Star Trek: Picard – Season 1 Episode 7

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“Nepenthe” Star Trek: Picard splits the crew when Picard takes refuge with a couple of old friends and the crew of La Sirena play cat and mouse with a Romulan pursuer. As a life long fan of TNG this episode was one I was very much looking forward to. The return of William T. Riker…

Doctor Who – Season 12 Episode 10

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“The Timeless Children” Doctor Who concludes its current season with a promise to alter everything The Doctor thought she knew about herself. Canon is a difficult thing in long running properties. What is and isn’t canon is an endless source of debate among fans and writers revealing things that could disrupt what people perceive to…

Outlander – Season 5 Episode 3

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“Free Will” Outlander begins the march of Jamie’s militia to confront the Regulators but puts a detour in the path of Claire and Jamie. As I’ve mentioned repeatedly and will continue to state as long as I cover this show; Outlander is at its best when focusing on the core Jamie/Claire relationship. It is at…

Star Trek: Picard – Season 1 Episode 6

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“The Impossible Box” Star Trek: Picard joins up the two main storylines when Picard makes his way to the decommissioned Borg Cube in search of Soji. The main criticism of Star Trek: Picard that I’ve seen is that  it moves far too slowly. It’s not an entirely unfair observation and one that I’ve talked about…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 5 Episode 6

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“Mortal Khanbat” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow displaces Genghis Khan to 90s Hong Kong and has John Constantine deal with his own mortality. One thing I often praise about this show is its unique ability to juggle a large cast, different tones and plots that couldn’t be more different. Everything typically links together almost seamlessly making…

The Flash – Season 6 Episode 12

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“A Girl Named Sue” The Flash introduces the subject of Ralph’s prolonged investigation as Iris realises she isn’t the only one trapped inside the mirror. Ralph’s investigation into the disappearance of a Central City socialite has been bubbling along in the background for a while. Outside of the build-up to “Crisis on Infinite Earths” it’s…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 13

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“It’s a Super Life” Supergirl celebrates 100 episodes with a trip down memory lane to explore how the world would be impacted if Kara was honest with Lena earlier. It’s very much the norm at this point for Arrowverse shows to revisit the past in some way when celebrating its 100th episode. Arrow did this…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 13

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“Drink Me” Batwoman explores the fallout of Beth’s death as a sexy villain with a taste for blood plagues Gotham City. The previous episode ended with an emotional gut punch that has significant consequences for Kate Her decision to favour the emotionally stable Beth over the criminally insane Alice has deeply affected Alice to the…

Outlander – Season 5 Episode 2

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“Between Two Fires” Outlander begins Jamie’s difficult quest to hunt down Murtagh as Claire struggles to be an effective Doctor in her current surroundings. There’s a strong possibility that the current Jamie plotline could fail because of how complex it is by its very nature. He’s in a situation where he has been given land…

Doctor Who – Season 12 Episode 9

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“Ascension of the Cybermen” Doctor Who gears up for the end of the season with a hopeless battle against Ashad and an army of Cybermen bent on destroying Humanity. The previous episode ended with The Doctor making a choice that apparently risked dooming the entire Human race because she ignored Jack’s warning and gave the…