'Awake': Is Michael Britten schizophrenic?


On Thursday's "Awake," Michael Britten (Jason Isaacs) finds a solution to a hostage situation at a psychiatric hospital in his reality with Hannah (Laura Allen) and finds a missing ring in his reality with Rex (Dylan Minnette), which helps him grow closer to his son -- but is he actually losing his mind in both worlds?Much like Michael, Gabriel Wyath, the schizophrenic patient threatening to blow up the hospital, is convinced that his sister who was murdered is actually alive. Dr. Lee (BD Wong) tells Michael that Gabe reacted to her death by creating an elaborate conspiracy theory in which she was abducted by a fictional Dr. Wild from the lab where he worked. Later, once Michael realizes that Gabe's sister is in fact dead -- Wild is the name of the cemetery where she's buried -- he actually helps him to maintain the illusion that she's alive rather than tell him the truth.And...



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