The Flash – Season 5 Episode 19

Flash

“Snow Pack” The Flash focuses on family feuds as Barry’s decision to banish Nora to the future damages his relationship with Iris and Icicle’s return forces Caitlin to spend time with her mother. Barry sending Nora back to her own time never to return at the end of the previous episode is unquestionably a selfish…

Arrow – Season 7 Episode 19

Arrow

“Spartan” Arrow introduces a figure from Diggle’s past and has Felicity consider wonder what her legacy will end up being. It’s definitely a cliché for TV shows to introduce parent characters in later seasons in an effort to manufacture drama in an environment where writers are running out of ideas. I don’t believe that the…

Supergirl – Season 4 Episode 18

Supergirl

“Crime and Punishment” Supergirl deals with the aftermath of the previous episode as Kara considers her place in the current state of affairs. Public opinion is a very fickle thing and the biggest challenge for Kara at the moment is altering the perception the public have of her after Lex Luthor staged a very brutal…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 2 Episode 14

Discovery

“Such Sweet Sorrow Part 2” Star Trek: Discovery concludes its second season with an epic battle, the resolution of the Red Angel story and the promise of a bold new direction for the series. There’s no denying that Star Trek: Discovery is a divisive show among viewers. I’m in the camp of viewers that really…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 4 Episode 11

Legends

“Séance And Sensibility” Love -or at least lust- is in the ventilation system on a romantically charged DC’s Legends of Tomorrow where many of the characters confront feelings they have been denying themselves. Recent episodes have been setting up the possibility of a Nate/Zari romance in the true CW tradition of them just happening to…

The Flash – Season 5 Episode 18

Flash

“Godspeed” The Flash delivers Nora’s backstory in the aftermath of the team learning about her connection to Eobard Thawne. At the beginning of the episode Team Flash are picking up the pieces of the previous episode and trying to find a way to move forward following finding out that Nora hasn’t been honest with them….

Arrow – Season 7 Episode 18

“Lost Canary” Arrow delivers a female centric episode with Felicity scrambling to find Evil Laurel after she goes off the rails. The previous episode had Evil Laurel outed to the city as someone with ties to Ricardo Diaz. This episode picks up in the aftermath of that with Evil Laurel discredited and on the run…

Arrow – Season 7 Episode 17

Arrow

“Inheritance” Arrow picks up the thread of Emiko’s dishonesty and introduces another clandestine organisation that represent a large scale threat to the team. This show really loves a secret society. We have seen a number of them over the years with each being more mysterious than the last. The latest is known as The Ninth…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 2 Episode 13

Discovery

“Such Sweet Sorrow” Star Trek: Discovery gears up for the season finale with difficult choices, the promise of an epic battle and a whole lot of goodbyes. Previous iterations of Star Trek have always had a difficult relationship with raising the stakes. There are some exceptions to this but on the whole any promise of…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 4 Episode 10

Legends

“The Getaway” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow takes the team back to 1973 to make sure that Nixon tells his historic lies so that the timeline can be preserved. The truth has often been a problem in Arrowverse shows. Characters tend to keep vital information from one another in order to manufacture drama a d divide…