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Counterpart: Season 1 (2017)

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Critic Consensus: Tense and gripping, Counterpart is an absorbing thrill-fest led by J.K. Simmons' multi-faceted dual lead performance.

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Air date: Jan 21, 2018
Air date: Jan 28, 2018
Air date: Feb 4, 2018
Air date: Feb 11, 2018
Air date: Feb 18, 2018
Air date: Feb 25, 2018
Air date: Mar 11, 2018

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Howard Silk (J.K. Simmons) 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 … More

Genre: Drama
Network: Starz
Premiere Date: Jan 21, 2018
Creator:
Executive Producers: , , , , , ,

Cast

J.K. Simmons
as Howard Silk
Harry Lloyd
as Peter Quayle
Olivia Williams
as Emily Burton Silk
Stephen Rea
as Alexander Pope
Richard Schiff
as Roland Fancher
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Critic Reviews for Counterpart: Season 1

All Critics (29) | Top Critics (12)

In the most enjoyable who-are-they-now tour de force since Tatiana Maslany's multiple star turns on Orphan Black, Simmons is sensational as Howard Silk.

February 4, 2018 | Full Review…
TV Insider

It's a slower burn than you might expect, but it also grows a little more rewarding with every episode.

January 30, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Compelling thriller has intrigue, violence, cursing.

January 30, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Common Sense Media

A stellar cast...makes Counterpart a force to be reckoned with.

January 29, 2018 | Full Review…
The Daily Beast

Not everything meshes entirely smoothly, but the series' style and substance are apparent from the start.

January 26, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
Uncle Barky
Top Critic

Counterpart is quite likely to appeal to fans of a few different genres.

January 24, 2018 | Full Review…
Variety
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