What would it be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States? Written by
The future belongs to those who change it. (Season 2)
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Did You Know?
The man in the Sunshine diner folds an origami unicorn. This is an homage to scene in Blade Runner
(1982) (directed by Ridley Scott
, producer of this series) which is based on the novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" by Philip K. Dick
(author of "The Man in the High Castle"). Furthermore, at the very end of season one there's a prominently displayed billboard for the film Lolita
(1962) featuring Sue Lyon
who was married to Hampton Fancher
, screenwriter of 'Blade Runner'. See more
The series and its source material suggests that area of the United States left to minorities and other "undesirables" is a vast wasteland. In fact, the area shown on the maps in the series contains much of the most fertile land in the US, with Eastern Colorado and portions of Montana having excellent farmland. See more
I don't plan on dying, Frank. But you can't live your life in fear. I was back east at the end of the war, in Boston.
Yeah. You had to see it to believe it, Frank. Overnight, lynch mobs were murdering Jews because suddenly we were less than human.
And what did you do?
Well, those of us who came out in one piece. We buried service weapons underground, well wrapped in oil, and we vowed revenge. I got a life to lead, got kids to raise. And Hitler and the Nazis - I mean, I don't care how...
During the opening credits, we can hear the sound of a reel projector whirring up to play speed. Film reels are central to the plot of the series. See more
References Blade Runner
Hell I'm Livin' In
Written by Michael J. Wolf
Performed by Mississippi Mike See more