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Starling Tribune – Season 6 Edition – Deathstroke Returns (A CW Network Arrow Television Show Fan Podcast) ST175

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Starling Tribune – Season 6 Edition – Deathstroke Returns (A CW Network Arrow Television Show Fan Podcast) ST175

 

The Official Arrow and Green Arrow Podcast of the Gonna Geek Network Covering DC Comics and CW Based DC Comic TV Shows

 

Episode: “Deathstroke Returns” [Season 6 Episode 5] 

Air Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017 

 

Director: Joel Novoa 

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1629105/?ref_=tt_ov_dr   

2x Arrow | Films: God’s Slave, Day of Reckoning, and Tamara 

 

Writers: Ben Sokolowski 

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2408940/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr4   

20x Arrow | 2x Flash  

 

Spiro Skentzos 

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0804057/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr5   

1x Arrow | 3x Grimm | 2x The Drew Carey Show 

 

 

Promo: https://www.comicbookmovie.com/tv/dc/arrow/arrow-the-terminator-is-back-in-the-new-promo-photos-from-season-6-episode-5-deathstroke-returns-a154976  

 

Arrow

 

Episode # / Episode Title / Episode Air / Date  / Rating

01 Fallout 12-Oct-17 1.52

02 Tribute 19-Oct-17 1.51

03 Next Of Kin 26-Oct-17 1.34

04 Reversal 2-Nov-17 1.33

05 Deathstroke Returns 9-Nov-17 1.29

 

Legends Of Tomorrow

 

Episode # / Episode Title / Episode Air / Date  / Rating

01 Aruba-Con 10-Oct-17 1.71

02 Freakshow 17-Oct-17 1.58

03 Zuri 24-Oct-17 1.43

04 Phone Home 31-Oct-17 1.38

05 Return Of The Mack 7-Nov-17 1.52

 

Supergirl

 

Episode # / Episode Title / Episode Air / Date  / Rating

01 Girl Of Steel 9-Oct-17 1.87

02 Triggers 16-Oct-17 1.76

03 Far From The Tree 23-Oct-17 1.76

04 The Faithful 30-Oct-17 1.82

05 Damage 6-Nov-17 1.87

 

THE FLASH

 

Episode # / Episode Title / Episode Air / Date  / Rating

01 The Flash Reborn 10-Oct-17 2.84

02 Mixed Signals 17-Oct-17 2.54

03 Luck Be A Lady 24-Oct-17 2.62

04 Elongated Journey Into Night 31-Oct-17 1.99

05 Girls Night Out 7-Nov-17 2.38

 

