Watchmen: Motion Comic Season 1
Watchmen: Motion Comic Season 1
First Air Date: July 17, 2008
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1x12 Chapter XII - A Stronger Loving World (February 23, 2009)
Midnight, November 2, 1985. Most of New York City has been devastated by the psychic trauma caused by the instant death of Ozymandias’ teleported “alien.” Dr. Manhattan and heavily distraught Laurie tour the devastation. After they have seen enough, the two teleport away to the South Pole, to follow a trail of tachyon particles that Dr. Manhattan senses will lead to the source of the disturbance.
1x11 Chapter XI - Look On My Works, Ye Mighty... (February 09, 2009)
As Rorschach and Nite-Owl approach Veidt’s Antarctic retreat, they discuss whether or not their old crime fighting partner would actually want the world destroyed.
1x10 Chapter X - Two Riders Were Approaching... (January 26, 2009)
As Russian tanks mass along the East German border, President Nixon and Vice President Ford head deep inside a government emergency bunker. Before continuing their investigation, Rorschach and Nite-Owl head back to Rorschach’s apartment to pick up his spare costume and journal.
1x09 Chapter IX - The Darkness of Mere Being (January 12, 2009)
Dr. Manhattan takes Laurie to Mars, and embarks on a journey back through time, reliving the events of Laurie’s past in order to find clues about the nature of humanity and how he might be able to affect the turmoil that is choking the world. After many revalations, Dr. Manhattan decides what he must do.
1x08 Chapter VIII - Old Ghosts (December 29, 2008)
Laurie and Dan start putting together pieces of a conspiracy that leads them to the decision to go break Rorschach out of prison. When they all return to Dan's apartment, Dr. Manhattan return from his self-exile on Mars and wisks Laurie away so they can discuss the situation.
1x07 Chapter VII - A Brother To Dragons (December 15, 2008)
A depressed Dan gives Laurie a tour of his basement and all of his old crime fighting equipment. Later, Dan tires to make love to Laurie but just can’t get himself going. After she discovers Dan sulking, Laurie convinces Dan to suit up in his old costume and go for a ride in the Owl Ship.
1x06 Chapter VI - The Abyss Gazes Also (December 01, 2008)
As Rorschach, whose real name is revealed to be Walter Kovacs, gets acclimated to life inside a federal prison, the details of his childhood and origins as a vigilante are recounted by the unmasked crimefighter during sessions with a prison psychologist.
1x05 Chapter V - Fearful Symmetry (November 17, 2008)
Rorschach continues his investigation into the murder of The Comedian as another former costumed hero, Ozymandias, is attacked and almost killed. But when Rorschach follows up a lead at a retired super villian’s apartment, he is caught by the police and has his face revealed for the first time.
1x04 Chapter IV - Watchmaker (November 03, 2008)
During his self-exile on Mars, Dr. Manhattan recalls his youth as Jon Osterman, son of a watchmaker who forced him into a career in nuclear physics. But a terrible accident in an atomic lab turns Osterman into a radioactive “super being” causing him to sacrifice his relationship with his first love.
1x03 Chapter III - The Judge of All the Earth (October 20, 2008)
As the world braces for what could be a doomsday scenario between the U.S. and Russia, Laurie leaves Dr. Manhattan and goes to Dan for consoling. Meanwhile, the media puts Dr. Manhattan under scrutiny, linking him to a rash of cancer deaths, and forcing him to escape to the planet Mars.
1x02 Chapter II - Absent Friends (October 06, 2008)
This chapter is set against The Comedian’s funeral where Silk Spectre recalls her horrific assault at the hands of The Comedian and while Nite Owl and Dr. Manhattan recount their own experiences that reveal The Comedian to have been a larger-than-life enigma: a hero and a villain in one costume.
1x01 Chapter I - At Midnight, All the Agents... (July 17, 2008)
A murder takes place in New York City. "The Comedian," a former costumed crime fighter, was thrown out the window of a skyscraper. This event triggers an investigation that rounds up many of The Comedian's former superhero allies, who are now banned from carrying out any acts of "justice."