‘Westworld’ Season 2 Trailer Discussion (Ep. 47)

The season 2 trailer for Westworld dropped at Comic-Con. Craig, Jake, and Brian discuss their general impressions (1:42), the bloody player piano, Bernard, and the tiger (7:11), the man hanging from the tree (9:55), Sizemore and Maeve (11:08), Dolores and Teddy mowing down guests (13:09), dead people and dune buggies (15:25), and The Man in Black (17:35).


New Cast Member Joins ‘Westworld’! + Emmy Nominations and ‘Dr. Quinn’ Preview (Mini-episode)

A new cast member has joined the cast of Westworld! We discuss the exciting news along with the ridiculous number of Emmy nominations.

We also preview next week’s discussion of the pilot episode of Dr Quinn: Medicine Woman.

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‘The Bicameral Mind’ S1E10 Deep Dive Part II (Ep. 29)

Craig, Jake, and Brian wrap up their discussion of episode 10 of Westworld, “The Bicameral Mind.” In part two of our two-part series on the season finale, they discuss Dolores’ journey to find herself, William becoming The Man in Black, Ford’s master plan, and much more.

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‘The Bicameral Mind’ S1E10 Quick Review (Ep. 26)

We watched the finale and it was amazing! Craig, Heather, and Jonathan talk about a few of their favorite moments from episode ten of Westworld, “The Bicameral Mind.” They discuss Jonathan’s crazy theory (1:24), Maeve’s secret code (2:28), Samuraiworld? (6:59), Dolores 1.0 (9:59), and Felix questioning his reality (16:14).

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‘The Well-Tempered Clavier’ S1E9 Deep Dive (Ep. 25)

Craig Carter and Brian Sutorious dive deep into the ninth and penultimate episode of Westworld, “The Well-Tempered Clavier.” They discuss Stubbs’ run-in with the Ghost Nation (4:02), Maeve’s journey to hell and back (9:59), The Man in Black inching ever so close to the end of the maze (20:38), William, Logan, and Dolores partying Confederado style (38:26), Bernard’s journey of self-discovery (55:19), and Dolores and Arnold finding each other (1:07:16). Also stay tuned after the ending theme music for our theory of the week section (1:32:01).

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‘Trace Decay’ S1E8 Deep Dive (Ep. 23)

Craig and Heather dive deep into the eighth episode of Westworld, “Trace Decay.” They discuss Ford’s continued machinations and their wide-reaching effects (3:27), Dolores traveling through time (32:21), The Man in Black’s true nature (45:15), Maeve’s escape attempt (57:07), and the theory of the week (1:22:51).

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‘Contrapasso’ S1E5 Deep Dive Part II (Ep. 17)

Craig, Jake, and Brian further explore episode five of Westworld, “Contrapasso.” In part two, they discuss El Lazo’s compelling offer (0:34), Elsie’s suspicions (1:50), the orgy and the argument (7:51), Dolores visiting the fortune teller (14:22), nitro and Confederados (20:02), the time traveling train part I (25:21), smiling Logan (27:13), the time traveling train part II (29:29), The Man in Black and Dr. Ford (30:46), the holy crap ending (36:41), and Brian’s amazing skateboarding adventure (45:46).

Inside Westworld's Epic Orgy Scene

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‘Contrapasso’ S1E5 Deep Dive Part I (Ep. 16)

Craig, Jake, and Brian dive deep into episode five of Westworld, “Contrapasso.” In part one of a two-part series, they discuss Ford and Bill's little talk and the greyhound symbol (2:42), cemeteries and safety coffins (6:31), our first visit to Pariah (11:14), The Man in Black and Lawrence (14:58), the livestock department (19:41), The Man in Black and Teddy (25:57), Dolores’ vision and her visit with Ford (31:15), Felix, the bird, and the concept of blue-collar surgeons (41:51), El Lazo, timelines, and Host on guest violence (46:41), and the convoy (57:45).

Stefon on Westworld

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‘Dissonance Theory’ S1E4 Deep Dive (Ep. 14)

Craig, Heather, and Jake get together to dive deep into episode four of Westworld, “Dissonance Theory.” They discuss another one of Bernard and Dolores’ little talks (3:05), Maeve’s vision (12:40), Theresa, Elsie, and office politics (19:47), William, Logan, and the family stakes (26:10), The Man in Black and his obsession with snakes (29:22), Dolores’ flashbacks (35:29), The Man in Black and the prison break (40:33), Armistice and her amazing tattoo (51:01), Maeve and the shades (54:52), Theresa, Bernard, and body language (58:40), Ford being 10 steps ahead of everyone (1:03:08), Logan and William (1:08:04), Teddy lives! (1:08:55), Logan and William and Pariah (1:09:55), the final act and the magic bullet (1:11:43), and the theory of the week (1:20:00).

