in a CIA psych ward, where she's collocated due to her erratic aggression which extends even to him. Saul recruits a new financial analyst, Fara Sherazi, to investigate the financing of the Iran-directed terrorists he suspects, then leans heavily on the collaborating New York bankers. Unlike sensible Chris, mother Jessica remains clueless about the frustration about father motivating Dana's genuine suicide attempt. Worse, by opposing Dana's ...
Season 3 Episode 3 Tower of David 27 3 3WAH03 October 13, 2013 1.81
El Nino's Venezuelan drug gang rescues Brody, dangerously shot by Colombians over the border, and takes him to a half-finished building full of squatters in Caracas. He's patched up and becomes dependent on heroin.
Season 3 Episode 4 Game On 28 4 3WAH04 October 20, 2013 1.77
Carrie hopes to be released given effective medication and family support, but sees both as sabotage. Paul Franklin's law firm however gets her released for a day, so they can offer her freedom and an end to the freezing of her assets (so she must crash with and steal from a friend) in exchange for 'consulting' their client, implied Iran, on the sixfold CIA-vengeance-killings, just as Saul hoped. Leo Carras sneaks out of the mental institution for a wild drive with enamored Dana, confiding about his kid brother's suicide, but Mike Faber finds out he has darker secrets...
Season 3 Episode 5 The Yoga Play 29 5 3WAH05 October 27, 2013 2.00
Saul hopes to be appointed regular CIA director when summoned to the presidential chief of staff's geese hunt, but senator Andrew Lockhart is the one toasted as nominee. Quinn is meanwhile taken into confidence and asked to supervise Carrie, who dumps her medication again. She even risks arousing suspicion from Iranian spy chief Majid Javadi's personal henchmen by abusing the 'yoga class' alibi to summon an FBI agent to check out runaway Dana, who is spooked by broadcast reports about lover Leo's allegedly fratricidal past, and dumps him as another 'liar'. Majid's men...
Season 3 Episode 6 Still Positive 30 6 3WAH06 November 3, 2013 2.00
While Saul pretends not to mind being passed over, nominated CIA director senator Andrew Lockhart turns to Dar Adal to 'clean out the closet'. Only Quinn is told about Carrie's triple agent mission. She's roughly abducted and fails Iranian secret service vice director Majlis's lie detector test, but plays the Venezuelan accounts fraud card. He still manages to dispose of his ex first. Jessica is relieved when Dana, who claims the Brody burden is unbearable, adopts her maiden name, but the faithless daughter leaves home to move in with another dubious new friend, ...
Season 3 Episode 7 Gerontion 31 7 3WAH07 November 10, 2013 1.85
Majid Javadi is firmly in Saul's grip and seems to run out of excuses to give in to blackmail, so he's put on an airplane back to Teheran as double agent. As the police found his family's corpses, Quinn must take the blame and invoke national security to go free. It works, but disgust him enough to consider leaving the CIA, yet he accepts to help find out what happened to Brody. Majid assures Carrie that not Brady, but henchmen of his law firm helped Abu Nasir's men bomb the CIA site. Confident Dar Adal deserts senator Andrew Lockhart when Saul rather keeps his ...
Season 3 Episode 8 A Red Wheelbarrow 32 8 3WAH08 November 17, 2013 1.78
Saul has only nine days left as interim CIA director and successor senator Andrew Lockhart opposes operation Majid, but the chief of staff agrees that Saul can continue the top-secret project so long. Saul also authorizes Quinn to lead a team to investigate Majid's suggestion that Brody didn't place the bomb and the real culprit is still in the States, handled by 'his' law firm. After Dar Adal 'warns' his golf contact, senior partner Leland Bennett, his deputy Paul Franklin is instructed to get rid of him. When he turns up armed, pregnant Carrie breaks orders and has ...
Season 3 Episode 9 One Last Thing 33 9 3WAH09 November 24, 2013 1.94
Saul has found and rescued Brody and is now trying to help him recover from addiction. A task that proved to be a little challenging, so Saul turns to Carrie for help. She only agrees to help after she hears about Saul's new plan.
804 3 3390185 01 444x250 Good Night 34 10 3WAH10 December 1, 2013 2.06
Brody tries to get in Iran as an informer with the help of CIA.
804 3 3390186 01 444x250 Big Man in Tehran 35 11 3WAH11 December 8, 2013 2.09
While Brody starts his mission in Tehran intending to kill the grand general of Iran, Carrie tries to give local support and an extraction plan for him.
Season 3 Episode 12 The Star 36 12 3WAH12 December 15, 2013 2.38
With Akbari dead, Carrie and Brody try to get to a safe house and wait for extraction.

Production Notes[]

  • Showtime renewed the series for a third season of 12 episodes on October 22, 2012.


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See also: S1S2S3S4S5S6S7S8