Starling Tribune – Season 7.5 Edition – “The Eggplant, the Witch & the Wardrobe” Review (A CW Network Arrow Television Show Fan Podcast) ST247

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Starling Tribune – Season 7.5 Edition – The Eggplant, the Witch & the Wardrobe (A CW Network Arrow Television Show Fan Podcast) ST247

The Starling Tribune Reporters Stargate Pioneer, Michelle and Chris review the Legends Of Tomorrow fourth season twelfth episode titled ” The Eggplant, the Witch & the Wardrobe.” The reporters discuss Zari’s difficulties with Nate, Sarah and Ava’s long term relationship issues, notice that Tabitha was introduced, enjoy the Nora and Constantine team-up and look forward to Neuron-Ray. The reporters also help each other out with Zmojis, long term relationships and mattress shipping.

Episode:            “The Eggplant, the Witch & the Wardrobe” [Season 4 Episode 12]

Air Date:           Monday, April 22, 2019

Director:           Mairzee Almas

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0021772/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

9x Smallville / 1x Alphas / 1x Haven / 2x Defiance / 3x Lost Girl / 2x Lucifer / 2x Arrow / 1x Supergirl / 5x The 100 / 2x 12 Monkeys / 2x Outlander / 4x Legends

Writers: Morgan Faust

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1158909/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr5

6x Legends

Daphne Miles

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3514580/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr6

