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10 Things You Didn't Know About Dark

Apart from being the first German series to be produced by Netflix, here's some more about the show that has piqued the interests of every tv enthusiast.

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The Mads Mikkelsen connect

The Mads Mikkelsen connect

One of the main characters is named Ulrich Nielsen. His vanished brother from 1986 is named Mads and his lost son in 2019 is named Mikkel. When combine this three names you get the name of actor Mads Mikkelsen. The actor of Ulrich Nielsen Oliver Masucci looks a little bit like him.

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The date November 12th is also a critical date in Back to the Future (1985)

The date November 12th is also a critical date in Back to the Future (1985)

It being a date in which many time-traveling decisions and actions collide.

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Mikkel's skeleton costume is a reference to Donnie Darko.

Mikkel's skeleton costume is a reference to Donnie Darko.

Time travel are important plot pieces in both

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The principal photography has already started on October 18, 2016 in and around Berlin.

The principal photography has already started on October 18, 2016 in and around Berlin.
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Director Baran bo Odar and Producers Max Wiedemann / Quirin Berg already worked together in Who Am I (2014)

Director Baran bo Odar and Producers Max Wiedemann / Quirin Berg already worked together in Who Am I (2014)
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'Pleasure to Kill'

'Pleasure to Kill'

The song young Ulrich is listening to is called 'Pleasure to Kill' off of german metal band Kreator's second album with the same name from 1986. "My only aim is to take many lives, the more the better I feel"

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The central motif of the series soundtrack mimics the "Doppler Effect"

The central motif of the series soundtrack mimics the "Doppler Effect"

From a high pitch transitioning to a low pitch, perhaps alluding to the centrality of the Doppler family to the story.

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Season 2 is announced by Netflix on December 20th 2017

Season 2 is announced by Netflix on December 20th 2017
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The series will be available in 4K resolution.

The series will be available in 4K resolution.

And in Dolby Atmos.

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Outdoor scenes that took place in the woods were shot at the Fahrtechnikakademie Kallinchen near Berlin

Outdoor scenes that took place in the woods were shot at the Fahrtechnikakademie Kallinchen near Berlin

Most of the outdoor scenes that took place in the woods were shot at the Fahrtechnikakademie Kallinchen near Berlin. This place is a former military testing area of the German Democratic Republic.