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She Was Killed by Space Junk



Critic Consensus: Not only does Jean Smart's brilliant performance as the former vigilante turned FBI agent Laurie Blake raise the stakes, but her arrival in Tulsa connects "She Was Killed by Space Junk" to its comic book past in an exciting way.

Episode Info

FBI agent Laurie Blake heads to Tulsa to take over the recent murder investigation following a late-night visit from the senator who authored Masked Policing Legislation in Oklahoma. Meanwhile, the Lord of the Manor receives a harshly worded letter and responds accordingly.


Regina King
as Det. Angela Abar/Sister Night
Jeremy Irons
as Adrian Veidt
Don Johnson
as Judd Crawford
Tim Blake Nelson
as Det. Looking Glass
Louis Gossett Jr.
as Will Reeves
Adelaide Clemens
as Pirate Jenny
Andrew Howard
as Red Scare
Tom Mison
as Mr. Phillips
Frances Fisher
as Jane Crawford
Sara Vickers
as Ms. Crookshanks
Jean Smart
as Laurie Blake
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Critic reviews for She Was Killed by Space Junk

The third episode of Watchmen, captured the best elements of the series' complex roots and aspirations, delivering a compelling character study and a vehement condemnation of self-indulgent idol worship, all while very much earning its last laugh.

November 4, 2019 | Rating: A | Full Review…

One of those show's greatest strengths is how they've been able to seamlessly connect this universe to the cinematic/graphic novel one.

January 21, 2020 | Full Review…

Lindelof's mysteries continue to spiral forward, but at least we know we're in safe hands.

December 27, 2019 | Full Review…

I thought Watchmen was going to be the Regina King show, but this episode gives us a taste of yet another brilliant Jean Smart performance...

November 28, 2019 | Full Review…

While 'She Was Killed By Space Junk' hasn't moved the plot much further forward, it has given a better idea of the wider shape of the thing.

November 5, 2019 | Rating: 7.5/10 | Full Review…

With her tough attitude and elaborate one-way calls to Mars, Jean Smart is extraordinarily fun to watch, but not quite as interesting to analyze. What you see is what you get.

November 4, 2019 | Full Review…

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