The Watcher is a Netflix show.’ Dean (Bobby Cannavale) and Nora Brannock (Naomi Watts) purchase their dream home situated in Westfield, New Jersey and discover that they are being followed by a person who claims to be the Watcher. The letters Watcher is sending are bizarre and disturbing. The Watcher claims it has watched over the home for generations. The Watcher is a real crime show about greed and obsession. In the final episode of the series there is a brand new plot component, Ode to a House, that is introduced. This is all you must be aware of. SPOILERS AHEAD.
What Is Ode to a House?
In the episode ‘The Watcher the poem about a house starts as a note, but it transforms into something else as the show moves forward. In episode 5 when enjoying a meal with her friends Mo and Pearl, Nora learns that Pearl received a letter from Mo approximately five years ago. It was smaller and more positive than those sent by the Watcher. Its writer is awed by the uniquely beautiful house of Pearl while highlighting how distinct it is from other homes in the neighborhood. “Dear Miss Winslow, I love your home. I enjoy looking at it. I love how unique it looks. Your home is unique. I’m happy that you didn’t alter it,” the letter said.
Then, in the night, Ellie, Nora and Dean’s daughter go online the internet and comes across an online group on Facebook called an Ode to a House, made up of the former pupils of an English teacher by the name of Roger Kaplan. This was Kaplan who developed the idea. He had originally instructed his students to choose the house they like in the area and write the house’s name and address before instructing them to write two duplicates of this note: one of which is for Kaplan and the second for the owner of the specific property.
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In the film ‘The Watcher,’ due to Kaplan’s fascination with the local house and the experiences he had as an English teacher at Westfield High, Dean and Nora briefly believe they are stalking him. “657 Boulevard has been the focus of our family’s interest for a long time today, and as it is nearing its 110th birthday, I’ve been entrusted with monitoring while waiting to see its third arrival. My grandfather was a resident in the 1920s, and my father watched it in the 1960s. Now it is my turn. Are you aware of the past that surrounds the building? Do you know what is inside the walls of 657 Boulevard? What’s the reason for you? I’ll discover,” the first letter says.
In the end, the Brannocks have to sell 657 Boulevard for the loss. Although it’s pretty well established that Kaplan isn’t the Watcher, the stalker’s identity is not known.