Westworld S1E10: An Airing of Grievances

  The Festivus season is upon us and I thought this would be the perfect time to air some grievances about the Westworld finale. Don’t get me wrong, I thought this was one of the better episodes of the season, but, just like every other episode I’ve liked, there are …

Westworld S1E9: Out

Maeve is being interviewed by Bernard about the “unscripted event” aka her slicing Clementine’s throat. She does a pretty good job at coming up with robot-like explanations for her behavior, but her emotions betray her and don’t match her actions. Bernard then looks at her attribute matrix and sees all …

Westworld S1E8: Dominion

“Bring yourself back online, Bernard,” and upon doing so, Bernard begins to break down over killing Theresa. As he’s weeping and panicking, Ford remarks that this guilt and emotion he’s feeling is a thing of beauty, a sentiment I would never expect to hear from Ford, who seems to view …

Westworld S1EP7: The Madman

I’m going to just cut to the chase: Bernard is a robot. I can’t say that I and most other viewers didn’t see this twist coming, but it still kind of messed me up, and I don’t fully know how I feel about it yet. There were a lot of …

Westworld S1E6: Without Limits

Elsie and Bernard continue to discuss the tracking device that they found in the stray host, and Bernard remembers that since the host is from an early generation of hosts that they can use old equipment to track him down. He travels to a perfectly preserved level with older computers …

Westworld S.1 Wk.5: Transfusion

Dr. Ford is back in cold storage having a chat with that old grizzled host and is telling a story about his pet greyhound who spent his whole life trying to catch a cat and when it did, he had no idea what to do. Dr. Ford prefers to talk …