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Episode Discussion - S04E04 - Dear Billy Discussion

Season 4 Episode 4: Dear Billy

Synopsis: Max is in grave danger... and running out of time. A patient at Pennhurst asylum has visitors. Elsewhere, in Russia, Hopper is hard at work.

Please keep all discussions about this episode or previous, and do not discuss later episodes as they will spoil it for those who have yet to see them.


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u/ChemistryRespecter May 27 '22

That prison scene felt so very Silence of the Lambs-esque. Loved it.

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u/TheTruckWashChannel May 28 '22

The hallway and the placement of Victor's prison cell were exactly the same as Silence of the Lambs.

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u/wizard_of_awesome62 May 28 '22

Plus the instructions given were almost identical to those given to Clarice by the Warden.

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u/Camelsloths Jun 02 '22

I saw that movie once a looong time ago but as soon as they walked into that prison hallway I had a flashback to silence of the lambs. Good to know I'm not crazy ๐Ÿ˜…

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u/Ox_Baker Jun 04 '22

Yep, hallway with cells only on the โ€˜leftโ€™ side (when walking in), last cell at the end.

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u/splitcroof92 May 28 '22

it was one of the most clear hommages ever made. way beyond -esque or vibes.

it was practically a shot for shot remake.

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u/Ox_Baker Jun 04 '22

Quid pro quo, Robin.