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If you're interested in Watchmen I highly suggest the Doomsday Clock series by Geoff John's which has the Watchman characters interact with the DC Universe.
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Old 07-21-2019, 08:41 AM   #3
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I could probably listen to Jeremy Irons read the phone book.
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Old 07-26-2019, 05:07 PM   #4
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https://comicbook.com/dc/2019/07/26/...hbos-watchmen/
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If you're interested in Watchmen I highly suggest the Doomsday Clock series by Geoff John's which has the Watchman characters interact with the DC Universe.
Doomsday Clock might be done around the same time as the first season of Watchmen.
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Premieres Oct 20th.
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Not sure what to make of this, I consider The Watchmen the best graphic novel by a pretty large margin and it was such a perfect story I'd rather not to see someone try to expand on it. But the hype on this has been intriguing, so I'll watch the first episode and take it from there.
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Old 10-19-2019, 11:33 PM   #9
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Premieres Sunday night. It has received great reviews so far.

I saw one tweet from a critic saying it's the best new show they've seen since Mad Men.
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Old 10-20-2019, 10:16 PM   #10
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Well that was a total mind####. No idea what’s going on or what this is gonna be about. I’m hooked though. Don Johnson is dead already? For real?

I have no knowledge of the source material other than Watchmen. Never read any of the follow ups but there were several nice little nods to the original.

Jeremy Irons is awesome.

That score. So good.
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Ok, I'm in.
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Utterly brilliant first episode. The blood spill on the police badge and the 24/7 live stream of Dr Manhattan on Mars were two of many great moments.

Tim Blake Nelson and Jeremy Irons!
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Great first episode

Really excited for where this is going
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A lot of Lindelof nonsense, that raid could've been better planned by a bunch of drunk 16 year olds.

That guy. He ruins everything.
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Interesting show, well acted but to some degree agree with shazam, the cops would just all live in a gated community with its own shops and roll out in up armoured Humvees if they were being targeted by terrorists, you know, like they do already in the States.
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Not knowing anything about Watchmen (including never having seen the movie) made this a little more challenging, but it's pretty well done and it's nice to see Regina King front and center. Interrogation scene looked cool.

I'm glad Don Johnson was an early bump off, I just can't take the guy seriously.
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Yeah the not knowing anything about Watchmen was a tough one for that first episode. Watched with the fiance who loves comic tv series and movies, we just finished watching The Boys and loved it without knowing any of the source material, but for this episode she was just confused and not too excited to keep watching.
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If it makes you feel better, even as someone who has read watchmen numerous times, there wasn’t a lot I understood either. A few nods to the comics here and there but it’s an entirely new world inspired by the original comic.

Other than a couple minor things, if you’ve seen the movie, you know everything a comic reader does, which is to say, almost nothing.
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From what I've read, there will be the occasional Easter Egg for people who have read the comics, but it's not required to have read the comics (or have seen the movie) to understand the plot.

They will fill in the important bits and pieces of the history as the show progresses.
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I too absolutely loved this first episode, so much character info & great world building both relayed in such smart & unique ways. To want to watch a premiere episode twice I'm hoping is a pretty good sign, lol. To me this felt a lot like another one of David Lindelof shows The Leftovers which I thought was also brilliant.
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