TV Club: A thrilling Westworld starts to show its hand

The downside to stalling until a big reveal is the stall, of course; and the longer we wait, the stronger that reveal has to be to satisfy us. There’s also the slight problem of people guessing things ahead of time, a game which many of you apparently delight in, so much so that people have gotten in the habit of tweeting theories at me under the bizarre misapprehension that this is something I want to read. The truth is, at the magic show, I’m the kid who wants to believe, and when it comes to story twists, while my brain will make some effort to pull things together, I’m not very good at guessing games—and I much prefer it that way. Someone suggested tonight’s bomb-drop twist a few weeks back, right after the first part of Bernard’s true nature was revealed. I’m not …

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