Arrow – Season 8 Episode 9

“Green Arrow and the Canaries” Arrow spends its first post crossover episode laying the groundwork for an upcoming spin-off focused on Mia, Laurel and Dinah picking up Oliver’s crusade to keep the city safe. Backdoor pilots are a strange beast in television. It’s an episode of a show designed to set up a different one….

Crisis on Infinite Earths – Episodes 4 & 5

Crisis on Infinite Earths delivers a double feature for its conclusion starting with the Paragons trying to figure out a way to restore all that has been lost. Annoyingly, The CW opted to air the finale of this landmark crossover event on the same night which causes significant headaches for this reviewer. I’ve decided to…

Kneel Before Pod – Crisis Meeting (138)

The CW’s mega crossover event Crisis on Infinite Earths has aired its 2019 episodes so Kneel Before Pod makes a triumphant return to discuss it in the usual detail. The discussion covers the ambition of the event, cameos, hopes for future cameos, theories for January and the strength of Shadow Demons. Craig can be found…

Crisis on Infinite Earths – Episode 3

Crisis on Infinite Earths wraps up for 2019 with some difficult choices and a race against time to save what’s left of the multiverse. As someone who writes reviews of most of the shows that make up this ever growing shared multiverse I should be used to tall orders in terms of what my viewing…

Crisis on Infinite Earths – Episode 2

The CW mega crossover Crisis on Infinite Earths continues with a hunt for paragons that will prove essential in stopping the Anti-Monitor. Things look bleak for the assembled heroes going into the second part; Earth-38 has been destroyed, Oliver Queen is dead and The Anti-Monitor grows more powerful as The Monitor grows weaker. The next…

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…

Arrow – Season 8 Episode 7

“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…

Arrow – Season 8 Episode 6

“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….

Arrow – Season 8 Episode 5

“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…

Arrow – Season 8 Episode 4

“Present Tense” Arrow merges the two timelines and forces the team to consider the legacy they’re building with their actions. The cliffhanger in the previous episode had a great deal of potential attached to it and it’s great to see that no time is wasted in living up to that. Bringing the young characters back…