Westworld Season 4 — and probably the collection? — concluded on Sunday night time with “Que Sera, Sera,” a finale that pit Hale, Christina, Caleb et al in opposition to a world on fireplace. (The EPs inform our sister website Deadline there isn’t any phrase on renewal but.)
The finale opens with a avenue suffering from corpses. Civilians kill one another with out mercy or ceremony, turning once-quiet metropolis blocks into veritable battle zones. Fleeting visitor castings come and go. (Hey, Steven Ogg!) A younger sharpshooter takes out a handful of those murderous pedestrians, earlier than William kills him. The Man in Black has very a lot plunged the world into chaos and returned to his ingredient.
At her condominium, Christina is reeling from the revelation that she isn’t actual. Teddy channels Descartes with an “I feel, due to this fact I’m” platitude, however Christina is overcome with confusion and grief. She all of the sudden realizes that she was by no means alone as a result of the a part of her that created this world created her mates to maintain her pleased. Meaning Maya (whom we’ve been questioning about) was a figment of Christina’s thoughts, a assemble she dreamt up so she wouldn’t really feel alone. She says she must get up, and he or she and Teddy kiss on her balcony.
A livid Hale remotely interrupts their make-out sesh by stomping out her hologram of New York Metropolis. The buildings round Teddy and Christina start to flicker. Teddy realizes Hale is coming for them, however Christina declares she gained’t surrender her world and not using a battle. Hale destroys the hologram however retains stomping, finally cracking the tower ground and revealing what she’s truly after — one in every of Dolores’ pearls.
A deteriorating Caleb, a wounded Frankie and Stubbs cease to relaxation. Stubbs worries that they gained’t escape the town, whereas Caleb stays decided to do proper by his daughter. They take refuge at a comfort retailer, the place Frankie tells Caleb that Uwade died of most cancers years in the past. Caleb’s physique is failing him, Frankie observes, however he gained’t clarify himself to her.
Hale visits OG William in jail. Upon discovering his physique, Hale remarks, “Lastly acquired what you wished.” Clementine steps out of the shadows, and after a quick back-and-forth, convinces Hale to set her free. Hale sends a handful of hosts after the errant William copy in an effort to sluggish him down. William kills his pursuers (Hey, Jonathan Tucker!) and communicates with Hale utilizing a pair of glasses that mission her onto a close-by tree stump. It’s right here we be taught William’s new aim: to destroy the Elegant. So he units off for the Hoover Dam on horseback.
In her actuality, Christina spots Maya sitting on a bench underneath a big tree. It’s a quiet scene during which Maya tells Christina that she will be able to select what elements of the world she sees. She talks of an “historical order” and a “deep peace,” referring in fact to the pure world and its magnificence.
Clementine and an armed civilian take turns attacking Caleb, Frankie, and Stubbs on the comfort retailer. Clementine shoots the anonymous assailant earlier than brutally killing Stubbs. She then briefly engages Caleb in a fierce battle earlier than Frankie shoots her within the head with the one bullet she apparently did have left.
William arrives on the Hoover Dam and begins his assault on the Elegant. Hale intercepts and confronts him, saying that William has been “contaminated” by his now-dead human counterpart. A fierce battle ensues, main the 2 out and across the dam because the door to the Elegant pulses…
William positive factors the higher hand and chases Hale into a close-by tunnel, triggering a flashback during which we be taught that Bernard’s ultimate message is definitely a set of directions. We’re reminded how Bernard left a gun in that very same tunnel (for Hale to make use of on this exact second), and Hale certainly grabs the gun, shoots William, and carves the management unit out of his head. She grinds his pearl to mud as she staggers away.
Caleb and Frankie meet Odina on the docks, the place Caleb tells Frankie the reality: that her father died way back and that this physique is dying. They tearfully say goodbye.
Utilizing Dolores’ pearl, Hale transfers Christina, Teddy and their world into the Elegant. There, Christina realizes that she was capable of convey Teddy again as a result of Dolores beloved him so deeply. Earlier than Teddy may be too horrified about not current, Christina wakes up in her mattress. At first, it’s Teddy sitting on the foot of her mattress. However he transforms into Dolores as she appeared and sounded at Westworld all these years in the past. She tells Christina that they’re reflections of their creators, and that people will go extinct.
“Que Sera, Sera” ends with Christina striding by way of the burning streets of New York Metropolis as Dolores, whereas a battered Hale strips off her meat swimsuit, removes her management unit from her personal head and grinds it up in her hand. The ultimate moments see Christina utilizing the Elegant to return to Westworld, the place in a little bit of narration she talks of her hope that issues can be totally different now.
And that’s a wrap on Westworld Season 4! This definitely felt like a collection finale, didn’t it? (The EPs inform Deadline there was no choice but.) Tell us what you considered this banger of a more in-depth.