Westworld Episode 8 Theories: “Crisis Theory”

Westworld Episode 8 Theories: “Crisis Theory”

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Our 100th episode of Shat on TV: Westworld examines the link between Dolores and Mexican independence, sympathy for Serac, things the Season 3 finale did well, and reasons why viewers felt betrayed by HBO.

Things get downright brutal, Big D reads the McDonald’s gourmet menu, Ashley basks in plot holes, and Gene argues that Dolores and Caleb had First World Problems.

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Westworld Episode 8 Summary:
Caleb takes Dolores’ host control module to a new body in Los Angeles, and make their way through the riots to Incite to plant the control module from Solomon into Rehoboam. Charlotte is now revealed to be working against Dolores as revenge for her family’s death while Maeve soon fights Dolores under Serac’s orders to retrieve the key which Dolores does not have. Dolores is captured and brought to Serac where she is hooked into Rehoboam and her memories begin being deleted by Serac when she refuses to give him the host data. Bernard survives the fight between him and William and Ashley is shot but the Lawrence host, along with police in riot gear, is given an address, revealed to be the home of Arnold’s widow where the two bond over Charlie’s death. William meets with one of the Delos stakeholders to get his money back, while Caleb is taken to Serac to see whether Solomon’s strategy would work in Rehoboam. Dolores’ memories begin deleting quickly and in her last moments, inspires Maeve to turn against Serac and wounds him in a gunfight as well as killing his men. Rehoboam is deleted by Caleb, now with full control, and he and Maeve leave Incite. Bernard enters the Sublime. In a post-credit scene, the human Man in Black is killed by his host with the help of Charlotte.

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