I certainly seemed like both families knew, but maybe no one else did, though it would seem odd for him to suddenly be spending time with Danny's family. While ASL has mostly “English” words and concepts, the sentence structure is quite a bit different. (Note: spoilers below reference a future episode). Maybe. Premieres April 3 The series debuted in more than 200 countries and territories. [–]partytime71 7 points8 points9 points 8 months ago (2 children). [–]Bluehens96 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (3 children), So far I’m convinced that the first episode happened AFTER this one. Possibly. [–]ticklish-licorice 1 point2 points3 points 7 months ago (0 children), [–]EeSeeZee 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (1 child). [–]scubascratch 5 points6 points7 points 8 months ago (0 children), When they showed Danny’s body in the hospital I wondered if he got swapped with a tree or a rock, [–][deleted] 8 months ago* (2 children), [–]cc891015 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (1 child), [–]venetianbears 10 points11 points12 points 9 months ago* (5 children), the episodes follow a linear timeline according to the creator, edit: also, each episode clearly builds on each other, and there are details in each that telegraph this. However, there are subtle threads linking each episode together to show Mercer really is a place of wonder. But even more importantly, Tales From the Loop has opened up the door to a whole new world of possibilities. That breaks my heart for the little girl. Tales From the Loop will begin streaming on Prime on April 3. I think the actors handled the challenge of playing the switch really well. Assuming that Amazon do decide to renew the show, don't expect new episodes until late 2021 at the very earliest. We're a month into a global lockdown, maybe you should be more mindful of where you poke when you're barely into a TV series as well =), [–]coloRD 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children). Had Jakob just been patient at some point the switch would have revealed itself. top. Oh, and I said about 6 months because clearly episode 1 has snow on the ground and ep2 seems to be better weather, fall probably, so maybe only a few months. yeah he is still a kid. If it isn't linear then than might have been his own brother. But the resolution of “Stasis” is one that people only learn with time. Teens are emotional. [–]KingstonWD 16 points17 points18 points 9 months ago (0 children). I am enjoying the slower unfolding of the first two episodes. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 8722 on r2-app-0cfaa4a2dac3944a3 at 2020-12-31 20:53:34.329720+00:00 running c709bd6 country code: CZ. I can appreciate that. the acting is great -- post swap, Jakob has a different stride and Danny is convincing as an introvert. [–]folder_finder 5 points6 points7 points 8 months ago (3 children). Parent commenter can delete this message to hide from others. Inspired by Stranger Things, The Goonies, and other 80’s romps, you play school children exploring a world forever changed by science. I love shows that make contemplate like this. Even if it seems to be an anthology series, it's cool that they share a background or context. But, assuming that they are in the same universe as episode 1 and that the events of episode 1 took place before episode 2, Jakob's parents, grandpa, or anybody working at the loop would likely believe him especially since memories are not kept between original host and new host. It doesn't appear to be premeditated, so whilst shitty, not evil. The show is gunning hard (or as hard a show this meditative and melancholy can 'gun hard') for poignancy via irreversible consequences, and that unfortunately led to what is more or less a plot hole. The townspeople who live above "The Loop," a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe, experience things previously consigned to the realm of science fiction. 25 most popular books on TwoChromosomes (2019 Update) (25) Most popular programming books on Reddit (2017) (55) Tales from the Loop always centers on the humans who live in the town rather than the mystery at the heart of it. In its second episode Tales From the Loop is now two for two in telling painfully human stories with high concept science fiction premises. Fuck that guy! Imagine you go to a restaurant, and they show you a great dessert, and you leave room for it, and then they never serve it. Tales from the Loop is an American science fiction drama web television series based on the art book of the same name by Swedish artist Simon Stålenhag. The only thing I’ll say in his favor is yes a much nicer life is very enticing but would you either fuck your friend over intentional, or your best friends body is lost and he’s stuck in a robot. [–]vicxix 47 points48 points49 points 8 months ago (56 children). All its pieces coalesce into a greater whole than their own parts. Also, I could be wrong, but looking at Jakob's body language in ep1, it makes me wonder if it's actually Danny. Tales from the Loop Episode Summaries Guide & TV Show Schedule: Explores the town and people who live above 'The Loop' a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe - making things possible that were previously consigned to the realm of science fiction. [–]tunafun 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (1 child), [–]Shaka3ulu 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (0 children), [–]Deus_Ex_Anima 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (0 children). [–]Valondra 2 points3 points4 points 8 months ago (4 children), Selfish, thoughtless. [–]daftsloth1 6 points7 points8 points 8 months ago (3 children). While I'm inclined to agree, but we didn't earn ourselves, our bodies. Solitude... away from people. I completely agree. [–]siddmartha 9 points10 points11 points 8 months ago (3 children). and join one of thousands of communities. An interesting question that may be addressed in future episodes: Will the robot mind be able to learn to control the human body prior to life support being pulled. So the creators are telling us that it is all about confidence? Legion writer Nathaniel Halpern discusses his Amazon Studios series Tales from the Loop, inspired by the science fiction paintings of Swedish artist Simon Stålenhag. I