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The Man in the High Castle refers to the TV series based on Phillip K. Dick's 1962 novel. The story happens in a parallel universe where the Axis powers won the World War II, and the US have been divided by the Nazi Reich and the Japanese Empire.

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What is in the file John Smith shows to Himmler, and how did he get it?

In S02E10 of The Man in the High Castle, Smith asks Raeder to dig up the intelligence files on... someone. Later he shows the file to Himmler, While Smith already knew this fact from a previous ...
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What law enforcement was there in the Neutral Zone cities

In the first series of The Man in the High Castle we were introduced to Canon City, and the apparently small town had no visible law, given that the bounty hunter The Marshall was able to string up ...
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Confused with the ending of The Man In High Castle

I finished watching 4th season of The Man in High Castle but can't understand the ending. In the end following happens: Who are all those people?
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Why weren't Hitler's actual facial features used in The Man in the High Castle?

I've started watching The Man in the High Castle (2015) and became quite impressed with the overall idea and presentation of the post-WWII alternative reality. It looked like the producers chose to ...
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Why didn't Chief Inspector Kido return to Japan?

In S4 of The Man in the High Castle, Chief Inspector Takeshi Kido doesn't leave with his son and Japanese colleagues like the 3-star Admiral, and remains in SF. Why?
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If Japan won WWII, why would they write from right to left and in kyujitai form?

Can someone please expound the following comment based on the screenshot below? I don't speak Japanese, so please forgive my benightedness. How does Japan's imaginary winning World War II affect ...
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What evidences Chief Inspector Kido's newfangled preference for American, over his native Japanese, cuisine?

I copied and pasted YouTube's transcript at 1:48 of Joel de la Fuente being interviewed by ComicsVerse's Jordan Parrish at New York Comic Con on Oct 5 2018 about his role of Chief Inspector Kido in ...
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Man In the High Castle - Pivotal Historical Differences to the "Alternate" Universe?

What were the pivotal historical differences in the Man in the High Castle universe vs the "alternate" universe (our universe) where the Allies won? Is this ever alluded to in the show, as to how the ...
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How did Chief Inspector Kido suspect that Captain Iijima killed Trade Minister Tagomi?

Rich Ting portrays the IJA Captain in The Man in the High Castle. How did Chief Inspector Kido suspect that he killed Trade Minister Tagomi? I'm assuming that before he secretly recorded their ...
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How do the travelers/couriers know what universe to take the films to?

In episode 3.01 (More Than Ever, We Care About You) of Amazon Prime Video TV series, The Man in the High Castle, the titular character, also known as Abendsen Hawthorn, and his wife Caroline, explain ...
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Shared imagery - Blade Runner & Man in the High Castle

Spoilers for Man in the High Castle season 4, beware. Of course, both are adaptations of stories by Philip K Dick, so it wouldn't be unexpected that the film-makers might acknowledge that in some ...
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How did Smith deduce that Heydrich was the one who ordered his ambush?

In episode 9 of season 1 of The Man in the High Castle, Obergruppenfuehrer Smith correctly deduces that an earlier assassination attempt against him has been ordered Heydrich. How was he able to make ...
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How could Juliana have travelled to our world?

Just yesterday I completed watching season 4 of The Man in the High Castle and had a burning question throughout the entire season. It could be a plot hole, or it could be I missed some vital clue. ...
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Why did Chief Inspector Kido deliberately do this?

Why did Chief Inspector Kido deliberately amputate his left hand? He did so after he acceded to work for the Yakuza in The Man in the High Castle S4E10?
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Why did Kido accede to working for the Yakuza in SF?

Why did Kido accede to working for the Yakuza in SF in The Man in the High Castle? Did he lack enough net worth to pay his son's debts? S4 exhibits him living in a typical high-rise apartment. Even ...
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Why did Kido want the extradiction order?

On Season 2 episode 5 (Duck and Cover) Kido attempts to use Onoda's approval to extradite Juliana from the Nazi states, but Smith denies it. Did he really believe he was going to be able to bring ...
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Why does Kido honor Frank in Man in the High Castle?

This refers to The Man in the High Castle S3/Ep9 "Baku". When Kido takes Frank to his place of execution, he chooses a location--a former Japanese internment camp--where Frank's symbol has been ...
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Explanations for The Man in the High Castle?

Amazon's The Man in the High Castle was an outstanding piece of work, but after 10 episodes the underlying plot device is disturbingly unexplained. Are there any theories for: The films? Only two ...
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How could Germans be using an animated presentation to depict their attack plan?

In episode 10 of season 2, it is shown that a German military official is giving walkthrough of the imminent attack on the Japanese with a presentation, where we could clearly see that that is an ...
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Why does Juliana seek asylum with Nazis?

In the second season of the Man in the High Castle, Juliana seeks asylum with the Nazis. At that point it is clear that she needs to disappear from San Francisco, because It is, however, not clear to ...
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Was Gary Connell using an "advance technology" pistol?

In season 2 of Man in the High Castle, we're introduced to a local ruthless leader of the Pacific States Resistence, Gary Connell (Callum Keith Rennie). On two occations (episode 2.01, The Tiger's ...
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Identify this convertible car from Man in the High Castle

In The second season of Man in the High Castle Episode 6 'Kintsugi', a convertible car is driven by Nicole Becker. Can anyone identify this car: One of the more curious features of this car is that ...
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When Joe Blake travels to Berlin, do those jets really exist?

Are those jets that can be seen in The Man in the High Castle when Joe Blake travels to Berlin for real? For a second I thought they were like Concordes but then I realised they were not. If no, then ...
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How did JB get away with the shooting in the first episode?

How did Joe get away with the shooting the Nazi soldier in the first episode of The Man in the High Castle, coming to know what we find out about him at the end of the first episode? Do double/...