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Watchmen

  1. lube man
    More Watchmen Likely Won’t Happen Without Damon Lindelof and He’s Not InterestedWe have probably seen the end of Lube Man.
  2. what were the 2010s?
    All Hail the Pop Culture RemixIn TV, film, and literature, the 2010s challenged us to reexamine the stories we thought we knew.
  3. easter eggs
    How Watchmen Built Out Its Universe With PeteypediaLoremaster Jeff Jensen walks us through the show’s supplementary materials, from the Doctor Manhattan dildo to Lube Man’s identity.
  4. chat room
    Jean Smart Has Plenty of Ideas for Watchmen SpinoffsLaurie & Mirror Guy! It’ll be like Cagney & Lacey.”
  5. chat room
    Regina King Would ‘Absolutely’ Sign Up for Watchmen Season TwoBut only if it’s “at least comparable to this first season, which is going to be really hard to do.”
  6. tv ratings
    Watchmen Is a Solid Hit for HBO, But Will It Return for a Second Season?Based on the ratings, there’s little doubt HBO would love to bring Watchmen back.
  7. close reads
    Watchmen Gave Us All the AnswersDid we need them?
  8. easter eggs
    A Guide to Watchmen’s Stealth Easter EggsThe HBO series is packed with subtle background references to the original comic. Here, some of the deepest deep cuts you may have missed.
  9. watchmen
    Let’s Crack Open Watchmen’s Egg SymbolismEggs have been a key part of Watchmen’s iconography since the first episode, often in a not particularly subtle way.
  10. lube man
    Watchmen Unmasks Lube Man, in Its Own Slippery WayThank you, Peteypedia, for the tip.
  11. spoilers
    Damon Lindelof Knows Exactly What Happens After Watchmen’s Cliff-hanger Finale“It didn’t feel that ambiguous to me.”
  12. close reads
    Let’s Talk About Watchmen’s Egg-cellent FinaleThe surprising ties between Angela’s fate and the Beatles song “I Am the Walrus.” No, really!
  13. lingering questions
    12 Lingering Questions From the Watchmen FinaleThis just wouldn’t be Watchmen if “See How They Fly” wrapped everything up in a neat bow at the end.
  14. overnights
    Watchmen Finale Recap: A Most Worthy AdversaryAngela Abar’s origin story reaches its culmination — or does it?
  15. lingering questions
    Where Is Lube Man, Watchmen?Plus eight other very important questions we need answered in this week’s finale.
  16. lingering questions
    10 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“A God Walks Into Abar” asks us to consider the world from Doctor Manhattan’s perspective, and boy is it a confusing perspective!
  17. overnights
    Watchmen Recap: FateThe season’s penultimate episode gives us some time-tripping insight into Angela and Doctor Manhattan’s complicated, unfortunately doomed love story.
  18. chat room
    How Watchmen’s Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Learned About the Doctor Manhattan Twist“I said, ‘Oh shit, I’m going to have to get in shape.’”
  19. backstories
    How Watchmen Brought Doctor Manhattan to LifeWith a Saigon bar, a whole lot of blue makeup, and full-frontal nudity.
  20. lingering questions
    10 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“An Almost Religious Awe” gives us some critical Angela backstory and confirmation of the Kavalry’s plans, but where do we go from here?
  21. spoilers
    How Watchmen Set Up That Big TwistThe entire season has been laying the groundwork for a major character reveal. Let’s review the hints we got along the way.
  22. overnights
    Watchmen Recap: Hero’s JourneyWe get new insight into Angela’s past, Vietnam’s history as the 51st state, and the whereabouts of the most powerful being in the universe.
  23. chat room
    Don Johnson Loved Hurling Insults at His Knives Out Co-starsThe actor talks Rian Johnson’s new whodunit, Watchmen, and why he wants to revisit Nash Bridges.
  24. watchmen
    In Watchmen’s Clothing, the Past Is PresentThe HBO series weaves the threads of complex and often painful personal histories throughout its characters’ costume choices.
  25. chat room
    Watchmen’s Jovan Adepo on Playing Young Will ReevesAnd how he (literally) shared the role with Regina King in a mind-bending episode that reworks Watchmen’s history.
