Questions tagged [the-oa]

The OA is a 2016 (and still running) American drama, mystery TV series, created by Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling, and stars Emory Cohen, and Scott Wilson. Prairie Johnson, who was blind, goes missing for years. She returns home, older and with her eyesight. Was it a miracle, or something else?

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How did the OA acquire her wisdom?

The newly-released Netflix series "The OA" hooked me in because in the first episode, the OA (aka Prairie Johnson) talks in a very Yoda-like manner, profound and philosophical. For instance here's ...
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OA season 2 final episode explanation [closed]

I didn't quite understand the ending: All kids and BBA did those movements so that OA travels into another dimension or to save her from danger (in the final episode)? What were all those bodies of ...
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The OA last episode - FBI Agent's involvement?

Reflecting on the final episode of the OA, in which French enters Prairie's house while her family are staying at a motel, to search for clues to her whereabouts. He discovers four books - a book on ...
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Why did French see himself as Homer in the mirror?

In the final episode of season 1, while wandering around Prairie's house, French looks in the mirror and briefly sees himself as Homer. Assuming French even knows what Homer looks like, is he ...
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Read the braille on Khatun and Prarie's father's faces (The OA)

In episode 4, Prarie/The OA meets Khatun again, she appears to have little bumps which look like braille. This is a longshot but can anyone read any of this? A high resolution version can be seen ...
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What crime are we to surmise that Prairie/OA has been accused or convicted of?

At the end of the penultimate episode of The OA, a group of concerned parents discover the group of five in the abandoned house. At that point, the group is disbanded. In the final episode, it ...
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Why is episode 6 so short in the OA season 1?

I have just watched the first season of the OA and the length of the episodes feel weird : episode 1 : 71 min episode 2 : 58 min episode 3 : 60 min episode 4 : 64 min episode 5 : 61 min episode 6 : ...
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Why did Khatun Speak Arabic?

Khatun (the lady Prairie meets in her near-death-experience and who takes her sight away) speaks the original Arabic language most of the time. Why did the writers choose Arabic for this character? ...
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Is Prairie an unreliable narrator?

In the hard-to-classify Neflix mystery/sciFi/supernatural series The OA, Prairie Johnson tells the story of her apparent disappearance for 7 years to a teacher and a group of school teenagers. As far ...