Tagged: WW-S1E01

WW-S1E01 “The Original” Teddy and Dolores, two romantically linked android hosts of theme park Westworld, are attacked by the Man in Black, a mysterious park guest. When the hosts begin behaving strangely, head programmer Bernard Lowe traces the problem to errors in park founder Dr. Ford’s reverie code and requests the affected hosts be removed from service. Theresa Cullen, the park administrator, orders an attack on the town to be brought forward to help cover for the removal of all the affected hosts. Dolores’ father Peter finds a photograph that a newcomer left behind and malfunctions. When Dr. Ford interrogates him, Peter quotes Shakespeare and vows revenge upon his creator. Peter is retired from service. Dolores is interrogated and found to be functioning normally. She is wiped and relives her day with a new father, but unknown to management breaks her programming to casually kill a fly.

Is Westworld’s Bernard just Dr. Ford’s vehicle for Arnold?

By now, Westworldfans are split into two camps regarding Bernard’s identity: He’s either a meddling human or a liberating robot. If you’re in the Bernard-is-human camp, you’ll point to Bernard’svideo chat withhiswife, the tragedy of his son’s death and his covert talks with Dolores as evidence he’s a flesh-and-blood man...

My Sister Rode a Bunch of Cowboys

Yours was the second podcast I’d listened to and everybody was all “What’s the relationship between these guys!?!?” I was practically yelling into my headphones at my desk. You guys did catch a lot of stuff I didn’t though! I’m gonna have to watch again to confirm to get the...

Matching Cognition Subroutines

My guess is like many things in this show there are layers within layers. Whether intentional or not it points to how good the art is in that we can discuss these things and find connections that may or may not have been laid out. Indeed, they are playing our...

Obvious Nod to South Park

Hi guys, found your podcast on itunes and it’s a good one, thanks for doing it! Loving the WestWorld TV series, here’s a couple of things that you may or may not have noticed. The obvious nod to South Park“ Oh My God, They Killed Teddy“ You Bastards! They might...

Theresa = Host

Hey guys! First, I love your podcast — keep up the good work! Second, on the question of which of the staff members are hosts (and it seems likely that at least one is), I’m on the Theresa Cullen side. What really tipped me off is when Bernard makes a...

The Man in Black Has Me Suspicious

Hey guys just wanted to send some kudos your way. I spent some time checking out Westworld podcasts over the last couple days trying to see who I would be spending the season with offline. I am an avid podcast listener with 10-14 in my current list at any given...

I Have 2 Crackpot Theories

Hi Guys, Great podcast and thanks very much for the episode 2 instacast! So, I’ve now watched both episodes twice. In episode 2, one thing really stood out to me, but no one else agrees. So I thought I’d put it out to the experts. William and Logan seemed like...

Westworld Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers

Westworld Questions and Answers Howdy…. If you’re like me, I know you’re asking… Why can’t the Westworld hosts kill humans? Wha’s the deal with milk and flies? Is that Soundgarden in the background? Is Anthony Hopkins a robot? What the hell is going on in the Westworld series debut? You’ve...