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Miss Harmon had a busy life; full steam ahead. She went from orphan to hero. Its rags to riches theme is the reason we enjoy it so. Time was really of the essence for Beth. Go go go. Her mother, hesitant at first, soon realised her potential and encouraged her to go here there and everywhere, all whilst sampling the top booze everywhere she went. I don’t ...


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Breaking the 4th wall is not a "character" looking at the audience. It's the acknowledge of the existence of audience by the work thus incorporating it in it's own existence. Breaking the 4th wall is for that - to break the invisible wall and merge both worlds. It's not the decision of the character to do that (because they don't exist) or an actor ...


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Chloe is a known chess groupie of Ben Watts. He met her at a Paris tournament and she is the kind of model that over stays her welcome because she’s bored with glamour and the fact that as she puts it, “we’re bodies that the clothes go on to show off, nothing more”. She wasn’t deliberately trying to sabotage Beth, again she is bored. I would say Beth giving ...


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Yes, this character was a deliberate caricature of Joseph McCarthy, and at the time the movie came out, his rhetoric was recent enough that most of the viewers would have recognized it immediately. As one example, the character of John Iselin is told to pick a consistent number of alleged communists in the State Department because his ever-changing numbers ...


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Yes, the target of the acquisition had a poison pill in place to discourage a takeover. A buyout is an attempt to acquire a controlling share (>50%) of a company. If the other stockholders do not want the party to get the controlling share than a buyout is basically a hostile takeover. This is what Rachel's boss is proposing as a means of acquiring the ...


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I didn't think it was a sabotage and the show doesn't focus on that element much. But I wonder if that element was cut out of the show. Townes in the final episode said the Russian embassy helped him get a visa perhaps to distract her. How would the Russians or anyone know she had feelings for Townes? Nothing really happened b/w them. She'd revealed to Cleo ...


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