The Kid Gets Out Of The Picture on “Homeland”
by Perry Michael Simon on December 4, 2012
New York Magazine’s Vulture blog has been right on top of everything Homeland since the show began, and they’ve had fun taking video of the Showtime drama and using it for their own nefarious purposes, including putting a laugh track and happy production music on a dramatic scene and editing together Claire Danes swearing as Carrie with Claire Danes reacting as Angela Chase from My So-Called Life. Today, they’ve noticed that the character of Chris Brody, the son of Congressman/former P.O.W./terrorist/double-agent Nicholas Brody, exists mostly to be told to leave the room by the grown-ups when they have exposition or plot twists to discuss. And, so, with a little sad music, here’s a little under a minute of Chris Brody’s Greatest Exits.