Ringer

60 minutes

After witnessing a murder, a woman goes on the run, hiding out by assuming the life of her wealthy identical twin sister – only to learn that her sister's seemingly idyllic life is just as complicated and dangerous as the one she's trying to leave behind.

60 minutes

After witnessing a murder, a woman goes on the run, hiding out by assuming the life of her wealthy identical twin sister – only to learn that her sister's seemingly idyllic life is just as complicated and dangerous as the one she's trying to leave behind.

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Watch Ringer Season 1 Episode 22 - I'm the Good Twin

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s1e22 I'm the Good Twin
April 17, 2012
In the Season 1 finale, Bridget realizes she must tell Andrew her real identity; Bodaway Macawi closes in on Bridget; Machado is forced off the case; and Henry contemplates telling Bridget the truth about Siobhan.
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Watch Ringer Season 1 Episode 1 - Pilot

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s1e1 Pilot
September 13, 2011
Ex-stripper Bridget (Sarah Michelle Gellar), a recovering addict slated to testify in a murder trial, flees protective custody and reunites with her wealthy identical twin Siobhan, who soon disappears while on a boating excursion. In a desperate effort to avoid the feds and mobsters now hunting her, Bridget passes herself off as Siobhan, but as she soon learns, the new pose hasn't made her any safer: someone is apparently targeting Siobhan for elimination
Series Premiere
Watch Ringer Season 1 Episode 11 - It Just Got Normal
s1e11 It Just Got Normal
January 31, 2012
January 31, 2012
It Just Got Normal
Watch Ringer Season 1 Episode 15 - P.S. You're an Idiot
s1e15 P.S. You're an Idiot
February 28, 2012
February 28, 2012
P.S. You're an Idiot
Watch Ringer Season 1 Episode 19 - Let's Kill Bridget
s1e19 Let's Kill Bridget
March 27, 2012
March 27, 2012
Let's Kill Bridget
Watch Ringer Season 1 Episode 22 - I'm the Good Twin
s1e22 I'm the Good Twin
April 17, 2012
April 17, 2012
I'm the Good Twin
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Binge-watching TV shows has become more of a lifestyle than a hobby for me because I hate cliffhangers. I am a true millennial in the sense that I’m incredibly impatient and need everything provided for me instantly – especially answers to plot points in television series. That said, I finally rewatched a show I had watched when it was on air a few years back, Ringer and I was so glad I didn’t have to wait through commercials or days until the next episode aired. Ringer is a concluded TV drama that lasted only one season, which I attribute to being aired on a younger-viewer network. At the time of Ringer’s premiere, the CW was already in talk of ending it’s front-running series Gossip Girl and was looking for a replacement; however, Ringer’s complex drama about murder and deception was not the right fit to replace Gossip Girl’s quick-witted sass and the Upper East Side drama of love affairs. Had Ringer been picked up my a more mature-audience based network, like ABC, it definitely would’ve hit it’s target audience and lasted much longer. This show, though short lived, was thankfully aired in a full order of 22 episodes and also marked the return of the incomparable Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) to television. The story revolves around twin sisters Siobhan and Bridget, both played by Gellar. Siobhan is a New York socialite who well-off, married, and apparently leading a perfect life. Bridget is just reaching her six months in sobriety and is trying to regain her life and mend relationships, including that with her sister. While trying to get out of the bad area she is in, Bridget becomes witness to a murder by a major crime lord and, with the gang trying to silence her witness, she seeks refuge with the police. She and Siobhan plan a sister day where they take a boat out into the ocean to escape the bustle of the city; however, Bridget passes out at sea and wakes up to an empty boat and Siobhan’s wedding ring in a pill bottle. Thinking her sister committed suicide, Bridget decides it’s best to assume her sister’s identity to keep herself safe from the criminals who are after her. She later finds out that her sister, too, had secrets and discovers she may not be any safer as Siobhan than she was as Bridget. The show deals with a lot of issues from drug use to self-isolation and depression. The characters, setting, and elements added to the well-executed shots in the series make it so enchanting to the eye. What I believe really makes this show so incredibly captivating, aside from the majestic Sarah Michelle Gellar and the complexity of her characters, is the beautiful cinematography. The show uses a lot of mirror shots, which works beautifully with the concepts uses in the series like the idea of appearance vs. reality, multiplicity, and refraction. I find the first episode to be exceptionally stunning. So, if you’re looking for something to add to your Netflix queue – Ringer Season 1 is available for instant streaming. Trust me, this is one show you won’t want to miss.
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Not that good and not that bad :-)
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