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The 'Calls' Ending, Explained — Or At Least, An Attempt To Explain Multidimensional Theory

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The 'Calls' Ending, Explained — Or At Least, An Attempt To Explain Multidimensional Theory

I am not a physicist. I am not even a general scientist. In fact, I opted out of any "science" requirement in college and took a class called Vegetable Gardening instead.

The reason I include this disclaimer will become obvious right... now: I'm going to explain to you multidimensional theory with a side of interdimensional communications. If you trust me, read on. If you don't, fair. But I still think I have a good enough grasp on Apple TV+'s Calls ending to give you a bang for your buck.

(Obviously, I'm about to dive into some mad spoilers for not only Science, but also the series in its entirety. You've been warned.)

So, Calls is not about aliens — at least I don't think its about aliens. (There's a reference to a mysterious "them" in Episode 9 that I, at first, thought meant aliens, but it is more boring than that. Please read at your leisure.) As it turns out, Calls is basically about how a scientist in the late '70s can be thanked for not only ending mankind, but also saving it. Very cool.

So what the hell happened at the end of this show? It involves a lot of glitch talk, a lot of a magic "machine," and honestly a lot of faith. Here I go:

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