On the December 9, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to have a spoiler discussion of the eighth episode of HBO’s Watchmen, entitled “A God Walks Into Abar.” Opening Banter: HT’s back! In Our Feature Presentation: Emails Angela and Dr. Manhattan in the bar Mr. Eddy’s Bar - does this confirm Lady Trieu’s parentage? Angela hates Dr. Manhattan Flashbacks to Jon’s past Did Jon kill Cal? Adrian Veidt Dejected, gets a visit from Jon “A little elephant told me” Veidt’s “Plan A” for Jon: creating a memory-wiping device Manhattan’s new life no longer interests him Veidt as a Jesus figure Post-Credits scene In the current timeline Angela awakens Jon, who teleports their kids away (he’s formed an alliance with Will Reeves) Speaking with Will across time, Angela sets the entire plot in motion Shootout in the streets Lingering questions Why is it important that Angela sees Jon walking on water in the pool? Who will ultimately gain Dr. Manhattan’s powers? Does Will Reeves already have those abilities? What’s up with the horseshoe? Lube Man all but confirmed to be Agent Petey Other Articles Mentioned: ‘Watchmen’ Becomes Unstuck in Time When “A God Walks Into Abar” The ‘Watchmen’ Reference Guide: Every Easter Egg in “A God Walks Into Abar” All the other stuff you need to know: You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today’s show at slashfilm.com, and linked inside the show notes. /Film Daily is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). Send your feedback, questions, comments and concerns to us at email@example.com. Please leave your name and general geographic location in case we mention the e-mail on the air. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, tell your friends and spread the word! Thanks to Sam Hume for our logo.
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