clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

  • Stream
20 Total Updates Since
Oct 18, 2019, 3:30pm EDT
  • December 15, 2019

    5 questions about Watchmen’s season one finale

    And it’s not just five variations on "What happens next?!"

  • December 8, 2019

    Watchmen becomes an aching, beautiful love story in its next-to-last episode

    "A God Walks Into Abar" is the kind of deeply romantic, mind-bending TV episode Damon Lindelof lives to make.

  • December 1, 2019

    All the clues in Watchmen about Doctor Manhattan

    A nefarious plan to catch a big blue man is revealed.

  • December 1, 2019

    Watchmen dives into Angela’s past in an episode packed with explosive reveals

    Has Watchmen not quite been working for you these past few weeks? Maybe it just needed more Regina King.

  • November 26, 2019

    It sure seems like Watchmen turned Donald Trump’s father into one of its racist villains

    The "Fred" in Watchmen’s sixth episode has a lot in common with Fred Trump.

  • November 24, 2019

    Hooded Justice was Watchmen’s very first hero. The show just changed his legacy.

    A massive reveal in "This Extraordinary Being" has pushed the entire Watchmen universe forward.

  • November 24, 2019

    Watchmen dives into the past in an episode unlike any other in TV history

    The show uncovers the history of one mysterious superhero in an episode that explores American racism.

  • November 17, 2019

    How Watchmen’s giant squid attack changes everything

    Watchmen’s fifth episode is about gods, monsters, and a psychic squid.

  • November 17, 2019

    Watchmen wants us to know one thing: We’re all being used by those with power

    The show delves into Looking Glass’s past — and revisits one of the most memorable moments from the comic.

  • November 10, 2019

    Watchmen expands ever further in an episode that introduces even more new characters

    The mysterious Lady Trieu shows up to complicate everything. Also: a baby swamp.

  • November 7, 2019

    Watchmen’s Doctor Manhattan dildo is as important as it is large

    Why Doctor Manhattan’s big blue penis matters.

  • November 3, 2019

    Is Watchmen too confounding for its own good?

    Laurie Blake shows up in Tulsa, and the series expands to include more characters from the comic.

  • October 29, 2019

    What the Watchmen graphic novel tells us about Jeremy Irons’s mystery character

    Jeremy Irons’s character doesn’t even feel like he’s on the same show.

  • October 27, 2019

    Watchmen episode 2 is a direct counterpoint to the series premiere

    Whatever conclusions you tried to draw from the first episode, this second one complicates them.

  • October 24, 2019

    Some Watchmen fans are mad that HBO’s version is political. But Watchmen has always been political.

    Watchmen has always been political. In HBO’s adaptation, it’s just impossible to ignore.

  • October 20, 2019

    6 comic book callbacks from Watchmen’s series premiere

    From falling squids to a certain mask…

  • October 20, 2019

    Watchmen plunges straight through the funhouse mirror into another 2019

    Here’s what’s different and what’s the same about the HBO show’s new world. Also: Oklahoma!

  • October 20, 2019

    I think HBO’s Watchmen is tremendous television. Lots of people will strongly disagree.

    Damon Lindelof — of Lost and The Leftovers fame — shifts perspectives on the acclaimed comic.

  • October 20, 2019

    HBO’s Watchmen tells stories about America’s racist past in America’s racist present

    Regina King, Damon Lindelof, and others tell us how they updated the legendary comic for this 2019 adaptation.

  • October 18, 2019

    In 1986, Watchmen skewered the way we love superheroes. It’s still as relevant as ever.

    Why we keep coming back to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’s Watchmen.

Sign up for the newsletter Today, Explained

Understand the world with a daily explainer plus the most compelling stories of the day.