The 100 – Season 7 Episode 9

“The Flock” The 100 shows the journey to becoming a disciple on Bardo as Sanctum deals with a hostage situation. One of the more frustrating things about this season is how little overall forward progression there is on some of the plots. Many steps forward are countered by show turning back the clock to detail…

The 100 – Season 7 Episode 8

“Anaconda” The 100 takes a break from the main plot of the season and turns the clock back to the time of the first Apocalypse in order to set up a potential spin-off. Backdoor pilots are a strange beast. They are episodes of a TV show designed to set up the major elements of a…

The 100 – Season 7 Episode 7

“The Queen’s Gambit” The 100 continues to heighten the tension in Sanctum as the Bardo prisoners have little to do but discuss their issues with one another. This season remains a difficult one to understand just because of the volume of plot being burned through. So far the strongest episodes have been the ones that…

The 100 – Season 7 Episode 6

“Nakara” The 100 catches up with Clarke’s group on the ice planet as Diyoza’s whereabouts become known and the situation in Sanctum continues to deteriorate. At last we learn what happened to Diyoza and, to begin with, it’s more or less the same thing that happened to Octavia. Those in Bardo tried to forcibly extract…

The 100 – Season 7 Episode 5

“Welcome to Bardo” The 100 properly introduces Bardo and its complicated command over time as Sanctum destabilises even further thanks to Sheidheda. Without a doubt the most difficult thing to keep track of this season is the timeline. There are different planets where time passes at different rates and rules around what characters can remember…

The 100 – Season 7 Episode 4

“Hesperides” The 100 starts to move the major pieces around so that they can inevitably converge on a central point that moves the plot forward. This season’s major advantage is also its major disadvantage. There are a lot of characters with arcs to resolve as well as a lot of stories to develop and conclude….

The 100 – Season 7 Episode 3

“False Gods” The 100 returns to Sanctum for an Apocalyptic problem and growing unrest among the various factions as preparations are made for Russell’s execution. At the moment there are two distinct settings at play that have entirely different tones and styles to them. The Sanctum plot is a social and political powder keg of…

The 100 – Season 7 Episode 2

“The Garden” The 100 tells the story of Hope’s upbringing while offering more answers around what the anomaly does and how it works. This show has certainly been venturing into weirder territory following the move to a new planet with more sci-fi driven plotting that is very different to what has been done before in…

The 100 – Season 7 Episode 1

“From the Ashes” The 100 begins its seventh and final season with the struggle to find the new normal in Sanctum and a showcase of some of the major mysteries to be explored in the coming episodes. The events of the previous season left Sanctum in turmoil with a power vacuum in place after the…