Category: Watchmen

Watchmen takes place in an alternative, contemporary reality in the United States, in which masked vigilantes became outlawed due to their violent methods. Despite this, some gather around in order to start a revolution while others are out to stop it before it is too late, as a greater question rises above them all; who watches the Watchmen?

Watchmen Season 1 Wrap Up

Watchmen Season 1 Wrap Up

Watchmen Season 1 Wrap Up The voicemailers dominate this final mailbag edition of Shat on TV: Watchmen, with five callers sharing their opinions on everything from Dr. Manhattan to podcasts themselves. Plus, a King Bee critic calls in with an apology. Newsstand email covers listeners’ final thoughts on the season...

Watchmen Episode 9 Theories

Watchmen Episode 9 Theories: “See How They Fly”

Watchmen Episode 9 Instant Review Based on your letters and voicemail, “Watchmen” Episode 9 hit a home run. The season finale, “See How They Fly,” satisfied viewers who wanted a story with few loose ends and a simple resolution. It also fueled tons of conversation about why Angela Abar ate...

Watchmen Episode 9 Review

Watchmen Episode 9 Review: “See How They Fly”

Watchmen Episode 9 Instant Review The season finale, “See How They Fly,” inspired our last, longest and best “Watchmen” Deep Dive. Gene examines whether Doctor Manhattan committed suicide. Roger ponders why Angela Abar was so quick to gobble her magic egg. The King Bee worships at the altar of Ozymandias,...

Watchmen Episode 9 Instant Review

Watchmen Episode 9 Instant Review: “See How They Fly”

Watchmen Episode 9 Instant Review The Shat Crew provide their immediate reactions to the Watchmen season finale: Episode 9, “See How They Fly.” The King Bee spotlights Jeremy Irons’ exquisite performance as Adrian Veidt, while Roger Roeper says he was satisfied by not impressed. Gene mulls over the possibility Doctor...

Watchmen Episode 8 Theories

Watchmen Episode 8 Theories: “A God Walks into Abar”

Watchmen Episode 8 Theories “Watchmen” Episode 8 focused on Dr. Manhattan and Angela Abar, so we weren’t surprised when your letters also centered around the two biggest characters in Damon Lindelof’s new TV universe. Email and voicemail sparked conversation about tachyonic antitelephones, whether Topher’s being fed mini-bites of blue goodness,...

Watchmen Episode 8 Review

Watchmen Episode 8 Review: “A God Walks into Abar”

Watchmen Episode 8 Review Episode 8, “A God Walks into A Bar.” A Watchmen Deep Dive told in three acts. Act 1: Gene Lyons, a man who took two semesters of physics at Arizona State University, attempts to explain the string theory and bootstrap paradox of Dr. Manhattan’s existence while...

Watchmen Episode 8 Instant Review

Watchmen Episode 8 Instant Review: “A God Walks into Abar”

Watchmen Episode 8 Instant Review The Shat Crew provide their immediate reactions to Watchmen Episode 8, “A God Walks into Abar.” Roger hails it as possibly the best episode yet, while Gene marvels at how the storytelling took him from rejection last week to absolute adoration this week. Plus, Adrian...

Watchmen Episode 7 Theories

Watchmen Episode 7 Theories: “An Almost Religious Awe”

Watchmen Episode 7 Theories Man, did we piss some people off! Listeners write in about what we got wrong with the Episode 7 Deep Dive, what we got right, and what the heck is happening at the Millennium Clock. Hear why Roger feels like he’s Doctor Manhattan, and discover the...

Watchmen Episode 7 Review

Watchmen Episode 7 Review: “An Almost Religious Awe”

Watchmen Episode 7 Review Episode 7, “An Almost Religious Awe” delivered the biggest plot twists we’ve seen so far, but were they overly telegraphed? And are they true to the “Watchmen” spirit? Our seventh “Watchmen” Deep Dive dissects some of the decisions made by Damon Lindelof’s team as The King...

Watchmen Episode 7 Instant Take

Watchmen Episode 7 Instant Take: “An Almost Religious Awe”

Watchmen Episode 7 Instant Take The Shat Crew provide their immediate reactions to Watchmen Episode 7, “An Almost Religious Awe.” Gene rolls his eyes at the flood of I-told-you-so tweets coming after the big blue reveal, and Roger spots Trieu tech in the Seventh Kavalry hideout. Also, Dr. Lyons explains...