Riddle #794

Watching TV

Mike was watching T.V. and all of a sudden he leaps to his feet and says, "That's Simon", pointing at someone who was at the screen. Then his brother Mark comes in, looks at his brother, then looks back at the T.V. and says, "So it is." How do they know Simon if they hadn't seen him before, no pictures, nothing?
He is their lost, separated triplet brother.
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