burst into tears at the end. Danny's life must seem full of choice and freedom to him, it's not hard to see why that would be appealing enough to try. Maybe that was part of it and it was a subtle thing people had to pick on ? Or sometimes the worst thing that can happen is that you get exactly what you say you want. Oh yes, Jakob definitely made a mistake by jumping into the machine. As if to say to Danny "I'm still here" as Danny did to his deaf sister, as Jakob. I think that he said that he wanted solitude but in actuality he wanted acceptance and confidence. r/TalesFromTheLoopTV: Subreddit for the Amazon Scifi TV series Tales From the Loop. There is also the matter of the retrieval of Danny's body from the sphere. I think they wrote it in a way that let me understand why everyone acted like they did and so i thought the ending was a natural escalation of the scenario presented in the beginning, i also really dont see how they really could have resolved the isssue. that Jakob would want to continue using Danny’s body (more attractive, popular, stronger, etc) and be the one to refuse the switch back with Danny; along those lines, I assumed Danny would realize he couldn’t “keep up the act” working in the Loop because he isn’t as smart as Jakob, and be desperate to switch back. [–]iatethecheesestick 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (2 children). Does anyone else feel that Tales from The Loop feels more realistic in a kind of off way than other similar shows? Now with that in mind, all I could think of were the other shows that have either failed to grab my attention or insulted my intelligence with empty plot development. You haven't really added any ideas about the goals of the writers. I didn't realize that until I watched it over. This is the hardest TV show I've ever watched. Danny did something unforgivable. [–]clunk59 0 points1 point2 points 3 months ago (0 children). use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Subreddit for the Amazon Scifi TV series Tales From the Loop. Any theories or explanations? I thought it was wild how the only nearby “Lifeform” that the sphere could find compatible for the human consciousness swap was the robot. A unique twist on the Freaky Friday plot. Along with this, despite the presence of the loop and general weirdness, their scenario is going to seem (generally) implausible. The townspeople who live above "The Loop," a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe, experience things previously consigned to the realm of science fiction. An easy way to fix the issue with this episode would be that both the host and transfer keep both their original and new memories so that there would not be such an easy solution to prove who is who. Check out the first one below. The series debuted in more than 200 countries and territories. But this is the first time a tv show has made me nauseous. I kinda thought he might have at first, but then it sold me the idea that his consciousness was just lost. Concept designer and artist Simon Stålenhag has released his very first art book titled Tales from the Loop, which is currently available at Amazon. Hoping to see a doctor soon, but idk if I should risk it in all this corona-mania, [–]Devinessense 2 points3 points4 points 8 months ago (0 children), [–]siddmartha 19 points20 points21 points 8 months ago (6 children). [–]tfdst1 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (0 children), [–]liam3 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (0 children). (Hopefully it was something nicer.) Cole tries to contact his scientist mom, Loretta (Rebecca Hall), but she's out of town so he goes to find the robot Jakob ended up in after the latter tried to reverse the process. Not sure, but the whole time (only on this ep) I've been thinking "that's GOT to be Philip Glass!" Apparently the creators have said it's chronological. [–]AndrewL666 2 points3 points4 points 8 months ago (9 children). Tales from the Loop Based on the acclaimed art of Swedish artist Stålenhag, Tales from the Loop explores the town and people who live above "The Loop," a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe - making things possible that were previously relegated only to science fiction. I mean his perfect plan is they just switch and he steals his life purposely, and I think that inherently evil, [–]Khazilein 0 points1 point2 points 6 months ago (0 children). I was certain the opposite situation would occur and Recently started watching the show and I am on episode 2 currently. Tales from the Loop RPG was released in 2017 and has won five Gold ENnies including Best Game and Product of the Year as well as three Golden Geek Awards including Best RPG. I found links in your comment that were not hyperlinked: [–]c_for 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (1 child). A lot of us go into the threads after every episode, and we are expecting not to hear anything that we haven’t seen yet. I thought this episode was really well done. [–]folder_finder 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (0 children), It really broke my heart. Love Black Mirror! Created by Nathaniel Halpern. By centering its second episode around a background episode from ‘Loop,’ the show has left the door open for answers in future episodes or future seasons. Yeah, I found out as I kept watching. Inspired by the wondrous paintings of Simon Stålenhag, Tales from the Loop explores the mind-bending adventures of the people who live above the Loop, a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe - making things previously relegated to science fiction, possible. I hate Danny so much. Rendered by PID 10385 on r2-app-0198039f8d3a8e3d1 at 2020-12-31 20:53:33.544932+00:00 running c709bd6 country code: US. When the two were earlier discussion whether they would rather be invisible or read people's minds, Jakob seemed to give answers that indicated he would be more comfortable being away from people entirely....as a Robot, he now has that. You shouldn’t have to tiptoe through episode discussion posts, hoping you don’t read something that ruins the rest of the show for you. So what did the little girl say? [–]Valondra 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (3 children). There's a few things you catch throughout the season on a second watch. So