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The OA 

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Having gone missing seven years ago, the previously blind Prairie returns home, now in her twenties with her sight restored. While many believe she is a miracle, others worry that she could be dangerous.
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Series cast summary:
Brit Marling ...  Prairie Johnson / ... 15 episodes, 2016-2019
Emory Cohen ...  Homer / ... 14 episodes, 2016-2019
Patrick Gibson ...  Steve Winchell 14 episodes, 2016-2019
Jason Isaacs ...  Dr. Hunter Aloysius 'Hap' Percy 14 episodes, 2016-2019
Ian Alexander ...  Buck Vu 13 episodes, 2016-2019
Phyllis Smith ...  Betty Broderick-Allen / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Brendan Meyer ...  Jesse 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Brandon Perea ...  Alfonso 'French' Sosa / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Will Brill ...  Scott Brown 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Sharon Van Etten ...  Rachel 10 episodes, 2016-2019
Scott Wilson ...  Abel Johnson 9 episodes, 2016-2019
Alice Krige ...  Nancy Johnson / ... 9 episodes, 2016-2019
Paz Vega ...  Renata 7 episodes, 2016-2019
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Created and written by Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij (The East), this Netflix original delves into the inexplicable reappearance of Prairie Johnson (Marling). Having gone missing seven years ago, the previously blind Johnson returns home, now in her late 20s and with her sight restored. While many believe she is miracle, others worry that she could be dangerous.

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In preparation for her role, Brit Marling befriended a man who went blind at age nineteen to tutor her in coping with the day-to-day chores of a typical blind person. The couple would meet in downtown Manhattan and she would spend up to six hours per day learning how to clean an apartment, make an omelet, et cetera. Throughout these sessions, Brit would be blindfolded. See more »

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Prairie Johnson: I'm the OA.
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Hands down the most PHENOMENAL show I've ever seen.
20 August 2019 | by pavonhartenSee all my reviews

The OA is without a doubt my favorite show on Netflix. Not only is it a great story, but a very necessary one for this day and age. It's a clever, strange, mind-bending puzzle box with no shortage of theories to discuss, while also touching on the deeper aspects of humanity and our spiritual connection to one another. Every fan who loves it will tell you personal stories of how it has impacted their lives--healing from trauma, teaching us the value of patience, giving us faith and strength, challenging us to believe in the power of storytelling. I recommend this show to everyone I meet, because it's far more than just a show. It's an experience. Definitely worth a watch if you've never seen it, and I can pretty much guarantee that if you enjoy it, you'll want to watch it a hundred more times.


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16 December 2016 (USA) See more »

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The OA: Part II See more »

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