Batwoman – Season 2 Episode 6

“Do Not Resuscitate” Batwoman furthers the concerns around Ryan’s injury as Alice tries to piece together her missing memories of Ocean and Safiyah’s island. Different characters have their attention in different directions but everything continues to be in service of finding Kate. The default belief has changed from her being dead to her being kidnapped…

Batwoman – Season 2 Episode 5

“Gore on Canvas” Batwoman continues the search for Kate Kane by exploring a couple of leads that will hopefully uncover the location of Safiyah’s hidden island. Doubling down on the mystery surrounding Kate’s disappearance is a risky proposition for this show as it will need to be resolved one way or another and it’ll be…

Batwoman – Season 2 Episode 4

“Fair Skin, Blue Eyes” Batwoman draws on Ryan’s past to highlight the inequalities that exists within Gotham City when she gets wind of a missing child that conjures up memories of her own past. I’ve mentioned before but a notable thing about Ryan being the lead of this show instead of Kate is that her…

Batwoman – Season 2 Episode 3

“Bat Girl Magic!” Batwoman focuses on Ryan finding her feet as the the inheritor to the Bat mantle as a hitman starts making waves in Gotham and the mysterious Safiyah makes her first appearance. Identity is -unsurprisingly- a really big deal in a superhero narrative. Whether that be the character hiding their true selves from…

Batwoman – Season 2 Episode 2

“Prior Criminal History” Batwoman sets things in motion for Ryan taking on the titular role as Alice finds another way to threaten Gotham. It feels appropriate to begin by addressing the elephant -bat?- in the room. This episode was scripted and filmed in a post COVID world so it’s unlikely that a plot focused on…

Batwoman – Season 2 Episode 1

“Whatever Happened to Kate Kane?” Batwoman returns for a second season with a new face behind the cowl and the departure of Kate Kane. I really don’t envy the writers of this show having to deal with Ruby Rose’ departure following a season of television that never actually got to finish. The previous season ended…