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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 as a whole, key characters, and even an “umm … actually” about autism.

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Watchmen Episode 9 Theories: “See How They Fly”

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 the egg, what Europa meant to Adrian Veidt, and whether Lady Trieu was Trieuly Evil. This Newsstand edition of Shat on TV covers the love between Angela and Dr. Manhattan, the Curse of Comic Book Knowledge, Garth Brooks, and The King Bee’s surprising ability to recollect poetry.

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Watchmen Episode 9 Review: “See How They Fly”

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, and the three rates how well each character was used. Finally, the Shat boys end the Deep Dive with their thoughts on how TV might never be the same. Roger proposes a 30-minute bonus episode of “Watchmen,” and we talk about big eyebrows and “medium-strong” anatomy.

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

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 Manhattan committed suicide by Trieu, and we learn the secret identity of Lube Man.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Watchmen Episode 5 Review: “Little Fear of Lightning”

Watchmen Episode 5 Review Episode 5, “Little Fear of Lightning” set our sights on “Watchmen” fans’ favorite character: Looking Glass. It’s a master class in illustrating an origin story while also answering loads of questions. Our fifth “Watchmen” Deep Dive outlines two big reveals: who is behind the Seventh Kavalry...

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Watchmen Episode 4 Review: “If You Don’t Like My Story, Write Your Own”

Watchmen Episode 4 Review “Watchmen” Episode 4, “If You Don’t Like My Story, Write Your Own,” wasn’t filler. It was a funneling of far-flung ideas and characters into a more concentrated storyline, powered by notions of legacy and reckoning. Our fourth “Watchmen” Deep Dive asks “what’s with all the eggs?”...