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The basic idea of "Prisoners of War" is that two Israeli soldiers get to return home after being held captive in Lebanon for seventeen long years. This is an Israeli drama, and it was the basis for the American TV show called "Homeland." The main characters of the show and their respective parts are: Ya

Prisoners of War is a Drama series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (25 episodes). The series first aired on March 6, 2010. It has mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.4.

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2 Seasons, 25 Episodes
March 6, 2010
Cast: Ishai Golan
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Prisoners of War Full Episode Guide

  • Operation Judas is underway. Sheik Qassab pays Leila a visit and questions her while Amiel returns home. Haim has his doubts about the operation, while Amiel now faces the greatest conflict of his life.

  • The soldier's kidnapping awakens feelings of guilt in Nimrode over Amiel. Yael is worried about the identity of the kidnapped soldier. Yinon puts his special training to use for Operation Judas.

  • The soldier's kidnapping affects everybody. Yinon goes through the final phase of preparations for Operation Judas. Hatzav is drafted to the army, and for a moment it seems that the Klein family is united.

  • Haim tries to extract more details on Operation Judas from Ze'ev, and together they work on cracking the code that Atar and Jamal used to communicate with each other.

  • The mystery of the picture of the man continues to trouble Uri, who is ordered by Haim Cohen to investigate the matter with Iris. Nimrode struggles with adapting to his new life.

  • We're exposed to Atar Shorer's meticulous recruitment of Yinon, and a new direction in Haim and Iris's investigation leads them to "Operation Judas", which brings them to confront Ze'ev on the subject.

  • Iris and Haim discover new details in the investigation tying Amiel, Atar Shorer and Dr. Ze'ev Kaplan together. A cat and mouse detective game develops between Haim and Ze'ev, who is busy skillfully training the talented Yinon.

  • The connection between Jamal and Amiel is revealed, as well as the process that ended with his becoming Yussuf. He struggles with the consequences of the shooting and the mounting pressure to execute an act of terrorism against Israel.

  • The past troubles Yussuf, while Abdullah tries to revive the tradition of recruiting children to be martyrs. Uri shares the horrors of captivity with Nurit, and the psychological mind games their captors tortured them with.

  • Talia breaks down, and Nimrode is absent while this happens, out partying instead. Uri and Nurit try to bridge the gap formed by the past 17 years. Yussuf and Abdullah head out to handle an arms deal, which Abdullah nearly blows.

  • Uri and Nimrode try to push the Ministry of Defense into figuring out where Amiel is by exposing the CD they got from Ruth Shorer at the end of season 1.

  • All major characters in the drama reach a critical juncture in their lives. Talia makes Nimrod choose between a future with her, or a life of misery. Nurit has to choose between Yaki and Uri. Yael has to confront the death of her brother.

  • Nimrod still suffers from nightmares, and dreams of the night he killed Amiel. He wakes up in terror and Talia tries to convince him to talk to her. Yael tries to find Ilan's home address, and decides to go there without his knowledge.

  • Talia and Nimrod are enjoying intimate time in their bedroom after the kids left the house. Dana's "relationship" with Dr. Ostrovsky becomes more intense. Hazav is getting ready for his pre-Army tests.

  • Gadi Sukenik hosts Talia and Nimrod in a special morning broadcast, and Lia finds out that Nimrod started working for an advertising agency. They are fighting. Talia takes Dana to meet Dr.Ostrovstky, a psychologist.

  • The funeral of Amiel Ben Horin. Everybody is there but Yael feels all alone. She sees her brother everywhere. She tries to convince him to leave her alone and let her go on with her life.

  • Uri is depressed. He refuses to leave his bed. Nurit tries to talk to him, but he refuses to answer the phone. Yoske gives him letters, written by his mother when he was a prisoner of war.

  • Haim investigates Nimrod and Uri in the interrogation facility. They don't know that the intelligence officer is in the process of deciphering their secret language. Talia wants to visit Nimrod and arrives at the interrogation facility.

  • Haim investigates Nimrod and Uri in the interrogation facility. They don't know that the intelligence officer is in the process of deciphering their secret language. Talia wants to visit Nimrod and arrives at the interrogation facility.

  • Nimrod and Uri are taken to an interrogation facility designed for released Israeli prisoners of war in the small town of "Zichron Yahacov", and there they meet Haim, a military psychologist who aims to understand what they experienced behind enemy lines.

  • The negotiations for the release of the Israeli soldiers has ended successfully. Nimrod Klien, Uri Zach and Amiel Ben Chorin are coming home. The soldiers reunite with their loved ones.

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