Halo Alpha
Halo Alpha

Homecoming is the fourth episode of the first season of Halo. It aired on April 14th, only on Paramount+.


Guided by his visions, John takes Halsey and Cortana back to where it all began, looking for answers from his past. With Soren along for protection, Kwan goes in search of an army. Meanwhile John’s behavior inspires another Spartan to begin a journey of self-discovery. And Miranda discovers a possible link between the artifact and something much larger.



Also Starring[]

Guest Starring[]

  • Ryan McParland as Adun
  • Angie Cepeda as Violetta Franco
  • Yuna Shin as Soojin Ha


  • Sebastián Capitán Viveros as Sergeant Mendez
  • Casper Knopf as Young John
  • Sarah Ridgeway as John's Mother
  • Khash-Erdene Ganbold as Jong Sook
  • Ali Khan as Attu
  • Jaram Lee as Madrigal Elder
  • Nila Aalia as Agatha Terne
  • Duncan Pow as John's Father
  • Yuna Shin as Soojin Ha
  • Scott Karim as Fazekas


  • Reach
    • UNSC Spartan Training Center (20+ years ago)
      • Spartan Quarters
    • Keystone testing area
    • Dr. Miranda Keyes' Testing and Evaluation Lab Kappa
  • Madrigal / 23 Librae Center
    • Madrigal City
  • Eridanus II
    • Reach For Life Installation
      • John's childhood home

Halo the Series: Declassified[]

In the latest installment of Halo the Series: Declassified, host Sydnee Goodman welcomes Cortana herself, Jen Taylor! They discuss Jen's longtime role as Master Chief's fan-favorite A.I and how bringing the character to life on TV brought new challenges. Plus, get a lesson in the Covenant language of Sangheili from the linguists who created it. Then, passionate Halo fans explain what Master Chief means to them. Finally, get a special look behind the scenes of the incredible visual effects of Halo the Series, including how the talented artists brought Cortana to live action.


  • Kai mentions Preston Cole when listing the battle strategies she's studied over the years. Preston Cole is a character in the Halo video game series, who is a prominent UNSC naval officer.
  • Vannak's quote regarding the effects of a Needler, "As close as you get to fire and forget," is a paraphrased sentence used by an anonymous serviceman who described the Needler in the Halo video game series.
    • She also states the Shangheili word for Needler is "Qkhep'os".


For a complete episode gallery, please see Homecoming (TV episode)/Gallery.