2x01 The Smile
First Aired: Sep. 30, 2012 on Showtime
Summary: Brody has been elected to Congress. Carrie is working with the CIA again and is sent to Cyprus, where she's prepped for a brief mission in Lebanon.
Main Characters in this Episode
- Goof (revealing mistake): While the Lebanese security chase after Saul (in about 9:07) there's a green sign of garage, the letters on the sign in Hebrew "shnap" , which is not the favorite language in Beirut. The shooting by the way was in Jaffa, Israel.
- Goof (factual errors): When Carrie is introduced to Major Mendez the Major is seen wearing a Combat Infantrymen's Badge. Women are not eligible to serve in the Infantry and have never been authorized to wear this medal.
- Goof (revealing mistake): When Saul is on the phone with Carry, the background in his room shows a city. However, due to blowing wind and subsequent movement, this is revealed to be just a giant poster.
- Goof (errors in geography): When Carrie is taken to the safe house in Nicosia, Cyprus, a view is shown of a home overlooking the sea. However, the sea is not visible from Nicosia.
- Goof (factual errors): Brody is told that the reporter who turns out to be an Abu Nazir contact is "down the hall in the Senator's office". Senators and Representatives do not have offices in the same buildings.