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Counterpart Season 1 Episode 8 Review: Love the Lie

Counterpart Review: Love the Lie

On Counterpart Season 1 Episode 8 the Howards meet for the first time since their separation, and when Quayle is under suspicion, does he make the right move?
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Counterpart Details

From Starz:

COUNTERPART IS AN ESPIONAGE SERIES ABOUT A MYSTERIOUS WORLD HIDDEN BENEATH THE SURFACE OF OUR EVERYDAY EXISTENCE…

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 COULD HAVE BEEN DIFFERENT?”

Network:
Starz
Number of Episodes
10
Start Date
Seasons:

Counterpart Quotes

I have a new book. 'You, you, only you exist.'

Howard

Howard, why do you think I brought you in on this? For your great tactical skill, your great knowledge of this whole fuckin' thing? I need to pretend to be you, take Baldwin out myself.

OHoward