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Roger Roeper & Dick Ebert & Gene Lyons host a weekly podcast covering Westworld the hit science fiction thriller television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy for HBO, based on the 1973 film of the same name, which was written and directed by American novelist Michael Crichton. Nolan serves as executive producer along with Joy, J. J. Abrams and Bryan Burk with Nolan directing the pilot. The series premiered October 2, 2016.

Described as "a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin," the series tells the story of a futuristic theme park called Westworld.


Jun 30, 2018

Westworld lovers and haters are doing battle on this week's Telegraph, writing in about the Season 2 finale, "The Passenger." Critics say the plot holes were unforgivable. Fans say doubters are missing the entire point of the show. And most of us are torn somewhere in between.

This listener mail edition is loaded with...

Jun 26, 2018

We couldn't agree on Dolores' Five Pearls, the Man in Black's post-credits scene, or where the hosts went. So we went to the source. Roger scours a Lisa Joy interview explaining "The Passenger" and quizzes Gene and Big D on what the heck we saw during the Season 2 finale.

Also, Gene issues a massive mea culpa for all...

Jun 25, 2018

Some hosts reached The Valley Beyond. Some hosts reached the outside world. And some viewers reached the end of their wits.

Westworld's Season 2 finale, "The Passenger" brought back some of our favorite characters, but the twists and turns left some fans a little queasy. 

Find some solid ground with us as we lay out...

Jun 22, 2018

Your three original "Westworld" podcast hosts are back with a bursting mailbag as the Season 2's finale looms on the horizon.

This week's Telegraph includes:

  • Is William a host?
  • Was Juliet's reaction reasonable?
  • Self-mutilation
  • Father of The Year Awards
  • An unhealthy amount of "LOST" references
  • and a theory about the...

Jun 20, 2018

Rog and Big D climb the Mesa Bar diving board to jump into the deep end of the Penultimate Episode of Westworld Season 2. During the podcast, the boys unravel: 

  • Which time frames are featured in the episode
  • Who is Subject 001
  • Is William “Real” or "Host"
  • Literary references to the plot
  • Ford & Maeve's “Unlocking...