Episode: “White Knights” [Season 1 Episode 4]
Air Date: Thursday, February 7th, 2016
Director: Antonio Negret – 12 titles dating back to 2006
2x Arrow | 2x The 100 | 1x The Flash | 1x Forever (w/ Ioan Gruffudd – MR. Fantastic & Horatio Hornblower)
Writers: Sarah Nicole Jones – 3 Titles dating to 2012
8x Longmire | 3x Forever | 3x Legends Of Tomorrow
PRODUCER: Longmire, Legends Of Tomorrow
Phil Klemmer – 8 Titles dating to 2004
5x Legends Of Tomorrow | 3x Forever | 3x The Tomorrow People | 12x Chuck
PRODUCER: Legends Of Tomorrow; Forever; The Tomorrow People; Chuck; etc
- Arrow “Sins Of The Father.” Episode 13 that same week brought 2.44
- The Flash “Welcome to Earth-2” episode 13 that same week brought 3.96
- Supergirl “For the Girl Who Has Everything” Episode 13 that same week brought 7.92
- What was the overall theme for this episode / What was the link to the ep. name
- “White Knight” (SP start us off)
- Cold War Allies “White Knights”
- Tom Clancy Book With Superheroes
- Fight scenes & Stunts: Share your thoughts (Chris then Neil)
- Fights – Sparring fight between Kendra and Sara
- Time master/Chronos vs Hunter/Firestorm/Heatwave in forest
- Nuclear research facility team fight
- Comparisons and contrasts to Arrow fights
- Waverider – MiG 21 dogfight
- Time Travel: Share your thoughts (Neil then Chris)
- Steal Vandal Savage’s file from the Pentagon
- Were the 80’s references as strong as the previous eras?
- Rip Hunter
- Learned his piloting skills from Deana Troy? — Nice Pull
- But, nice move cutting the Waverider’s engines to take out Chronos
- Pairing Kendra and Sara was a bit of a risky move on his part – not really sure it was a great idea, but I guess it worked out
- Ray Palmer
- He does not have game…
- Quotes Top Gun
- He always wanted to be a spy
- Basically blows the Russian Op by worrying about the Russian loss of life – right call, but does botch the mission.
- But he’s an Eagle scout – including the nuclear science merit badge. Yup – that qualifies someone to run a nuclear power plant – lol
- Babel Fish Suppository
- Sara Lance
- Trains Kendra – kinda
- Hawkgirl – Kendra Saunders
- Loses it – which effectively means both female crew members have issues.
- Kendra loses it again in training….as does Sara
- Hawkman – Carter Hall
- Still Dead
- Captain Cold – Leonard Snart
- Now HE has game w/ Valentina Vostock
- Gideon – now bone me
- Nice pull x4 (2 badges. 2 wallets)
- Heatwave – Mick Rory
- You want up to break into the Pentagon? Sounds awesome
- “Do I get to use my gun?”
- Heat Wave loves firing his gun. Did he really need to blast the room where he was arm-wrestling at the Pentagon?
- “I’m going to go Rocky IV on your ass”
- Professor Martin Stein
- Fights with Jax – Stein is a complete jerk, blaming Jax for what happened in the botched fight with Chronos
- Did anyone else have an issue with the level of conflict between Jax and Stein – or was it just me? (Neil)
- Jefferson Jackson
- Fights with Stein
- DON’T TOUCH THE HEUTRAL WIRE!!!
- Ingestible Translators
- Dr. Valentina Vostock
- This is actually a character from DC, but slightly different
- Became Negative Woman, then White Queen to run Checkmate after Amanda Waller – guess they aren’t going that direction in the Berlantiverse
- Time Masters
- Confronts Rip in Russia
- Vanishing Point?
EPISODE DC EASTER EGGS:
Season 1 Episode 4 “White Knights” (Date: 11 Feb 2016)
- “I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE A SPY.”
- WINGED AVENGER
- BIG BIRD AND BOBA FETT
- TOP GUN
- VALENTINA VOSTOK
- WHITE KNIGHTS
- MORE COLD JOKES!