Part 1: The Plot, Themes and Characters

  • What was the overall theme? What was the link to the episode’s name?
  • Deathstrokecomes back 
  • Death, in the form of Vigilante, returns
  • Fight scenes and stunts
  • TV Station
  • Dinah saves Pollard from Vigilante
  • Dinah fights Vigilante
  • Vigilante shot by cop
  • Dinah lets Vigilante go
  • Deathstoke
  • Slade – The Terminator – one-man army
  • Sword, guns, punches – kills Jackals
  • Oliver shows up in secret; learns Slade’s son is boss
  • Flashback
  • 13 years agoin New Zealand 
  • Slade camping trip with son
  • Son suspects Dad isn’t a pilot; no free trips
  • Slade not around
  • Lies; weekend not about them; it’s really about a mission
  • Looking for Yao Fei 
  • Kills guy, hears snap of twig, no one there – did Joe see Dad kill?
  • Oliver Queen / Green Arrow
  • Promised to help Slade find his son; agrees
  • Gets Felicity to hack systems and show what happened to Kane
  • Tries to convince Slade to allow him to help, but Slade drugs his drink
  • Tells William he’s on his way home, but then follows Slade
  • Felicity Smoak / Overwatch
  • IDs Vigilante by visor and security footage
  • Just walks into Ollie’s apartment
  • After Flash episode
  • Tells Oliver to help Slade; not about Slade, it’s about son, and you’ll beat self up; tell William part of truth
  • Questioned by Watson; will testify about Ollie’s alibies 
  • John Diggle / Spartan
  • Goes with Dinah on scene of crime
  • Questioned by Watson, thinks put matter to bed, didn’t
  • Tells Dinah it’s ok to be happy Vincent back, to want Vincent to get help
  • Slade left them on LianYu 
  • Goes to TV station as Diggle; thinks Dinah’s head not in the game; maybe some of real Vincent inside
  • Curtis Holt / Mr. Terrific
  • IDs Vigilante by visor and security footage
  • Locates where bullets being made
  • Dinah Drake / Black Canary
  • Sees reflection of sniper gun, saves Pollard
  • Keeps watch on Pollard; sonic scream on Vigilante; discovers he is her ex-partner; tells team
  • Leads on protection of Pollard at TV station; tells team to stay back
  • Becomes Black Canary at TV station; lets Vigilante go
  • Gets box from Vincent
  • Rene Ramirez / Wild Dog
  • “Mayor” while Oliver is gone (Why not Quentin?)
  • Questioned by Watson
  • William Clayton 
  • Totally cool with Felicity
  • Slade Wilson / Deathstroke
  • Needs Oliver’s help to find Joe; goes by Kane
  • Son became secret agent, now heldin jail in Kasnia 
  • Liberty watch plan; mayor pays for release of prisoner; won’t see son
  • Told son dead, doesn’tbelieve it 
  • “Alone is what I do best, kid” – calls Olliver “kid” like he did his son
  • Son investigated Jackals, says he’ll join, learns son’s in charge
  • Nylander – gives Slade info – works for Jackals
  • Vigilante
  • Attacks Pollard, author of the anti-vigilante bill
  • Is Dinah’s ex-partner, Vincent Sobel
  • Says Pollard is corrupt
  • Cop w/Dinah for 10 years, says they didn’t do enough
  • Hit by dark matter wave; is a Meta has healing powers
  • Agent Watson
  • At scene of sniper liar; questions Diggle’s presence, knows about his military file
  • Questions Diggle, Felicity, and Rene
  • Leads FBI team at TV station; notices Dinah disappearedwhen Black Canary showed up 
  • Where’s ARGUS?

 

ARROW NEWS:

 

  1. Arrowverse: First Crisis on Earth-X Teaser Released (Date: 06 Nov 2017)
  2. The first teaser for the Arrowverse’s“Crisis on Earth-X” crossover event has debuted. The video shows the assembled heroes of the Arrowverse ready to do battle with the inhabitants of Earth-X. The four-part event will bring together characters from the CW’s The Flash, Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl 
  3. https://www.cbr.com/crisis-on-earth-x-teaser/ 

 

  1. Amell Explains Bruce Wayne Namedrop, What It Means for Arrow (Date: 08 Nov 2017)
  2. Arrowdidn’t have plans to namedrop Bruce Wayne until Oliver Queen himself Stephen Amell suggested it. Speaking to CBR and other reporters during a visit to the show’s Vancouver set, Amell explained how he convinced Warner Bros. to let him use Batman’s real name and what it could mean for the Arrowverse at large. “The original version of that script, which came out right before Comic-Con, it was just Oliver referencing a famous name,” he revealed. “I can’t remember what the placeholder was. I think it might have been Justin Bieber. I looked at it, and I thought to myself, ‘This is a cool opportunity.’ I talked with Greg Berlanti about it, and Greg said, ‘You know, I think that it would behoove you to just go directly to Geoff Johns and just simply ask. You’ll probably have better luck than I would.’” 
  3. https://www.cbr.com/arrow-stephen-amell-bruce-wayne-namedrop-story/

 

GENERAL DC NEWS

 

  1. Legends of Tomorrow’s Heatwave Teases Dynamic with Citizen Cold (Date: 10 Nov 2017)
  2. Wentworth Miller is returning to the Arrowverse, but not as Captain Cold. Miller will play Citizen Cold, Leonard Snart’s doppelganger from another world — but what does that mean for Captain Cold’s longtime partner Heatwave? Speaking to CBR and other reporters, Legends of Tomorrow star Dominic Purcell teased how Heatwave will react to meeting the “new” Snart. Asked what brings the two characters together, Purcell joked, “Oh, well, the writers brought them together.” On a more serious note, he said, “What I can elaborate on is that the relationship between Heatwave and Captain Cold — or not Captain Cold… Citizen [Cold]. It’s changed. The audience will really see a difference in his character, and also how Rory reacts to this new… you know, Captain Cold, if you will. So it was interesting. We’re dealing with some really topical stuff.” 
  3. https://www.cbr.com/legends-of-tomorrows-heatwave-citizen-cold-dynamic/ 

