News

Westworld: A Seven Nation Army Couldn’t Hold Dolores Back

An imaginative cover of a White Stripes hit, Dolores wrestling with her alter ego, that robot tiger, and the introduction of two new Delos parks are just a few of the highlights from an action-packed episode.

by | May 6, 2018 | Comments

Westworld Episode 13 (season 2, episode 3), debut 5/6/18: Rodrigo Santoro, Simon Quarterman, Thandie Newton. photo: John P. Johnson/HBO

The robots are still struggling with their programming in season 2, episode 3 of Westworld. Some apparently feeling a bit wistful about simpler times.


SPOILER ALERT: This article reveals details of season 2, episode 3 of Westworld.


Virtù e Fortuna” introduced viewers to not just one, but two new worlds – even though one of them was more of a promise of what’s to come.

Here are some of the biggest moments from the episode:


1. “Seven Nation Army” Reimagined on Sitar


When a classical Indian music cover of the White Stripes hit song “Seven Nation Army” opened the show, viewers knew they were in for something a bit different – and awesome. A big thank you to Westworld composer Ramin Djawadi.

In the first place, we were being introduced to a park, The Raj, set in British colonial India that, for one, established that the robot uprising was not confined to Westworld. It also introduced Katja Herbers as Grace, ROBOT TIGER!, and — well, RIP, Nicholas (Neil Jackson). Shame, throwin’ away a perfectly good white boy like that.

 


2. Call Me Wyatt

Westworld Episode 13 (season 2, episode 3), debut 5/6/18: Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden. photo: John P. Johnson/HBO

Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood) fully embraced her alter ego in the episode (until her dad showed up anyway). “Call me Wyatt,” she tells Colonel Brigham (Fredric Lehne) at Fort Forlorn Hope. Then she used the soldiers as bait for the Delos security forces – leading lambs to the slaughter.

And Teddy (James Marsden). Oh, Teddy. What have you done?

 


3. Bernard’s Looming Systems Failure

Westworld Episode 13 (season 2, episode 3), debut 5/6/18: Jeffrey Wright, Evan Rachel Wood. photo: John P. Johnson/HBO

Poor Bernard (Jeffrey Wright). Dolores asked him to fix her father, Peter Abernathy (Louis Herthum), who’s carrying so much encrypted data that he’s a shell of his former self. “There is beauty in what we are. Shouldn’t we too try to survive?” she asks Bernard. What she doesn’t notice is that Bernard is having his own systems crisis. Meltdown in 3…2…1…

But with her father turning up, Dolores is clearly struggling with the rancher’s daughter programmed within.


4. Felix!

We found Felix Lutz (Leonardo Nam), and, praise be, he’s alive. So is dunderhead Sylvester (Ptolemy Slocum), who’s excellent comic relief at this point.

Also rejoining Team Maeve, Armistice (Ingrid Bolso Berdal) lighting up the room with her charming self. “She has a dragon!” Hector (Rodrigo Santoro) exclaims when Armistice arrives with a flamethrower. (Where’d Armistice get that fancy hand?)

Get ready, y’all, the band’s back together!

Westworld Episode 13 (season 2, episode 3), debut 5/6/18: Thandie Newton, Rodrigo Santoro. photo: John P. Johnson/HBO

One extra note about this story line: Lee’s (Simon Quarterman) authorship hysteria over Maeve (Thandie Newton) and Hector’s naturally occurring, program-bucking relationship was one of the character’s best moments so far. Maeve: “Darling, he’s fragile.”


5. Shogun World

Westworld Episode 13 (season 2, episode 3), debut 5/6/18: Thandie Newton. photo: HBO

Maeve and crew stumble into Shogun World, which seems to scare the bejesus out of Lee for some reason (ominous). The cliffhanger ending provides a tantalizing tease of what’s to come in episode 4.

What was your favorite part of the episode? It was robot tiger, wasn’t it? Tell us in the comments!

Westworld airs on Sundays at 9 p.m. on HBO.



Tag Cloud

Marvel Disney Channel true crime Music crime finale hist mockumentary Hulu crime thriller Martial Arts Chernobyl Comics on TV Animation Pet Sematary anthology award winner Awards Tour Brie Larson 2018 Podcast television Captain marvel Sony Pictures Vudu Tarantino cooking sports Sundance Oscars MTV Biopics GoT jamie lee curtis CBS RT21 crossover Rocky Elton John 2015 Watching Series Holidays composers History Star Trek Grammys Sundance Now DirecTV The CW Ovation transformers natural history cinemax 20th Century Fox period drama Walt Disney Pictures cats DC streaming service TCA 2017 Crackle MCU festivals YA DC Universe Disney Rocketman APB VH1 dc Britbox Trailer RT History Rom-Com Premiere Dates Ghostbusters Shondaland Lucasfilm Trivia American Society of Cinematographers what to watch NYCC Christmas politics Superheroe Tomatazos BBC America Fox News nature teaser adaptation PBS Box Office Warner Bros. Cosplay AMC Sneak Peek Spectrum Originals comic IFC Films Mary Poppins Returns Amazon Prime cops CW Seed Valentine's Day First Look President Starz historical drama spider-man Universal Polls and Games binge ITV X-Men travel harry potter Mindy Kaling USA Network National Geographic biography LGBT dceu GIFs NBC unscripted spinoff Emmy Nominations streaming Reality Stephen King Song of Ice and Fire Year in Review Paramount Columbia Pictures Musicals E! TNT FX comiccon Winter TV Musical witnail thriller Lionsgate Certified Fresh Pixar San Diego Comic-Con science fiction Netflix Mudbound Heroines Fall TV ABC Set visit Kids & Family Super Bowl romance Thanksgiving cults Women's History Month singing competition El Rey Winners Logo Comedy Countdown ESPN Film Festival zombie Creative Arts Emmys green book Marathons medical drama 21st Century Fox 2016 Western disaster supernatural Epix Election ABC Family DGA DC Comics Mystery Action crime drama New York Comic Con 007 BBC Mary poppins Ellie Kemper Star Wars dragons zombies CMT Sci-Fi Interview TV Land Lifetime Reality Competition E3 toy story Pirates MSNBC 2017 Calendar Acorn TV PaleyFest doctor who serial killer Bravo Nominations aliens vampires game show FOX Country Teen Tumblr Trophy Talk Masterpiece diversity sequel facebook Video Games Syfy See It Skip It SXSW Nat Geo Toys Apple Freeform robots Horror Superheroes dramedy Drama Photos USA strong female leads technology political drama miniseries psycho Amazon Black Mirror Mary Tyler Moore Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt VICE Summer Extras TCA 45 Esquire SDCC LGBTQ Nickelodeon Food Network TLC Spring TV richard e. Grant Shudder IFC Schedule Pride Month HBO Best and Worst TIFF TruTV Quiz Cannes TCM space TBS Comic Book Showtime boxoffice Emmys sitcom Dark Horse Comics animated YouTube Premium Spike GLAAD Opinion WGN YouTube Red CBS All Access TV A&E 24 frames police drama 2019 Adult Swim FXX Paramount Network based on movie ratings psychological thriller Writers Guild of America Cartoon Network casting theme song justice league CNN Anna Paquin BET war Infographic Fantasy Awards Comedy Central docudrama OWN anime golden globes zero dark thirty Pop social media The Witch elevated horror mutant spy thriller SundanceTV Chilling Adventures of Sabrina discovery Rock Character Guide The Arrangement talk show Red Carpet adventure blaxploitation