Everything is different when Cole meets child psychologist Malcolm. Sure, he seems a little standoffish at first. Who wouldn’t be? The guy who blows people up in “Die Hard” wants to ask him about his feelings. Eventually, Malcolm breaks through, though, forming a bond with Cole despite the fact that he’s dead.
This is all evidence that Cole didn’t know about Malcolm. If he did, he’d probably freak out like he normally does.
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