Counterpart is about a mysterious world hidden beneath the surface of our everyday existence. Howard Silk 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?"
There are two sides to all of us.
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Did You Know?
The character Baldwin was about 10 years old when the world split in the late 80s, which would put her age at the time the series takes place at around 40. The actress, Sara Serraiocco, who plays that role, was in her late 20s when the series was filmed. See more