Created by Vanessa Gazy, Netflix’s thriller series ‘Echoes’ revolves around Leni and Gina McCleary, two identical twin sisters who swap their lives every year, sharing everything they “own,” including their husbands. When one of the twins vanishes, the other one gets forced to deal with the consequences of the disappearance alone.
‘ Echoes’ begins with Leni, who pretends to be Gina, getting startled by the news of her sister’s disappearance. The Swedish show ‘Sanctuary,’ which revolves around twin sisters Helena and Siri, revolves around a very similar plot. Both ‘Echoes’ and ‘Sanctuary’ center around the lives of two twin sisters, following one’s life when the other one mysteriously disappears.
The CW’s thriller series ‘Ringer’ revolves around Bridget Kelly and Siobhan Martin (Sarah Michelle Gellar), two twin sisters based in Wyoming and New York respectively. Bridget’s involvement with Siobhan’s secrets does remind us of Leni’s involvement with Gina’s secret affairs as the latter disappears from Mount Echo while pretending to be the former sister.
3. The King’s Affection
In ‘Echoes,’ Gina fills the footwear of her sibling Leni by making believe to be the last to end up being a mother to Leni’s little girl Mathilda “Mattie” Beck. When the latter disappears, Leni fills Gina’s shoes in front of her husband Charlie Davenport. In the South Korean series ‘The King’s Affection,’ Dam Yi fills the shoes of her twin bro Crown Prince Lee Hwi when he obtains murdered without disclosing her genuine identity. Starring Park Eun-bin as the twin bro and also sister, the series proceeds via the conflicts she faces while making believe to be her twin sibling in the wake of a dilemma as the McCleary twins do by expanding their assistance per various other.
Reminding us of Gina’s suffering while pretending to be Leni, the Norwegian series ‘Twin’ revolves around Erik, who gets forced to pretend to be his twin brother Adam when the latter gets killed by his wife Ingrid accidentally. Both ‘Echoes’ and ‘Twin’ have two twin siblings at the center of their narrative, whose lives are differentiated by the difference in their financial status.
5. Orphan Black
‘Echoes’ depicts the consequences of living the life of someone else with the same appearance. The repercussions of Leni and Gina’s actions turn out to be life-threatening as well. Sarah Manning’s life in ‘Orphan Black’ gets threatened in the same way after she assumes the identity of her doppelgänger named Beth Childs after the suicide of the latter. Soon, she realizes that she is a clone and that she has several “sisters” throughout North America and Europe. Both ‘Echoes’ and ‘Orphan Black’ offer a distinctive exploration of the theme of sisterhood.
6. I Know This Much Is True
HBO’s thriller collection ‘I Know This Much Holds true’ centers around twin siblings Dominick and also Thomas Birdsey, that handles the repercussions of the latter’s paranoid schizophrenia together. Starring Mark Ruffalo as the siblings, the program explores the youth and also adolescence of the doubles, reminding us of the flack back scenes that portray Leni and Gina’s very early years, and their connection with today lives of Dominick and also Thomas. The brothers, like Leni and Gina, nurture an unhealthy and at times abusive relationship. Both show also explore the human psyche and mental illness in detail.
7. The Lying Game
ABC Family’s drama series ‘The Lying Game’ revolves around estranged twin sisters Emma Becker and Sutton Mercer, who reunite as teenagers. Sutton’s opulent life in Phoenix reminds us of Gina’s luxurious life in Los Angeles while Emma’s life in a forcer system reminds us of Leni, who lives on a ranch in Mount Echo.
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