Watchmen 1x07 "An Almost Religious Awe" 12/1/19

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  1. Dec 1, 2019 #1 of 46
    Rob Helmerichs

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    Well, dang! That was certainly...eventful.
     
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    morac

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    But not completely unexpected. Granted I didn’t figure it out until there was about 15 minutes left in the episode. I’m glad they didn’t drag it out.

    Now all we need to know is why.
     
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    Hoffer

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    As I finished the show, I read the description for this episode. It said "The Smartest Man in The World delivers a stunning defense of his past actions". Definitely not the silent but deadly defense.
     
  4. trainman

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    Wilson trap doors are supposed to be the good brand! (That was a very unexpected reference.)

    Trap Door
     
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    To me that scene was kind of bizarre. I can't believe someone as world-weary and jaded as Laurie Blake wouldn't even consider that the wife of a suspected white supremacist wouldn't herself be "in the know" and dangerous.

    Then to sit there while Jane pointed some kind of remote at her and do nothing at all? Not even stand up? Especially when she had been told about the "mesmer" tech and how it had forced Judd to hang himself? That's not what it ended up being, but still.

    The scene with the malfunctioning trap door was amusing but I wasn't amused by the out-of-character reaction required to make it work.

    I will be interested to see what the Seventh Kavalry plan is for capturing a god, and whether Angela is playing into it or upsetting it by "rousing" him.
     
  6. TAsunder

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    Turns out they were hinting about Manhattan the whole time with Blake constantly saying how hot her husband is.

    But what about that footage of Manhattan destroying a building on Mars? I guess it was old footage from before "the accident?"
     
  7. caslu

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    So, no one's going to talk about the elephant in the room? :D
     
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  8. Rob Helmerichs

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    Too bad there isn't a "Die die DIE!" button... ;)
     
  9. kdmorse

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    I like the fact that it wasn't even discussed in the show. I'm tied to an elephant, disconnect, walk away, never mention it again. ;)
     
  10. cbrrider

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    Well, elephants are supposed to have a great memory. Perfect for dealing with Nostalgia overdoses.
     
  11. smbaker

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    Had a very random thought last night. Can someone remind me to the dialog where Lady Trieu said that the Bian had her mother's memories? Did she say that Bian was her mother or merely that she had her mother's memories? We've been led down a path with Nostalgia, but maybe we've been misdirected.

    Is it possible that Lady Trieu is a time traveler? That would explain how she knows about certain events that are about to occur.
     
  12. Rob Helmerichs

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    I believe she said Bian is a clone of her mother, into whom she is Nostalgiaing Mom's memories.
     
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    She clearly stated that Bian was a clone of her mother in the episode.
     
  14. cbrrider

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    Why haven't we seen any Gunga Diner franchises?
     
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    Yep, you're right. I just looked up the script and it's unambiguous:

     
  17. MikeMar

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    And who's the father?

    Lady Trieu says her PARENTS, and only Bian is there (as the mother)

    MAN this is good TV!!!!
     
  18. Hoffer

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    I've heard speculation that Adrian Veidt is her father. She has that statue of him. Also heard some people say she rushed to buy that farm from that family. That the thing that crashed from space was Veidt, or at least his remains. That she used the remains to clone him and yadda, yadda, yadda...
     
  19. MikeMar

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    Yeah film cast mentioned all of that. But who the hell knows
     
  20. Hoffer

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    That is where I heard it. :)
     
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