Doctor Manhattan returns in promo for WATCHMEN S01E08: “A God Walks into a Bar”

Watchmen (HBO/Warner Bros.)

HBO’s smash hit series based on the Watchmen story has only two episodes left before its debut season draws to a close. By the look of this trailer for next week’s episode there’s still plenty of revelations left to come.

The promo for “A God Walks into a Bar” teases the arrival of Doctor Manhattan, but all is not what it seems. As we learned in last night’s episode, Manhattan has been hiding in plain sight on Earth disguised as Cal Abar (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II). Not only that but his wife, Angela (Regina King) has been in on it from the very beginning!

Check out the promo and (very) brief synopsis for episode 8 below.

Episode 8: “A God Walks into a Bar” 
Debuts date: SUNDAY, DEC. 8 (9:00–10:00 p.m.)

Every love has a story.

Written by Jeff Jensen & Damon Lindelof; directed by Nicole Kassell.

Watchmen stars Jeremy Irons, Regina King, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Tom Mison, Adelaide Clemens, Andrew Howard, Frances Fisher, Jacob Ming-Trent, Sara Vickers, Dylan Schombing, Lily Rose Smith, and Adelynn Spoon. The series has been developed for TV by Damon Lindleof.

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