Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 14

“Grinning from Ear to Ear” Batwoman explores the importance of image and the sacrifices people make to present a certain version of themselves to the outside world. One thing Batwoman is especially good at is tying whatever the villain story is to something that one of the main characters is going through either on a…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 13

“Drink Me” Batwoman explores the fallout of Beth’s death as a sexy villain with a taste for blood plagues Gotham City. The previous episode ended with an emotional gut punch that has significant consequences for Kate Her decision to favour the emotionally stable Beth over the criminally insane Alice has deeply affected Alice to the…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 12

“Take Your Choice” Batwoman sees Kate faced with a difficult choice and very little time in which to make it. The previous episode focused on a Beth from another universe stranded on Earth Prime. This gives Kate everything she wants as she now has a well adjusted version of her sister that never went down…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 11

“An Un-Birthday Present” Batwoman presents a complicated situation for Kate after a surprise appearance from someone close to her as Alice tries to get under Sophie’s skin. The cliffhanger ending of the previous episode where a duplicate Beth shows up in Wayne Tower acting as if Kate should be glad to see her was a…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 10

“How Queer Everything Is Today” Batwoman continues to explore the concept of identity when Kate is once again grapples with the sacrifices that come with living a double life. The major unique selling point Batwoman offers is its take on the superhero double identity trope. Most costumed heroes are motivated by not allowing people to…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 8

“A Mad Tea Party” Batwoman wraps up for midseason with Alice executing her master plan and a paradigm shift for all of the characters in different ways. In one form or another this episode is all about relationships and how events can change them. The Kate/Alice relationship has been a cornerstone of the series with…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 7

“Tell Me The Truth” Batwoman digs into Kate and Sophie’s past as Kate tries to figure out a way to handle how difficult it is to trust others when living life as a vigilante. Sophie remains an obvious weak link in the tapestry of this show and addressing that is long overdue. In order to…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 6

“I’ll Be Judge, I’ll be Jury” Batwoman deals with the issue of corruption within the prison system when a villain motivated by punishing those who he perceives as truly guilty makes his presence felt. As previous reviews have stated this show’s major problem is failing to carve out its own niche within the Arrowverse. For the…

Batwoman – Season 1 Episode 5

“Mine is a Long and a Sad Tale” Batwoman starts to fill in the details of Alice’s back story with flashbacks to the events following the accident that separated the twin sisters. Such an episode was inevitable right from the moment Kate realised that her sister was still alive as there’s a great deal of…