Season 1 Episode 1


Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Oct 02, 2011 on Showtime



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Carrie: Because Abu Nazir is playing the long game. This way no one expects a thing.
      Saul: Except you?
      Carrie: Except me.

    • Carrie: I-I'm just making sure we don't get hit again.
      Saul: Well, I'm glad someone's looking out for the country, Carrie.
      Carrie: I'm serious. I-I missed something once before, I won't... I can't let that happen again.
      Saul: It was ten years ago. Everyone missed something that day.
      Carrie: Yeah, everyone's not me.

  • Notes

    • International Episode Titles:
      Germany: Der Verdacht (The Suspicion)
      France: Pilote (Pilot)

    • The episode won 2 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series and for Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series.

    • Additional credits:
      Deborah Ball - Hair Department Head
      John R. Bayless - Make-up Department Head

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: November 1, 2011 on Super Channel 2
      Sweden: November 23, 2011 on SVT1/SVT1 HD
      Australia: January 22, 2012 on TEN
      United Kingdom: February 19, 2012 on Channel 4/Channel 4 HD
      Finland: January 6, 2013 on MTV3
      Germany: February 3, 2013 on Sat.1

    • This episode had 1.08 million viewers on its original airing and was the network's highest-rated drama premiere in eight years.

    • This episode was made available online and via affiliate On Demand channels as of September 13, and had been seen by over 1.4 million viewers before its TV premiere.

  • Allusions