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Old 02-12-2018, 10:34 AM   #26
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Re: Counterpart - JK Simmons

I can’t believe this show isn’t getting more love. JK Simmons is fantastic and the overall production has been excellent. This show has been surprisingly good.
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Old 02-12-2018, 03:00 PM   #27
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Re: Counterpart - JK Simmons

Love that show! Also some Poker in it in ep 4! "You flop top pair and fold?" "It was a good bluff."

I wonder how it came about that they shot the show in Berlin. Considering past shows of that caliber (Berlin Station, Homeland S5) which you essentially could have shot somewhere else, there must be good conditions in Berlin for TV productions.

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I wonder if it will turn out that things closer to the crossing are more different than those away from it
Why would it? I think the idea is that they go with the many-worlds theory, it just so happened that during a "split" something happened that created a gateway between the two alternative universes. I doubt that we learn more about the scientific background of what happened though, which is fine imo.

Nitpick: You send good guy Howard over without giving him at least some kind of rundown? Come on!
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Old 02-12-2018, 06:16 PM   #28
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Re: Counterpart - JK Simmons

I’m wondering why bad-ass Howard didn’t tell regular Howard that his wife isn’t actuall dead. Seems like a huge mistake.

Loving the show, though.
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Old 02-12-2018, 07:16 PM   #29
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Re: Counterpart - JK Simmons

I guess 007 Howard had instructed Raash to take care of that as well, or to make sure they never meet, but Chef Howard might have met her by accident right after the gateway (LAG Howard didn't know she was in the hospital, right?). Also things could have gone wrong; Raash could have been late or held up for some reason, so sending in Nit Howard so uninformed in general (handshakes etc.) seems sloppy.
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Old 02-13-2018, 01:12 PM   #30
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Re: Counterpart - JK Simmons

At first I was unsure of JK leading a show in role like this, but he's been absolutely amazing in making me believe I'm almost watching two actors playing two different people.

One question: at the end of last week's episode (I think), a letter from prime Howard's wife is read letting us know that his wife (in a coma) was actually involved in "stuff" without his knowledge. Who was this letter to? Who actually knows this information at this point?
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Old 02-13-2018, 03:29 PM   #31
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Why would it? I think the idea is that they go with the many-worlds theory, it just so happened that during a "split" something happened that created a gateway between the two alternative universes. I doubt that we learn more about the scientific background of what happened though, which is fine imo.
I didn't have a reason for saying that, I was just spitballing an idea.

This show kinda reminds me of The Leftovers, except you have the mirror character on the other side.
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:56 PM   #32
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At first I was unsure of JK leading a show in role like this, but he's been absolutely amazing in making me believe I'm almost watching two actors playing two different people.

One question: at the end of last week's episode (I think), a letter from prime Howard's wife is read letting us know that his wife (in a coma) was actually involved in "stuff" without his knowledge. Who was this letter to? Who actually knows this information at this point?
It was to Other Howard. She was his contact on her side.
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Old 02-13-2018, 06:23 PM   #33
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Oh, that changes things. I didn't know that he knew. Thanks.
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Old 02-13-2018, 10:14 PM   #34
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Re: Counterpart - JK Simmons

Gonna spoiler this because it’s really fn juvenile

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Old 02-13-2018, 11:17 PM   #35
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Man this thing keeps getting better
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Old 02-14-2018, 01:04 AM   #36
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Gonna spoiler this because it’s really fn juvenile

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That would be gay. They are two different Howards.
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