Watchmen Creator Damon Lindelof Praises HBO Series' Strangest Vigilante

Watchmen creator Damon Lindelof had nothing but praise for the series' most strange and obscure character, the Lube Man.

Lindelof posted a video of the Lube Man running from Regina King's Angela Abar/Sister Night before sliding effortlessly into a sewer drain on Instagram. He followed the video by writing, "All I ever wanted in life was for this to happen when people do a google search for 'Lube Man.'”

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With his introduction in the episode "If You Don't Like My Story, Write Your Own," the odd masked figure has become the most-talked character from the HBO series. His appearance has spawned many memes, think pieces and video commentary since the episode aired.

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If you haven't seen the episode yet and want to know more about the Lube Man's mysterious appearance and unknown identity, check out our breakdown of the unlikely vigilante.

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Developed by Damon Lindelof, Watchmen stars Jeremy Irons, Regina King, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Tom Mison, James Wolk, Adelaide Clemens, Andrew Howard, Frances Fisher, Jacob Ming-Trent, Sara Vickers, Dylan Schombing, Lily Rose Smith and Adelynn Spoon. The series airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HBO.

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