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Homecoming

By Gimlet

Rank #2 in Performing Arts category

Performing Arts
Personal Journals
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Now a Prime Original TV series. From Gimlet, Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations. Starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, Amy Sedaris, Michael Cera, Mercedes Ruehl, Alia Shawkat, Chris Gethard, and Spike Jonze.

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Now a Prime Original TV series. From Gimlet, Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations. Starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, Amy Sedaris, Michael Cera, Mercedes Ruehl, Alia Shawkat, Chris Gethard, and Spike Jonze.

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4901 Ratings
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First Fictional Podcast I Have Ever Truly Enjoyed

By EricksonPrime - Jan 03 2019
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I usually hate scripted fiction podcasts, but this was a great story, 10/10 will binge again.

David Schwimmer- great performance!

By Marathonmamak - Dec 01 2018
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David brings a great performance of smooth operator. Enjoyed listening to ever scene he was in.

iTunes Ratings

4901 Ratings
Average Ratings
3633
693
278
150
147

First Fictional Podcast I Have Ever Truly Enjoyed

By EricksonPrime - Jan 03 2019
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I usually hate scripted fiction podcasts, but this was a great story, 10/10 will binge again.

David Schwimmer- great performance!

By Marathonmamak - Dec 01 2018
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David brings a great performance of smooth operator. Enjoyed listening to ever scene he was in.

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Top 10 Episode of Homecoming

Rank #1: Final Season One After Show: Season Two?

Mar 20 2017
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In the final episode of the Season One After Show, we talk with Catherine Keener about playing Heidi Bergman and maybe, just maybe, returning for more.

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Rank #2: 6. OPTIMISTS

Dec 21 2016
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What happened to the aquarium? Do you feel like coming to work every day? I’m going to stop you there, okay?Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerWALTER CRUZ - Oscar IsaacCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerAUDREY TEMPLE - Amy SedarisELLEN BERGMAN - Phyllis SomervilleTHOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky 

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Rank #3: 3. PHONY

Nov 30 2016
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A road trip. A simulation. A pivot. Another road trip. A viper’s nest.Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerWALTER CRUZ - Oscar IsaacCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerANTHONY AZAM - David CrossELLEN BERGMAN - Phyllis Somerville

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Rank #4: 2. PINEAPPLE

Nov 23 2016
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Belfast is in Dubai. Palm trees are in Florida. A wheelchair is in the bathroom. The Titanic rises.Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerWALTER CRUZ - Oscar IsaacCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerANTHONY AZAM - David CrossJOSEPH SHRIER - Babak TaftiELLEN BERGMAN - Phyllis Somerville

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Rank #5: 4. STOP HELPING

Dec 07 2016
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Walter asks for an explanation. Colin asks for the pot roast.Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerWALTER CRUZ - Oscar IsaacCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerDARA EACKLES - Marsha Stephanie Blake

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Rank #6: 5. HYSTERICAL

Dec 14 2016
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Would you call this a date? The sequel is ten times as good as the original. Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerWALTER CRUZ - Oscar IsaacCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerTHOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky 

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Rank #7: Making the Homecoming TV Series 4: The Stars of Homecoming

Nov 02 2018
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Alex Blumberg sits down with the stars of the Homecoming  TV show-- Julia Roberts and Stephan James, and director Sam Esmail-- to talk about how they came to the project and what it was like to film it.This is the final part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show.

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Rank #8: Making the Homecoming TV Series 3: The Bird that Launched 1000 Ships

Nov 02 2018
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Being in charge of a big-budget TV production means having to make decisions. It's a new kind of power for Micah and Eli, and one that's sometimes uncomfortable to exercise. The words they write have real-world, three-dimensional-- and sometimes winged-- consequences.This is the third part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show.

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Rank #9: Making the Homecoming TV Series 2: Santa's Hollywood Workshop

Oct 26 2018
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Micah and Eli get to work, writing the scripts for the Homecoming TV show. But taking something meant only for the ear, and turning it into something for the eye... proves to be deceptively challenging. Plus, Alex visits the set of the show, to meet the small army of people actually building the visual world of Homecoming. This is the second part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show, which airs November 4th.

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Rank #10: Making the Homecoming TV Series 1: A Complete Moonshot

Oct 19 2018
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Two years ago, Gimlet launched its first fiction podcast: Homecoming. Now, this November, a television series based on the hit podcast and starring Julia Roberts is launching.  Alex Blumberg went behind the scenes as Homecoming went from podcast to TV production. In this first episode, Homecoming creators Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg recount the journey, from concept to podcast to pitching the show to bigtime Hollywood producers. And we hear from some of the celebrities they met along the way.This is the first part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show.

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