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William “Man in Black” is a main character in HBO’s Westworld, played by Jimmi Simpson. William is a first time guest to the park. He arrives with a Westworld veteran, his soon-to-be brother-in-law, Logan. Before arriving at Westworld, William was promoted to an Executive Vice President at Delos (the company owned by Logan’s family). In the first season finale, William is revealed to be a younger Man in Black, played by Ed Harris.

The Man in Black is a Westworld veteran who has been visiting the park for over 30 years. He believes that the original park creator, Arnold, hid some mystery in the park before he died 34 years earlier, and is focused on finding out what this secret is. In “The Bicameral Mind“, the Man in Black reveals that he is the majority shareholder, and thus, the owner of Westworld.

The Man in Black and Robert Ford are on a first-name basis with each other. In the episode “Contrapasso“, he greets Ford by saying, “How’m I doin’, Robert?” Likewise, in “The Bicameral Mind”, Ford greets him by saying, “William, so you found the center of the maze.”.

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Westworld Episode 10 Theories: “The Passenger”

Westworld Episode 10 Theories: “The Passenger”  Westworld lovers and haters are doing battle on this week’s Telegraph, writing in about the Season 2 finale, “The Passenger.” Critics say the plot holes were unforgivable. Fans say doubters are missing the...

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Westworld Episode 10 Review: “The Passenger”

Westworld Episode 10 Review: “The Passenger” We couldn’t agree on Dolores’ Five Pearls, the Man in Black’s post-credits scene, or where the hosts went. So we went to the source. Roger scours a Lisa Joy interview explaining “The Passenger” and...

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Westworld Episode 10 Instant Take: “The Passenger”

Westworld Episode 10 Instant Take: “The Passenger” Some hosts reached The Valley Beyond. Some hosts reached the outside world. And some viewers reached the end of their wits. Westworld’s Season 2 finale, “The Passenger” brought back some of our favorite...

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Westworld Episode 9 Theories: “Vanishing Point”

Westworld Episode 9 Theories: “Vanishing Point” Your three original “Westworld” podcast hosts are back with a bursting mailbag as the Season 2’s finale looms on the horizon. This week’s Telegraph includes: Is William a host? Was Juliet’s reaction reasonable? Self-mutilation...

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Westworld Episode 9 Review: “Vanishing Point”

Westworld Episode 9 Review: “Vanishing Point” Rog and Big D climb the Mesa Bar diving board to jump into the deep end of the Penultimate Episode of Westworld Season 2. During the podcast, the boys unravel: Which time frames are...

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Westworld Episode 9 Instant Take: “Vanishing Point”

Westworld Episode 9 Instant Take: “Vanishing Point”  The Penultimate episode of season two of Westworld focuses mainly on the troubled past of William (aka MiB) while explaining further details on Dr. Ford’s master plan. While Gene is on vacation...

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Westworld Episode 8 Theories: “Kiksuya”

Westworld Episode 8 Theories: “Kiksuya” Episode 8 seemed pretty straightforward … until listener emails and voicemails arrived. We missed a lot, and “Westworld” fans were there to set the record straight. Let’s take a different look at “Kiksuya” and answer...

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Westworld Episode 8 Review: “Kiksuya”

Westworld Episode 8 Review: “Kiksuya” “Kiksuya” ranks among the easiest Westworld episodes to follow and the most emotionally powerful. But that doesn’t mean it wasn’t without mysteries to unpack. How did Maeve communicate with Akecheta from across the park? What...