Chris Ferrell is a long time fan of a variety of so called nerdy things. Growing up he was introduced to Star War, Star Trek, and Babylon 5 by his father. That grew into a love of just about all Sci Fi and fantasy. Add in his fanboy nature when it comes to comics and Chris probably has too many things he's interested in.

Nowadays Chris espouses his love for all things good and nerdy in both podcast and blogging forms. Chris is a staff writer at Gonna Geek. In addition to that he is the co-host of a bunch of podcasts. Basically, if you want to hear someone ramble about nerdy things, Chris can do it.

Podcasts: All Things Good and Nerdy, GonnaGeek.com Podcast, The Starling Tribune and WTWD Radio Free Woodbury.

SP as he is known to his close associates has dedicated his life to working within the system to bring geeky humor and science fiction points of view to the mindless minions in charge of providing the freedoms, security and infrastructure to our lives. Given the opportunity, SP would gladly slip through the Stargate to begin colonizing a new planet and living the Little House On The Prairie life or suit up to mine the solar system's asteroids for precious metals, gems and hidden signs of ancient advanced societies. SP has a lifelong fascination with geeky shows, advanced technologies, revolutionary science and apocalyptic tales.

Podcasts: GonnaGeek.com Podcast, Voices of Defiance and Legends of SHIELD

Starling Tribune – Season 8 Edition – “Reset” Review (A CW Network Arrow Television Show Fan Podcast) ST256

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The Starling Tribune Reporters SP, Chris and Michelle review the Arrow finale season sixth episode “Reset.” The reporters discuss some speculation on why Diggle was not in the time loop, that this season has been based on manipulation and not trust, the complexity of building up to Crisis in Arrow’s final 10 episode limited season, how great it was to see Paul Blackthrone again, the warehouse fight sequence choreography, some major issues with the reset in reset that SP had including that the Monitor has done nothing to help Team Arrow trust him, why there was no title sequence and RIPBigBellyBurger.

Starling Tribune – Season 8 Edition – “Reset” Review (A CW Network Arrow Television Show Fan Podcast) ST256

Episode:            “Reset” [Season 8 Episode 6]

Air Date:           Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Director:           David Ramsey

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0708981/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

2x Arrow

Writers: Onalee Hunter

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1370980/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr4

4x Arrow / 8x The Last Ship

Maya Houston

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm8529121/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr5

