Daily Podcast: Spoiler Discussion Of 'Watchmen' Episode 5, "Little Fear Of Lightning"

On the November 18, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and writer Chris Evangelista to have a spoiler discussion about the fifth episode of HBO's Watchmen, entitled "Little Fear of Lightning."

Opening Banter

In Our Feature Presentation

Start with a quick reader email

  • Looking Glass's origin story
  • Hoboken, 1985
  • Squid
  • Adrian Veidt
  • Video message to Robert Redford reveals truth behind his squid plan
  • What do you think about the way information from the comic has been doled out so far?
  • Is definitely in space
  • "Save Me D"
  • Warden – "Our god has left us, and it's unlikely he'll return."
  • Modern Day Looking Glass
  • Job giving feedback on focus groups
  • Reflective lining in his hat
  • Extra Dimensional Security drills
  • Ex works at Forever Pets, destroys puppy, reveals the pills are Nostalgia
  • Recovery group, meets Renee
  • Follows her, learns that the Seventh Kavalry used a set to film their video, are developing their own teleportation technology (to what end?)
  • Random Additional Thoughts
  • The music in this episode
  • Spielberg's Pale Horse
  • Theory about potential time travel

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