The Flash – Season 4 Episode 7

Flash

“Therefore I Am” The Flash offers a look into the backstory of this season’s villain, Clifford DeVoe aka the Thinker and suggests how big a threat he is to Team Flash. Last week’s episode may have been more or less a dud but it did have an effective cliffhanger that set up the beginning of…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 3 Episode 7

Legends

“Welcome to the Jungle” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow takes the team to the time of the Vietnam War to battle a time displaced Gorilla Grodd. This show has been onto a winner lately with a run of episodes that are both fun and character driven. They do slip into the realm of the ridiculous fairly…

Lucifer – Season 3 Episode 8

Lucifer

“Chloe Does Lucifer” Lucifer continues to explore the theme of self identity present throughout the season through the lens of superficial people using a dating app. The main thrust of this episode could be summed up by the question “what is truth?”; it’s something that it continues to ask in various forms though does so…

The Gifted – Season 1 Episode 8

Gifted

“threat of eXtinction” The Gifted answers some lingering questions about the Strucker family as the Mutant Underground get closer to understanding how Mutants are forced to work for Sentinel Services. It’s no accident that the Strucker name was used for this show. In Marvel comics it’s a very significant name so using it is an…

Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 7

Supergirl

“Wake Up” Supergirl moves forward with Samantha’s story as Kara has to deal with the unexpected return of someone she thought was lost. Samantha has been a welcome addition to the show this year. Odette Annable is infectiously likeable and fits in well with the ever expanding cast of engaging female characters. It’s no secret…

Outlander – Season 3 Episode 10

Outlander

“Heaven and Earth” Outlander continues its voyage with Claire and Jamie newly split apart and problems aplenty cropping up on both vessels. I mentioned last week that the cliffhanger ending lacked impact thanks to pointing out that the two ships were bound for the same place. Claire is essentially kidnapped and forcibly separated from Jamie…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 6

Supernatural

“Tombstone” Supernatural goes Wild West on a case that welcomes Castiel back into the fold and lets Dean celebrate the win that he wanted so badly last week. So far this season has been consumed by loss. Dean has been struggling to deal with losing his mother all over again at the same time he…

Arrow – Season 6 Episode 6

Arrow

“Promises Kept” Arrow continues the Slade Wilson centric story started last week as Diggle’s emotional and physical issues start to cause problems for the team. The decision to move Oliver Queen into the background with Diggle taking on his mantle as Green Arrow was a brave idea since this show has been heavily defined by…

Justice League

Justice League

DC brings together their own team of superheroes to stop an alien threat before it can wipe out all life as we know it in Zack Snyder’s Justice League. After the monumental success of Marvel’s shared cinematic universe experiment everyone else has been rushing to create their own with limited success. DC had all the…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 3 Episode 6

“Helen Hunt” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow heads back to 1930s Hollywood as the team track down an anachronism in the form of Helen of Troy herself. Probably the best known historical fact about Helen of Troy is that she was considered unimaginably beautiful. The phrase “the face that launched a thousand ships” comes up a…