We start off with lots of spooky atmospheric stuff as Daniel, Joyce, and Johnny explore the camp. The shows echoes back to the disappearance of the original settlement residents in 1908.
How long are Berglind and Harpreet going to be listed in the opening credits? I suppose until the bitter end, since they're long gone and we're still seeing them.
We (and the contestants) figure out how the Reward Box works. There's some interesting hints that it's all a psychological test, thanks to some convenient writing. Oddly, nobody seems to have opened it up the rest of the way and pulled all of the other items out. Or if they did, there was nothing useful. And we never do find out the significance of the gas mask. (Oddly, Persons Unknown had something similar going on when they handed out a limited number of gas masks.)
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Both shows are pretty much about a bunch of people separated from the outside world by supernatural forces. So why should one watch Siberia over UTD?
1. You'll get closure. As far as we know, Siberia hasn't been renewed for Season 2. And based on the way ratings are going, the chances for renewal are unlikely. This all but assures we'll get some finality by the end of this season. Whether they're all eaten by monsters or only a handful get home, at least we'll know they won't be running around in the Siberian wilderness next year. The same can't be said for the residents of Chester's Mill who will continually be trapped Under the Dome until the ratings take a dive. It's a sad day when the ratings dictate the story and not the other way around.
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When a reality show suddenly turns real the contestants must band together to escape an isolated land with a mysterious past.