1x The Vampire Diaries / 2x Legends

Promo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwYf0aEqYUE

Arrow

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

01 Inmate 4587 15-Oct-18 1.43

02 The Longbow Hunters 22-Oct-18 1.18

03 Crossing Lines 29-Oct-18 1.15

04 Level Two 5-Nov-18 1.08

05 The Demon 12-Nov-18 1.26

06 Due Process 19-Nov-18 1.03

07 The Slabside Redemption 26-Nov-18 1.31

08 Unmasked 3-Dec-18 1.35

09 Elseworlds Part 2 10-Dec-18 2.06

10 My Name Is Emiko Queen 21-Jan-19 1.22

11 Past Sins 28-Jan-19 1.18

12 Emerald Archer 4-Feb-19 1.07

13 Star City Slayer 11-Feb-19 1.09

14 Brothers & Sisters 4-Mar-19 0.89

15 Training Day 11-Mar-19 1.02

16 Star City 2040 18-Mar-19 1.00

17 Inheritance 25-Mar-19 1.01

18 Lost Canary 15-Apr-19 0.71

19 Spartan 22-Apr-19 0.71

20 Confessions 29-Apr-19 0.64

21 Living Proof 6-May-19 0.63

22 You Have Saved This City 13-May-19  0.95

Legends Of Tomorrow

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

01 The Virgin Gary 22-Oct-18 1.00

02 Witch Hunt 29-Oct-18 0.94

03 Dancing Queen 5-Nov-18 0.86

04 Wet Hot American Bummer 12-Nov-18 0.90

05 Tagumo Attacks 19-Nov-18 0.91

06 Tender Is The Nate 26-Nov-18 0.97

07 Hell No, Dolly! 3-Dec-18 0.93

08 Legends of To-Meow-Meow 10-Dec-18 1.10

09 Lucha de Aquestas 1-Apr-19 0.92

10 The Getaway 8-Apr-19 0.95

11 Séance & Sensibility 15-Apr-19 0.98

12 The Eggplant, The Witch & The Wardrobe 22-Apr-19 0.85

13 Egg MacGuffin 29-Apr-19 0.91

14 Nip Stuck 6-May-19 0.94

15 Terms Of Service 13-May-19 0.99

16 Hey World 20-May-19 1.05

Supergirl

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

01 American Alien 14-Oct-18 1.52

02 Fallout 21-Oct-18 1.34

03 Man Of Steel 28-Oct-18 1.28

04 Ahimsa 4-Nov-18 1.23

05 Parasite Lost 11-Nov-18 1.16

06 Call To Action 18-Nov-18 1.13

07 Rather the Fallen Angel 25-Nov-18 1.15

08 Bunker Hill 2-Dec-18 1.26

09 Elseworlds Part 3 11-Dec-18 2.17

10 Suspicious Minds 20-Jan-19 1.04

11 Blood Memory 27-Jan-19 1.34

12 Menagerie 17-Feb-19 1.15

13 What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way 3-Mar-19 1.14

14 Stand and Deliver 10-Mar-19 1.05

15 O Brother, Where Art Thou 17-Mar-19 1.07

16 The House of L 24-Mar-19 1.12

17 All About Eve 31-Mar-19 1.06

18 Crime and Punishment 21-Apr-19 0.99

19 American Dreamer 28-Apr-19 1.14

20 Will The Real Miss Tessmacher Please Stand Up 5-May-19 1.05

21 Red Dawn 12-May-19 1.11

22 The Quest For Peace 19-May-19 1.07

THE FLASH

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

01 Nora 9-Oct-17 2.08

02 Blocked 16-Oct-18 1.69

03 The Death of Vibe 23-Oct-18 1.87

04 News Flash 30-Oct-18 1.75

05 All Doll’d Up 13-Nov-18 1.73

06 The Icicle Cometh 20-Nov-18 1.60

07 O Come, All Ye Thankful 27-Nov-18 1.79

08 What’s Past Is Prologue 4-Dec-18 1.78

09 Elseworlds Part 1 9-Dec-18 1.83

10 The Flash & The Furious 15-Jan-19 1.64

11 Seeing Red 22-Jan-19 1.88

12 Memorabilia 29-Jan-19 2.04

13 Goldfaced 5-Feb-19 1.89

14 Cause and 12-Feb-19 XS 1.71

15 King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd 1.67

16 Failure Is An Orphan 12-Mar-19 1.55

17 Time Bomb 19-Mar-19 1.64

18 Godspeed 16-Apr-19 1.31

19 Snow Pack 23-Apr-19 1.63

20 Gone Rogue 30-Apr-19 1.37

21 The Girl With The Red Lightning 6-May-19 1.45

22 Legacy 14-May-19 1.53

BLACK LIGHTNING

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

01 The Book Of Consequences: Chapter One: Rise of the Green Light Babies 9-Oct-18 1.16

02 The Book Of Consequences: Chapter Two: Black Jesus Blues 16-Oct-18 1.02

03 The Book Of Consequences: Chapter Three: Master Lowry 23-Oct-18 1.18

04 The Book Of Consequences: Chapter Four: Translucent Freak 30-Oct-18 0.97

05 The Book Of Blood: Chapter One: Requiem 13-Nov-18 0.90

06 The Book Of Blood: Chapter Two: The Perdi 20-Nov-18 0.99

07 The Book Of Blood: Chapter Three: The Sange 27-Nov-18 1.06

08 The Book Of Rebellion: Chapter One: Exodus 4-Dec-18 0.96

09 The Book Of Rebellion: Chapter Two: Gift of the Magi 11-Dec-18 1.13

10 The Book Of Rebellion: Chapter Three: Angelitos Negros 21-Jan-19 0.86

11 The Book Of Secrets: Chapter One: Prodigal Son 28-Jan-19 0.93

12 The Book Of Secrets: Chapter Two: Just And Unjust 4-Feb-19 0.95

13 The Book of Secrets: Chapter Three: Pillar of Fire 11-Feb-19 0.94

14 The Book Of Secrets: Chapter Four: Original Sin 4-Mar-19 0.77

15 The Book Of The Apocalypse: Chapter One: The Alpha 11-Mar-19 0.75

16 The Book Of The Apocalypse: Chapter Two: The Omega 18-Mar-19 0.85

Part 1: The Plot, Themes and Characters

  • What was the overall theme? What was the link to the episode’s name?
    • The Eggplant – Zari trying to tell Nate she likes him; Mona suggests emojis
    • The Witch – Nora
    • The Wardrobe – what Ava and Sara had to build to start their way out of Purgatory
    • Take on the title of the C.S. Lewis novel, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  • Time travel
    • 2019 Ava’s apartment
      • Place is a mess
  • Fight scenes and stunts
  • Sara Lance / White Canary
    • Ava’s missing
    • Demands Constantine send her to Purgatory
    • Rate her as Captain:
  • Ray Palmer / The Atom
    • Stands up for Nora
    • Tells Nate about Neron
    • Helps Nate deal about Hank
    • Constantine not impressed w/his knight in shining armor bit
    • Leaves Bureau – starts to whistle
  • Mick Rory / Heat Wave
    • Love’s love
    • Gives Zari words to send to Nate – erotic but vulnerable
  • Zari
    • Mona wants her to send Nate emojis – eggplant
    • Texts Nate – asks him out
  • John Constantine
    • Thinks Neron took Ava
    • Says Nora is a liability
    • Argues about how to deal w/Neron w/Nora
    • Keeping Neron locked up is not a good idea
    • People can’t cross barrier
    • Offers to flash Desmond; he refuses
    • Thinks Nora killed Neron
  • Charlie
    • Poses as Ava so Constantine and get Neron to Time Bureau prison
  • Gideon
  • Nate Heywood / Steel
    • Shreds files connected to Heyworld
    • Gets call from crew building theme park
    • Crew building from Nate’s drawings
    • Tells crew to tear it down
    • Rushes to confront Neron
    • Hank went behind Neron’s back; Neron wanted to put fear into people w/creatures
    • Changes mind about theme park; steels up to stop wrecking ball
    • Phone busted
  • Ava Sharpe
    • Gone about 2 weeks
    • Nora finds her – being prepared for being a new vessel
    • Her purgatory – Ikea type store
    • Gary enters the circle and ends up in her purgatory
    • They have to put a wardrobe together
      • Sara moves in w/o reading directions
      • Defending herself in argument about creature
      • Build wardrobe together
      • Sara – it’s not perfect, but it’s ours – wardrobe opens
    • Mattress department
      • Beware of Tabitha
      • Most important decision
      • Ava – Sara, do you just flip something over when it gets saggy
      • Ava – worried about getting old w/Sara; sit on mattress, age
      • Sara – I haven’t thought about planning for future until Ava
      • Pick 50 year
    • Apartment
      • Do dishes; pick up trash; light goes; mess just builds
      • Argue about moving in together
      • Sara – we’re superheroes; Ava wants a regular life w/Sara
      • They argue; Ava disappears
      • Room full of different Avas
    • Room full of Avas
      • Pick quickly b/c of Tabitha
      • Sara – not leaving w/o Ava
    • As Is section
      • Sara loves regular Ava
  • Time Bureau
    • Gary – I knew Ava needed me
    • Nora confronts Neron
      • remembers when she met Constantine
      • Neron – waiting for Tabitha to be released; needs a vessel for his Tabitha
      • Tempts Nora w/returning her father
      • Nora chokes Constantine; enters circle
      • Neron leaves Desmond’s body; Constantine and Nora battle; Ray interrupts battle
      • Neron is out of Desmond’s body

ARROW NEWS:

  1. How Arrow saved the TV superhero — and why it had to end (Date: 17 July 2019)
    1. As ‘Arrow’ prepares for the end, Stephen Amell and the producers reflect on its origin story and preview the ‘Crisis’-bound eighth and final season.
    2. Long article
    3. About the show ending, Stephen Amell said, “I’m very emotional and melancholy, but it’s time. I’m 38 years old, and I got this job when I was 30. I’d never had a job for more than a year. The fact that I’ve done this for the better part of a decade, and I’m not going to do it anymore, is a little frightening.”
    4. https://ew.com/comic-con/2019/07/17/arrow-final-season-cover-story/
  2. Amell Enlists AEW’s Cody Rhodes for New Wrestling Series, Heels (Date: 20 Aug 2019)
    1. Shortly after it was announced that Arrow star Stephen Amell would headline Starz’s upcoming pro-wrestling drama Heels, the actor put a call out to an old friend to join him: AEW star and executive vice president Cody Rhodes. “Hey @CodyRhodes — wanna come and help me make a tv show?” Amell tweeted along with a screenshot of Deadline’s original announcement. “Congratulations!” Rhodes replied. “…and yea, of course[.]”
    2. https://www.cbr.com/stephen-amell-cody-rhodes-heels/
  1. The CW Has No Current Plans to End Any Other Arrowverse Shows (Date: 4 August 2019)
    1. The CW’s Arrowverse of shows will be going through an interesting evolution later this year, when Arrow officially wraps up its run with a 10-episode final season. As network president Mark Pedowitz revealed during The CW’s presentation at the Television Critics Association press tour, there are no current plans for the other veteran Arrowverse shows – The Flash, Supergirl, and Legends of Tomorrow – to wrap up. Pedowitz noted that “hopefully it will be a long time from now” until that discussion comes about.
    2. “We believe in these franchises,” Pedowtiz explained. “This universe will continue for many many years.”
    3. https://comicbook.com/dc/2019/08/04/arrowverse-shows-ending-arrow-the-flash-supergirl-legends-batwoman/
  2. Arrow Season 8: Colton Haynes Drops Out as Series Regular (Date: 8 Aug 2019)
    1. Colton Haynes is dropping out as a series regular on the upcoming Arrow season 8, which will also serve as the series final season. The change in Haynes status on the show was confirmed during the recent TCA press tour, with Arrow executive producer Beth Schwartz noting the following: “We hope to have him back. We love him and he’s obviously one of the foundations of the show.”
    2. https://comicbook.com/dc/2019/08/08/arrow-season-8-colton-haynes-exits-drops-out-series-regular/
  3. Colton Haynes Twitter Account (Date: 8 Aug 2019)
    1. Getting a lot of angry messages so just to clarify…I didn’t exit the last season of Arrow. I was not asked to come back for the final season as a series regular. But y’all know Roy…he’s never gone for too long
    2. https://twitter.com/ColtonLHaynes/status/1159550976543510529

