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Counterpart 

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A hapless UN employee discovers the agency he works for is hiding a gateway to a parallel dimension that's in Cold War with our own, and where his other self is a top spy. The war slowly heats up thanks to spies from both sides.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
J.K. Simmons ...  Howard Silk 18 episodes, 2017-2019
Olivia Williams ...  Emily Burton Silk 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Harry Lloyd ...  Peter Quayle 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Nazanin Boniadi ...  Clare Quayle 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Sara Serraiocco ...  Baldwin 12 episodes, 2017-2019
Nicholas Pinnock ...  Ian Shaw 11 episodes, 2018-2019
John Funk ...  Howard Double / ... 11 episodes, 2017-2019
Ulrich Thomsen ...  Aldrich 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Mido Hamada ...  Cyrus 8 episodes, 2017-2018
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Counterpart is about a mysterious world hidden beneath the surface of our everyday existence. Howard Silk is a lowly cog in the bureaucratic machinery of a Berlin-based United Nations spy agency. When Howard discovers that his organization safeguards the secret of a crossing into a parallel dimension, he is thrust into a shadow world of intrigue, danger, and double cross - where the only man he can trust is his near-identical counterpart from this parallel world. The show explores themes of identity, fate and lost love, posing the eternal question, "what if our lives could have been different?" Written by ahmetkozan

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 December 2017 (USA) See more »

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Képmás See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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Both Olivia Williams and Harry Lloyd appeared in Manhattan (2014) See more »

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Great!
6 January 2018 | by lechurch1See all my reviews

I am still asking questions and wondering things about this episode. I am on IMDB all the time and I don't quite understand why it says down by 70? (maybe the wrong place to ask this?) The red arrow looks so depressing to me.

Hence, I had to comment.

This was an intriguing and interesting show! I can't speak past the pilot, but I would say JK Simmons did a phenomenal job and the plot story line is great. The dude from GOT isn't actually a terrible human either!

I am very hopeful for this show! I think it is really awesome! I enjoyed it.


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