‘Watchmen’ Teases Doctor Manhattan’s Big Return With Cryptic Medical Records
Published on Dec 04, 2019
[Editor’s Note: The following contains spoilers for “Watchmen” Episode 7, “An Almost Religious Awe.”]
The legendary “Watchmen” character Doctor Manhattan has loomed large over Damon Lindelof’s HBO series since the start. In the series’ pilot episode, news footage shows the super-powered blue being living on Mars. But the seventh episode of “Watchmen” dropped a game-changing bombshell: Doctor Manhattan is not living on Mars but in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he has been roaming around under the guise of Cal Abar (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II), husband of Angela Abar (Regina King). The twist brings Doctor Manhattan to the forefront of this Sunday’s episode, “A God Walks into a Bar” and Abdul-Mateen II is teasing possible answers to Doctor Manhattan’s long-awaited return with cryptic medical records posted to his Instagram page.
“Watchmen” has referenced an accident in Vietnam that left Cal with memory loss. The Doctor Manhattan reveal puts a big question mark around the accident and Angela’s
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Author: Zack Sharf