in that sense, I don’t really see a difference in the aims between The Batman and Tales from the Loop.” Of course, that Batman myth is still key to bringing his vision for Gotham to life. Her mad sign looked a little malformed, but she's a child and the sign is distinct enough that it doesn't matter. When they were playing “would you rather” earlier and Jakob says he’d rather be invisible. You can expect a teenager to act on instinct. I'm telling you that you spoiled it for at least me. Subreddit for the Amazon Scifi TV series Tales From the Loop. And with the machine's efficiency and Danny's promise it would only be for a day, Jakob's decision seemed like a small risk to take. However, guilt's been wracking the teen and he tells Cole the truth. It definitely makes episode 1 more interesting since his brother was throwing rocks at a similar robot. Ep 1 takes place in the winter and in Ep 2 cole doesn't look like he's a year older. For the artists behind Tales from the Loop, a primary visual reference point was the retrofuturistic imagery of Swedish artist Simon Stålenhag, featured in … [–]CalRobert 2 points3 points4 points 8 months ago (2 children). card classic compact. But he kind of gave it away, thinking that Danny had the better life. Yes! Even Cole didn't seem mad at him at that point, and Cole was still just a child and it hadn't been very long for him since it all happened. Tales from the Loop episode 8, “Home”, ends with Cole now much older with a family. On Tales from the Loop, VFX producer Andrea Knoll helped build a world around an art book by Swedish artist Simon Stålenhag, working to preserve its painterly feeling in every frame.. On Tales from the Loop, VFX producer Andrea Knoll helped build a world around an art book by Swedish artist Simon Stålenhag, working to preserve its painterly feeling in every frame.. Key features of the beautifully illustrated hardcover book: It is really only towards after he sees May with his original self that he wants to change back. And if so, why? [–]ermmy 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (0 children). And then the ending broke my heart, I hope Jakob can find his way back somehow. [–]unintelligentnerd 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (0 children), But without the ability to do the one thing he loved most. And Danny says that he'd rather read minds, and he got that too.now He's in Jakob's body, so people might say how they really feel about him to his face, because they think he's someone else. [–]partytime71 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (0 children). [–]imagineiflobsters 2 points3 points4 points 8 months ago* (3 children). I suspect it was completely inactive prior to receiving the human mind. That's the thing. I’ve not yet read Tales from the Loop in the game or conceptual art book, and it turns out that it doesn’t matter.Things from the Flood stands by itself. So does life. I’m very much a novice but MAD-ME, YOU? It is what it is though and I did enjoy the episode. [–]folder_finder 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (1 child), Yes honestly it still fills me with dread talking about it. [–]twcsata 5 points6 points7 points 8 months ago (3 children). [–]Bluehens96 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (1 child), Great point, didn’t even realize the seasonal difference, [–]partytime71 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (0 children). [–]I_reddit_at_work_55 0 points1 point2 points 7 months ago (0 children), [–]ManateeMaestro 0 points1 point2 points 6 months ago (0 children), Jesus that dream mid-way through the episode where Fakob sees Jakob creeped me the fuck out, [–]BearCubTeacher 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago* (0 children). I’m still shaking with anger, [–]Valondra 4 points5 points6 points 8 months ago (1 child), [–]Deus_Ex_Anima 2 points3 points4 points 8 months ago (0 children), Still currently shaking. Had he directly forced the kid into the robot I'd be inclined to agree with you, [–]wonderfulworldofweed 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago* (0 children), You don’t have to do something premeditated to be evil. Or maybe you could just be more considerate of other people instead of making wild analogies like that... [–]Dyslexa-24 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (0 children), [–]MarqNiffler 9 points10 points11 points 8 months ago (1 child). However, when the Robot ran away at the end, several things occurred to me. Why? My interest lies in the era of the 1980s. A young girl living in a small town becomes curious about the mysterious work her mother conducts beneath ground at a facility known as the Loop. It was an odd reaction for Jakob to run away at the end, as the robot. Did they think no one wanted the dessert? I'm also liking how the anthology feel of each episode is also building the mythos of the world as a whole and subtly weaves the characters' arcs together. because writing isnt about letting the good people win ? I found this episode so hard to watch because I hated Danny so much. Danny's been in Jakob's body after they transferred minds and souls in "Transpose." Both normal sentences vary quite a bit but also for questions I think the “you” is often moved to the end. Join us in July for an introduction to Tales from the Loop. Well, it was a week after they'd posted and I dont see a complaint from them for the vaguest spoiler ever. Yes, I suppose it is possible that most of the town didn't find out about Danny's confession. He says to Jakob's parents, "I miss my friend" and I assumed they interpreted that as "I miss Danny" because he can't say the truth which is "I miss the real Jakob. ", [–]Ssme812 9 points10 points11 points 8 months ago (0 children), [–]hombrebax 5 points6 points7 points 8 months ago (0 children). Thank you for your input. Premieres … Tales from the Loop is a GM’d game that encourages the players collaborate with the Game Master to tell the story. I really thought he would end up in a bird or squirrel or something. (assuming the robot cannot draw with much accuracy as it looks clunky). Would it have been that hard to have told the truth about what happened? He just meant for Jakob to be stuck living as Danny in Danny's body. 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