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Sam and Scott are gearing up for the Watchmen TV show to air in 2019 on HBO! But first we are going to take a deep dive all the way at the beginning with original Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, and John Higgins source material. We are also going to get into Before Watchmen, Doomsday Clock and how Watchmen has affected comic books and pop culture story telling at large. Enjoy! Follow us on social me @nerdcyclopedia and follow the podcast @watchmenpodcas1 and send us your feedback at watchingwatchmen@nerdcyclopedia.com.

Sam and Scott are gearing up for the Watchmen TV show to air in 2019 on HBO! But first we are going to take a deep dive all the way at the beginning with original Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, and John Higgins source material. We are also going to get into Before Watchmen, Doomsday Clock and how Watchmen has affected comic books and pop culture story telling at large. Enjoy! Follow us on social me @nerdcyclopedia and follow the podcast @watchmenpodcas1 and send us your feedback at watchingwatchmen@nerdcyclopedia.com.

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Sam and Scott are gearing up for the Watchmen TV show to air in 2019 on HBO! But first we are going to take a deep dive all the way at the beginning with original Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, and John Higgins source material. We are also going to get into Before Watchmen, Doomsday Clock and how Watchmen has affected comic books and pop culture story telling at large. Enjoy! Follow us on social me @nerdcyclopedia and follow the podcast @watchmenpodcas1 and send us your feedback at watchingwatchmen@nerdcyclopedia.com.

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English

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Episodes

Watchmen Series Finale Wrapup?

1/20/2020
Is this the end? The told us NOTHING EVER ENDS! Scott and Sam wrap up the season and talk about about what may be the series finale of Watchmen! Follow us on Twitter @watchmenpodcas1, leave us feedback at watchingwatchmen@nerdcyclopedia.com and join our facebook group Sam and Scott are Watching Watchmen and visit our website www.nerdcyclopedia.com! We'd love for you to be a part of the discussion!

Duration:00:50:30

See How They Fly

12/17/2019
Episode 9's title is “See How They Fly” is taken from a lyric in The Beatles classic "I Am The Walrus." The episode not only uses the cover of the song by Spooky Tooth as ending credits, but many of the lyrics are incorporated as visual elements within the episode! Make sure you again check out the (final?) Peteypedia Pages to get some extended story that wasn't present in the episode and, Boy, is this week's entry pretty hilarious! Follow us on Twitter @nerdcyclopedia, leave us feedback at...

Duration:00:53:21

Watchmen Episode 9 Instant React!

12/17/2019
Sam and Scott react to episode 9 of Watchmen! This what it all comes down to, Folks! The season finale! Follow us on Twitter @nerdcyclopedia, leave us feedback at watchingwatchmen@nerdcyclopedia.com and we'll try to get that read on the podcast! Join our facebook group Sam and Scott are Watching Watchmen and visit our website www.nerdcyclopedia.com! We'd love for you to be a part of the discussion!

Duration:00:12:18

A God Walks Into Abar

12/10/2019
Episode 7's title is “A God Walks Into Abar” and came from a happenstance, according to director Nicole Kessell. They had given Angela the surname "Abar" early in development. Later, as they were storyboarding episodes, Kassell had saw one of the writers had put down "...walks into a bar..." as a concept for this episode, and on seeing that, realized the serendipitous nature of the Abar name. Amazing! Make sure you again check out the latest in the Peteypedia Pages of extended material that...

Duration:00:45:35

Watchmen Episode 8 Instant React!

12/9/2019
Sam and Scott react to episode 8 of Watchmen! We finally get Dr. Manhattan in all his Manhattaness!! Follow us on Twitter @nerdcyclopedia, leave us feedback at watchingwatchmen@nerdcyclopedia.com and we'll try to get that read on the podcast! Join our facebook group Sam and Scott are Watching Watchmen and visit our website www.nerdcyclopedia.com! We'd love for you to be a part of the discussion!

Duration:00:37:31

An Almost Religious Awe

12/3/2019
Episode 7's title is “An Almost Religious Awe,” refers to a line from the graphic novel where Manhattan narrates that many North Vietnamese wanted to surrender directly and personally to him, “their terror of me balanced by an almost religious awe.” Make sure you again check out the latest in the Peteypedia Pages of extended material that answer a lot of questions that weren't answered directly in the episode and expands on the VERY detailed world building this show is doing! Follow us on...

Duration:01:08:11

Watchmen Episode 7 Instant React!

12/2/2019
Sam and Scott react to episode 7 of Watchmen! We get the origin of Sister Night! AND WHAT A CLIFFHANGER! Follow us on Twitter @nerdcyclopedia, leave us feedback at watchingwatchmen@nerdcyclopedia.com and we'll try to get that read on the podcast! Join our facebook group Sam and Scott are Watching Watchmen and visit our website www.nerdcyclopedia.com! We'd love for you to be a part of the discussion!

Duration:00:30:21

This Extraordinary Being

11/26/2019
Episode 6's title is “This Extraordinary Being” and which takes its title from an excerpt of the in-universe Hollis Mason autobiography "Under The Hood." The episode finally gives us the origin of Hooded Justice! Make sure you again check out the latest in the Peteypedia Pages of extended material that answer a lot of questions that weren't answered directly in the episode and expands on the VERY detailed world building this show is doing! Follow us on Twitter @nerdcyclopedia, leave us...

Duration:01:43:41

Watchmen Episode 6 Instant React!

