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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 Theories: “If You Don’t Like My Story, Write Your Own”

Watchmen Episode 4 Theories It’s bonus weekend episode of “Shat on TV” dedicated to your listener mail! This Newsstand edition covers new theories on where, when, and why Adrian Veidt is imprisoned; what fell from the sky; whether Judd Crawford faked his own death; and who Lube Man really is....

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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?”...

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Watchmen Episode 3 Theories: “She Was Killed By Space Junk”

Watchmen Episode 3 Theories Listeners filled up the mailbag, so he’s a bonus episode of Shat on TV to cover your letters. This Newsstand edition covers whether Judd Crawford’s dead, steampunk junk, tons of cast notes, the Turner Diaries, Skip Gates’ true claim to fame, how “Watchmen” stacks up against...

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Watchmen Episode 3 Review: “She Was Killed By Space Junk”

Watchmen Episode 3 Review “Watchmen” Episode 3, “She Was Killed By Space Junk,” completed the world building portion of the HBO series and shifted into the business of pushing the plot forward with showrunner Damon Lindelof’s trademark depictions of nihilism, loneliness, and brutality. Our third “Watchmen” Deep Dive outlines the...

As Angela relives haunting memories of an attack on her family, she detains a mysterious man who claims responsibility for Tulsa's most recent murder; An original play is performed for an audience of one.

Watchmen Episode 2 Review: “Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship”

Watchmen Episode 2 Review “Watchmen” Episode 2, “Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship,” painted a sweeping landscape while amplifying echoes of the Alan Moore graphic novel that spawned this HBO series. Our second “Watchmen” Deep Dive unearths secrets behind Judd Crawford’s death, Adrian Veidt’s timeline, and Will Reeves’ powerful connections. This...

During the Black Wall Street massacre at Tulsa in 1921, a black couple gives their young son to a family who drives him away. However, the family and the boy's parents gets killed, leaving the boy and a baby alive. The boy safely escorts the baby away from Tulsa. Flash forward to an alternate 2019, where police officers wear masks to conceal their identities, Officer Charlie Sutton gets shot by a member of the white supremacy group Seventh Calvary and hospitalized -- the first time in three years after a specific attack on police homes they performed known as the White Night. Chief Judd Crawford calls for retaliation to hunt down the shooter. Angela Abar, a police officer who "retired" and runs a bakery, catches wind of the shooting and hunts down a likely suspect under her vigilante persona of Sister Night. She gets information about the shooter, who is holed up at a cattle ranch with some Calvary members. Angela, Crawford and other police members hunt down the members, instigating a shootout that results in all Calvary members' deaths, including the shooter. Some time later after the shootout, driving to the hospital to visit Sutton, Crawford faces some road turbulence. Angela gets a mysterious call from someone, who instructs her to find something near a tree, where she sees an elderly black man in a wheelchair near the lynched body of a dead Crawford.

Watchmen Episode 1 Review: “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice”

Watchmen Episode 1 Review: “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice” “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice” brought HBO’s vision of the “Watchmen” universe to life in a fearless and dark premiere, sparking some serious conversations and painful discoveries. Our first “Watchmen” Deep Dive covers everything from...

During the Black Wall Street massacre at Tulsa in 1921, a black couple gives their young son to a family who drives him away. However, the family and the boy's parents gets killed, leaving the boy and a baby alive. The boy safely escorts the baby away from Tulsa. Flash forward to an alternate 2019, where police officers wear masks to conceal their identities, Officer Charlie Sutton gets shot by a member of the white supremacy group Seventh Calvary and hospitalized -- the first time in three years after a specific attack on police homes they performed known as the White Night. Chief Judd Crawford calls for retaliation to hunt down the shooter. Angela Abar, a police officer who "retired" and runs a bakery, catches wind of the shooting and hunts down a likely suspect under her vigilante persona of Sister Night. She gets information about the shooter, who is holed up at a cattle ranch with some Calvary members. Angela, Crawford and other police members hunt down the members, instigating a shootout that results in all Calvary members' deaths, including the shooter. Some time later after the shootout, driving to the hospital to visit Sutton, Crawford faces some road turbulence. Angela gets a mysterious call from someone, who instructs her to find something near a tree, where she sees an elderly black man in a wheelchair near the lynched body of a dead Crawford.

Watchmen Episode 1 Instant Take: “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice”

Watchmen Episode 1 Instant Take: “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice” “Watchmen” debuted on HBO, bringing race wars, authoritarianism, violence, and the complexity of Damon Lindelof’s storytelling to a hungry audience. This Instacast recorded just minutes after “Watchmen” aired, highlights the histories, characters, mysteries, and key themes. Hear...