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HBO’s Watchmen has taken the small screen by storm with one of the most captivating series premieres we’ve ever seen.

Starring Regina King, Don Johnson, Louis Gossett Jr. and more, the show is action-packed, cinematic, and SO not predictable. Here’s an official synopsis, courtesy of HBO:

“Set in an alternate history where ‘superheroes’ are treated as outlaws, drama series WATCHMEN, debuting this fall from executive producer Damon Lindelof (HBO’s “The Leftovers”) embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name while attempting to break new ground of its own.”

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Now, in a new clip that we can really appreciate, Business Insider pointed out tons of hidden imagery and similarities between the series and comics. Check it out:

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We can already tell this is a must-watch, but fan reactions are all over the place, with some folks excited for more while others accuse the show of being “too political.” See what we mean below:

The second episode airs this Sunday at 9 p.m. ET. Will you be tuning in?

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