Westworld (2016– )
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Dissonance Theory 

Dolores joins William and Logan on a bounty hunt; The Man in Black makes a significant discovery; Ford and Theresa discuss the park's future.

Director:

Vincenzo Natali

Writers:

Jonathan Nolan (created by), Lisa Joy (created by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Evan Rachel Wood ... Dolores Abernathy
Thandie Newton ... Maeve Millay
Jeffrey Wright ... Bernard Lowe
James Marsden ... Teddy Flood
Ben Barnes ... Logan
Ingrid Bolsø Berdal ... Armistice
Clifton Collins Jr. ... Lawrence
Luke Hemsworth ... Ashley Stubbs
Sidse Babett Knudsen ... Theresa Cullen
Rodrigo Santoro ... Hector Escaton
Angela Sarafyan ... Clementine Pennyfeather
Jimmi Simpson ... William
Shannon Woodward ... Elsie Hughes
Ed Harris ... Man in Black
Anthony Hopkins ... Dr. Robert Ford
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Storyline

Theresa tells to Bernard that she is stressed since the board will arrive to visit the park. She has also a discussion about Arnold and is threatened by Dr. Ford in the park's restaurant. Dolores joins William and Logan to hunt Slim and his men with a sheriff and she has a daydream. When they find Slim, he asks to be taken to Pariah to meet his friend El Lazo and they would receive more than the amount of the bounty. Meanwhile The Man in Black goes after Wyatt with Lawrence and they stumble upon Teddy, who is tied to a tree wounded and dying. The Man in Black releases Teddy and brings him with them. Maeve has recollections from her past lives and she draws a Westworld employee wearing mask and protective clothing and she finds many copies of the same sketch hidden in an opening on the floor. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the first time the show has mentioned the name Delos, the name of the corporation that owns Westworld, in dialogue. It can be seen on signage in previous episodes, as well as being known from promotional sites and email subscriptions related to the show. See more »

Goofs

When Maeve rushes to her room struck with memories of the engineers that patched her up, she begins drawing what she saw and you can see a modern day pen for a few moments. See more »

Quotes

Hector Escaton: You sound like a man who's grown tired of wearing his guts on the inside.
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Connections

Referenced in City Slickers in Westworld (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Pineapple Rag
Performed by Scott Joplin
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Gods
24 October 2016 | by ThomasDrufkeSee all my reviews

Westworld has yet to really wow me since its premiere a few weeks back. There's no denying that the quality of the show is still high, but I think we are in need of a big episode relatively soon.

This episode saw the gradual progression of a few seemingly major story lines. Ed Harris as The Man in Black is making his way to the deep secrets of Westworld and 'Wyatt', who we have yet to actually meet on the show. Of course, it's safe to assume that this is the same Wyatt that was implemented into Teddy's backstory just last week. Could Wyatt actually be someone of greater purpose? Maybe even, perhaps Arnold himself? Ford's old partner and friend turned bad?

It's hard to give Westworld a proper review and score when there are constantly more questions raised than answered week to week. What's Bernard's involvement in all of this? Will he indeed help Dolores as she asked? Will Maeve get to the answers before it's too late? Is The Man in Black a host like a lot of fans are predicting, and thus will never be able to get to the bottom of the questions anyway?

I don't know that a full 10 episode arc was needed before we inevitably see hosts revolt, but I can't complain when this show is a consistent mind trip every Sunday night. For now, I'm just at a wait and see approach to this show.

+Who the heck is Wyatt

-So many more questions raised

7.7/10


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Moab, Utah, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos (Blu-ray release)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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