Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 8

“The Last Day” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD debates the finer points of time travel as the team try to figure out their next move. The reveal in the previous episode of the older version of Robin (Willow Hale) was no real surprise as she is the most natural fit for being the source of all…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 10

“Wayward Sisters” Supernatural gives launching a spin-off a second go with a backdoor pilot focused on Jody and a collection of the show’s female characters. The notion of a Supernatural spin-off has been discussed for years with nothing coming from it for such a long time. An attempt was made back in season 9 with…

Arrow – Season 6 Episode 10

“Divided” Arrow┬áreturns from winter hiatus with a divided team, growing tensions and a group of villains working together towards a common goal. The previous episode ended on a really pessimistic note with Team Arrow split down the middle between the original members and the new members and a group of villains uniting in common cause….

Black Lightning – Season 1 Episode 1

“The Resurrection” The CW delivers another dose of Superhero action in the form of new show Black Lightning; the story of a middle aged man who goes back to costumed crime fighting after a 9 year absence. Even though this show comes from the same producers as the other Arrowverse shows it doesn’t share that…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 10

“The Trial of the Flash” The Flash puts Barry Allen on trial as an irradiated Metahuman causes problems for the rest of the team while they work to clear Barry’s name. One of the most striking things about this episode is that the end result of the trial is foreshadowed very early on. Barry mentions…

The Gifted – Season 1 Episodes 12 & 13

“eXtraction” & “X-roads” The Gifted brings its first season to a close with a double episode showing the Mutant Underground fighting for survival and making choices that affect their future. Before I begin I’ll point out that the two part finale aired on the same night so I had the usual internal conflict over whether…

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…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 11

“The Wolf Inside” Star Trek: Discovery continues to explore the Mirror Universe through Michael posing as her duplicate as the mystery surrounding Ash Tyler is finally answered. This episode focuses more on a psychological exploration of the Mirror Universe rather than a physical one. Last week was all about letting the shock of where the…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 7

“Together or Not at All” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD reunites the majority of the team and starts to move towards the end game of the future set outer space story arc. Nobody could accuse this season of being slow so far. Things have moved along at an impressive clip which means that there are fewer…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 10

“Despite Yourself” Star Trek: Discovery┬áreturns from Winter Hiatus to deal with the cliffhanger posed in the previous episode and line up the arc for the next few episodes. Before beginning it’s worth noting that this episode feels more special because it’s directed by Jonathan Frakes, the man who brought us Commander William T. Riker and…