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…

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…

Elseworlds Part 1

Elseworlds; the annual DC TV crossover story begins with a -sort of- body switching plot and the promise of a large scale threat. I’ll freely admit that the crossover stories are something I look forward to every year. Even though I don’t always love the shows that participate in them I’m still fully invested in…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 20

“Therefore She Is” The Flash reveals the true extent of DeVoe’s plan as the team continues to hold themselves together after a string of defeats. Villain plans are difficult things to come up with. They need to be clever enough to keep the heroes from thwarting it as well as threatening enough to establish very…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 19

“Fury Rogue” The Flash takes a step back to consider the loss of Ralph Dibny while enlisting the help of an alternate universe ally to help Team Flash with a very particular problem. No matter how bad The Flash gets there’s one thing that is always true; Leonard Snart is great. No matter what incarnation of…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 18

“Lose Yourself” The Flash introduces the final Bus Meta and Ralph is forced to put all that he has learned to the test when DeVoe finally catches up with him. I’ll start with the introduction of the final Bus Meta who goes by the name Edwin Gauss aka The Folded Man (Arturo del Puerto). His…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 17

“Null and Annoyed” The Flash returns from an extended hiatus to introduce another bus meta and teach Ralph another lesson about being a hero. A sizeable chunk of my criticisms of this season are attributed to Ralph. I find the character annoying which is definitely a personal reaction to the way he’s written but I…

The Flash – Season 4 Episode 16

“Run, Iris, Run” The Flash does a power swapping story when an encounter with a meta with the ability to transfer abilities moves Barry’s powers into Iris. Power swapping is a fairly common comic book trope as it has the potential to create a fun dynamic shift between the characters. It has all the drama…