Manifest
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'Manifest' Brilliantly Lets Viewers Know the Death Dates of Its Main Characters

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Apr. 23 2021, Published 9:18 a.m. ET

Warning: This article contains spoilers for Manifest.

If you watch a lot of movies and television, it becomes apparent that at a basic plot level, a lot of shows and films are very similar and a bit repetitive. I'd argue that the same could be said of life in general, but the way to spice things up is specificity. 

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Can a person — or in the case of entertainment, an entire production team — take a familiar subject and zhuzh it up by finding a unique angle? The death dates in Manifest do just that for the series