The show has got to stop sacrificing character motivation at the altar of plot twists. We won’t care about the plot twists if they happen around nonsensical creatures merely there to further plot, no matter the cost to character development or core drives.
This week, watch as all my Teddie jokes look me straight in the face before destroying me from the inside out. Also it was quite an episode to release on Father’s Day. Here’s hoping it was on purpose. (And unless I’m mistaken Game of Thrones did something similar one year… or not?)
Finally! This comes almost two seasons too late and what a journey it is. It makes Watsonian and Doylist concepts fight to the death over ownership of the Ghost Nation name and it gives us exposition through an actual story rather than monologues.
Welcome to Westworld indeed! This has perhaps been my favorite episode of the series so far. We’re getting to major plot points, discovering new mysteries, and getting some of the best writing this series has to offer in terms of quotes.