Westworld Premieres

Kylara

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I always had a soft spot for the film and watched the first episode of this. Thought it was well done with some excellent acting and script. Looking forward to the next episode!
 

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Carl Leverington

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In my experience, whatever the good people of HBO touch turns to Gold; and I can see this being no different. Looking forward to catching up with the first episode, later.
 

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Ed Harris's character is going to keep us guessing for a while, i had a debate concerning him with a guy at work.
He may be human because... he mentions that he's been seeing that girl for nearly 30 years (a repeat guest?) plus the gun doesn't work on him (if it's anything like the movie then it won't work because he has a human thermal profile) and finally if he's a robot then surely someone in the control room would have realised he was either missing or not playing by the rules.
However, he may have found a way to fool the weapons into thinking he is human, he may have also found a way to evade detection.

Personally I think he is a robot but good old Sir Anthony Hopkins has been toying with various updates and may have intentionally tried to develop some of the robots to question their reality in order to evolve. Ed may be the first to truly understand his nature and has taken it upon himself to bring the system down.

I could be wrong lol
 

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Ed Harris's character is going to keep us guessing for a while, i had a debate concerning him with a guy at work.
He may be human because... he mentions that he's been seeing that girl for nearly 30 years (a repeat guest?) plus the gun doesn't work on him (if it's anything like the movie then it won't work because he has a human thermal profile) and finally if he's a robot then surely someone in the control room would have realised he was either missing or not playing by the rules.
That's pretty much what I was thinking.

I thought the first episode looked great but I found it kind of dull and found my mind wandering on several occasions. It was lacking in character, I thought, and was generally a bit humourless. Hopefully it will improve.
 

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Watched the first episode and thought it looked good on the screen. Like, Bugg, I did find it a bit of a yawn fest.
 

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Ed Harris's character is going to keep us guessing for a while, i had a debate concerning him with a guy at work.
He may be human because... he mentions that he's been seeing that girl for nearly 30 years (a repeat guest?) plus the gun doesn't work on him (if it's anything like the movie then it won't work because he has a human thermal profile) and finally if he's a robot then surely someone in the control room would have realised he was either missing or not playing by the rules.
However, he may have found a way to fool the weapons into thinking he is human, he may have also found a way to evade detection.

Personally I think he is a robot but good old Sir Anthony Hopkins has been toying with various updates and may have intentionally tried to develop some of the robots to question their reality in order to evolve. Ed may be the first to truly understand his nature and has taken it upon himself to bring the system down.

I could be wrong lol
I think this is mostly right, except that I think Ford (Hopkins) knows, at least somewhat that the man in black is out there, but isn't telling anyone, because then the park would be shut down or something like that. There he was in the first episode
chatting with a robot when nobody else even knew that that Robot was even there. There is no reason to show him talking to other robots like that, AKA wishing that Robots were more to his standards like in the old days etc.
There is clearly some type of connection between ford and the man in black. Maybe Ford lost the Man in Black and now he is undetectable to the programmers after evolving.

Remember
In the first episode you had all the programmers go out to reprogram the robots and to reset the scene, but they didn't seem to know, care about, or even detect the man in black.

Also why would the Man in Black care so much about finding out "the truth" if he was a human??? If that truth is the same truth
as what Dolores apparently refuses to come to terms with and her father figures out
. Then on the surface of things one would assume these robots are on the cusp of discovering who they really are, and that indeed would be a truth.

So therefore, the man in black's quest becomes, if he knows and if Ford let him stay there (we don't know what this means, did something happen to the man in black if he was a robot???), how far down the rabbit hole does it go? A human can just go away from the park and research it all to his heart's content. Remember, we are told that it is much bigger than a game or entertainment for rich people!

Humans clearly know they are there, and are paying buckets of cash to play with robots.
But, if the Man in Black is Human, than we are in for a lost-like mind-blowing experience of epic proportions.
 

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BTW, HBO released Westworld Episode two yesterday online for free due to the debate here in the states. I bet that was a wise move by HBO.
 

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Would all androids please raise your hands. No one, ehh? Oh, you don't know if you're an android? Neither do we. And there folks is, I believe, where this show might be going. Watch this space.
 

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Holy Crap! Just saw Episode two and it looks like: Ford is going to introduce
Religion
into Westworld!!!!!!! Will he actually
Force the Robots to Worship him? Or one of the clients???

Plus the Man in Black kills more people and tortures a family.

Also now this show has me questioning Jeffrey Wright's character Lowe's humanity. Is he a slave to the boss lady??? Why no media outrage about this?? The Dude is black people!!!!
 

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I've seen all the episodes so far and I've liked them. The series has potential.
 

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I'm impressed so far (after 4 episodes) - it looks like developing into a great series :)
 

Frost Giant

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So far it's moving along at a pretty good pace, not boring at all. Ed Harris is doing a good job, a worthy successor to Yul Brynner's character.
 
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