Prepare to Get Caught in a Loop of ‘Westworld’ Facts
You probably know that HBO’s hit new series Westworld is based on an old movie, also named Westworld, written and directed by Michael Crichton. But did you know there already was a Westworld TV show? After Westworld became a hit in theaters (and after a sequel, Futureworld, a few years later), CBS aired a series called Beyond Westworld. The show wasn’t nearly as successful as the new Westworld; only five episodes were produced, and just three aired on television. So with its first season finale days away, the new Westworld is already much more successful than the last one. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of the ScreenCrush series You Think You Know TV?
‘You Think You Know TV?’ is a ScreenCrush original series that dives deep into the worlds of your favorite TV series and freeze frames a few tidbits you might not have known, as with our other installments for The Wire, 1966's Batman, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and many more. Our companion series ‘You Think You Know Movies?’ has already tackled everything from Star Wars to Suicide Squad, but now we’re headed to Sweetwater to learn some Westworld facts (and hopefully not have too many flashbacks to past timelines, you never can tell with these sorts of things).
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