The OA

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  1. Gary7

    Gary7 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    It's not clear if it's that... it might be some form of suppression. Remember...
    when OA and her cohorts make the leap, this is their first one. Maybe that meant their original bodies had to die. It might be a different case if they leap out of these ones. There is that woman who approached Dr. Hap... remember she leaped, but then came back.[/quote]
     
  2. auntiehill

    auntiehill The Blooness Premium Member

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    OK, finally saw the last two episodes.


    So....they pulled a "Supernatural." :vulcan: Although, I doubt it will be as fun in this version.

    i guess I'll have to reserve my judgement until season 3 --assuming there is one. I really wish we'd been given more time with BBA & the kids.
     
  3. Makarov

    Makarov Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I thought season 2 was fantastic, I was really satisfied with how all angles of the storyline wrapped up. Even that crazy stuff with the house all came together.
     
  4. Matthew Raymond

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    Interesting thing about Season One was that it left doubt as to whether she was crazy or not. I knew going into Season Two that they couldn't really play that angle anymore, so they really had not choice but to lean into the crazy. Of course, I love that they did that, but then again, my Confusion Tolerance regarding television is off the chart.
     
  5. BillJ

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    Made it about 15 minutes into the first episode. Then moved on to other things.
     
  6. Spot261

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    I got the impression that the "possessed" person doesn't die, but are either temporarily pushed aside or cohabit with the traveler depending on the skill and experience they have. It's not murder, but definitely a violation.

    Hence The OA being able to bring Nina back to the fore and trigger the same process with Homer, which is what Elodie teaches her and Hap cannot understand. (I had actually thought Elodie used the robots in her apartment to leave her current body and called the ambulance to save her "host" but as she turns up later it seems not)
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    I don't think the issue is glossed over, rather the characters themselves choose not to confront it,
    It's certainly brought up during "Ninas" therapy sessions for instance
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  7. jbohn

    jbohn Commander Red Shirt

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    I didn't think the person being jumped into died either. At one point I thought that they switched bodies, so OA switched to Nina's body and Nina into OA's body, so...
    it's actually Nina that was shot at the end of season 1 and died. Of course then near the end of season 2, Nina and OA were merged so that can't be it.
     
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  8. Phoenix219

    Phoenix219 Commodore Commodore

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    Haven't clicked the spoiler (I have one episode left in season 2) but it was made very clear by the crestwood 5 and her parents that Prairie died in the dimension of Season 1.
     
  9. Spot261

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    The question was about who was inhabiting the body which died, not whose body it was, if that makes any sense?
     
  10. Phoenix219

    Phoenix219 Commodore Commodore

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    Well Prairie still seems to be able to access Nina's memories, like knowing the passcode by reflex, and it looks like at the end of 2-7 she was able to reconnect with Nina and integrate with her, like Elodie was describing in terms of her travels. It seems like Hap's antiquated methods are the only one that requires death of the vessel, although the mystery with the house and the people in comas implies that they aren't swapped when the soul leaps out. I don't think anyone was swapped into the Earth 1 bodies after the leap out, and do not believe they were inhabited vessels that died in the field (or in the ambulance) but rather empty shells.

    This show definitely has a Twin Peaks vibe to it this year.
     
  11. Phoenix219

    Phoenix219 Commodore Commodore

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    I didn't think they would actually do THAT for the cliffhangar.

    At most I thought it was going to be an Easter Egg.....

    I can't wait to see if there is any jokes next year about
    Jason Isaacs playing so many characters in multiverse shows (Trek, OA, Awake) or if they make any Lorca jokes at Isaacs who is really HAP. Any Trek joke will suffice.
     
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  12. Aragorn

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    And.... cancelled.
     
  13. Phoenix219

    Phoenix219 Commodore Commodore

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    You've got to be kidding me???
     
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  14. Matthew Raymond

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    Meanwhile, 13 Reasons Why is renewed for season four. :rolleyes::brickwall:
     
  15. Phoenix219

    Phoenix219 Commodore Commodore

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    I mean, I guess its hard to film a show, when none of the actors can act anymore, and are all going through some weird psychosis where they believe they are their characters. I guess this makes sense.
     
  16. Spot261

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    Maybe they cancelled it because Britt Marling was injured on set in a rigging related accident?
     
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  17. dodge

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    Bollocks.

    It's usually the other way round, but who revives shows when they die on Netflix?
     
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  18. theenglish

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    One Day at a Time just got picked up.
     
  19. Aragorn

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    Since the plan was a five season arc, a 2-hour movie would not have been sufficient to wrap the series up, and thus the cast has been released from their contracts.