Westworld Season 2: 12 Stupid Blunders That Completely Ruined It

12. Too Many Twists


Westworld season one had some great plot twists, although unfortunately they were put before any other artistic goal the show had, such as meaningful characters or enjoyable spectacle. Season two does the same, but this time, the twists are weaker and there are just too many of them.

Here are some twists from season two: the Forge is revealed, Maeve and most of her companions die, it turns out that Maeve's daughter has had the consciousness of Kohana implanted within her, Bernard kills Dolores, Charlotte kills Elsie, Dolores is brought back to life as Charlotte, Stubbs reveals he is a host and Dolores kills Bernard and they both then escape into the outside world in new bodies. That would be a lot of plot twists for one season.

These are all deployed within the space of one episode.

Westworld has gone the same way as BBC's Sherlock; it's only interested in showing off how clever it is and not in characters or plot. All these endless twists (which don't enhance the show's themes or add anything to the characters) prove that this isn't a show interested in anything profound. It's only interested in starting debates and fan theories on internet forums.

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