 

  1. Laurie Metcalf Joins SupergirlIn Key Role (Date: 09 Nov 2017) 
  2. Laurie Metcalf will join Season 3 of Supergirlas Winn Schott’s (Jeremy Jordan) estranged mothers. Supergirl fans were already introduced to Winn’s father, Winslow Schott Sr. (Henry Czerny), back in Season 1. Winslow proved to be quite the opposite of Winn, as he ended up revealing himself to be the Toymaker, a villain who committed atrocious acts with weapons concealed in toys. There’s no telling if Metcalf’s character will share the same homicidal tendencies as Winslow. Metcalf’s reason for taking the role is actually pretty endearing – she wants to make sure her daughter can meet her idol, Melissa Benoist, the series’ star. 
  3. https://www.cbr.com/laurie-metcalf-supergirl-winns-mom/ 

 

  1. ‘Supergirl,’ ‘Arrow’ Producer Suspended Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations by Warner Bros. (Date: 10 Nov 2017) 
  2. Warner Bros. TV Group has launched an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behavior by Andrew Kreisberg, an executive producer on the CW shows “Arrow,” “Supergirl,” “The Flash” and “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow,” Varietyhas learned. Kreisberg, who has been suspended by the studio, has engaged in a pattern of alleged sexual harassment and inappropriate physical contact over a period of years, according to 15 women and four men who have worked with him. None of the 19 sources for this story wanted to be named for fear of  All the men and women who spoke to Variety describe similar incidents of inappropriate touching and endemic sexual harassment; they often told the same stories and corroborated each other’s accounts. 
  3. According to sources who either witnessed this behavior or were subjected to it, Kreisberg is accused of frequently touching people without their permission, asking for massages from uncomfortable female staff members, and kissing women without asking. Almost every source cites a constant stream of sexualized comments about women’s appearances, their clothes, and their perceived desirability.
  4. According to many interviewed by Variety, Kreisberg’s problematic behavior, particularly around women, got worse once he had a great deal of authority as an executive producer on several shows. 
  5. http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/warner-bros-sexual-harassment-andrew-kreisberg-1202612522/ 

 

ARROW CAST AND CREW INTERVIEWS

 

  1. Arrow’s Juliana Harkavy Reacts to That Major Vigilante Twist (Date: 10 Nov 2017)
  2. Arrowhas finally unmasked In “Deathstroke Returns,” the latest episode of Arrow, Dinah Drake’s Black Canary discovered — to her horror — that her ex-partner/lover Victor Sobel had been the Vigilante all along. Speaking to CBR and other outlets, Black Canary actor Juliana Harkavy discussed the twist, what it means for her character, the impact it could have on the team moving forward and more. “Well, it’s definitely been a little bit of a glitch in her path, because now — in a sense — not only is she dealing with her past but she also has her own little secret that she has to decide whether she’s going to keep from the team, so it definitely throws a wrench in her life and game plan,” she explained.  
  3. https://www.cbr.c

 

NEXT EPISODE

 

Link to Promo: (Date: 10 Nov 2017) LINK  

https://www.cbr.com/arrow-trailer-promises-kept-deathstroke/  

 

Episode: “Promises Kept” [Season 6 Episode 6] 

Air Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017 

Summary: As Slade continues to uncover clues about his son’s last few years, Oliver makes a big decision. Meanwhile, the Green Arrow leads the team into battle against “The Dragon,” a villain who is stealing valuable tech in Star City. 

Director: Antonio Negret 

Writers: Oscar Balderrama and Rebecca Bellotto 

 

IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6493664/?ref_=tt_ep_nx  

  

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This podcast was recorded Sunday November 12th, 2017.

 

Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoyed the show!

 

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