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The Man in the Basement
Season 6, Episode 2
Written by: Chip Johannessen
Directed by: Keith Gordon
Production number: 6WAH02
Running time: 56 minutes
Original airdate: January 22, 2017
Viewers (millions): 1.46

The Man in the Basement is the second episode of Season 6 of Homeland. It aired on January 22, 2017.


Carrie and Reda fight for their client while Quinn fights against his new life. Saul and Dar suspect Keane has a secret.

Episode guide


When Quinn asked Carrie "what happened to me." She showed him the video.

CARRIE: "You nearly didn't make it."

QUINN: "But you saved me."

CARRIE: "Yes."


Main Cast

Guest Starring


  • Claire Keane As Franny Mathison
  • McKenna Keane as Franny Mathison
  • Debbie Troche as U.S. Attorney Ortiz
  • Jose Guns Alvez as Prison Guard
  • Celeste Den as Liz Nash
  • Liche Ariza as Bodega Proprietor
  • Jane Dashow as Federal Judge
  • Rebecca White as EMT


Season 6
#601 "Fair Game" #607 "Imminent Risk"
#602 "The Man in the Basement" #608 "Alt. Truth"
#603 "The Covenant" #609 "Sock Puppets"
#604 "A Flash of Light" #610 "The Flag House"
#605 "Casus Belli" #611 "R Is for Romeo"
#606 "The Return" #612 "America First"