1899: Netflix viewers question the connection between new series and Dark
The latest mystery series from Netflix 1899 has already stunned viewers with its eight-episode premiere season, as many felt it was reminiscent of the thriller show, Dark.
Posted November 17, 1899 is the latest from German filmmakers and real-life couple Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese after their first TV project. Darkwhich ran for three seasons.
Warning, potential spoilers follow
1899 follows a steamship ferrying immigrants from London to New York whose passengers become embroiled in a mysterious conundrum after they spot a second ship adrift at sea.
With similar fixations to bo Odar and Friese’s previous program, which featured an intricate jigsaw puzzle of uniquely intertwined characters, viewers are convinced the two shows are somehow connected.
“OK Dark started with a missing child and 1899 started with a child being found,” one user wrote on Twitter alongside the it’s always sunny in Philadelphia conspiracy meme.
“Are #darknetflix and #1899Netflix connected?” a second asked, a third suggested, “What if it’s all a bug in the Matrix?”
Another quoted a line from 1899: “What is lost will be found”, while someone replied: “Sounds like a tip from Dark.”
Although there is no direct evidence to support this theory, 1899 The inclusion of time travel is reminiscent of the time machine created in Dark.
However, in a previous interview with The Hollywood ReporterBo Odar denied any connection between the shows, saying: “One bad idea that we’ve definitely said won’t happen is that 1899 refers to Dark.
“We are often asked this question. So for all the fans out there: sorry, there won’t be any characters from Dark suddenly appear on the ship.”
1899 can be streamed on Netflix.
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