“Can someone disappear when they’re already gone?”
Lia Haddock, intrepid reporter and main character of Limetown (played by Jessica Biel), asks this question in a sound byte that plays over her daily routine. She’s talking about her uncle Emile (Stanley Tucci) who vanished along with everyone else who lived in the eponymous town’s city limits, but for a moment there, we think she’s talking about herself. Lia’s life looks empty and feels emotionally strained, like there is a deep unrest within her that will never be calmed because she doesn’t want it to be.
We’re told she never got over the disappearance of Emile, that he’s her Samantha Mulder. We believe the show — to a point. But it seems as though Lia