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

Watchmen Episode 9 Instant Review

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

Have a quick listen, write us at hosts@shatontv.com, and listen in Tuesday for the Watchmen Deep Dive.

Watchmen Episode 9 Summary:
“See How They Fly” Trieu is revealed to be Veidt’s daughter, and in 2008, developed a machine to capture Doctor Manhattan’s power which she wants to use for herself. Later, she helps Veidt to escape Europa, and wants him there along with Bien, a clone of her mother, when she activates her device in downtown Tulsa. The Kavalry, working with the Cyclops leadership capture Manhattan, and Joe Keene prepares to take his powers. Laurie discovers Looking Glass is alive, disguised as a Kavalry member. Just as the Kavalry activate their system, Trieu teleports the setup to downtown Tulsa, finding Joe has become ooze, and kills the Cyclops leadership. Before he is killed by Trieu, Manhattan uses the distraction to teleport Veidt, Laurie, and Looking Glass to Karnak, where Veidt reworks his squid-rain system to send frozen squid to pulverize the area around Triue’s device, killing Trieu. Angela takes shelter in the theater where Will and her children are. Will explains Manhattan had worked with him to bring this end, a necessary conclusion. Laurie and Looking Glass bring Veidt to justice using the copy of the 1985 video. Angela offers Will a room at their home, and while cleaning up eggs from the night before, recalls Manhattan’s statement about transferring his powers through an organic medium. Finding one unbroken egg, Angela eats it and attempts to walk on water as she saw Manhattan do the night before.

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