‘Watchmen’ Wants You To “See How They Fly” With A Satisfying Conclusion

/Film | 12/15/2019 | Chris Evangelista
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There was just the tiniest bit of trepidation leading into the Watchmen finale. Would the show, which had so far exceeded all expectations, stick the landing? Thankfully, the answer is yes. On one hand, “See How They Fly” the season (and perhaps series?) finale of the show is almost too simple in its approach. After week after week of jaw-dropping, mind-blowing episodes that bucked typical TV tradition, the finale unfolds in a fairly straightforward manner.

It’s almost as if after weeks of impossible highs we’re not forced to come back down. But that doesn’t make the episode any less satisfying. There’s some question about whether or not the series will return for a second season at all. If it doesn’t, we can rest comfortably knowing that the show beat the odds, stuck its landing, and delivered the very best TV of the year.

Saga - Veidt - Viewers - Season - Did

The strange saga of Adrian Veidt has confused viewers through this entire season, but it all comes together – at last. Did you guess that Lady Trieu was secretly Adrian’s daughter? Congrats, you were correct! In the 1980s – in fact, in 1985, the day before the squid attack – Trieu’s mother Bian snuck into Adrian’s office, stole some of the sperm he’s kept on hand, and impregnated herself.

Despite being the smartest man in the world, Adrian had no knowledge of this – until 2008, when Trieu came calling on him with a grand plan. She was going to succeed where her father failed and fix the world. Her solution: kill Dr. Manhattan and absorb his powers. Yes, it’s the same exact plan that the Seventh Kavalry wants to enact in 2019, but it looks like Trieu got there first. But to make this plan happen, she would like a very hefty loan from her father. But Adrian is...
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