Jim Backus

TV Picks: 'Homeland,' 'Mr. Magoo,' 'Doctor Who'

TV Picks: 'Homeland,' 'Mr. Magoo,' 'Doctor Who'

"Homeland." I know it's Christmas week, and we'll get to that in a minute, but the "Homeland" finale is this week, and after last week's stunning revelations, it's difficult to think of anything else.

Revelation one: "Homeland" is still a great show. Sure, it floundered and even momentarily failed a bit when the popularity of Damien Lewis' Brody caused creators to keep his character alive for at least one season too many, but this season has been wonderfully tense and on-target.

Revelation two: CIA Black Ops head Dar Adal (F. Murray Abraham) is in bed with terrorist Haqqani. Or at least in the car with him. Now, the minute ol' F. Murray showed...

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