Watchmen Watch

Watchmen Watch

Watchmen Watch is a podcast about all things Watchmen, recapping the new HBO TV show from Damon Lindelof, the comic by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, and the movie from Zack Snyder. Featuring deep dives, Easter eggs, and a whole lot more.

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December 19, 2019 54 min
The first season of Watchmen might be over, but we’re cracking open an egg full of speculation about Season 2. On the final bonus episode for Season 1 — and the Season 1 finale, “See How They Fly” — we discuss Damon Lindelof’s insistence that he’s not sure if he would come back for more Watchmen, a big revelation about Lube Man from Peteypedia, some interesting confirmations and surprises from the official Watchmen podcast, and rea...
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The Watchmen season finale, “See How They Fly,” is here as everyone converges on Tulsa for an apocalyptic ending. The 7th Cavalry’s plans are revealed, as are Lady Trieu’s, and they all revolve around Doctor Manhattan. Can Angela Abar save the love of her life? Will Adrian Veidt “save the day” one more time? And will Laurie Blake ever get out of that chair? Those questions and many more are answered, so strap in and grab your wrenc...
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Cher Martinetti, Founding Editor of SYFY WIRE Fangrrls, joins our bonus podcast to discuss the fallout from Watchmen’s “A God Walks Into Abar.” While Peteypedia delves further into “Fogdancing” and we maybe learn the identity of Lube Man, the promo for “See How They Fly” teases an apocalyptic finish to Season 1. Plus, Cher discusses what it’s like coming to Watchmen the TV series having never read Watchmen the comic book series, an...
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It’s flashback — or is it flash-forward? — time on HBO’s Watchmen as we find out how Doctor Manhattan met Angela Abar on “A God Walks Into Abar.” While Angela and the being formerly known as Jon Osterman chat in Vietnam for the first time, Doctor Manhattan is waking up in present day Tulsa, a new world is being created on Europa, and an important meeting is happening between Doctor Manhattan and Will Reeves, Angela’s grandfather. O...
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The Hollywood Reporter contributing writer Josh Wigler joins us for our bonus episode discussing the fallout from Watchmen’s “An Almost Religious Awe.” In it, we break down some interesting tidbits from Josh’s interview with Damon Lindelof about the episode, discuss the recently released ratings for Watchmen — and what they might mean for a Season 2 — as well as delving into the latest Peteypedia files, the promo for Episode 8, “A ...
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Get ready for revelations a-plenty on this week’s episode of HBO’s Watchmen, “An Almost Religious Awe.” As Angela Abar continues to trip back through the past – this time, her own upbringing in Vietnam – Laurie Blake stumbles deeper into the Seventh Cavalry’s plans, Adrian Veidt is put on trial, and Lady Trieu reveals the scope of her master plan. Oh, and we learn some interesting information about one Cal Abar. SUBSCRIBE TO WATCH...
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On our bonus episode for Watchmen’s “This Extraordinary Being,” we talk some corrections from the previous episode, the latest Peteypedia files, and answer some of your questions and theories. SUBSCRIBE TO WATCHMEN WATCH ON ITUNES, ANDROID, SPOTIFY, STITCHER, OR RSS. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER, INSTAGRAM AND FACEBOOK. SUPPORT OUR SHOWS ON PATREON. The theme music for Watchmen Watch was written and performed by Jeff Solomon. The post ...
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Angela Abar takes a Nostalgia fueled trip through Will Reeves memories on a game-changing and illuminating episode of HBO’s Watchmen “This Extraordinary Being.” As we head back to the dawn of masked vigilantes in the Watchmen universe, threads tie together, a major piece of mythology from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ comic book series gets ret-conned, and the true enemy is revealed as we meet Cyclops. SUBSCRIBE TO WATCHMEN WATCH O...
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Marvel Comics Editor Jordan D. White joins the bonus podcast for “Little Fear of Lightning” to discuss his own fears about adapting Watchmen from a comic to a TV show, other spinoffs of the property, and more. We also apologize for misidentifying planets in the recap episode, break down Peteypedia’s latest files, the promo for “This Extraordinary Being,” and take some of your theories and comments. Also: is the show making fun of Z...
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Watchmen’s mirror turns to focus on Looking Glass, as we zoom back in time to 11/2, the squid explosion, and Wade’s origin is revealed. Not only that, but we get some huge revelations about the 7th Cavalry, the state of what’s happening in Tulsa, and the overall dramatic plot of the show. Then there’s Adrian Veidt, of course, who is going all Black Freighter on some dead Phillips and Crookshanks. Let’s recap “Little Fear of Lightni...
