Spoiler Discussion: Watchmen Season 1 Finale, "See How They Fly"

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Avsnittet publicerades: 12/16/2019


On the December 16, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to have a spoiler discussion about the ninth, and possibly final, episode of HBO’s Watchmen, entitled “See How They Fly.”   Opening Banter: Once again, thanks to Kris Keochinda for the opening theme song and to Twitter user @sirzapz for the logo, which we’ve been using in the PodBean player for each of these episodes.   Emails Adrian Veidt Bian impregnates herself – what were her motivations? Lady Trieu shows up in 2008 Calls Veidt’s squid rain a “rerun” Wants to make every nuke disappear Asks for money - “I will never call you daughter” Confrontation with the Game Warden on Europa (Nixon thing) Han Solo’d - he’s been the statue this whole time Final Confrontation Keene monologuing Everyone teleported to Greenwood, Keene is now ooze Senior leadership of Cyclops is vaporized (was this satisfying?) Manhattan sends Laurie, Veidt, and Looking Glass to Karnak, then is killed by Lady Trieu LG knows when the last squidfall was - Veidt decides to take down Lady Trieu Archie (original owl ship) is at Karnak, LG and Laurie decide to take Adrian in Back at the theater: “You can’t heal under a mask. Wounds need air.” Unanswered Questions Does Angela walk on water at the end? Does it matter? Lindelof’s quote Whatever happened to Lube Man? What the hell was up with the elephant? What’s the deal with the horseshoe? Lindelof’s quote Do you want to see a second season? American imperialism and Vietnamese refugees: https://twitter.com/viet_t_nguyen/status/1206483904951021568 Other Articles Mentioned: ‘Watchmen’ Wants You to “See How They Fly” With a Satisfying Conclusion The ‘Watchmen’ Reference Guide: Every Easter Egg in “See How They Fly” Damon Lindelof Unpacks the Mysteries of the ‘Watchmen’ Finale   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 peter@slashfilm.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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