The Flash – Season 4 Episode 19

“Fury Rogue” The Flash takes a step back to consider the loss of Ralph Dibny while enlisting the help of an alternate universe ally to help Team Flash with a very particular problem. No matter how bad The Flash gets there’s one thing that is always true; Leonard Snart is great. No matter what incarnation of…

iZombie – Season 4 Episode 8

“Chivalry Is Dead” iZombie explores the world of LARPing (Live Action Roleplaying) when Liv ingests the brain of someone heavily into the pass time. I say this episodes explores the world of LARPing, it would be more accurate to say that it makes fun of it with very little affection thrown in its direction. Given…

Lucifer – Season 3 Episode 21

“Anything Pierce Can Do I Can Do Better” Lucifer deals with the fallout of the previous episode and explores the implications of Cain now being mortal and how that relates to his relationship with Chloe. Last week ended with the reveal that the Mark of Cain was now gone suggesting that the removal is tied…

Supergirl – Season 3 Episode 15

“In Search of Lost Time” Supergirl deals with conflicts that have been lurking just below the surface as M’yrnn’s illness worsens to the point that it affects other people. One of the great things about science fiction is the potential to explore something real through a fantastical lens that can exaggerate the point so that…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 18

“All Roads Lead…” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD brings a race against time as the team try to find a way to track down Hale and stop Ruby before she makes herself powerful enough to destroy the world. This is the episode where everything starts to come together and the tension rises to add to the…

Arrow – Season 6 Episode 19

“The Dragon” Arrow shifts its focus from the main characters to deliver some insight into Ricardo Diaz as he works to gain a seat at the top table of an influential criminal organisation. Ricardo Diaz is one of those strange sorts of villains. The reveal that he was the mastermind behind everything that this season…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 18

“Lose Yourself” The Flash introduces the final Bus Meta and Ralph is forced to put all that he has learned to the test when DeVoe finally catches up with him. I’ll start with the introduction of the final Bus Meta who goes by the name Edwin Gauss aka The Folded Man (Arturo del Puerto). His…

Black Lightning – Season 1 Episode 13

“Shadow of Death: The Book of War“ Black Lightning ends its first season with the Pierce family taking a collective stand against the A.S.A. and Tobias manoeuvring himself to the top of Freeland’s political food chain. Family has been a really strong theme in a thematically rich season of television. At the core of everything…

iZombie – Season 4 Episode 7

“Don’t Hate the Player, Hate the Brain” iZombie puts Liv on the brain of a sexually charged pick up artist as she furthers her mission to become the next Renegade by attempting something creative. As I’ve probably said many times, the overall quality of an episode can live or die by how entertaining the brain…

Lucifer – Season 3 Episode 20

“The Angel of San Bernadino” Lucifer returns from hiatus to develop the Chloe/Cain relationship as the title character worries about his night time activities. This episode picks up around a month after the previous one which makes it roughly real time for storytelling purposes. The time lapse is taken into account by allowing things to…