DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 3 Episode 18

“The Good, The Bad and The Cuddly” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow closes off season 3 with a visit to the Old West and a final showdown against the newly released Mallus. Last week finally revealed the true form of Mallus and it was a little bit of a disappointment to have the villain of the…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 16

“Inside Voices” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD explores the idea of invincible agents as Coulson works to remove himself from General Hale’s captivity. Last week‘s episode had Simmons learn that she may be invincible in the same way Elena is because it is know that she makes it to a certain point that is far enough…

Arrow – Season 6 Episode 17

“Brothers in Arms” Arrow explores Diggle’s desire to take on the mantle of Green Arrow causing a major rift to develop between the the only two members of the team who go out in the field. Broadly speaking this season has been about loss, it could be argued that it has been about change but…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 17

“The Thing” Supernatural returns to the MacGuffin hunt leading Sam and Dean to a mysterious woman shackled up in a Men of Letters basement since the 1920s. After last week‘s excellent diversion it’s time to get back to the main plot which means that the brothers are in full research mode. Dean finds the prospect…

Kneel Before Pod – Legion – Sucking on Elephant

The psychedelically mind bending X-Men inspired TV show Legion returns for a long awaited second season and brings back the unique sense of lunacy that can only be brought by this show. Kneel Before Pod continues to commit to discussing this singular entry in the X-Men canon starting with the first episode “Chapter 9”. As…

Black Lightning – Season 1 Episode 11

“Black Jesus: The Book of Crucifixion” Black Lightning deals with the inevitable risk of the authorities discovering the secret identity of a superhero when Jeff is arrested to investigate various suspicions. Pretty much every superhero story gets around to the authorities getting wind of the true identity of a superhero so this sort of plot…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 3 Episode 17

“Guest Starring John Noble” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow raises the stakes as Mallus is closer than ever to achieving freedom from his magical prison. Last week‘s episode resulted in a loss of momentum for the season by delivering an episode so divorced from the main plot that it felt like filler. With only one episode…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 15

“Rise and Shine” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD explores the back story of General Hale and her association with H.Y.D.R.A. while supplying information on her overall plan. I’ve mentioned in previous reviews that General Hale comes across as an underdeveloped antagonist because the show wasn’t delivering enough information to make her more interesting. This episode solves…

Arrow – Season 6 Episode 16

“The Thanatos Guild” Arrow returns to the well of League of Assassins storytelling while saying goodbye to a character present on the show since day one. This episode is a difficult one to review as there is a lot happening. Thea’s departure is one of many things going on in this single episode creating an…

Black Lightning – Season 1 Episode 10

“Sins of the Father: The Book of Redemption” Black Lightning continues its build towards the the season finale by further fleshing out the history of Freeland and the backstories of the characters involved. All told this is an episode about the past coming back to haunt various characters. Gambi is at the mercy of the…