- “TWO MONTHS AGO…”
- TEMPORAL ANOMALY
- VANISHING POINT
- TIMECOP & ROCKY IV
- CANARY’S OUTFIT
- CW has released its fall premiere Schedule (Date: 17 June 2016)
TUES, OCTOBER 4: 8:00-9:00pm THE FLASH (Season Premiere)
WED, OCTOBER 5: 8:00-9:00pm ARROW (Season Premiere)
MON, OCTOBER 10: 8:00-9:00pm SUPERGIRL (The CW Premiere)
THUR, OCTOBER 13: 8:00-9:00pm DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (Season Premiere)
MON, OCTOBER 17: 8:00-9:00pm SUPERGIRL (Original Episode) ??
- Green Arrow is getting a new costume for S.05! (Date: 23 Jun 2016)
Stephan Amell was quoted. The question now is whether it will just be an upgrade or an entirely new look
- Artemis from Young Justice Coming to Arrow! (Date: 21 June 2016)
Evelyn Sharp (Madison McLaughlin) will return to “Arrow” in S.05. After her brief stint behind Black Canary’s mask last in S.04, she’s definitely been bitten by the vigilante bug. Evelyn was last seen in Ep 419, “Canary Cry,” when she impersonated the fallen Black Canary to seek revenge on Damien and Ruvé Darhk for the murder of her parents. Will star in multiple episodes beginning in episode 5.02
- Star City is getting a Black Canary Memorial (Date: 22 Jun 2016)
Writer-producer Marc Guggenheim unveiled the production art on Twitter
- Big Bad for S.05 announced: Chad Cole to play Tobias Church (Date: 21 Jun 2016)
Tobias Church is “…an imposing gangster looking to unite the various criminal enterprises in Star City under his own singular command.” He’ll make his debut in the first episode of “Arrow” Season 5.
- Stephen Amell has 21 days to get in shape (Date: 22 Jun 2016)
On facebook live, Stephen Amell discloses that
(1) Bam Bam is directing S.05 Ep 1 & 2,
(2) Bam Bam wants to film the longest continual one-shot fight scene on network TV,
(3) Stephen Amell says he doesn’t want a stunt double, and
(4) That Bam Bam said that if he doesn’t want a stunt double, Stephen has to do it shirtless.
…So, Stephen needs to get back in shape ASAP. He says he’s lost 20lbs of muscle since his peak.
- Stephen Amell: Flashpoint “Certainly Could” impact Arrow (Date: 23 Jun 2016)
During a facebook live chat he said “That’s sick, that’s really cool,” Later, when a fan asked him whether the events of The Flash might have an impact on Arrow, he said, “Don’t know; certainly could.”
—In the comic version of Flashpoint, Oliver Queen is an inventor and ex-military, having previously led a group of soldiers (including Roy Harper) collectively known as the Green Arrows. Upon honorable discharge from the military, the group goes on to form Green Arrow Industries and secures several defense contracts with the US government. However, in that alternate reality, Oliver Queen steals weapons from various C-list villains and reapplies their tech for military use.—
GENERAL DC TV NEWS
- Lynda Carter confirmed for Supergirl! (Date: 21 Jun 2016)
Supergirl will meet the original Wonder Woman in season two of her series, as Lynda Carter joins the cast. Carter has signed on for an undisclosed, though multiple, number of episodes of Supergirl season two, cast as the President of the United States
- Tyler Hoechlin cast as Superman for CW Supergirl (Date: 18 Jun 2016)
Hoechlin, who was officially cast in the role of Clark Kent/Superman earlier this week,
- Maisie Richardson-Sellers cast as Vixen for LoT Season 2 (Date: 23 Jun 2016)
Maisie Richardson-Sellers, who appeared briefly in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, will play Amaya Jiwe, the grandmother of Megalyn E.K.’s Mari McCabe on season two of LoT through the magic of Time Travel. Jiwe will have the same animal powers and will also fight for good under the Vixen moniker.
Promo for Next Week: Legends Of Tomorrow – “Fail Safe” (Date: 18 Feb 2016)
Episode: “Fail Safe” [Season 1 Episode 5]
Air Date: Thursday, February 18th, 2016
Summary: After some of the Legends are captured and thrown into a Russian gulag during the height of the Cold War of 1986, Snart leads the team in an elaborate escape plan to free their comrades. However, Rip gives Sara a secret side mission that could prove not only to be a liability, but fatal to the team..
Director: Dermott Downs
Writers: Beth Schwartz & Grainne Godfree
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This podcast was recorded Thursday June 23rd, 2016.
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