Ep 8, Season 1 – TRACE DECAY – Westworld with Ben and Wade

Ben and Wade move forward with clear eyes as they recap TRACE DECAY, Episode 8 of Season 1 in HBO’s TV series, WESTWORLD.

In particular, we chat about:

  • How did Maeve become ‘The Host Whisperer’?
  • Felix and Sylvester would be at home in the film, DUMB AND DUMBER.
  • How Lili Simons, the ‘new’ Clementine, is the host reincarnation of Erika Christensen… who in turn has been harvested from Julia Stiles.
  • The return of the Woman in The White Dress.
  • What do the clothes of William and The Man in Black have in common?
Maeve (Thandie Newton), The Host Whisperer
Maeve (Thandie Newton), The Host Whisperer



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