iZombie – Season 5 Episode 3

iZombie

“Five, Six, Seven, Ate!” iZombie goes back to basics when Liv and Ravi go undercover to investigate a murder in the midst of a dance competition. I fell in love with this show because it took a formula and executed it to near perfection through making great use of all the elements it had at…

The 100 – Season 6 Episode 5

The 100

“The Gospel of Josephine” The 100 continues to develop Sanctum by exploring the aftermath of the Naming Day celebrations through Josephine newly resurrected in Clarke’s body. Resurrection is an idea that a lot of science fiction comes to explore in one way or another eventually. The City of Light was a version of that idea…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 4 Episode 15

Legends

“Terms of Service” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow gears up for the season finale by raising the stakes for everyone concerned taking stock of character choices leading to this point. One of the more immediate problems is Gary. His desire to be loved and accepted by the Legends has made him accidentally dangerous as he acts…

iZombie – Season 5 Episode 2

iZombie

“Dead Lift” iZombie continues its final season by continuing to develop the Human/Zombie tensions So far this season seems to be mixed in the message it’s trying to project. Zombies are portrayed as if they are a persecuted minority group but that doesn’t work when considering the position they actually occupy in society. The most…

Supergirl – Season 4 Episode 21

“Red Dawn” Supergirl finally brings Kara face to face with her evil twin as Ben Lockwood begins to realise that he is yet another pawn in Lex’ master plan. This season of Supergirl has certainly been eventful, perhaps too eventful. Anti-alien tensions have dominated the storytelling but within that there existed a confusingly problematic Manchester…

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 4 Episode 14

Legends

“Nip/Stuck” DC’s Legends of Tomorrow picks up the pieces following the team learning about Neron possessing Ray and try to figure out their next move. One of the major strengths of this show is the constant focus on characters and the unflinching commitment to have the story flow from them. This isn’t always true but…

The 100 – Season 6 Episode 4

The 100

“The Face Behind the Glass” The 100 features a celebration and continues to develop the culture that has evolved on Sanctum while introducing various complications. There is literally a lot of ground to cover in this new season of The 100. Sanctum is a whole new world of possibilities, mysteries and compelling characters that the writers can…

The Flash – Season 5 Episode 21

Flash

“The Girl With the Red Lightning” The Flash has the team prepare to make use of Thawne’s plan to destroy Cicada’s dagger before she can unleash her Metahuman killing bioweapon. It would be hard to deny that this time of year on Arrowverse shows can get somewhat repetitive. The end of a given season whether…

The 100 – Season 6 Episode 3

The 100

“The Children of Gabriel” The 100 continues to build the background and mythology of Sanctum by introducing characters native to that planet and exploring how they relate to the new arrivals. At some point someone will have to come up with a collective noun for the characters of this so so that they can differentiated…

The Flash – Season 5 Episode 20

Flash

“Gone Rogue” The Flash brings Nora back from the future and assembles a team of villains to steal a weapon that will prove useful in the fight against Cicada. The previous episode left Nora in a really dark place. Iris’ visit to the future to bring her back home did more harm than good as…