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David Shoemaker, Danny Heifetz, and a rotating cast of obsessive Ringer staffers break down the events, conspiracies, and conversation around each episode of Season 3 of HBO’s ‘Westworld’—immediately after each show airs.

David Shoemaker, Danny Heifetz, and a rotating cast of obsessive Ringer staffers break down the events, conspiracies, and conversation around each episode of Season 3 of HBO’s ‘Westworld’—immediately after each show airs.

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United States

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The Ringer

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David Shoemaker, Danny Heifetz, and a rotating cast of obsessive Ringer staffers break down the events, conspiracies, and conversation around each episode of Season 3 of HBO’s ‘Westworld’—immediately after each show airs.

Language:

English


Episodes

Theories and Mailbag From ‘Westworld’ S3E8: “Crisis Theory”

5/6/2020
We dive into the mailbag this week to answer your questions and respond to your best theories about the Season 3 finale of HBO’s ‘Westworld,’ including how the show tied up its loose ends, Dolores’s endgame, Serac as a Season 3 villain, and what we hope for in Season 4. Thanks for listening this season! Submit any lingering questions, comments, and conspiracy theories to therecappableswestworld@gmail.com. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz Guest: Kevin O’Connor

Duration:01:32:28

‘Westworld,’ S3E8: “Crisis Theory”

5/4/2020
We give our immediate reactions to Season 3, Episode 8 of HBO’s ‘Westworld.’ Were our lingering questions resolved? What do we make of the arcs of Dolores, Serac, Maeve, and Caleb this season? Does the post-credits scene spin the show forward effectively or cheaply? To submit questions, comments, and conspiracy theories, email therecappableswestworld@gmail.com. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz Guest: Sean Fennessey

Duration:01:15:48

Theories and Mailbag From ‘Westworld’ S3E7: “Passed Pawn”

4/29/2020
We dive into the mailbag this week to answer your questions and respond to your best theories about Season 3, Episode 7 of HBO’s ‘Westworld,’ including: What questions does the show need to answer in the season finale? What is Caleb’s ultimate importance to the show? Are half the scenes we’ve watched this season a simulation? To submit questions, comments, and conspiracy theories to the show, email therecappableswestworld@gmail.com. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz

Duration:01:18:37

‘Westworld,’ S3E7: “Passed Pawn”

4/26/2020
We give our immediate reactions to Season 3, Episode 7 of HBO’s ‘Westworld.’ With only one episode left in the season, has the show left itself enough room to effectively land the plane? Plus: the Maeve vs. Dolores showdown we've all been waiting for. To submit questions, comments, and conspiracy theories, email therecappableswestworld@gmail.com. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz Guest: Chris Ryan

Duration:01:10:39

Theories and Mailbag From ‘Westworld’ S3E6: “Decoherence”

4/22/2020
We dive in to answer your questions and respond to your best theories about Season 3, Episode 6 of HBO’s ‘Westworld,’ including: What the heck is going on with William’s hand? Did Serac or Dolores burn Charlotte? And finally, does Serac have the worst security detail of any billionaire in history? To submit questions, comments, and conspiracy theories to the show, email therecappableswestworld@gmail.com. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz

Duration:01:01:08

‘Westworld,’ S3E6: “Decoherence”

4/19/2020
We give our immediate reactions to Season 3, Episode 6 of HBO’s ‘Westworld.’ Where do we see the rest of this season going for Charlotte? What is the emotional weight of the standoff between Maeve and Dolores? And, of course, is William a host or a human? To submit questions, comments, and conspiracy theories, email therecappableswestworld@gmail.com. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz Guest: Juliet Litman

Duration:01:06:50

Theories and Mailbag From ‘Westworld’ S3E5: “Genre”

4/15/2020
We sit down to answer your questions about Season 3, Episode 5 of HBO’s ‘Westworld.’ How much of what we see can be believed? Is it all a simulation? What isn’t the show telling us about Caleb’s past? To submit questions, comments, and conspiracy theories to the show, email therecappableswestworld@gmail.com. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz

Duration:00:57:42

‘Westworld,’ S3E5: “Genre”

4/12/2020
We give our immediate reactions to Season 3, Episode 5 of HBO’s ‘Westworld.’ What worked and what didn’t about the show's genre drug concept? Was this an effective follow-up episode to the reveal made in Episode 4? To submit questions, comments, and conspiracy theories, email therecappableswestworld@gmail.com. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz Guest: Sean Fennessey

Duration:01:10:25

Theories and Mailbag From ‘Westworld’ S3E4: “The Mother of Exiles”

4/8/2020
We sit down to answer your questions about Season 3, Episode 4 of HBO’s ‘Westworld,’ including: Is there a fifth Dolores? How strong is the evidence that William is a host? What are the stakes of a show in which we watch main characters die every episode? To submit questions, comments, and conspiracy theories to the show, email therecappableswestworld@gmail.com. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz

