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…

Crisis on Infinite Earths – Episode 2

The CW mega crossover Crisis on Infinite Earths continues with a hunt for paragons that will prove essential in stopping the Anti-Monitor. Things look bleak for the assembled heroes going into the second part; Earth-38 has been destroyed, Oliver Queen is dead and The Anti-Monitor grows more powerful as The Monitor grows weaker. The next…

Lucifer – Bonus Episode 2

“Once Upon a Time” Lucifer brings the second of two bonus episodes with the final outing being a “what if?” scenario exploring what life would be like if things were just a little bit different. “What if?” episodes are generally fun on some level because it lets us see familiar character remixed in ways that…

Lucifer – Bonus Episode 1

“Boo Normal” Lucifer focuses on Ella as she struggles to decide if she should return home when her family asks her to or stay in L.A. where she is comfortable and happy. Fans of Lucifer are given an unexpected treat in the form of two bonus episodes apparently intended for the fourth season. Since there…

Lucifer – Season 3 Episode 24

“A Devil of My Word” Lucifer closes out its third season -and most likely the series itself- with a murder investigation, characters dealing with their grief and a game changing cliffhanger ending. The episode picks up from last week with Charlotte’s body being removed from where she was murdered and almost immediately starts with the…

Lucifer – Season 3 Episode 23

“Quintessential Deckerstar” Lucifer delivers a lot on its last stop before the season finale with lessons learned, characters redeemed and very moving storytelling. This is one of those episodes of a TV show that doesn’t seem to come around too often; one that begins seeming like a fairly casual episode and ends up punching the…

Lucifer – Season 3 Episode 22

“All Hands on Decker” Lucifer takes a break from the established dynamics when Dan and Lucifer work together on a case and Ella takes charge of planning Chloe’s bachelorette party. Overcoming fear is at the heart of this episode in a lot of ways and the show explores this in wildly different ways. Lucifer’s biggest…

Lucifer – Season 3 Episode 21

“Anything Pierce Can Do I Can Do Better” Lucifer deals with the fallout of the previous episode and explores the implications of Cain now being mortal and how that relates to his relationship with Chloe. Last week ended with the reveal that the Mark of Cain was now gone suggesting that the removal is tied…

Lucifer – Season 3 Episode 20

“The Angel of San Bernadino” Lucifer returns from hiatus to develop the Chloe/Cain relationship as the title character worries about his night time activities. This episode picks up around a month after the previous one which makes it roughly real time for storytelling purposes. The time lapse is taken into account by allowing things to…