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‘The Stray’ S1E3 Deep Dive (Ep. 11)

We dive deep into episode three of Westworld: “The Stray.” Craig Carter, Heather Barefoot, and Jake Ratliff discuss Dolores and Bernard’s little talk (1:16), Elsie’s workplace struggles (3:23), William and Logan's relationship (5:43), a female guest with a gun (7:50), Teddy’s purpose and how it affects Dolores (8:58), loops and constellations (18:14), the Wyatt narrative (22:45), Arnold and the bicameral mind (24:32), Ford’s low blow (34:52), sending Dolores down the rabbit hole (38:24), Stubbs and strays (48:15) and the theory of the week [WARNING: potential spoilers!] (55:28).

The “Bicameral Mind” Explains What's Next for Westworld

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‘The Stray’ S1E3 Quick Review (Ep. 10)

Time for a quick review of episode three of Westworld: “The Stray.” Craig Carter, Jonathan Yeomans, and Heather Barefoot discuss what it must be like getting shot in the park (1:36), Dr. Robert Ford’s swanky office (4:11), and Dolores’ ability to improvise (11:30).

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‘Chestnut’ S1E2 Deep Dive (Ep. 09)

Craig Carter is joined by his friends Jake Ratliff and Heather Barefoot. They dive deep into episode two “Chestnut.” They discuss Dolores’ midnight stroll (3:20), William and Logan’s arrival at Westworld (5:17), trouble in Delos (17:43), “these violent delights...” (20:39), hats and trains (23:16), The Man in Black and Lawrence (28:20), Maeve and her “faults” (32:11), getting acquainted with the Devil (37:50), William and Logan in the park (41:45), war and historical inaccuracies (42:49), Dolores and Bernard (49:13), 20% more aggression (53:36), Theresa and Bernard and corporate (55:56), Logan stabbing things and making William uncomfortable (58:47), is sleeping with a robot cheating? (1:04:44), the workshop (1:08:25), The Man in Black and Lawrence Part II (1:12:14), Ford and mini-Ford (1:20:06), Bernard and Theresa and coitus (1:23:25), Maeve's nightmare (1:25:42), Dolores' second midnight stroll (1:36:32), Odyssey on Red River (1:37:03), and a new segment: Theory of the Week! (1:42:15).

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‘The Original’ S1E1 Deep Dive (Ep. 07)

Craig and Jake dive deeper into the first episode of Westworld. They discuss Jake’s love of westerns and their impact on American culture (1:30), our introduction to Dolores, Teddy, and the park (4:15), the purpose of the hosts (13:40), the inner workings of the park (15:00), meeting Dr. Robert Ford and how they made the robots seem like robots (22:45), the small changes that have huge ripples (28:24), what it's like being a guest and empathy (33:04), park bureaucracy and Core Code (35:50), being affected by the outside world and families (41:24), the politics of Delos (45:30), programmed racism (48:28), robot errors and technological advancements (50:00), the Ford namesake (54:26), the third day (57:36), the shootout (59:42), Peter Abernathy and Shakespeare (1:01:05), what the Man in Black is up to (1:13:45), and the Delores theory (1:14:55).

How Westworld Uses Visual Effects to Make Better Human Actors

Westworld Episode 1 Shakespeare Quotes Explained

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‘Westworld’ Hype Series Part I (Ep. 04)

It's time to get hype about Westworld! (Jamaican airhorn) In part one of a two part series, Craig, Jonathan, and Brian discuss what they're most anticipating with the upcoming season. Listen to hear them talk about the most absurd HBO connected universe theory (1:40), how can HBO turn the concept into multiple seasons? (4:15), one of the most mysterious scenes from the teaser trailer (7:10), robot romance (8:20) [WARNING: there are spoilers about the movie Her from 9:10-9:25], what exactly is West World? (10:10), the potential memes and cultural impact (13:00), the breakout star we’ve never heard of (15:57), Evan Rachel Wood (19:05), Anthony Hopkins finally back in a great project (19:42), and the weird Delos Terms and Conditions (22:22).

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