Watchmen Podcast Season 1 – Episode 5: “Little Fear of Lightning”

This week’s episode of Watchmen Podcast is here! Hosts Carolyn, Wendy, Vanessa, and Toni discuss (the legendary) Looking Glass, The Squid™, and much more from “Little Fear of Lightning”. Come for the recap, stay for the lettuce puns.

Podcast summary:

  • #Justice4Squid!!!
  • Superheroes and mental illness
  • Generational trauma
  • Squid pro quo
  • “Nostalgia” and legacy
  • Biblical reference analysis/theory

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HBO provided supplemental reading on their site called “Peteypedia,” with all kinds of history, background and fill-ins for the episode.

LOGLINE: Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, WATCHMEN, from executive producer Damon Lindelof (Emmy® winner for “Lost”; HBO’s “The Leftovers”) embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own. Nicole Kassell directs the pilot from a script written by Lindelof.

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