GENERAL DC NEWS:

  1. Arrowverse: Here’s When The Crisis on Infinite Earths Crossover Airs (Date: 4 Aug 2019)
    1. Crisis on Infinite Earths, Part 1 will air on Supergirl on Sunday, December 8 at 8 pm ET/PT.
    2. Crisis on Infinite Earths, Part 2 will air on Batwoman on Monday, December 9 at 8 pm ET/PT.
    3. Crisis on Infinite Earths, Part 3 will air on The Flash on Tuesday, December 10 at 8 pm ET/PT.
    4. Crisis on Infinite Earths, Part 4 will air on Arrow on Tuesday, January 14 at 8 pm ET/PT.
    5. Crisis on Infinite Earths, Part 5 will on DC’s Legends of Tomorrow on Tuesday, January 14 at 9 pm ET/PT. – Not the season premiere; considered a special episode
    6. https://www.cbr.com/arrowverse-crisis-on-infinite-earths-air-dates/

NEXT EPISODE

Link to Promo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6Rrq-be8u0 (Date: 22 April 2019)

Episode: “Egg MacGuffin” [Season 4 Episode 13]

Air Date: Monday, April 29, 2019

Summary: While Ray is worried about Nora, he is suddenly faced with his own problem that forces him to do the unthinkable. Nate and Zari are stuck in an awkward limbo, so Sara devises a plan to send them on an easy mission together. Meanwhile, Charlie and Rory are approached with a lucrative offer that could upend their lives.

Director: Christopher Tammaro

Writers: James Eagan & Tyron B. Carter

IMDB link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8312956/?ref_=tt_ep_nx

Join The Starling Tribune each week as we stream live on Thursday Evenings at 7:30 PM eastern or 6:30 PM Central at www.geeks.live. Join the fun chatroom and interact with the hosts live. Contact us: @StarlingTribune – starlingtribune@gmail.com – www.starlingtribune.com – www.facebook.com/starlingtribune – 612-888-CAVE or 612-888-2283.

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This podcast was recorded on Thursday August 22nd, 2019.

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

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Runaways “Bury Another” and “Last Rites” Review (A Marvel Comic Universe Podcast) LoS298

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The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director SP, Agent Haley and Agent Michelle discuss the Runaways series second episode six “Bury Another” and six “Last Rites.” The Agents debrief you on the epic and possibly final dig site fight staring Nico, whether or not Jonah returns to the series, how The Church Of Gibborim would be served much better lead by Haley, and the Runaway’s relationships. They also touch upon the latest Disney-Sony Spider-Man news and everything D23.

THIS TIME ON LEGENDS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.:

  • Runaways “Bury Another” and “Last Rites”
  • Weekly Marvel News
  • Including Special D23 Coverage

RUNAWAYS “BURY ANOTHER” AND “LAST RITES” [4:06]

RUNAWAYS “BURY ANOTHER” AND “LAST RITES”

Runaways “Bury Another” and “Last Rites” aired on Hulu on December 21st, 2018.

Main Cast:

Rhenzy Feliz                                          Alex Wilder Lyrica Okano                                         Nico Minoru Virginia Gardner                                     Karolina Dean Ariela Barer                                           Gert Yorkes Gregg Sulkin                                          Chase Stein Allegra Acosta                                        Molly Hernandez Angel Parker                                          Catherine Wilder Ryan Sands                                           Geoffrey Wilder Annie Wersching                                    Leslie Dean Kip Pardue                                             Frank Dean Ever Carradine                                       Janet Stein James Marsters                                      Victor Stein Brigid Brannagh                                     Stacey Yorkes Kevin Weisman                                      Dale Yorkes Brittany Ishibashi                                   Tina Minoru James Yaegashi                                     Robert Minoru

Julian McMahon                                     Jonah

Devin Kawaoka                                      Nurse

Patricia Lentz                                         Aura

Heather Olt                                            Frances

Alex Fernandez                                      Detective Flores

Damien Diaz                                          Oscar

Ryan Dorsey                                          Mike On A Bike

Jan Luis Castellanos                                Topher

Danielle Campbell                                   Eiffel

Lisa Linke                                              Nurse Wilson / Nurse Nightmare

Ashley Wigfield                                      Jules

Efrain Figueroa                                       Joseph (Topher’s father)

Rose Portillo                                          Eileen (Topher’s mother)

Veronica Diaz                                         Sofia (Topher’s sister)

Damien Diaz                                          Oscar Gonzalez (Destiny’s brother)

Elayn J. Taylor                                       Nana B (Darius’ mother and Tamar’s mother-in-law)

Brie Carter                                            Mary

Steve O’Young                                       Mitch

Kathleen Quinlan                                    Susan Ellerh (Leslie’s mother)

Kara Royster                                         Wendy

DeVaughn Nixon                                     Darius Davis

“Bury Another”

Directed By: Ami Canaan Mann

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0542642/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

21 directing credits starting 2001

1x Friday Night Lights

1x The Blacklist

1x Queen of the South

1x Power

1x Runaways

1x Deadly Class

2x Cloak and Dagger

Written By: Ashley Wigfield

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3098669/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr4

4 writing credits starting 2017

1x Jean-Claude Van Johnson

1x Great News

2x Runaways

“Last Rites”

Directed By:James Madigan

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0534901/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

3 directing credits starting 2018

2x Medal of Honor

1x Runaways

Written By: Quinton Peeples

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0670266/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr2

17 writing credits starting 1993

4x Flashforward

1x The Last Ship

2x Iron Fist

1x Inhumans

4x Runaways

Based on the Marvel comics by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona

NEWS [28:58]

TOP NEWS STORY OF THE WEEK

Sony Kills Spider-Man Partnership Deal with Marvel Studios

https://www.cbr.com/sony-kills-spider-man-deal-with-marvel/

Everything we learned at D23’s Disney Plus presentation

https://www.polygon.com/2019/8/24/20830613/d23-2019-disney-plus-marvel-she-hulk-wyatt-russell-star-wars-mandalorian-werner-herzog-new-shows

FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER BRINGS BACK FAMILIAR FACES — AND INTRODUCES NEW ONES

While Feige didn’t offer much news on Loki besides introducing series director Kate Herron (Sex Education) and writer Michael Waldron (Harmonquest), there were a few casting announcements to make for the other announced series. Captain America: The Winter Soldier actress Emily Vancamp returns as SHIELD Agent Sharon Carter for Falcon and the Winter Soldier, while Wyatt Russell makes his MCU debut as John Walker, known to comics fans as U.S. Agent. Both remained tight-lipped on details of their characters.