11/25/2019
Sam and Scott react to episode 6 of Watchmen! We get the origin of Hooded Justice! Whew! Follow us on Twitter @nerdcyclopedia, leave us feedback at watchingwatchmen@nerdcyclopedia.com and we'll try to get that read on the podcast! Join our facebook group Sam and Scott are Watching Watchmen and visit our website www.nerdcyclopedia.com! We'd love for you to be a part of the discussion!

Duration:00:22:21

Little Fear Of Lightning

11/19/2019
Episode 5's title is “Little Fear Of Lightning,” and is taken from a passage in Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, "If there were no thunder, men would have little fear of lightning." This episode it Wade AKA The Looking Glass centric. Make sure you again check out the latest in the Peteypedia Pages of extended material that answer a lot of questions that weren't answered directly in the episode and expands on the VERY detailed world building this show is doing! Follow us...

Duration:01:42:00

Watchmen Episode 5 Instant React!

11/18/2019
Sam and Scott react to episode 5 of Watchmen! We got squids, people! SQUIDS!!! Follow us on Twitter @nerdcyclopedia, leave us feedback at watchingwatchmen@nerdcyclopedia.com and we'll try to get that read on the podcast! Join our facebook group Sam and Scott are Watching Watchmen and visit our website www.nerdcyclopedia.com! We'd love for you to be a part of the discussion!

Duration:00:23:47

If You Don't Like My Story, Write Your Own

11/12/2019
Episode 4's title is “If You Don't Like My Story, Write Your Own,” and it's a nod to Nigerian author Chinua Achebe's 1958 novel Things Fall Apart, which also happens to be the book Cal (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II), the husband of Angela Abar (Regina King), is seen reading in the episode. It also serves as a double meaning for creator Damon Lindelof and co-creator of Lost who made a very divisive ending to that series where he probably wished at the time he could tell half the audience to write...

Duration:01:42:52

Watchmen Episode 4 Instant React!

11/11/2019
Sam and Scott instantly react to tonight's episode of Watchmen! We finally see Lady Tries and boy is she awesome! Follow us on Twitter @nerdcyclopedia, leave us feedback at watchingwatchmen@nerdcyclopedia.com and we'll try to get that read on the podcast! Join our facebook group Sam and Scott are Watching Watchmen and visit our website www.nerdcyclopedia.com!

Duration:00:29:02

She Was Killed By Space Junk

11/5/2019
Sam and Scott take a deep dive into the third episode "She Was Killed By Space Junk" as we get our introduction to the legendary Laurie Blake! Also we have a NEW friend of the podcast! Dr. Jeremy Larance, Assistant Provost for Academic Innovation and Strategic Planning Professor of English joins us in an analytical deep dive into the original Watchmen graphic novel! Make sure you again check out the latest in the Peteypedia Pages of extended material that answer a lot of questions that...

Duration:01:36:57

Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship

10/29/2019
Sam and Scott take a deep dive into the second episode "Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship" as the mystery deepens about who killed Chief Judd and what is the Lord of The Manor up to with his mysterious "play!"! Also we have our first friend of the podcast! Emmy-nominated TV staff-writer and Marvel Loki writer Daniel Kibblesmith joins us as we chat about his influences and his thoughts on the first to episodes of Watchmen. As a staff-writer for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert he is...

Duration:02:10:47

It's Summer And We're Running Out Of Ice

10/23/2019
Sam and Scott take a deep dive into the series premiere of HBO's Watchmen "It's Summer And We're Running Out Of Ice." It been two years in the making and the show is finally here! We talk extensively about the various parallels and easter eggs planted throughout the episode and tell you whether this is a worthy follow up to the vaunted graphic novel. And we're here to say YES IT IS! Make sure you check out the Peteypedia Pages of extended material that answer a lot of questions that we're...

Duration:01:31:57

Watchmen Movie Review

10/15/2019
Sam and Scott officially start watching Watchmen beginning with the Zack Snyder film! In preparation for the premiere of the HBO TV show we dive into the difference between the graphic novel and the movie, the liberties it takes and the hits and misses it has in relation to it's source material. Follow us on Twitter @nerdcyclopedia, leave us feedback at watchingwatchmen@nerdcyclopedia.com and join our facebook group Sam and Scott are Watching Watchmen and visit our website...

Duration:01:27:33

A Stronger Loving World

10/9/2019
The doomsday clock has struck midnight. Millions are dead in New York City and giant tentacles are draped over the wreckage. Sam and Scott talk about if Veidt gets away with his plan and how its affects reach across the globe! Follow us on Twitter @watchmenpodcas1, leave us feedback at watchingwatchmen@nerdcyclopedia.com and join our facebook group Sam and Scott are Watching Watchmen and visit our website www.nerdcyclopedia.com! We'd love for you to be a part of the discussion!

Duration:01:22:04

Look On My Works, Ye Mighty…

9/10/2019
This penultimate chapter focuses on Adrian Veidt – Ozymandias. Detached from humanity, his only kinship with a king, Alexander of Macedon, who died over 2300 years earlier, Veidt is a singular being. His admiration for the lateral thinking of Alexander, with the ancient king’s solution of simply cutting the Gordian Knot, is second to none and has fueled aspirations to solve his own Gordian Knot – the policy of Mutually Assured Destruction was a “knot to try even Alexander’s ingenuity.”...

Duration:01:18:51