- Tom Shales (Washington Post)
It's doubtful that very many viewers will feel more secure after witnessing that and other Keystone Kop-like operations; there's little about "Homeland Security USA" that's warmly reassuring in the post-9/11 world …Even if it's better to be safe than sorry, however, "Homeland" still seems a sorry excuse for a television show.
- Richard (Gawker)
If a TSA agent cries after making you take off your shoes or throw away expensive makeup, will you still be mad at him?
- Verne Gay (Newsday)
Not particularly exciting, and it does occasionally feel like a commercial for the government agencies that helped produce it. But it is nominally instructive and engaging.
- Linda Stasi (New York Post)
While we're all used to these sometimes silly, sometimes humiliating, often over-the-top but usually necessary security measures imposed since 9/11 that are about as much fun as a two-hour MRI…But are these measures worth a whole series? Not really.
- Carrie Kahn (NPR)
At first, the show has the feel of a glitzy public service announcement or a fast-paced recruitment video. But within minutes, the feverish pitch slows slightly to show off the unprecedented access given to ABC's producers.
- Mark A. Perigard (Boston Herald)
While “Homeland Security” displays the dedication of agents, it also quite inadvertently could be giving tips to train a better class of criminal.Did you watch “Homeland Security USA”; if so what did you think of it?
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