The Gifted – Season 1 Episode 9

“outfoX” The Gifted expands the character relationships by building on the revelations dropped in the previous episode, another heist and more Mutant family drama. The events of the previous episode involved Reed finding an awful lot about his family and personal history. Much of this is referenced in a conversation between Raid and Caitlin where…

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…

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…

Outlander – Season 3 Episode 11

“Uncharted” Outlander follows on from Claire jumping overboard at the end of the previous episode and explores the difficulties that come with that. Claire leaving the relative safety of the Porpoise in an attempt to reunite with the Artemis so that she can warn Jamie about his upcoming arrest could definitely be seen as a…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 7

“War of the Worlds” Supernatural moves more pieces around and starts to ramp up the tension between the various factions on the lookout for Jack. Jack’s disappearance last week is something of a curveball for Sam, Dean and Castiel who are working to deal with the fallout of this. Finding Jack is top priority but…

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…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 3 Episode 7

“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

“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…