The Best Episodes of HBO's 'Watchmen'  

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There may not be that many yet but even so, there are so many good episodes of Watchmen on HBO, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "She Was Killed by Space Junk" the best, or is the first episode, "It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice," holding its place as your favorite episode of Watchmen? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Watchmen are, let's rank every Watchmen episode from best to worst.

Watchmen is a superhero television series, based on the DC Comics limited series of the same name created by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. Set 34 years after the events of the limited comic series but within the same alternate reality, Watchmen premiered on HBO on October 20, 2019, and has been described as a “remix” of the original DC series, expanding on themes and ideas first introduced in the comic book.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Watchmen, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be difficult to put one Watchmen episode over the other this early in a show, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

This Extraordinary Being
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Season 1, Episode 6

Deep under the influence of Nostalgia, Angela gets a firsthand account of her grandfather’s journey.

Original Airing: November 24, 2019

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An Almost Religious Awe
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Season 1, Episode 7

Under Lady Trieu's care, Angela undergoes an unconventional treatment while Agent Blake chases down a lead. Elsewhere, The Smartest Man in The World delivers a stunning defense of his past actions.

Original Airing: December 1, 2019

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Little Fear of Lightning
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Season 1, Episode 5

The origin story of Looking Glass is at last revealed, as is the truth behind the greatest hoax in American history. Far away, The Smartest Man In The World plots a daring escape.

Original Airing: November 17, 2019

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It's Summer and We're Running ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of HBO's 'Watchmen'
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It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice

Season 1, Episode 1

In an alternate America where police conceal their identities behind masks to protect themselves from a terrorist organization, Detective Angela Abar investigates the attempted murder of a fellow officer under the guidance of her friend and Chief, Judd Crawford. Meanwhile, the Lord of a Country Estate receives an anniversary gift from his loyal servants.

Original Airing: October 20, 2019

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