Counterpart: Season 1

Counterpart: Season 1

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Oscar winner J.K. Simmons leads this sci-fi series as a lowly cog in a bureaucratic UN agency who is turning the last corner of a life filled with regret. That's when he discovers the agency he works for is guarding a secret: a crossing to a parallel dimension.

2017Rating: TV-MAUSAGilbert Films, Anonymous Content, MRC
Science Fiction

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

The Crossing

Howard Silk discovers the truth about where he works. The... More Office of Interchange searches for an assassin.

EPISODE 1.2

Birds of a Feather

Howard must work together with his counterpart. Baldwin comes face... More to face with her past. Emily, from the other side, tries to make sense of her orders.

EPISODE 1.3

The Lost Art of Diplomacy

Both sides turn to diplomacy to resolve a conflict. Emily... More obtains a special visa. Howard interrogates a suspect.

EPISODE 1.4

Both Sides Now

Both Howards deepen their investigation of the conspiracy. Quayle meets... More one of Howard's sources. Clare must decide what to do about Baldwin.

EPISODE 1.5

Shaking the Tree

Howard discovers another side of Emily. Howard and Emily search... More for answers about a mysterious drop site. Aldrich and Quayle seek intel from an old friend.

EPISODE 1.6

Act Like You've Been Here Before

Aldrich questions a not-too recent death in the office. Emily,... More Howard and Shaw follow a lead.

EPISODE 1.7

The Sincerest Form of Flattery

Clare's past is revealed. Quayle suffers through his own birthday... More party.

EPISODE 1.8

Love the Lie

The aftermath of the Indigo school discovery takes an emotional... More toll. Quayle grapples with his wife's new identity.

EPISODE 1.9

No Man's Land, Part One

Howard attempts to thwart the Guest's plans. Howard and Emily... More chase Kaspar.

EPISODE 1.10

No Man's Land, Part Two

A crisis at the O.I. leaves both Howards stranded.

Counterpart: Season 1 | Reviews

100%48 reviews

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Through six episodes, Mr. Marks doesn’t do anything especially interesting with that premise, but luckily for him and us, Mr. Simmons, an Oscar winner in 2015 for “Whiplash,” does.

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Variety

Variety

A smartly constructed and atmospheric spy thriller.

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Collider

Collider

The series really belongs to Simmons, so much so that unfortunately when the story leaves his behind things can get a little too slow.

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Vox

Vox

It’s a slower burn than you might expect, but it also grows a little more rewarding with every episode. It’s one to keep an eye on.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

“Counterpart” is more than a trending topic. It feels like a series that’s here to stay.

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Counterpart: Season 1 | Release Details

Counterpart: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on TVNZ+.