Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Season 7 Episode 2

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“Know Your Onions” Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. continues its prohibition era adventure with a race against time to make sure that Freddie Malick survives being hunted by the Chronicoms. Time travel usually brings in the moral dilemma associated with changing the past in some form. It’s a common story element because it fascinates so many…

The 100 – Season 7 Episode 3

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“False Gods” The 100 returns to Sanctum for an Apocalyptic problem and growing unrest among the various factions as preparations are made for Russell’s execution. At the moment there are two distinct settings at play that have entirely different tones and styles to them. The Sanctum plot is a social and political powder keg of…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 5 Episode 15

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“Swan Thong” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow wraps up its fifth season with questions about free will and changes to the team roster. Once again this shows wraps up a season with its own brand of lunacy. After escaping various syndicated TV prisons at the end of the previous episode the team now have to get…

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Season 7 Episode 1

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“The New Deal” Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. begins its final season with a prohibition era adventure, debates about changing the timeline and questions over the nature of life itself. That sounds like a lot for the first episode but it actually isn’t because everything is woven neatly through the characters and the narrative being presented…

The 100 – Season 7 Episode 2

“The Garden” The 100 tells the story of Hope’s upbringing while offering more answers around what the anomaly does and how it works. This show has certainly been venturing into weirder territory following the move to a new planet with more sci-fi driven plotting that is very different to what has been done before in…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 5 Episode 14

“The One Where We’re Trapped on TV” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow lampoons various popular TV shows when Charlie puts the team into them in order to protect them from her sisters. I’m not sure how many times I’ve said this or how many more times I’ll say this but there are things this show gets…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 5 Episode 13

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“I Am Legends” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow maroons the team outside London in the middle of a Zombie Apocalypse as the clock ticks down on their temporary immortality. More than anything else this episode is about the inevitability of death. No matter what someone does to avoid or cheat death it remains the natural end…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 19

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“Immortal Kombat” Supergirl ends its fifth season prematurely with a reconciliation and a combined effort to put a stop to Leviathan. As with The Flash and Batwoman, Supergirl has a shorter season due to Coronavirus forcing shutdown of production. This fact makes it difficult to pronounce judgement on this particular episode on how well it…

The 100 – Season 7 Episode 1

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“From the Ashes” The 100 begins its seventh and final season with the struggle to find the new normal in Sanctum and a showcase of some of the major mysteries to be explored in the coming episodes. The events of the previous season left Sanctum in turmoil with a power vacuum in place after the…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 20

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“O, Mouse!” Batwoman prematurely ends its first season with an escalation in the conflict between Kate and the Crows as well as shifts in the Alice/Mouse power dynamic. As with The Flash, it’s very difficult to analyse this episode properly as it was never intended to serve as a season finale so it’s arguably unfair…