SpoilerTV - TV Spoilers


Spiral - Season 4 - Meet the 'villains'

The main plot of season 4 of Spiral will focus on far-left extremists (ultra gauche) who are sort of anarchists, revolutionizers who want 'power to the people' and bring down our institutions.

The two main 'villains' of this season are Thomas Riffaut and Sophie Mazerat :

- Thomas (played by Jérôme Huguet) is part of a collective about the defense of sans-papiers (illegals), but his actions are driven more by his hatred of the institutions than by the fate of people immigrating illegally. He thinks the State is oppressive and liberticidal and he wallows in the destruction of its symbols. He will convince other members of the collective to work with him, who will radicalize after a violent confrontation with the police.

- Sophie (played by Judith Chemla) is a brilliant but discrete student who finds in Thomas a purpose to her life. Influenceable and in love, she follows him in his destructive path, cut ties with her past life and experiences semi-clandestinity. Under the pretend of political action, Sophie will gradually slip to violence and lose control.

On the first picture below, it reads "No cops in our districts / No mercy for the cops" - the pun on 'quartier' loses its meaning in English : that word means 'neighborhood' and it also is a part of the expression "pas de quartier", which means there won't even be pieces of, in this case, 'cops', to put back together after they're done with them. A 'quartier' also means a piece of an apple, orange, or other spherical fruits you can cut in equal portions, but that's not relevant in this particular context.

The second photograph is probably one of the extremists' stash. The red pennon on the right reads "L'État nous brise / Brisons l'État", that means "The State is shattering us / Let's shatter the State". The one on the left saying "Ça fait du bien par où ça casse" is a pun on the expression "Ça fait du bien par où ça passe" (literally "it feels good where it's going through", it means "That hits the spot" or "It feels good all over"), which you might say among friends during a meal if you were starving, or after sipping something fresh on a warm day. In this case, "passe" was replaced by "casse" (= break). It's not a real expression, "ça fait du bien par où ça casse" doesn't make sense grammatically, it's just meant to evoke the original one.

Season 4 premieres in exactly 2 weeks and 9 minutes, on September 3 at 8:55pm on Canal+, later on Netflix & BBC Four.

Problem Detected - Comments, Video and Images Not Loaded

If you're seeing this it means you're having trouble loading the site.

This is normally caused by an Extension/Addon installed in your Browser such as Adblock, Adblock Plus, Ghostery, Admuncher, AVAST! etc. You should try whitelisting www.spoilertv.com domains to ensure that all content is properly loaded.

See the Troubleshooting Guide Here
We welcome relevant, respectful comments.
Click here to Read our Comment Policy

Print FriendlyFull Screen

SpoilerTV Comment Policy

We pride ourselves here at SpoilerTV with the quality, friendlyness and respectfullness of our community. All comments in English please.

Name-calling, personal attacks, spamming, excessive self-promotion, condescending pomposity, general assiness, racism, sexism, any-other-ism, homophobia, acrophobia, and destructive (versus constructive) criticism will get you BANNED from the party as will creating multiple accounts.

If you have a problem with a comment, DO NOT REPLY TO IT.

Instead Click the Dropdown Icon/Arrow to the right of the offending comment and click the Flag link from the dropdown. Our Moderation Team will then deal with any inappropriate comments.

We hope you enjoy your time here at SpoilerTV

Here at SpoilerTV we allow you to personalize your experience by allowing you to customize various items on the site. Close the popup to save your changes

Background Colour Picker
Enter the HEX Code of the colour you would like to use as a background. To get a HEX code goto the colour picker and pick your color then paste in the # number including the # at the front. eg #000000 is black #ffffff is white

Thumbnail Type
Rounded Sharp Circle
Square None Grid (3 cols) Grid (Beta)
Theme Color
Light (Default)
Dark (Beta)
Unread Indicator
Unread Off (Default)
Unread On

Banner Selector
All you need to do is to put a link to your banner in the box below and press the Click Button. (For best results your image should be 1090px wide and 200px high.). We have more banners in our Banner Gallery here.

Enter the URL of your Image or pick from one below