WANDAVISION HAS THE MOST ECLECTIC MCU CAST

The Scarlet Witch and Vision series’ strange juxtaposition of a 1950s sitcom and typical MCU adventure only grew stranger when more of the cast was revealed. In addition to a grown up version of Monica Rambeau played by Dear White People’s Teyonah Parris, Kat Dennings will reprise the role of Darcy Lewis from Thor and Thor 2, with Randall Park playing Agent Jimmy Woo from Ant-Man and the Wasp. Joining as “WandaVision’s nosy neighbor” is Kathryn Hahn, which sounds extremely Bewitched.

Three new Marvel shows — and three new Marvel heroes joining the MCU — were announced at D23: Ms. Marvel aka Kamala Khan, Moon Knight, and She-Hulk. Ms. Marvel specifically was confirmed by Feige to eventually make her way from streaming to the films. Moon Knight focuses on a mercenary named Mark Spectre left for dead in Egypt. She-Hulk will be about Bruce Banner’s cousin Jennifer Walters — who is also a lawyer — in a show “unlike anything we’ve done before.”

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

Ming-Na Wen Joins Cast Of ‘The Mandalorian’, Securing Disney Franchise Trifecta

https://deadline.com/2019/08/ming-na-wen-the-mandalorian-cast-mulan-agents-of-shield-1202702925/

Ming-Na Wen, already a Disney staple as the voice of Mulan in the iconic original animated film and as a star of ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., has been confirmed as a cast member of The Mandalorian, the upcoming Star Wars universe series for Disney+.

“Please just keep acquiring all these different franchises,” she said during her speech, turning to Iger, “because I just keep getting employed by them. I have hit every bucket list thanks to Disney.”

MCU – Marvel Studios

Black Panther 2 Release Date Revealed at D23

https://comicbook.com/marvel/2019/08/24/marvel-black-panther-2-release-date-d23/?utm_source=Comicbook.com&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=190824_144404_Comicbook.com%20Daily%20Newsletter&utm_content=Link

The much-anticipated sequel is on the horizon, but fans have been left wondering about details. However, at D23 on Saturday Marvel had a big surprise for fans with the reveal of the film’s release date: May 6, 2022

OUTRO [42:28]

Haley, Lauren, Michelle and Stargate Pioneer love to hear back from you about how you would rate the episode we just discussed, your top 5 Marvel character lists, your science of Marvel questions, who would you pick in an all-female Avenger team, or which Marvel male you would like to see shirtless. Call the voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871.

Join Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. next time as the hosts discuss The Runaways second season episodes “Past Life” and “Big Shot.” You can listen in live when we record Sunday Afternoons at 6:15 PM Eastern time at Geeks.live (Also streamed live on Spreaker.com). Contact Info: Please see http://www.legendsofshield.com for all of our contact information or call our voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871

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This podcast was recorded on Sunday August 25th, 2019.

Standby for your S.H.I.E.L.D. debriefing —

Audio and Video Production by Stargate Pioneer of GonnaGeek.com.


Torchwood Rewatch: Small Worlds (S1E5)

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The Torchwood team squares off against a dark and dangerous interpretation of the faerie folk. But does anything actually change as a result of the confrontation?


Runaways “Old School” and “Rock Bottom” Review (A Marvel Comic Universe Podcast) LoS297

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The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director SP, Agent Haley and Agent Michelle discuss the Runaways series second episode four “Old School” and five “Rock Bottom.” The Agents debrief you on how the Runaway parents are interrogating witnesses and severely blowing it, how Topher’s tragic story might not have belonged in the season, the season’s overall story pacing, Gert’s illness and need for medication, Alex dealing with Darius’ death and all the trips down the alien pit.

 

THIS TIME ON LEGENDS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.:

 

  • Runaways “Old School” and “Rock Bottom”

 

RUNAWAYS “OLD SCHOOL” AND “ROCK BOTTOM” [3:41]

 

RUNAWAYS “OLD SCHOOL” AND “ROCK BOTTOM”

 

Runaways “Old School” and “Rock Bottom” aired on Hulu on December 21st, 2018.

 

Main Cast:

 

Rhenzy Feliz                                          Alex Wilder Lyrica Okano                                         Nico Minoru Virginia Gardner                                     Karolina Dean Ariela Barer                                           Gert Yorkes Gregg Sulkin                                          Chase Stein Allegra Acosta                                        Molly Hernandez Angel Parker                                          Catherine Wilder Ryan Sands                                           Geoffrey Wilder Annie Wersching                                    Leslie Dean Kip Pardue                                             Frank Dean Ever Carradine                                       Janet Stein James Marsters                                      Victor Stein Brigid Brannagh                                     Stacey Yorkes Kevin Weisman                                      Dale Yorkes Brittany Ishibashi                                   Tina Minoru James Yaegashi                                     Robert Minoru

Julian McMahon                                     Jonah

Ryan Dorsey                                          Mike On A Bike

Jan Luis Castellanos                                Topher

Danielle Campbell                                  Eiffel

Lisa Linke                                              Nurse Wilson / Nurse Nightmare

Ashley Wigfield                                      Jules

Efrain Figueroa                                       Joseph (Topher’s father)

Rose Portillo                                          Eileen (Topher’s mother)

Veronica Diaz                                        Sofia (Topher’s sister)

Damien Diaz                                          Oscar Gonzalez (Destiny’s brother)

Elayn J. Taylor                                       Nana B (Darius’ mother and Tamar’s mother-in-law)

Brie Carter                                            Mary

Steve O’Young                                       Mitch

Kathleen Quinlan                                    Susan Ellerh (Leslie’s mother)

Kara Royster                                         Wendy

 

DeVaughn Nixon                                     Darius Davis

 

 

“Radio On”

 

Directed By: Patrick R. Norris

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0606845/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

64 directing credits starting 1995

2x Relativity

1x Xena: Warrior Princess

2x Star Trek: Enterprise

6x The O.C.

6x Friday Night Lights

7x Chuck

8x Parenthood

6x The Path

2x Rise

2x Runaways

 

Written By: Tracy McMillan

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0573336/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr1

11 writing credits starting 1997

3x Life on Mars

1x Mad Men

2x Chase

3x Satisfaction

2x Runaways

 

“Rock Bottom”

 

Directed By: Scott Peters

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0676671/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

19 directing credits starting 1994

8x The 4400

1x Jericho

5x Burn Notice

1x Runaways

4x The Gifted

2x Star

 

Written By: Jake Fogelnest

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0283905/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr1

34 writing credits starting 2004

A lot of shorts

Staff writer – 8x Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp

Story editor – 7x Difficult People

1x Corporate

1x Runaways

2x Liza on Demand

 

Based on the Marvel comics by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona

 

OUTRO [34:34]

 

Haley, Lauren, Michelle and Stargate Pioneer love to hear back from you about how you would rate the episode we just discussed, your top 5 Marvel character lists, your science of Marvel questions, who would you pick in an all-female Avenger team, or which Marvel male you would like to see shirtless. Call the voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871.

