“Catch And Release” is a fairly typical second episode of a season for a serialized show like Homeland. The initial rush of plunging us back into the characters’ lives has passed, and now it’s time to lay the groundwork for what’s to unfold the rest of the way. The writers need to download a lot of information, and the immediate effect is that we’re mostly watching a series of meetings and phone calls, at least until things get percolating again toward episode’s end.
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