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io9 staff writer Charles-Pulliam Moore joins the bonus episode for Watchmen’s “If You Don’t Like My Story, Write Your Own” to talk about the lasting ramifications of the season’s opening scene, Ances-trees, and why everyone needs to stop speculating so hard. Plus, we discuss the latest Peteypedia entry, which has some surprising info about Laurie Blake and Dan Dreiberg, the promo for Episode 5, “Little Fear of Lightning,” and take ...
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Lady Trieu enters the stage in a big way with Watchmen’s fourth episode, “If You Don’t Like My Story, Write Your Own.” Meanwhile, Laurie Blake and Angela Abar continue their game of cat and mouse, but it’s unclear which one is which. And somewhere else, Adrian Veidt reveals where Phillips and Crookshanks come from — and that he’s getting ready to escape. Oh, and also some dude lubes himself up and slides into the sewer. Get ready, ...
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New York Magazine and Vulture writer Abraham Riesman joins our bonus episode to discuss his experiences interviewing Watchmen showrunner Damon Lindelof, his take on artist rights issues surrounding the graphic novel, and much more. Plus, a big week in Watchmen as we discuss all the fall-out from dildo-gate after “She Was Killed By Space Junk,” the launch of the official HBO Watchmen podcast hosted by our mortal enemy Craig Mazin, T...
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We finally (re)meet Laurie Blake, and she’s not the same as we remembered on the latest episode of HBO’s Watchmen, “She Was Killed By Space Junk.” Meanwhile, over on… Wherever Jeremy Irons is, his identity is finally revealed. And yeah, he’s exactly who you thought he was. Finally, Laurie tells a very funny joke to Doctor Manhattan, though he may get the last laugh. SUBSCRIBE TO WATCHMEN WATCH ON ITUNES, ANDROID, SPOTIFY, STITCHER...
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On this bonus episode we delve further into your theories around HBO’s Watchmen, Season 1, Episode 2, “Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship.” Plus, we discuss the promo for the show’s third episode, and delve into some serious supplementary material juxtaposition, thanks to the second installment of the Petey Files. SUBSCRIBE TO WATCHMEN WATCH ON ITUNES, ANDROID, SPOTIFY, STITCHER, OR RSS. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER, INSTAGRAM AND FAC...
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In the second episode of HBO’s Watchmen, “Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship,” Angela Abar delves further into the mystery surrounding Judd Crawford’s death, and discovers a few surprising facts about her own history. Meanwhile, a command performance of “The Watchmaker’s Son” has dire consequences… Sort of. SUBSCRIBE TO WATCHMEN WATCH ON ITUNES, ANDROID, SPOTIFY, STITCHER, OR RSS. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER, INSTAGRAM AND FACEBOOK. ...
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In our bonus episode for Watchmen Season 1, Episode 1 “It’s Summer And We’re Running Out Of Ice,” we talk about HBO’s promo for what’s coming up on the season, the supplementary material released online, and answer some of your questions. Who is Laurie Blake? What’s up with Judd Crawford? And when will Dr. Manhattan finally show up? SUBSCRIBE TO WATCHMEN WATCH ON ITUNES, ANDROID, SPOTIFY, STITCHER, OR RSS. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER, IN...
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The first episode of HBO’s Watchmen is finally here. Head down to Tulsa to meet Sister Night, Red Scare, Looking Glass and many more new characters in this sequel to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ classic comic book series. How does this connect to the comics? Are there easter eggs? And who the heck is Jeremy Irons playing? We tackle those questions and more, including how much coke is too much coke, and how many golfers we can name ...
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Our walk through Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen ends with issue #12, “A Strong And Loving World.” Or does it? Because nothing ever ends? No, this ends, as Dr. Manhattan and Laurie Blake return to Earth to confront Adrian Veidt; and our assembled heroes are faced with an impossible decision. SUBSCRIBE TO WATCHMEN WATCH ON ITUNES, ANDROID, SPOTIFY, STITCHER, OR RSS. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER, INSTAGRAM AND FACEBOOK. SUPPORT OUR SH...
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As Nite Owl and Rorschach approach Ozymandias’ fortress, Adrian Veidt takes a walk back through his history, and our Watchmen podcast breaks down Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons Watchmen #11, “Look On My Works, Ye Mighty…” Plus, one of our hosts has seen the first episode of HBO’s Watchmen series and gives their spoiler-free impressions. SUBSCRIBE TO WATCHMEN WATCH ON ITUNES, ANDROID, SPOTIFY, STITCHER, OR RSS. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER, I...
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