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Is Dean Brannock the observer? Sending own letters arouses suspicion

October 20, 2022

*WARNING: Spoilers ahead for The Watcher*

The Watcher is the new true-crime drama to captivate Netflix viewers as it tells the story of the Brannock family who are plagued by threatening letters sent by an anonymous “Watcher.”

Almost everyone on the show is considered a suspect as the Brannocks try to figure out which of their eccentric neighbors might be behind the disturbing letters.

As the series progresses, even Dean himself falls into the spotlight as he becomes increasingly unhinged – but is Dean really the observer or is he a test which becomes too much for him?

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Neighbors start getting letters from ‘The Watcher’

As the Brannocks get nowhere in the investigation to uncover the Watcher’s identity, there is a twist in the story as their neighbors begin to receive their own disturbing letters.

Nora learns of the new development via Page Six, which reveals that a new set of letters have been sent to three of the Brannocks’ neighbors, namely those originally believed to be the Watcher.

However, the article reveals that the new batch of letters were sent from a mail processing plant near the Brannocks’ new residence which cast doubt on their own case with signs pointing to a hoax.

After Dean admits to sending a letter from the Watcher earlier in the series to persuade Nora to sell the house, she suspects her husband may be the source of these new letters.

His suspicions prove correct when he admits to wanting to give their neighbors and the Watcher a taste of their own medicine.

A character was watching the house in The WatcherThe Observer © Netflix | Eric Liebowitz

Is Dean the real Watcher?

No, Dean is not the real Watcher.

Although, as his ordeal progressed, his paranoia caused him to develop traits that could be associated with the Watcher.

He is constantly on his guard and takes advantage of every moment to observe his neighbors in order to determine if one of them is the real sender of the letters.

Dean is almost driven mad by his efforts, so much so that he starts sending his own letters to the neighbors – but that doesn’t make him the real watcher as he confirmed to Nora that he never sent the letters. original.

In the series finale scene, Dean returns to 657 Boulevard to meet the new owners, showing that he is still obsessed with the house just like the Watcher, but moments after he leaves, Nora pulls up in her own car. , proving that she was also affected by the experience.

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Bobby Cannavale as Dean Brannock in The Watcher Episode 101The Observer © Netflix | Eric Liebowitz

Was the real Watcher ever found?

No, the actual observer has never been identified.

Just like in the Netflix series, the 657 Boulevard affair remains unsolved to this day.

To end their ordeal, the real Broaddus family, on which the Brannocks are based, sold the house in 2019 for a reported loss of $400,000.

Marie Claire reports that the current owners of 657 Boulevard have not received any letters from the Watcher since the Broaddus family sold the property in 2019.

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Naomi Watts as Nora Brannock, Bobby Cannavale as Dean Brannock in The Watcher Episode 106The Observer © Netflix

The Watcher is available to stream now on netflix after its release on Thursday, October 13, 2022.

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