Season 3 begins with Brody remaining at large, while Carrie is called to testify before a senate committee investigating the terrorist bombing in Washington, D.C. Meanwhile, Saul takes command at the CIA; and the Brody family deal with a tragic occurrence.
Saul attempts to track down those responsible for the Langley attack and recruits an unlikely expert to follow the money trail. Meanwhile, Quinn takes matters into his own hands; Carrie learns who is really on her side; and the Brody family turn to therapy to mend their broken household.
Brody returns to his faith for guidance in an unexpected way when he finds himself facing increasingly desperate straits. Back in the U.S., Carrie struggles to connect with Saul when a mysterious man offers to help her but at a significant cost.
Carrie meets a new client over breakfast and learns that the crippled CIA can still exercise power when needed. Meanwhile, Dana runs away and Jessica seeks the police's help in finding her; and Saul follows the money trail to an unexpected location.
A mysterious man enters the country at the U.S.-Canadian border; Carrie puts her mission on the line to do a risky favor; Saul is forced to socialize with his adversary, Sen. Lockhart, on an elite hunting trip; Dana makes a shocking discovery that could end her getaway for good.
Carrie turns the tables on the mastermind of the Langley bombing and recruits one of Iran's most powerful operatives. Meanwhile, Saul struggles to keep an intrusive Sen. Lockhart at bay; and Dana makes a radical decision that changes her family forever.
With his old adversary in custody, Saul makes the gamble of his career. Meanwhile, Carrie and Quinn scramble to contain a local police investigation; and Mira comes to a crossroad in her marriage.
Carrie and Quinn pursue a key suspect in the Langley bombing; Saul faces political backlash; Fara discovers the high toll that an intelligence job can take; the Brody family receive startling news.
Carrie reunites with Brody, but the circumstances are more difficult than either of them imagined. Meanwhile, Saul gets a win from an unlikely source; and Dana struggles with her new life away from home.
Brody embarks on a high-stakes mission, but his fragile condition threatens the operation. Meanwhile, Quinn makes an uncomfortable discovery about Carrie; and Fara is forced to rejoin the team due to a sudden crisis.
Brody's loyalty to the mission wavers when he meets a ghost from his past. Meanwhile, Lockhart's confirmation looms; and Saul stares into the precipice between success and failure.
Season 3 ends with security forces closing in on Carrie and Brody, and Brody struggling to find redemption. Meanwhile, Saul plans a last-ditch rescue mission.