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?
Jamie Bamber (Eric), Harry Lloyd (Peter Quayle) and Nicholas Pinnock (Ian Shaw) all worked on the British crime series "Marcella". See more