Arrow – Season 6 Episode 9

“Irreconcilable Differences” Arrow heads into the winter hiatus with betrayal, mistrust, a wedding and a villain team up that promises complications when the show returns in January. Most of the above list is true except from the wedding, technically that happened during the crossover so this episode technically has the reception. Oliver and Felicity throw a…

Kneel Before Pod – Crisis on Earth-X

This year’s Arrowverse crossover has been and gone so Kneel Before Pod had to contribute to the discussion. Craig and Chris take up the task of talking through this historic TV event and have a great time doing it. The conversation covers the story, evil doppelgängers, headcanon, comic book events, use of characters and a…

Crisis on Earth-X- Night 2

DC’s Crisis on Earth-X continues with our heroes separated and captured by Nazis with little hope of rescue or escape. Going into the third part the situation is grim. Oliver, Barry, Sara, Alex, Jax and Martin are stuck in an Earth-X concentration camp while Team Arrow, Cisco, Caitlin, Harry and Kara are trapped in the…

Crisis on Earth-X – Night 1

This year’s Arrowverse crossover begins with a double whammy taking place in episodes of Supergirl and Arrow. Our heroes are forced to battle the darkest parts of themselves when Nazis from another Earth attack. A crossover like this creates problems for a reviewer in terms of how to approach it. I wrestled with whether I…

Arrow – Season 6 Episode 7

“Thanksgiving” Arrow celebrates thanksgiving with an arrest, a change in leadership, setting up and ongoing plot and general friction within the team. This episode is where things feel like they’re starting to come to a head. It’s about the right time in the season for some of the setup to start paying off to prevent…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 7

“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…

Arrow – Season 6 Episode 6

“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…

The Flash – Season 1 Episode 6

“When Harry Met Harry…” The Flash deals with Barry training the latest addition to the team when another Bus Meta makes their presence felt in Central City. Barry has found a new project in Ralph Dibny. He has taken it upon himself to turn an arrogant, self obsessed chauvinist into a hero and it’s an uphill…

Arrow – Season 6 Episode 5

“Deathstroke Returns” Arrow explores the backstory of Slade Wilson when he asks Oliver for help finding his son and delivers the long delayed reveal of Vigilante’s identity. The relationship between Oliver and Slade has consistently been one of the more interesting things this show has to offer. It was established last season that the Mirakuru…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 5

“Girls Night Out” The Flash brings the female characters into focus as the budding newly-weds go on their bachelor/bachelorette parties. This show has always had a bit of a woman problem in terms of how the female characters are handled and this episode highlights this while attempting to address it. Iris’ Bachelorette party is hilariously…