Alison’s steps towards independence from Noah draw her back to Montauk and Cole, while Noah himself feels the sting of being cheated on and lied to in an entertaining finish to the season.
Both Alison and Cole make significant changes to their lives as Noah reveals his true colours in a strong pair of episodes.
As Cole and Helen begin moving on with their lives, Noah and Alison’s relationship begins to show cracks, causing Alison to retreat towards familiarity while Noah finally comes up with an ending for his book in a compelling pair of episodes.
The focus of the show shifts from Alison to Helen in the second season premiere, as the effects of Noah and Helen’s divorce on the formerly married couple, as well as their children, takes centre stage in a strong return for the series.
Alison, Noah, Helen, and Cole all deal with the aftermath of the disintegration of their marriages in different ways, as the loss of the Lockhart ranch and the affair between Whitney and Scotty adds further tension to the proceedings, in a strong finish to the season.
The revival of the affair forces Alison and Noah to ask what they really want, leading to both making strong decisions in pursuit of that goal, in a compelling episode that sets up an exciting season finale.
As Alison and Noah spend a day together away from Montauk, the roots of their attraction become clearer, providing some answers while raising other questions.
The town of Montauk is further explored from both Noah and Alison’s perspectives, as more is revealed about the relationships the duo have with the people around them, providing a better understanding of what drove both into adultery.
Nuggets of truth begin emerging from Noah and Alison’s narrative, as both paint a clearer picture of how they feel about their respective roles in the tryst at the centre of the show.
Homeland, Season 3: Episode 9 – “One Last Time” Written by Barbara Hall Directed by Jeffrey Reiner Airs Sunday nights at 9 on Showtime From its ominous title to how several characters come out and just say how much Saul’s new play feels like a suicide mission, “One Last Time” sets the stage for what …