Crisis on Infinite Earths – Episode 3

Crisis on Infinite Earths wraps up for 2019 with some difficult choices and a race against time to save what’s left of the multiverse. As someone who writes reviews of most of the shows that make up this ever growing shared multiverse I should be used to tall orders in terms of what my viewing…

Crisis on Infinite Earths – Episode 2

The CW mega crossover Crisis on Infinite Earths continues with a hunt for paragons that will prove essential in stopping the Anti-Monitor. Things look bleak for the assembled heroes going into the second part; Earth-38 has been destroyed, Oliver Queen is dead and The Anti-Monitor grows more powerful as The Monitor grows weaker. The next…

Crisis on Infinite Earths – Episode 1

The much hyped CW crossover event is finally upon us; it’s an epic tale of the fate of the universe, sacrifice and heroes from different TV shows working together. Crossovers are nothing new in the Arrowverse; one might say that they’re basically part of the furniture at this point with characters regularly cropping up in…

The Flash – Season 6 Episode 8

Flash

“The Last Temptation of Barry Allen Part 2” The Flash closes out the Bloodwork storyline, bringing an end to the first arc of the season ahead of “Crisis on Infinite Earths”. When the previous episode ended things looked really bleak for Team Flash with Barry moving over to the dark side and Ramsey starting to…

Arrow – Season 8 Episode 7

Arrow

“Purgatory” Arrow continues its final season victory lap with the return to where it all began and a few blasts from the past in the mix. Could Arrow ever have ended without one more trip to Lian Yu? The answer to that is a definitive no! Oliver Queen’s island prison has been a permanent fixture…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 8

“The Wrath of Rama Khan” Supergirl closes out the first half of season 5 with a battle for Lena’s soul and dangers coming from multiple fronts at once. This season has been really strange so far. It started with slow and deliberate mystery based plotting that has now shifted to rapid fired narrative movement bereft…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 8

Batwoman

“A Mad Tea Party” Batwoman wraps up for midseason with Alice executing her master plan and a paradigm shift for all of the characters in different ways. In one form or another this episode is all about relationships and how events can change them. The Kate/Alice relationship has been a cornerstone of the series with…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 7

“Tremors” Supergirl is all about reveals with the truth about Leviathan, Kara learning of Lena’s true intentions and J’Onn learning the true location of his brother. It’s amazing how much things can change in the space of a single episode. The previous outing did an admirable job showing the influence Leviathan has while still leaving…

Arrow – Season 8 Episode 6

Arrow

“Reset” Arrow delivers its take on a time loop as a test from The Monitor with the surprise return of an old friend to complicate the situation further. I still remember the days when Arrow was a grounded street level superhero show where you would never expect to see a time loop episode play out….

The Flash – Season 6 Episode 7

Flash

“The Last Temptation of Barry Allen Part One” The Flash tests Barry in the hours before Crisis hits with an offer that could save his life at the expense of his soul. First of all, apologies to those who were looking to read my review on last week’s episode. Life got in the way and…