                  

Join Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. next time as the hosts discuss The Runaways second season episodes “Bury Another” and “Last Rites.” You can listen in live when we record Sunday Afternoons at 6:15 PM Eastern time at Geeks.live (Also streamed live on Spreaker.com). Contact Info: Please see http://www.legendsofshield.com for all of our contact information or call our voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871

 

Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Is a Proud Member Of The GonnaGeek Network (gonnageek.com).

 

This podcast was recorded on Sunday August 18th, 2019.

 

Standby for your S.H.I.E.L.D. debriefing —

 

Audio and Video Production by Stargate Pioneer of GonnaGeek.com.

The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director SP, Agent Haley and Agent Michelle discuss the Runaways series second episode four “Old School” and five “Rock Bottom.” The Agents debrief you on how the Runaway parents are interrogating witnesses and severely blowing it, how Topher’s tragic story might not have belonged in the season, the season’s overall story pacing, Gert’s illness and need for medication, Alex dealing with Darius’ death and all the trips down the alien pit.

 

THIS TIME ON LEGENDS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.:

 

  • Runaways “Old School” and “Rock Bottom”

 

RUNAWAYS “OLD SCHOOL” AND “ROCK BOTTOM” [3:41]

 

RUNAWAYS “OLD SCHOOL” AND “ROCK BOTTOM”

 

Runaways “Old School” and “Rock Bottom” aired on Hulu on December 21st, 2018.

 

Main Cast:

 

Rhenzy Feliz                                          Alex Wilder Lyrica Okano                                         Nico Minoru Virginia Gardner                                     Karolina Dean Ariela Barer                                           Gert Yorkes Gregg Sulkin                                          Chase Stein Allegra Acosta                                        Molly Hernandez Angel Parker                                          Catherine Wilder Ryan Sands                                           Geoffrey Wilder Annie Wersching                                    Leslie Dean Kip Pardue                                             Frank Dean Ever Carradine                                       Janet Stein James Marsters                                      Victor Stein Brigid Brannagh                                     Stacey Yorkes Kevin Weisman                                      Dale Yorkes Brittany Ishibashi                                   Tina Minoru James Yaegashi                                     Robert Minoru

Julian McMahon                                     Jonah

Ryan Dorsey                                          Mike On A Bike

Jan Luis Castellanos                                Topher

Danielle Campbell                                  Eiffel

Lisa Linke                                              Nurse Wilson / Nurse Nightmare

Ashley Wigfield                                      Jules

Efrain Figueroa                                       Joseph (Topher’s father)

Rose Portillo                                          Eileen (Topher’s mother)

Veronica Diaz                                        Sofia (Topher’s sister)

Damien Diaz                                          Oscar Gonzalez (Destiny’s brother)

Elayn J. Taylor                                       Nana B (Darius’ mother and Tamar’s mother-in-law)

Brie Carter                                            Mary

Steve O’Young                                       Mitch

Kathleen Quinlan                                    Susan Ellerh (Leslie’s mother)

Kara Royster                                         Wendy

 

DeVaughn Nixon                                     Darius Davis

 

 

“Radio On”

 

Directed By: Patrick R. Norris

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0606845/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

64 directing credits starting 1995

2x Relativity

1x Xena: Warrior Princess

2x Star Trek: Enterprise

6x The O.C.

6x Friday Night Lights

7x Chuck

8x Parenthood

6x The Path

2x Rise

2x Runaways

 

Written By: Tracy McMillan

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0573336/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr1

11 writing credits starting 1997

3x Life on Mars

1x Mad Men

2x Chase

3x Satisfaction

2x Runaways

 

“Rock Bottom”

 

Directed By: Scott Peters

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0676671/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

19 directing credits starting 1994

8x The 4400

1x Jericho

5x Burn Notice

1x Runaways

4x The Gifted

2x Star

 

Written By: Jake Fogelnest

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0283905/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr1

34 writing credits starting 2004

A lot of shorts

Staff writer – 8x Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp

Story editor – 7x Difficult People

1x Corporate

1x Runaways

2x Liza on Demand

 

Based on the Marvel comics by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona

 

OUTRO [34:34]

 

Haley, Lauren, Michelle and Stargate Pioneer love to hear back from you about how you would rate the episode we just discussed, your top 5 Marvel character lists, your science of Marvel questions, who would you pick in an all-female Avenger team, or which Marvel male you would like to see shirtless. Call the voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871.

                  

Join Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. next time as the hosts discuss The Runaways second season episodes “Bury Another” and “Last Rites.” You can listen in live when we record Sunday Afternoons at 6:15 PM Eastern time at Geeks.live (Also streamed live on Spreaker.com). Contact Info: Please see http://www.legendsofshield.com for all of our contact information or call our voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871

 

Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Is a Proud Member Of The GonnaGeek Network (gonnageek.com).

 

This podcast was recorded on Sunday August 18th, 2019.

 

Standby for your S.H.I.E.L.D. debriefing —

 

Audio and Video Production by Stargate Pioneer of GonnaGeek.com.


Classic Rewatch: The Invasion of Time

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Pitting our heroes against not one but two formidable adversaries, we look at the six-part coup d’êtat story that ends not only the 15th classic season, but a very important relationship as well. We discuss the unexpected nature of this “Agnew”-penned season closer, the ever-changing nature of the conflict that helps maintain interest through a six-part story, and the unusual performances of Baker and Jameson, given the timing of the production.


Runaways “Radio On” and “Double Zeros” Review (A Marvel Comic Universe Podcast) LoS296

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The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director SP, Agent Haley and Agent Michelle discuss the Runaways series second episode two and three “Radio On”and “Double Zeros.”. The Agents debrief you on the incoming appearance of Jonah’s family, which math equation Haley would use for a password, how the kids are acting more and more like their parents every episode, how Catherine Wilder undermines her husband Geoffrey, the states of The Runaways’ new house and finally meeting Topher.

 

THIS TIME ON LEGENDS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.:

 

  • Runaways “Radio On” and “Double Zeros”
  • Marvel News Roundup
  • Listener Feedback

 

RUNAWAYS “RADIO ON” AND “DOUBLE ZEROS” [3:01]

 

RUNAWAYS “RADIO ON” AND “DOUBLE ZEROS”

 

Runaways “Radio On” and “Double Zeros” aired on Hulu on December 21st, 2018.

