Daily Podcast: Spoiler Discussion Of Watchmen Episode 8, "A God Walks Into Abar"

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

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