[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from the Season 1 finale of Under the Dome as well as the Stephen King novel the series is based on. Read at your own risk.]
For those guessing it was aliens — like Stephen King's novel — you were right. You just probably didn't know you were right.
Under the Dome closed its first season Monday and left viewers with more questions than answers. After naming Julia (Rachelle Lefevre), not Barbie (Mike Vogel), the Monarch, pink stars fell in lines on the darkened dome, following which it turned opaque white. Before that, though, a vision of Alice (Samantha Mathis) appeared to the group to explain that the dome was put in place for their protection. From what? And what exactly was the vision of Alice? TVGuide.com turned to executive producer Neal Baer to find out...read more
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Monday's episode of Under the Dome as well as the Stephen King novel the series is based on. Read at your own risk.]
Forget the dome! Barbie is apparently the real enemy.
After Maxine (Natalie Zea) shoots Julia (Rachelle Lefevre) to punish Barbie (Mike Vogel) on Monday's Under the Dome, she discovers her mother's body in the water. Vowing vengeance, Max takes Barbie and Big Jim (Dean Norris) hostage, but they're able to get the upper hand. However, Big Jim kills Max and her crony, framing Barbie for it before condemning him over the radio to the town. Will Barbie be able to clear his name? And is he the Monarch who will be crowned? TVGuide.com turned to executive producer Neal Baer to get some answers:read more
And the children shall inherit the Earth? That's apparently the theme of CBS' Under the Dome.
On the previous episode, "The Fourth Hand," Joe (Colin Ford), Norrie (Mackenzie Lintz) and Angie (Britt Robertson) discovered that the mini-dome could be unlocked if they each putting their hand to it. But they're missing one key: the titular "fourth hand." And for now it seems one of the eventual quartet is the Monarch the dome said would be crowned.
Going Under the Dome: Neal Baer answers burning questions on the dome's power
So, who is the Monarch? The obvious choice would be Angie, who became the latest person to suffer from seizures. Joe seemed to quash that theory, pointing out to Norrie that Angie's butterfly tattoo is not a Monarch. But Angie could actually still be a candidate. "Of...read more