Watchmen - Season 1, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes

See How They Fly



Critic Consensus: With its interconnected storylines, stellar performances, and complex themes, "See How They Fly" does the impossible and ends Damon Lindelof's adaptation of Watchmen spectacularly.

Episode Info

Season 1 finale. Everything ends, for real this time.


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
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Critic reviews for See How They Fly

What Damon Lindelof, Nicole Kassell, Tom Spezialy, and so many more have created is a magnificent and substantial story not only because of the voices it elevates, but because of the way it encourages people to listen -- and to do more.

December 16, 2019 | Rating: A | Full Review…

The last 2 minutes of this episode has all the potential of being debated in the same vein as The Sopranos finale.

January 21, 2020 | Full Review…

In the final analysis Watchmen will be remembered as a staggering achievement across the board, ending on such a tantalising proposition that even uberfans and purists must surely be intrigued.

December 18, 2019 | Full Review…

Other than opening with the Tulsa Race Massacre did Watchmen the TV show comment on politics in general or its own medium in particular with anything approaching Moore & Gibbons's innovation, vision, and purpose?

December 16, 2019 | Full Review…

The end product is still satisfying, and its invocations for the second season still intrigue, but there's just so much to work through that some of the balls get dropped.

December 15, 2019 | Full Review…

Okay, what a finale, right?

December 16, 2019 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

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