1x Arrow / 2x Minimum Wage

Promo:https://comicbook.com/dc/2019/11/20/arrow-reset-preview-the-cw/

Arrow

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

01 Starling City 15-Oct-19 0.84

02 Welcome To Hong Kong 22-Oct-19 0.77

03 Leap Of Faith 29-Oct-19 0.76

04 Present Tense 5-Nov-19 0.62

05 Prochnost 19-Nov-19 0.74

06 Reset 26-Nov-19 0.79

Legends Of Tomorrow

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

Supergirl

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

01 Event Horizon 6-Oct-19 1.26

02 Stranger Beside Me 13-Oct-19 0.97

03 Blurred Lines 20-Oct-19 0.92

04 In Plain Sight 27-Oct-19 0.95

05 Dangerous Liaisons 3-Nov-19 0.78

06 Confidence Women 10-Nov-19 0.8

07 Tremors 17-Nov-19 0.79

The Flash

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

01 Into the Void 8-Oct-19 1.62

02 A Flash of the Lighting 16-Oct-19 1.27

03 Dead Man Running 22-Oct-19 1.38

04 There Will Be Blood 29-Oct-19 1.48

05 Kiss Kiss Breach Breach 5-Nov-19 1.19

06 License To Elongate 19-Nov-19 1.29

07 The Last Temptation of Barry Allen, Pt. 1 26-Nov-19 1.17

Black Lightning

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

01 The Book Of Occupation: Chapter Two: Birth of the Blackbird 7-Oct-19 1.16

02 The Book Of Occupation: Chapter Two: Maryam’s Tasbih 14-Oct-19 0.63

03 The Book of Occupation: Chapter Three: Agent Odell’s Pipe-Dream 21-Oct-19 0.61

04 The Book of Occupation: Chapter Four: Lynn’s Ouroboros 28-Oct-19 0.52

05 The Book of Occupation: Chapter Five: Requiem for Tavon 11-Nov-19 0.71

06 The Book of Resistance: Chapter One: Knocking on Heaven’s Doo 18-Nov-19 0.62

07 The Book of Resistance: Chapter Two: Henderson’s Opus 25-Nov-19 0.65

Batwoman

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

01 Pilot 6-Oct-19 1.86

02 The Rabbit Hole 13-Oct-19 1.45

03 Down Down Down 20-Oct-19 1.22

04 Who Are You? 27-Oct-19 1.29

05 Mine Is A Long And A Sad Tale 3-Nov-19 1.16

06 I’ll Be Judge, I’ll Be Jury 10-Nov-19 1.09

07 Tell Me The Truth 17-Nov-19 1.01

Part 1: The Plot, Themes and Characters

  • What was the overall theme? What was the link to the episode’s name?
    • Time loop!
    • Groundhog Day / Edge of Tomorrow
    • 6:27 pm
    • Resets mission; reset’s Oliver’s focus – The Monitor is fighting the same fight
  • No opening title sequence
  • Fight scenes and stunts
    • Hostage situation
      • Quentin goes in; Oliver does his thing w/arrows
    • Found hideout
      • Oliver, Laurel, Lance
      • Bomb hidden in wall
      • Lyla there; shoots Oliver; you can’t fight this
    • Hideout pt. 2
      • Anderson White; disabled bomb
      • Go to warehouse; Lance gets shot
    • Warehouse
      • Oliver fights guys to get Lance out
      • Lance shot
      • Oliver running out of arrows
      • Lance – how many times? 60? 100?
      • Lance – no saving me from this; dies voluntarily
  • Time Travel / Crisis
    • Time loop
    • Lance believes Oliver
    • Laurel is there too
    • Lance is assassinated
    • Oliver brings Diggle to bomb; Diggle gives good advice
    • Lyla tells Oliver that he’s missing the point; can’t fight it
    • Loops ends for Laurel when she gets her chance to say good-bye to Quentin, which is all she ever wanted
    • Lyla – Oliver, you have to accept what is coming
    • Quentin – I made peace at end
    • Lyla – now you understand; Oliver – I can’t change my fate?
  • FTA
    • Mia
      • In time loop at the beginning.
      • Oliver tells them the time with them is a gift
    • Connor
      • In time loop at the beginning.
      • Oliver tells them the time with them is a gift
    • William
      • In time loop at the beginning.
      • Oliver tells them the time with them is a gift
  • Oliver Queen / Green Arrow
    • Lyla tranqed them 2 days ago; all is fine, go to the party
    • Lyla – double agent
    • Quentin Lance is the mayor; vigilante program global; Palmer Tech; Lance – I recovered from shot, escaped fate
    • This is a test, Laurel; we’re not giving up
    • I’m not giving up
    • Tells kids he’s proud of them; all of you will be fine no matter what happens
    • Asks Lance – when did you decide I wasn’t the enemy anymore? His daughters; fighting for the same goal
    • Hanging on to something for a long time; thanks Quentin for everything; enters an empty room
    • Ends up w/Laurel, kids, and Diggle on Lian Yu
  • John Diggle / Spartan
    • In the time loop as a NPC
  • Lyla / Harbinger
    • Knows about time loop
    • Been working for Monitor for a long time; to protect her family; all we can do is try to survive it
    • Big evil coming; Oliver, you are the only chance we have
    • Monitor needed to know Oliver was up to the task
    • Involved children as a gift
  • Laurel Lance / Black Siren
    • Trapped in same time loop; surprised Lance is there
    • Tells Lance how he died
    • I’m trying to be a hero b/c of you, Quentin
    • Got a chance to say good-bye to Lance; she’s at peace
    • Monitor gifted her the chance to make her peace w/Lance
  • Dinah Drake / Black Canary
    • Captain of SCPD
  • Rene Ramirez / Wild Dog
    • In the time loop with May Lance
  • Roy
  • Quentin Lance
    • Mayor, escaped fate, goes into hostage situation
    • Believes Oliver b/c of what he’s seen and learning from doubting Oliver
    • Happy to see Laurel
    • Assassinated
    • Takes Laurel’s news about his death in stride
    • Not giving up; at the end, made peace with fate

NEXT EPISODE

Link to Promo: https://www.comicbookmovie.com/tv/dc/arrow/arrow-oliver-queen-is-going-to-save-the-multiverse-in-the-new-promo-for-season-8-episode-7-purgatory-a171886 (26 Nov 2019)

Episode: “Purgatory” [Season 8 Episode 7]

Air Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Summary: Oliver’s mission takes him to Lian Yu where he tries to ignore the repercussions of the looming Crisis until he receives help from an old friend. Meanwhile, a united Team Arrow faces a recognizable villain.

Director: James Bamford

Writers: Rebecca Bellotto and Rebecca Rosenberg

IMDB link:  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9700190/?ref_=ttfc_fc_tt

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This podcast was recorded on Friday November 27th, 2019.

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

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