  26. spoilers
    Who Is Hooded Justice? Watchmen Has a Stunning Answer.Watchmen writer Cord Jefferson talks Hooded Justice, generational trauma, and the show’s best episode yet.
  27. overnights
    Watchmen Recap: … and Justice for AllThe series’ bold reimagining of one of Watchmen’s most mysterious figures is a truly singular episode of television.
  28. lingering questions
    9 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“This Extraordinary Being” gives us a big revelation about Hooded Justice and puts the series’ inciting mystery to bed. Sort of.
  29. close reads
    Watchmen Beautifully Wrestles With Toxic Nostalgia“This Extraordinary Being” is a dizzying exploration of memory and the dangers of failing to see the past for what it was.
  30. overnights
    Watchmen Recap: Mirror UniverseA graceful, moving episode gives us a peek behind the mask and into the lonely life of Looking Glass.
  31. lingering questions
    14 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“Little Fear of Lightning” cracks the mystery of Looking Glass, and raises a host of new questions in the process.
  32. chat room
    Watchmen’s Tim Blake Nelson Would Never Drop a Giant Squid on Manhattan“I’m not a utilitarian.”
  33. overnights
    Watchmen Recap: Looks Like We Have Ourselves a ReckoningA series of prickly confrontations charts the weight and ripple effects of the legacies our characters have inherited.
  34. lingering questions
    10 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“If You Don’t Like My Story Write Your Own” introduces a mysterious new character who raises some new possibilities for where this story is headed.
  35. overnights
    Watchmen Recap: The Great BeyondA new antagonist for Angela appears, and she is carrying some baggage.
  36. briefcases
    Why Watchmen Turned Laurie Into a Comedian, and Gave Her That Big Blue DildoJean Smart’s FBI agent is a key character from the graphic novel in a very different position.
  37. lingering questions
    12 Big Questions From Watchmen’s Third Episode“She Was Killed By Space Junk” presents us with some major new characters, a mysterious clock, and a very complicated joke. Let’s break it all down.
  38. lingering questions
    Our 18 Biggest Questions About This Week’s WatchmenHow did Angela survive the White Night? What happened to her parents? And why does Will keep speaking in riddles?
  39. overnights
    Watchmen Recap: The White NightViolence isn’t just felt but inherited in Watchmen, passed down to transform all those in its wake.
  40. backstories
    How Watchmen Staged an American Massacre“I was like, My God, how did this happen?
  41. black oklahoma!
    Watchmen’s Alternate Universe Has a New Spin on Oklahoma!Much like our world’s Sexy Oklahoma!, the series’ all-black production of the famed musical has social commentary on its mind.
  42. overnights
    Watchmen Series-Premiere Recap: Watch Over This BoyWelcome to a brave new world.
  43. lingering questions
    14 Big Questions From Watchmen’s First EpisodeThe series premiere drops viewers into a strange but strangely familiar alternate reality. So let’s parse “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice.”
  44. viewing guide
    From Masked Avengers to Space Squids: A Short History of the Watchmen UniverseA guide to the key players from the landmark graphic novel, and the impact they could have on HBO’s new “remix” series.
  45. comics
    The Forgotten Story of Watchmen’s Unsung HeroWatchmen writer Alan Moore and artist Dave Gibbons are legends. Why not colorist John Higgins, too?
  46. a long talk
    Like It or Not, Damon Lindelof Made His Own WatchmenAnd he’s pretty sure that Alan Moore put a hex on him for doing it.
  47. tv review
    Watchmen’s Extremist Superhero Dystopia Succeeds on Sheer NerveDamon Lindelof’s follow-up series extends the landmark comic’s complex politics into an alternate present riven by racism and class anxiety.
  48. fall preview 2019
    Regina King Finally Gets Her Theme MusicYou could say the actor has been a superhero for years. Now, on Watchmen, she finally gets to play one.
  49. great adaptations
    15 Fantasy Adaptations We’re Excited to See on TV SoonSwords, potions, magic, oh my.
  50. great adaptations
    10 Book-to-TV Adaptations Coming in 2019All it took for George Clooney to return to his small-screen roots was … good satire.
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