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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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Series cast summary:
J.K. Simmons ...  Howard Silk 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Harry Lloyd ...  Peter Quayle 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Nazanin Boniadi ...  Clare 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Olivia Williams ...  Emily Burton Silk 14 episodes, 2017-2019
Sara Serraiocco ...  Baldwin 10 episodes, 2017-2019
Ulrich Thomsen ...  Aldrich 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Mido Hamada ...  Cyrus 8 episodes, 2017-2018
Guy Burnet ...  Claude Lambert 7 episodes, 2018-2019
Nicholas Pinnock ...  Ian Shaw 7 episodes, 2018
Stephen Rea ...  Alexander Pope 7 episodes, 2018
Betty Gabriel ...  Naya Temple 7 episodes, 2019
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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

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16 December 2017 (Canada) See more »

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16:9 HD
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In high school show runner Justin Marks and executive producer Jordan Horowitz were in a band together called The Side Project. As seen on The IMDb Show (2017). See more »

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J.K.Simmons is absolute brilliant in his performance.
3 March 2018 | by Karl PeterSee all my reviews

The show is interesting in every kind of viewpoint, because that is how the universe works. Layers of layers of different timelines.

Lately I realized, the film industry, or better said, their masters, start to reveal the reality more and more. Personal I don't know what are the goals behind? Do the masters of our planet called earth want the cattle to know? I don't think so... What is behind is a shift of power and the best way to prepare the cattle is to show it through "TV". That is the way those creatures do it since quite some time.

Anyhow. I did not know J.K.Simmons that well, but from now on I will have a close look whatever he does, because his kind are rare in "Hollywood"... Not much left who could call themselve "actor".


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