 

Main Cast:

 

Rhenzy Feliz                                          Alex Wilder Lyrica Okano                                         Nico Minoru Virginia Gardner                                     Karolina Dean Ariela Barer                                           Gert Yorkes Gregg Sulkin                                          Chase Stein Allegra Acosta                                        Molly Hernandez Angel Parker                                          Catherine Wilder Ryan Sands                                           Geoffrey Wilder Annie Wersching                                    Leslie Dean Kip Pardue                                             Frank Dean Ever Carradine                                       Janet Stein James Marsters                                      Victor Stein Brigid Brannagh                                     Stacey Yorkes Kevin Weisman                                      Dale Yorkes Brittany Ishibashi                                   Tina Minoru James Yaegashi                                     Robert Minoru

Julian McMahon                                     Jonah

DeVaughn Nixon                                    Darius Davis

Ryan Dorsey                                          Mike On A Bike

Jan Luis Castellanos                                Topher

Efrain Figueroa                                       Joseph (Topher’s father)

Rose Portillo                                          Eileen (Topher’s mother)

Veronica Diaz                                        Sofia (Topher’s sister)

Damien Diaz                                          Oscar Gonzalez (Destiny’s brother)

Elayn J. Taylor                                       Nana B (Darius’ mother and Tamar’s mother-in-law)

Brie Carter                                            Mary

Steve O’Young                                       Mitch

Kathleen Quinlan                                    Susan Ellerh (Leslie’s mother)

Kara Royster                                         Wendy

 

“Radio On”

 

Directed By: Chris Fisher

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1084723/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

20 directing credits starting 2002

1x Chuck

2x Eureka

10x Warehouse 13

1x Supergirl

2x Inhumans

1x Runaways

11x The Magicians

 

Written By: Warren Hsu Leonard

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm5771286/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr1

4 writing credits starting 2013

2x Perception

4x How to Get Away with Murder

1x Power

3x Runaways

 

“Double Zero”

 

Directed By: Larry Teng

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1270350/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

29 directing credits starting 2009

7x Medium

1x Person of Interest

1x Warehouse 13

1x Burn Notice

1x Almost Human

1x Sleepy Hollow

7x Elementary

6x Supergirl

2x The Walking Dead

1x Runaways

1x Jessica Jones

1x Nancy Drew

 

Written By: Kirk A. Moore

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4212091/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr1

4 writing credits starting 2010

2x American Crime

2x 13 Reasons Why

2x Runaways

 

Based on the Marvel comics by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona

 

OUTRO [36:05]

 

Haley, Lauren, Michelle and Stargate Pioneer love to hear back from you about how you would rate the episode we just discussed, your top 5 Marvel character lists, your science of Marvel questions, who would you pick in an all-female Avenger team, or which Marvel male you would like to see shirtless. Call the voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871.

                  

Join Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. next time as the hosts discuss The Runaways second season episodes “Old School” and “Rock Bottom.” You can listen in live when we record Sunday Afternoons at 6:15 PM Eastern time at Geeks.live (Also streamed live on Spreaker.com). Contact Info: Please see http://www.legendsofshield.com for all of our contact information or call our voicemail line at 1-844-THE-BUS1 or 844-843-2871

 

Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Is a Proud Member Of The GonnaGeek Network (gonnageek.com).

 

This podcast was recorded on Sunday August 11th, 2019.

 

Standby for your S.H.I.E.L.D. debriefing —

 

Audio and Video Production by Stargate Pioneer of GonnaGeek.com.


Crash Couch #34: Naren Shankar Interview

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The Crash Couch is joined on this episode by The Expanse showrunner, Naren Shankar! We preview the upcoming season of The Expanse, Naren’s entry into the television business, the differences between Amazon & Syfy, and most importantly, which Expanse character he would want to cosplay as!

NOTE: due to audio quality at times, we recommend listening to this episode with headphones


Starling Tribune – Season 7.5 Edition – “Séance and Sensibility” Review (A CW Network Arrow Television Show Fan Podcast) ST246

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Starling Tribune – Season 7.5 Edition – “Séance and Sensibility” Review (A CW Network Arrow Television Show Fan Podcast) ST246

 

The Starling Tribune Reporters Chris and Michelle review the Legends Of Tomorrow season 4 eleventh episode “Séance and Sensibility.” The Reporters discuss the Bollywood number that Zari (and the rest of the cast) rocked, Hank’s funeral and Nate’s coming to terms finally with his father, Hanks’ endgame plan to develop a magical creature park, how NEron’s plans are starting to materialize, and all the news from San Diego Comic Con 2019. Catch Starling Tribune now on the Pandora App too!

 

Episode:            “Séance and Sensibility” [Season 4 Episode 11]

Air Date:           Monday, April 15, 2019 

 

Director:           Alexandra La Roche

                        https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0190597/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

                        1x Riverdale / 3x Legends / 4x Flash / 2x Arrow / 1x Supergirl

 

Writers: Grainne Godfree

                        https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3113826/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr5

                        15x Legends / 7x Flash / 1x Arrow

 

Jackie Canino

                        https://www.imdb.com/name/nm10485737/?ref_=ttfc_fc_wr6

                        1x Legends

Promo: https://comicbook.com/dc/2019/04/08/legends-of-tomorrow-spoilers-season-4-seance-and-sensibility-tra/

 

Arrow

 

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

01 Inmate 4587 15-Oct-18 1.43

02 The Longbow Hunters 22-Oct-18 1.18

03 Crossing Lines 29-Oct-18 1.15

04 Level Two 5-Nov-18 1.08

05 The Demon 12-Nov-18 1.26

06 Due Process 19-Nov-18 1.03

07 The Slabside Redemption 26-Nov-18 1.31

08 Unmasked 3-Dec-18 1.35

09 Elseworlds Part 2 10-Dec-18 2.06

10 My Name Is Emiko Queen 21-Jan-19 1.22

11 Past Sins 28-Jan-19 1.18

12 Emerald Archer 4-Feb-19 1.07

13 Star City Slayer 11-Feb-19 1.09

14 Brothers & Sisters 4-Mar-19 0.89

15 Training Day 11-Mar-19 1.02

16 Star City 2040 18-Mar-19 1.00

17 Inheritance 25-Mar-19 1.01

18 Lost Canary 15-Apr-19 0.71

19 Spartan 22-Apr-19 0.71

20 Confessions 29-Apr-19 0.64

21 Living Proof 6-May-19 0.63

22 You Have Saved This City 13-May-19  0.95

 

Legends Of Tomorrow

 

