Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 19

“Immortal Kombat” Supergirl ends its fifth season prematurely with a reconciliation and a combined effort to put a stop to Leviathan. As with The Flash and Batwoman, Supergirl has a shorter season due to Coronavirus forcing shutdown of production. This fact makes it difficult to pronounce judgement on this particular episode on how well it…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 18

“The Missing Link” Supergirl moves forward with the Leviathan plot as Lena starts to question the decisions she has made up to this point. I’ve mentioned before that this season has a lot of plots to juggle and episodes like this act as proof that there is too much going on for the show to…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 17

“Deus Lex Machina” Supergirl returns from a production hiatus with a look back at the post Crisis life of Lex Luthor. As with all the shows, real life meant that I missed a couple of episodes worth of reviews so here’s a brief summary of what I thought of them. I think that this season…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 14

“The Bodyguard” Supergirl doubles down on the horrors of technology with the imminent release of Andrea’s lenses and acceleration of Lena’s pacification project. This season is supposed to be about the growth of technology and the potential problems that can cause for us as a species. It’s an issue that’s wide open to commentary as…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 13

“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…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 12

“Back from the Future Part 2” Supergirl further explores the perils of technology when every piece of tech in the D.E.O. turns against them and Lena moves ever closer to achieving her goal. One thing the Arrowverse has never been good at is using technology properly. Whether it’s the internet being housed inside a warehouse…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 11

“Back From the Future – Part 1” Supergirl welcomes back an old friend as a psycho killer threatens National City using very familiar means. It’s often the case that I don’t realise how much a character is missed until they come back. Winn was part of the core cast for three seasons and was a…

Kneel Before Pod – Crisis Talks (141)

The CW mega crossover, Crisis on Infinite Earths concluded in January so Kneel Before Pod is here to finish discussing it. As always the discussion covers a range of topics such as multiverse clean-up, giant stuffed toys and oversized villains. Craig can be found on this very site, Andrew’s work can be found on the…

Supergirl – Season 5 Episode 10

“The Bottle Episode” Supergirl explores the new world that the characters now inhabit as they all try to find their place within it. “Crisis on Infinite Earths” ended with a monumental shift for the Arrowverse as we know it. All of the currently running CW DC shows are now set in the same universe and…

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…