Crisis on Infinite Earths – Episode 1

The much hyped CW crossover event is finally upon us; it’s an epic tale of the fate of the universe, sacrifice and heroes from different TV shows working together. Crossovers are nothing new in the Arrowverse; one might say that they’re basically part of the furniture at this point with characters regularly cropping up in…

The Flash – Season 6 Episode 8

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“The Last Temptation of Barry Allen Part 2” The Flash closes out the Bloodwork storyline, bringing an end to the first arc of the season ahead of “Crisis on Infinite Earths”. When the previous episode ended things looked really bleak for Team Flash with Barry moving over to the dark side and Ramsey starting to…

Arrow – Season 8 Episode 7

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“Purgatory” Arrow continues its final season victory lap with the return to where it all began and a few blasts from the past in the mix. Could Arrow ever have ended without one more trip to Lian Yu? The answer to that is a definitive no! Oliver Queen’s island prison has been a permanent fixture…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 8

“The Wrath of Rama Khan” Supergirl closes out the first half of season 5 with a battle for Lena’s soul and dangers coming from multiple fronts at once. This season has been really strange so far. It started with slow and deliberate mystery based plotting that has now shifted to rapid fired narrative movement bereft…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 8

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“A Mad Tea Party” Batwoman wraps up for midseason with Alice executing her master plan and a paradigm shift for all of the characters in different ways. In one form or another this episode is all about relationships and how events can change them. The Kate/Alice relationship has been a cornerstone of the series with…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 7

“Tremors” Supergirl is all about reveals with the truth about Leviathan, Kara learning of Lena’s true intentions and J’Onn learning the true location of his brother. It’s amazing how much things can change in the space of a single episode. The previous outing did an admirable job showing the influence Leviathan has while still leaving…

Arrow – Season 8 Episode 6

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“Reset” Arrow delivers its take on a time loop as a test from The Monitor with the surprise return of an old friend to complicate the situation further. I still remember the days when Arrow was a grounded street level superhero show where you would never expect to see a time loop episode play out….

The Flash – Season 6 Episode 7

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“The Last Temptation of Barry Allen Part One” The Flash tests Barry in the hours before Crisis hits with an offer that could save his life at the expense of his soul. First of all, apologies to those who were looking to read my review on last week’s episode. Life got in the way and…

Arrow – Season 8 Episode 5

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“Prochnost” Arrow chooses Russia as its next stop on the victory lap final season as the team works to assemble the necessary components for their God killing weapon. The arrival of Mia, William and Connor into the present day opened up a number of possibilities that can be explored. A final season should be about…

The Flash – Season 6 Episode 5

Flash

“Kiss Kiss Breach Breach” The Flash has Cisco take the lead on a murder mystery as Joe becomes acquainted with Nash Wells. It has been previously established that Cisco is Barry’s choice for taking up the mantle of leadership once Barry’s inevitable death comes to pass. As this episode begins he’s still struggling to find…