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

01 The Virgin Gary 22-Oct-18 1.00

02 Witch Hunt 29-Oct-18 0.94

03 Dancing Queen 5-Nov-18 0.86

04 Wet Hot American Bummer 12-Nov-18 0.90

05 Tagumo Attacks 19-Nov-18 0.91

06 Tender Is The Nate 26-Nov-18 0.97

07 Hell No, Dolly! 3-Dec-18 0.93

08 Legends of To-Meow-Meow 10-Dec-18 1.10

09 Lucha de Aquestas 1-Apr-19 0.92

10 The Getaway 8-Apr-19 0.95

11 Séance & Sensibility 15-Apr-19 0.98

12 The Eggplant, The Witch & The Wardrobe 22-Apr-19 0.85

13 Egg MacGuffin 29-Apr-19 0.91

14 Nip Stuck 6-May-19 0.94

15 Terms Of Service 13-May-19 0.99

16 Hey World 20-May-19 1.05

 

Supergirl

 

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

01 American Alien 14-Oct-18 1.52

02 Fallout 21-Oct-18 1.34

03 Man Of Steel 28-Oct-18 1.28

04 Ahimsa 4-Nov-18 1.23

05 Parasite Lost 11-Nov-18 1.16

06 Call To Action 18-Nov-18 1.13

07 Rather the Fallen Angel 25-Nov-18 1.15

08 Bunker Hill 2-Dec-18 1.26

09 Elseworlds Part 3 11-Dec-18 2.17

10 Suspicious Minds 20-Jan-19 1.04

11 Blood Memory 27-Jan-19 1.34

12 Menagerie 17-Feb-19 1.15

13 What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way 3-Mar-19 1.14

14 Stand and Deliver 10-Mar-19 1.05

15 O Brother, Where Art Thou 17-Mar-19 1.07

16 The House of L 24-Mar-19 1.12

17 All About Eve 31-Mar-19 1.06

18 Crime and Punishment 21-Apr-19 0.99

19 American Dreamer 28-Apr-19 1.14

20 Will The Real Miss Tessmacher Please Stand Up 5-May-19 1.05

21 Red Dawn 12-May-19 1.11

22 The Quest For Peace 19-May-19 1.07

 

The Flash

 

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

01 Nora 9-Oct-17 2.08

02 Blocked 16-Oct-18 1.69

03 The Death of Vibe 23-Oct-18 1.87

04 News Flash 30-Oct-18 1.75

05 All Doll’d Up 13-Nov-18 1.73

06 The Icicle Cometh 20-Nov-18 1.60

07 O Come, All Ye Thankful 27-Nov-18 1.79

08 What’s Past Is Prologue 4-Dec-18 1.78

09 Elseworlds Part 1 9-Dec-18 1.83

10 The Flash & The Furious 15-Jan-19 1.64

11 Seeing Red 22-Jan-19 1.88

12 Memorabilia 29-Jan-19 2.04

13 Goldfaced 5-Feb-19 1.89

14 Cause and 12-Feb-19 XS 1.71

15 King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd 1.67

16 Failure Is An Orphan 12-Mar-19 1.55

17 Time Bomb 19-Mar-19 1.64

18 Godspeed 16-Apr-19 1.31

19 Snow Pack 23-Apr-19 1.63

20 Gone Rogue 30-Apr-19 1.37

21 The Girl With The Red Lightning 6-May-19 1.45

22 Legacy 14-May-19 1.53

 

BLACK LIGHTNING

 

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

01 The Book Of Consequences: Chapter One: Rise of the Green Light Babies 9-Oct-18 1.16

02 The Book Of Consequences: Chapter Two: Black Jesus Blues 16-Oct-18 1.02

03 The Book Of Consequences: Chapter Three: Master Lowry 23-Oct-18 1.18

04 The Book Of Consequences: Chapter Four: Translucent Freak 30-Oct-18 0.97

05 The Book Of Blood: Chapter One: Requiem 13-Nov-18 0.90

06 The Book Of Blood: Chapter Two: The Perdi 20-Nov-18 0.99

07 The Book Of Blood: Chapter Three: The Sange 27-Nov-18 1.06

08 The Book Of Rebellion: Chapter One: Exodus 4-Dec-18 0.96

09 The Book Of Rebellion: Chapter Two: Gift of the Magi 11-Dec-18 1.13

10 The Book Of Rebellion: Chapter Three: Angelitos Negros 21-Jan-19 0.86

11 The Book Of Secrets: Chapter One: Prodigal Son 28-Jan-19 0.93

12 The Book Of Secrets: Chapter Two: Just And Unjust 4-Feb-19 0.95

13 The Book of Secrets: Chapter Three: Pillar of Fire 11-Feb-19 0.94

14 The Book Of Secrets: Chapter Four: Original Sin 4-Mar-19 0.77

15 The Book Of The Apocalypse: Chapter One: The Alpha 11-Mar-19 0.75

16 The Book Of The Apocalypse: Chapter Two: The Omega 18-Mar-19 0.85

 

Part 1: The Plot, Themes and Characters

  • What was the overall theme? What was the link to the episode’s name?
    • Seance – contacting the dead during Hank’s funeral
    • Sensibility – Jane Austen wrote “Sense and Sensibility”; Mona and love; Zari and love
  • Time travel
    • 1802 – Bath, England
      • Wedding: bride confesses to loving the maid; the groom confesses to loving bride’s mother; passions erupt
      • Regency thing – walk around room while conversing
      • Lord Remington – old man; his coachman has caused a stir
      • Mona tries to convince Jane to keep writing by telling her about her future. 
      • High on dust – Zari starts to sing, and the show bursts into a Bollywood number
    • Waverider
      • God sends his dust into the air and gets into everyone’s dream
      • Truth – Fugitive is Sunjay, born long ago, gathered Kamadeva’s ashes
      • Bollywood song infects the Waverider
    • Fight scenes and stunts
      • Mona turns into Wolfie
        • Knocks out Charlie
        • Goes to Jane Austen, blames her for wasting time on romance, her writing is all lies
        • Jane Austen – I do believe in love
      • Sara Lance / White Canary
        • Smash someone else, and if thinking about person, you like them
      • Ray Palmer / The Atom 
        • Feels bad about being sweet on Nora while she’s a suspect
        • Bromance solid
        • Hears sounds behind mirror; Nora tells him she’s innocent
        • Sneaks Nora onto the Waverider; has to hide her; hijinks ensue
        • Sleeps in the chair
      • Mick Rory / Heat Wave
        • Stays at funeral; tells Nate the eulogy is for him, to get him to say what he needs to
      • Zari
        • Ladies try to tell her she likes Nate
        • Gets it on with the coachman; figures out he is the fugitive; he’s Kamadeva, the Hindu God of Love
        • Resists his charms and cuffs him
        • Romance isn’t real; just for novels
        • Takes dust with Sunjay
      • John Constantine
        • Notices praying aunt and covered mirrors
        • Flashes of Hank’s spirit
        • Summons Hank’s spirit into Mick
        • Deal – unlimited funds for access to magical creatures; demon – Neron
        • Image of self in mirror talking to him; punches mirror, it’s Neron in Desmond’s body
      • Charlie 
        • Wants Mona to go Wolfie
      • Gideon
        • DJ Gideon
      • Mona
        • Wearing Jane Austen shirt, names disappearing
        • Just tell people how you feel
        • Love overcomes any obstacle – Jane calls her a fool
        • Romance is real; you should take a risk
        • Tells Zari to wait for something real; then finds out Sunjay has a 1000 wives
      • Nate Heywood / Steel 
        • Father’s funeral
        • Tells team to go get fugitive
        • Toast – talks about the bad; Mother – tells story about how trip to Disney World got canceled because Nate had to go to the hospital; Hank dressed up as Mickey Mouse
        • Pulls Disney book and finds hidden door; finds true plans – an idea for an amusement park for magical creatures based on Nate’s ideas from childhood – Heywood.
        • At the end of the day, Hank was just as wacky as the Legends

