They seem to enjoy playing with the opening title sequence on Watchmen, and they get a bit more creative with this one. The show title emerges through a gradually cracking shell, with the WATCHMEN logo much like a yellow egg yolk.
Laurie Blake, the second Silk Spectre, has gone through a lot of changes since the events of the Watchmen graphic novel (or movie if you prefer). She’s the central figure of this episode, played by Jean Smart. Smart was recently seen in Fox’s incredibly odd Legion show, so she joins the ever-growing list of actors who have played characters for both Marvel and DC.
When I heard about the HBO show, I wasn’t sure what to think about it, but I’m a hero geek, so it was foregone conclusion I was going to watch. So far, it’s been better than I hoped, and I’m really finding myself absorbed by this world and story.