Duration:01:07:20

‘Westworld,’ S3E4: “The Mother of Exiles”

4/5/2020
We give our immediate reactions to Season 3, Episode 4 of HBO’s ‘Westworld,’ including a long conversation about (SPOILER ALERT) the big reveal of the episode: Dolores has put herself in multiple host bodies. To submit questions, comments, and conspiracy theories to the show, email therecappableswestworld@gmail.com. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz Guest: Andrew Gruttadaro

Duration:01:08:07

Theories and Mailbag From ‘Westworld’ S3E3: “The Absence of Field”

4/1/2020
We sit down to answer your questions about Season 3, Episode 3 of HBO’s ‘Westworld.’ Featured in this mailbag: a deeper reading of David’s Dolores theory (SPOILERS) and a new segment, Westworld Reddit Out of Context. To submit questions, comments, and conspiracy theories to the show, email therecappableswestworld@gmail.com. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz

Duration:00:50:43

‘Westworld,’ S3E3: “The Absence of Field”

3/29/2020
We give our immediate reactions to Season 3, Episode 3 of HBO’s ‘Westworld.’ Who is in Charlotte Hale’s body? Is Serac a real person or a digital manifestation? Which NBA player is Dolores? Plus: a David Shoemaker prediction that just might be crazy enough to work (SPOILER ALERT 20:30-31:30). To submit questions, comments, and conspiracy theories to the show, email therecappableswestworld@gmail.com. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz Guest: Kevin O’Connor

Duration:01:04:47

Theories and Mailbag From ‘Westworld’ S3E2: “The Winter Line”

3/25/2020
We sit down to answer your questions about Season 3, Episode 2 of HBO’s ‘Westworld.’ Plus: a deep dive on simulation theory and how it applies to this season. To submit questions, comments, and conspiracy theories to the show, email therecappableswestworld@gmail.com. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz

Duration:00:49:29

‘Westworld,’ S3E2: “The Winter Line”

3/22/2020
We give our immediate reactions to Season 3, Episode 2 of HBO’s ‘Westworld.’ Has the show disrupted the concept of reality? Among the cast that’s left, who can we believe is human? Plus: a line-by-line summary of the events and a discussion about how Season 3 has so far been more digestible than Season 2. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz Guest: Andrew Gruttadaro

Duration:00:53:31

Theories and Mailbag from ‘Westworld’ S3E1: “Parce Domine”

3/18/2020
We sit down to answer your questions about Season 3, Episode 1 of HBO’s ‘Westworld’—including whether there are multiple timelines (again), who is in Charlotte’s body, and whether we would enter into Westworld if we had the money. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz

Duration:00:39:55

‘Westworld,’ S3E1: “Parce Domine”

3/15/2020
We give our immediate reactions to Season 3, Episode 1 of HBO’s ‘Westworld’—including a catchup on where it begins, questions it has proposed, characters it reintroduced, and what the show is trying to be in its third season. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz

Duration:00:58:50

‘Westworld’ Season 2 Recap

3/13/2020
With Season 3 fast approaching, we sit down to recap the convoluted events of Season 2 of HBO’s ‘Westworld’—including the biggest twists, most confusing questions answered and unanswered, and where we left the show headed into its next season. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz

Duration:00:57:25

‘Westworld’ S1 Recap

3/11/2020
With Season 3 fast approaching, we sit down to recap the far-away events of Season 1 of HBO’s ‘Westworld’—including the biggest twists, most confusing questions answered and left unanswered, and the show’s initial cultural footprint. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Danny Heifetz

Duration:01:10:31

Theories From 'Westworld' S2E10, "The Passenger"

6/26/2018
The Ringer's David Shoemaker, Micah Peters, and Danny Heifetz discuss the Easter eggs left throughout the finale (21:03), the latest fan theories (26:12), and the biggest moments from this season (48:24). More from The Ringer: ‘Westworld’ Season Finale, and the Search for the Next ‘Game of Thrones’ The Haphazard Storytelling of ‘Westworld’ Season 2 The Best TV of 2018—So Far

Duration:00:57:23

'Westworld,' S2E10: "The Passenger"

6/25/2018
In this live podcast, The Ringer's David Shoemaker, Juliet Litman, Micah Peters, and Danny Heifetz give their immediate reactions to the 'Westworld' Season 2 finale (8:01), discuss the biggest cliffhangers (32:10), and answer fan questions (64:55). Watch the live taping of this episode on Twitter, YouTube, or Facebook. More from The Ringer: The Five Most Pressing Questions From the ‘Westworld’ Finale What Matters in the ‘Westworld’ Finale ‘Westworld’ Is Inspired by Video Games, but That...

Duration:01:19:55