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Homeland Season 5 Finds Saul 'Ignited' in Wake of [Spoiler]

Homeland launches its fifth season with Carrie and Saul once again at odds — and with good reason. [Warning: Major-ish Spoilers Ahead.]

At the end of Season 4, Saul was on the fast track to becoming the new director of the CIA. When Season 5 picks up two years later, we learn “he’s been passed over” for the top job, Mandy Patinkin reveals in the exclusive teaser above, before noting, “Carrie might not have been helpful in that process.”

Despite the seeming betrayal, Patinkin says Saul enters the new season on Oct. 4 “ignited,” “alive” and determined to “make this world a better place.”

Press PLAY above (Warning: NSFW language) for more fresh Season 5 intel, and to see Patinkin and leading lady Claire Danes debate Saul’s Season 5 calcification (?!?!) level.