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Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

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Episode #8: "Trace Decay"

Debut date: SUNDAY, NOV. 20 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Other HBO playdates: Nov. 20 (11:00 p.m., 1:00 a.m.), 21 (11:45 p.m.), 22 (9:00 p.m.), 23 (10:30 p.m.), 25 (10:00 p.m.), 26 (1:50 a.m.) and 29 (8:00 p.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Nov. 21 (8:00 p.m.), 25 (8:00 p.m.), 26 (7:00 p.m.) and 27 (8:00 p.m.), and Dec. 4 (7:00 p.m.) and 10 (6:10 p.m.)

Bernard (Jeffrey Wright) struggles with a mandate; Maeve (Thandie Newton) looks to change her script; Teddy (James Marsden) is jarred by dark memories.

Written by Charles Yu & Lisa Joy; directed by Stephen Williams.

Episode 8 of 10
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

The voice sounds like Bernard. "Come find me."

Also surprised they actually killed her.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

The left side of Hopkin's face looks like it's being sucked into a black hole, slowly.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

The Da Vinci man-style illustration we saw of Bernard made me think about how the ripped physique doesn't match up with Bernard's body at all. So I'm wondering if hosts are created paunchy, or if Bernard just didn't work out after being born with a perfect body?
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

I hope they repair Lili Simmons and bring her back.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

Man this show is awesome, gives you alot to think about.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

These last two episodes have been great. Easily the best of the series so far.
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Old 11-21-16, 10:34 AM
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

Originally Posted by whotony View Post
Also surprised they actually killed her.
Yeah, bummed Theresa is actually gone. I liked the actress a lot, beautiful as hell.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

I'm really glad they didn't go the "invasion of the body snatchers" route with Theresa. I've already seen Battlestar Galactica.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

[QUOTE=Breakfast with Girls;12952475 I've already seen Battlestar Galactica.[/QUOTE]


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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

Good ep. Really looking forward to the next one.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

Originally Posted by trespoochies View Post
Yeah, bummed Theresa is actually gone. I liked the actress a lot, beautiful as hell.
Can't help but think of Royal Tenenbaum saying "sorry for your loss, your mom was a
terribly attractive woman"
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

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I hope they repair Lili Simmons and bring her back.
HBO/Cinemax Rule #1 : You don't cast Lili Simmons in a TV show with abundant nudity unless you're planning on having her do a nude scene.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

I'm liking the show a lot, but the Maeve storyline has gotten a little too far-fetched for my taste. Unless Felix and Sylvester are actually hosts programmed to go along with whatever hair-brained thing she insists they do for her, it is an awful lot to look past.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

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I'm liking the show a lot, but the Maeve storyline has gotten a little too far-fetched for my taste. Unless Felix and Sylvester are actually hosts programmed to go along with whatever hair-brained thing she insists they do for her, it is an awful lot to look past.
Yeah, she's been my least liked aspect of the show even though others expressed the opposite an episode or two ago. Thandie Newton is good, but the idea that Felix was so enamored with her to listen to her every whim just seems like a stretch to me, especially with how often she's been able to wind up in their care and walk around like that.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

Maeve is Skynet and is self-aware.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

Pfft. People underestimate the power of a naked woman on some men's minds.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

Not a fan of the Maeve stuff but her influence over the Sheriff during the shootout was hilarious.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

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Pfft. People underestimate the power of a naked woman on some men's minds.
With that said.... Thandie Newton should get more screen time and remain naked for the entire series run.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

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With that said.... Thandie Newton should get more screen time and remain naked for the entire series run.


Well said.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

Originally Posted by Bill Needle View Post
I'm liking the show a lot, but the Maeve storyline has gotten a little too far-fetched for my taste. Unless Felix and Sylvester are actually hosts programmed to go along with whatever hair-brained thing she insists they do for her, it is an awful lot to look past.
I'm finding the Maeve storyline to be the most interesting of the show so far. Felix had a crush on her and she used that to her advantage. She was also updated by someone higher level than Felix and Sylvester so her rapid awareness and intelligence is no surprise. Now she's got ability to hurt hosts, she's on her way to cause serious damage to the park.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

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I'm finding the Maeve storyline to be the most interesting of the show so far. Felix had a crush on her and she used that to her advantage. She was also updated by someone higher level than Felix and Sylvester so her rapid awareness and intelligence is no surprise. Now she's got ability to hurt hosts, she's on her way to cause serious damage to the park.
Don't get me wrong, I think the idea of a host becoming "aware" and all that entails is very interesting. But the way they are going about having it happen stretches credulity. Felix and Sylvester are not behaving like semi-rational human beings. There is no plausible reason for them to continue doing whatever Maeve asks of them time and time again.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

Originally Posted by Bill Needle View Post
Don't get me wrong, I think the idea of a host becoming "aware" and all that entails is very interesting. But the way they are going about having it happen stretches credulity. Felix and Sylvester are not behaving like semi-rational human beings. There is no plausible reason for them to continue doing whatever Maeve asks of them time and time again.
Never underestimate what the average wrong-doer is willing to do to avoid getting caught! They're flat out terrifiedf of her now.
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Re: Westworld (S1E08) -- "Trace Decay" -- 11/20/16

It's interesting how Dolores and Maeve have become sort of a "Angel and Devil" type situation in their processing of their emerging awareness.

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