Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 12

“For Good” Supergirl puts the Reign plot on hold for now and dusts off one of the more problematic villains while reawakening Lena’s conflict between her desire to do good and her status as a Luthor. Reign is a good and compelling villain; Morgan Edge is not. It has felt like a while since Edge…

Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 11

“Fort Rozz” Supergirl heads on another outer space adventure as Kara puts together a team to visit the Kryptonian prison ship in an effort to find out more information about Reign. The big challenge the writers have is keeping Reign relevant as a threat. If she is defeated too often then it will be difficult…

Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 10

“Legion of Super-Heroes” Supergirl returns after the winter hiatus to deal with the fallout of Kara’s brutal beating at the hands of Reign and introduce a team of superheroes. The previous episode ended with Kara in bad shape. This episode reveals that her injuries were so extensive that she is now in a coma. Her…

Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 9

“Reign” Supergirl finishes for the winter hiatus with the emergence and first confrontation with the season’s main antagonist. Waiting until now to properly begin Sam’s villain story is a great idea as it allowed the character to be developed gradually over the past few episodes. She has very quickly become an important part of the…

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…

Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 7

“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…

Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 6

“Midvale” Supergirl deals with the Alex/Maggie break-up with a return to the girls’ childhood home in Midvale to relive their youth and work through their issues. Post break-up episodes are often a slog, especially on CW shows as characters are regularly depicted as being unrealistically broken and the whole experience can be frustratingly consumed by angst….