Based on the preliminary details that we have about Watchmen episode 6 at the moment, it feels like we’re going to be seeing some creative experimentation — to put things lightly. Damon Lindelof does have a tendency to swing for the fences with some of his episodes — think in terms of “International Assassin” from The Leftovers — and this could be precisely the sort of stuff that we see here, as well.
Below, CarterMatt has for you the full Watchmen episode 6 synopsis with some additional scoop all about what’s coming:
Deep under the influence of Nostalgia, Angela gets a firsthand account of her grandfather’s journey.
Just based on that alone, all evidence points to this being a strange but exciting chapter within the story of this show. It’s a chance to really explore history and bridge the gap to some extent between the end of the source material and where we are now in this follow-up. We appreciate that opportunity to see more of a journey through time, and also that the story of Watchmen isn’t just characters existing within a frame of a few stories and then for nothing else in between.
This is going to be an exciting episode, no doubt. Yet, there are some other Watchmen-related things that are in our mind at the moment … including the current state of the show’s ratings. While we’ve heard that this season could stand on its own two feet without a season 2, we’re sure that there are people out there who are going to clamor in order to make it happen. Yet, to date Watchmen is averaging just over 700,000 live viewers a week. That doesn’t put it altogether close to some of the network’s biggest hits the past few years. Are there a ton of people watching it on DVR or HBO NOW? Probably so, and that’s what could make its numbers a little bit larger behind the scenes.
In the end, though, our hope is that the attention and love towards Watchmen as a series is only going to become more prevalent over time as more viewers discover it. It’s hard to imagine a reason why they wouldn’t enjoy it!
What do you want to see regarding Watchmen episode 6?
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