Only Murders in The Building

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  1. The Nth Doctor

    The Nth Doctor Infinite Possibilities... Premium Member

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    I'm always back (I don't know why I didn't post here before...) and I loved every minute of the first two episodes. I need more...!

    AND Futurama!

    Well, it's all the same place for me thanks to Hulu.
     
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  2. comsol

    comsol That Guy Premium Member

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    Season's off to a good start.
     
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  3. tenmei

    tenmei Commodore Commodore

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    Okay so we apparently know that Ben was not killed at the Gooseberry as we had previously thought in Season 2, but at the Arconium by being pushed down an elevator shaft.

    I have some thoughts - Ben wasn't actually murdered at the Arconium, he was murdered at the Gooseberry but died at the Arconium when he fell down the lift shaft.

    They drew attention to the fact he can't resist eating cookies, and that he bad his stomach pumped and left hospital without the Doctors signing off on it. It's therefore possible that he still had poison in his system, which caused him to fall into an empty lift shaft because he was distracted arguing with the owner of the handkerchief.

    So we'll spend a few episodes figuring out who the handkerchief belonged to, and then realise it was poison at the Gooseberry and introducing the fact that anyone could have brought cookies.

    They've blatantly pointed the finger at Loretta, but that would be far too obvious, so I expect she may be a witness and a secondary victim later on. Meryl Streep is a big name to hold for a whole season, I half expected the Ben death to be a proper fake out and the murder in the building to be Loretta's.


     
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  4. Commander Troi

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  5. Sci

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    My wife and I are watching. We really enjoy this show. I don't know exactly what it is, but something about it also makes me think my late grandmother would have really loved it too. Wish I could share it with her.
     
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  6. Commander Troi

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    My murder mystery loving grandma would've adored this show.
     
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  7. Aragorn

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    You think there might be two completely different murderers (not working together) who wanted him dead for separate reasons?
     
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  8. Commander Troi

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    That's certainly a possibility.

    Me, I don't trust the brother/manager. I'm not sure if he killed his brother, but I'm sure there's a secret of some kind there.

    I also don't trust Loretta. Years of watching Columbo make me automatically suspicious of guest stars. :D
     
  9. Tosk

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    I'm not great at spotting clues or discarding red herrings or whatever, but I do know one thing for sure regarding episode 3. I know who Ben was talking to.

    He wasn't talking to a person, he was talking to cookies. Hopefully they don't string this fake clue along for too long.
     
  10. David cgc

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    ^Honestly, I didn't even remember that that was a callback until someone pointed it out, and I still figured it out just from the staging and the way he was talking.
     
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  11. Commander Troi

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    D'oh! Of course!
     
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  12. Tosk

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    Same. I knew immediately it wasn't what it seemed. I only put it together with the previous plot point when he mentioned how sweet they were.
     
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  13. Parallaxis

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    I feel safe in saying that the person who first tried to kill Ben won't be the actual murderer.

    Also, according to Reddit, and I'm not sure how this rumor started, but supposedly the producers have hinted that there's a master killer living in the building that's been connected to every murder. That rumor came out when people started asking about loose plot threads, so maybe the producers are full of it.
     
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  14. tenmei

    tenmei Commodore Commodore

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    Hmm. The show doesn't need a Moriarty.
     
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    If there is a Moriarty, Whomever it is, I predict they won’t be played by Chevy Chase
     
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  16. Parallaxis

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    Sting = Moriarty
     
  17. CaptainWacky

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    All signs point to HOWARD.
     
  18. David cgc

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    I was starting to think I imagined Charles' fight with Ben at the end of last season, so I'm glad they've finally circled back to that.
     
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  19. Aragorn

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    If it's planned out, it could work. If it wasn't planned out, then it'll turn out like Spectre when they connected Blofeld to the villains of the first three movies.
     
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  20. 1001001

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    I think you're right.

    He wrote that on his own mirror, to remind himself not to eat them.