The puzzle is finally starting to come together on Westworld.
The HBO series is a show about mysteries, but more often than not, those mysteries aren’t solved until they’ve been teased out for a whole stretch of episodes. But in “The Riddle of the Sphinx,” directed by co-creator Lisa Joy and written by Gina Atwater and co-creator Jonathan Nolan, the layers of Westworld are starting to be peeled back, revealing (some) definitive answers about the biggest questions that have come up for Season 2.
With this episode, Westworld raises its stakes and gives fans one of the best hours of the series yet. Season 2 has been a complete step-up in overall quality and entertainment, and that was true again for this episode. There were reveals about missing characters, what the Delos Company is up to, and just how far some will go to stay alive forever.
Well, strap in, as we go over the biggest moments in “The Riddle of the Sphinx.”
Beware: Spoilers are ahead.