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Homeland S08 E09: Everything we Know

March 30, 2020
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Homeland Season 8 Episode 8

‘Homeland’ has shaped up to be a compellingly comprehensive television series that mirrors geopolitical conflicts aptly, thanks to some brilliant writing for the eighth and final season that manages to tie the whole series together beautifully. Carrie finds herself in Brody’s shoes as her loyalty and competence are questioned due to being held captive by the Russians.

The final season finds Carrie at the center of an attempted peace deal between the Taliban and the Afghan government. As expected, things do not go as planned and take a serious downturn…

Homeland Season 8 Episode 9 Release Date: When Does it Premiere?

The ninth episode of the eighth season of ‘Homeland’ is scheduled to premiere on April 5, 2020 at 9/8c on Showtime. The episode is titled ‘In Full Flight’ and returns one week after the eighth episode of the season was aired. The show follows a weekly format with each new episode slated to be released every Sunday.

Where to Watch Homeland Season 8 Episode 9 Online?

You can watch the ninth episode of the eighth season of ‘Homeland’ by tuning into Showtime during the timeslot mentioned above. Other than that, you can also watch the episode live on the Showtime Anytime app or website with a valid cable provider’s login. Other than that, you can also catch the episode on the Showtime App or website if you do not have a cable provider’s login by paying for a monthly subscription fee of $10.99 (they also offer a 7-day free trial).

Moreover, the show can also be streamed live with a subscription for Sling TV, Direct TV, YouTube TV or Fubo TV. Moreover, you can also watch the second episode if you have an add-on package for Showtime on Hulu or Amazon Prime Video. Both packages come with an additional monthly cost of $10.99.

Homeland Season 8 Episode 8 Recap:

In the eighth episode of the eighth season of ‘Homeland,’ Haqqani finds himself in front of a firing squad. However, Hayes calls G’ulom to tell him that Haqqani’s son has Max in captivity. Max will be killed if Haqqani is not spared. A CIA official tells Hayes that the chances of rescuing Max using a special-ops mission are 50/50. Zabel tells an angry Hayes that a failure would be much worse than losing Max’s life.

Saul goes to meet Haqqani but the latter is ordered to stand in front of a firing squad again and killed. Jalal shoots Max and leaves. Carrie, who is there with Yevgeny calls Saul to tell him that he failed in protecting Max. Jalal announces that it was he who shot down the President’s helicopter at a Taliban rally.

Zabel asks a friend to dig up something compromising about Max and Wellington since the latter wants to amend a speech of his. The friend tells him of Jalal’s announcement. Wellington goes to Hayes with the information and a revised speech. Hayes tells the press and the nation that it was Jalal to shot the President’s helicopter and wishes for Pakistan to support the USA in catching him.

Saul comes to pick up Max’s body and Carrie tells him that she possesses information regarding the President’s flight recorder. The troops with Saul intend on searching Carrie and handcuffing her. However, Carrie pulls out her gun on the troops and Saul (who does try to save her) and leaves with Yevgeny. Towards the end, Carrie says that she knows where the flight recorder is.

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