Critic Consensus: "The Original" lays the vivid playground of Westworld before us in all its detail-heavy, morality-questioning, and mystery-filled glory.
as Dr. Robert Ford
as Clementine Pennyfeather
as The Man in Black
as Dolores Abernathy
as Teddy Flood
as Maeve Millay
as Bernard Lowe
as Charlotte Hale
as Theresa Cullen
as Harlan Bell
as Elsie King
as Lee Sizemore
as Peter Abernathy
as Felix Lutz
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Critic reviews for The Original
I'd say that with the lowered expectations that came... this was actually was an INCREDIBLE pilot!
Westworld is set to be several seasons long so you can't bet we'll be seeing more of this futuristic place than just the Wild West.
It's just the first episode, and already that control seems in flux as more questions arise. Can't wait to get a few more answers.
For now, Westworld appears to have its mind in the right place: It's a sci-fi version of Deadwood where the dangers are entirely existential - and thus more insidious.
As for the narrative of the pilot, it unfolds in a clever, albeit slightly confusing way, as the Nolans demand the audience pays attention from the very first voice over in order to piece together how the world operates.
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