Deep State Season 1
Deep State season 1 started airing on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Get a brief email if and when the next season is announced. Make sure to come back to episode.guide where we’ll have season recap and discussion.
List of Episodes
most recent episode S1E8 Blood in the Sand
The season consists of 8 episodes.
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GOP Rep. Gaetz: Jeff Sessions Has 'Stockholm Syndrome' With 'His Captors Over There in the Deep State' - via Mediaite
Gaetz is one of several Republicans demanding unredacted documents from the Department of Justice, which they say will give them more oversight of the Russia investigation as well as more information as to whether the FBI “spied” on the Trump campaign, as the president has suggested.
That 'Deep State' You Keep Hearing About? It Doesn't Exist - via Thenation
Of course, Hayden is TECHNICALLY correct when he scolds the anxious surfs, or rather, the citizens; "There is no ‘deep state’ in the American republic.” . . . because "The Republic" was lost decades ago. We no longer HAVE a Republic. We have a corporate/plutocratic/financial oligarchy. Everything becomes clear when you accept that description.
Does the UK have a Deep State? The secrets behind the TV show revealed - via Dailystar
Clive said: "It depends on your perspective as to whether the status quo of society is naturally something you want to keep in place for the good of all, or whether you object to it being weighted to one side with many wealthy and powerful people that sit at the top, and others that aren't anywhere near that."
Deep State, Fox review - secrets, lies and spies - via Theartsdesk
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Demystifying the Deep State - via Insidesources
Many losers in the deep state game complain they’re treated like “dumb white guys.” In protest, some proudly declare they are dumb white guys. To evidence their predicament, the dumb white guys cite statistics of polarizing incomes.
Max Easton, a retired Secret Service operative and member of elite British/America team called The Section is coaxed back into the field to try to shut down an Iranian missile program. The situation is complicated by Max's estranged son, Harry, who has followed his father into the espionage world and as the series opens may have died in the line of duty.
Cynical shows can be fun; “Deep State” is undercut by some atrocious acting. One character seems to be the love child of Larry Hagman’s J.R. Ewing and about 180 pounds of ham. The faux Texas accent might cause your eyes to sting. It opens with our faux Jack Bauer, Max Easton (Mark Strong, “Low <...> - by Boston Herald [Mark A. Perigard]
Is there a hit from the past decade more widely imitated than “Homeland”? Perhaps that’s because the spy serial’s action-packed appeal seems easily replicable, even without a character as indelible as Carrie Mathison. Building relatable characters is hard, but ratcheting up tension is easy. <...> - by Variety [Daniel D'Addario]
It looks like the story is set to plunge into the murky innards of the West’s exploitation of war in the Middle East for commercial gain (Ardavan has just purchased a 10 per cent stake in an American engineering corporation called Green Walsh), but it’s more intimate reasons which force Easton back into the field. <...> - by The Arts Desk [Adam Sweeting]
Max is called to London — he tells Anna that the “bank” he worked for deals with Syrian bad guys and that’s why he’s going back — and The Section’s chief, George White (Alistair Petrie) tells Max that Said has to “do a Colonel Kurtz. He’s turned on us, Max.” <...> - by Decider [Joel Keller]
It wasn’t just the RAF that got a stiff breeze up its skirts. That necessary war also necessitated the dismantling of a great many snobberies and prejudices in all the armed forces. Gay men, who had spent a lifetime dissembling, were found particularly useful for the SOE, and it was remembered (most probably by a <...> - by Observer (UK) [Euan Ferguson]