 

ARROW NEWS:

 

  1. Arrow Resurrects Two Dead Characters for Season 8 (Date: 12 July 2019)
    1. “Adrian Chase comes back in a different way than expected,” showrunner Beth Schwartz said. “We’re really excited about that because obviously he’s one of our favorite villains.” On the subject of Tommy Merlyn, executive producer Marc Guggenheim promised Donnell is “not coming back as the Tommy we know.”
    2. https://www.cbr.com/arrow-season-8-colin-donnell-josh-segarra/
  2. Arrow’s Final Season Will Bring Back a Long-Dead Queen Family Member (Date: 23 July 2019)
    1. Susanna Thompson will be reprising her role as Moira Queen, Oliver Queen’s mother, in some capacity for the premiere of Arrow’s eighth — and last — season. “It’s a love letter to the show; it really is,” Guggenheim said of Thompson’s return. “I was telling [executive producer] Beth [Schwartz], it felt a lot like the series finale, not the season premiere, in the best possible way, almost to the point where we’re like, ‘What are we going to do for the series finale?’ I mean, we know, obviously, but it has that kind of resonance to it, and that’s exciting.”
    2. https://www.cbr.com/arrow-season-8-susanna-thompson-return-moira-queen/
  3. Arrow Season 8: Chicago Fire Vet Charlie Barnett Cast as [Spoiler] (Date: 20 July 2019)
    1. Arrow‘s flash-forward family is expanding: Charlie Barnett (Chicago Fire) has joined the CW drama’s eighth and final season in the series-regular role of John Diggle, Jr., aka J.J.
    2. https://tvline.com/2019/07/20/arrow-charlie-barnett-cast-john-diggle-jr-season-8/?fbclid=IwAR38EZ1T6AsKX59V8LdpCdZqjjo512nxnULM3ES3yeyhd5c4HArAqbqI8t8
  4. Arrow Final Season Trailer Recaps Those Oliver Has Loved and Lost, Teases Returns (From the Dead?) (Date: 20 July 2019)
    1. The first teaser video for Arrow‘s final season emotionally revisits all those whom Oliver Queen has loved… and lost… over the years, before teases the familiar faces he will encounter while fulfilling his commitment to the Monitor.
    2. https://tvline.com/2019/07/20/arrow-final-season-8-trailer-tommy-merlyn-adrian-chase-return/?fbclid=IwAR2FvkAIgwlumJuJfswwApzkOKBxh1-9UubPADaJOjW-7IJQLKfUKgwcjZo
  5. Arrow Showrunner Reveals Episode 8×02 Title (Date: 23 July 2019)
    1. In a Twitter post, Schwartz shared a photo of the script’s cover page alongside a Green Arrow statue. The title of the episode? “Welcome to Hong Kong”.
    2. https://comicbook.com/dc/2019/07/23/arrow-season-8-episode-2-title-revealed-the-cw/

 

CRISIS NEWS:

 

  1. Tyler Hoechlin & Brandon Routh To Suit Up As Superman For Arrowverse Crossover On the CW (Date: 19 July 2019)
    1. The producers of the DC franchise on the CW are planning a big stunt involving one of DC’s most recognizable superheroes, Superman. Two actors who have played the Man of Steel, Tyler Hoechlin and Brandon Routh, will portray him in different time frames.
    2. https://deadline.com/2019/07/tyler-hoechlin-brandon-routh-superman-arrowverse-crossover-the-cw-1202649053/

 

  1. Original Robin Burt Ward to Appear in Crisis On Infinite Earths (Date: 20 July 2019)
    1. During the Batwoman panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, it was revealed that Burt Ward has a role in the upcoming crossover, where he will debut in the Ruby Rose-led series. Ward played Robin alongside Adam West’s Batman in the original Batman TV show. He has continued to lend his voice to the role over the years, but now he’ll make an appearance in the Arrowverse. But, it is not confirmed that he will play his original version of Robin, an alternate version of the character, or a new character altogether.
    2. https://screenrant.com/arrowverse-crisis-on-infinite-earths-crossover-burt-ward/?utm_content=bufferb0c5c&utm_medium=Social-Distribution&utm_source=SR-FB-P&utm_campaign=SR-FB-P
  2. Elizabeth Tulloch will return as Lois Lane in ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ crossover (Date: 22 July 2019)
    1. EW has exclusively learned that Elizabeth Tulloch will reprise her role as Lois Lane in “Crisis on Infinite Earths,” which will also feature Tyler Hoechlin’s Superman. Not only that, but we’ll also meet Clark and Lois’ child in the five-hour, multiverse-threatening event.
    2. https://ew.com/tv/2019/07/22/elizabeth-tulloch-lois-lane-arrowverse-crisis-on-infinite-earths/
  3. The Flash’s Cavanagh Will Play Another Classic DC Character (Date: 23 July 2019)
    1. “As part of ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ crossover, Tom will be playing Pariah as part of the crossover,” The Flash showrunner Eric Wallace revealed at the show’s Comic-Con International panel. “He works for the Anti-Monitor.”
    2. “In the original miniseries, it’s Pariah who is very much integral in releasing the Anti-Monitor,” he continued. “For Tom to play such a pivotal character… it’s just going to tear your guts out and make you cry.” The first half of The Flash Season 6 will “lead up to a very, very big twist at the end of the Bloodwork case that launches ‘Crisis.'”
    3. https://www.cbr.com/tom-cavanagh-crisis-on-infinite-earths-pariah/

 

SUPERGIRL NEWS:

 

  1. Supergirl: Mehcad Brooks Exiting the CW Series Next Season (Date: 19 July 2019)
    1. Mehcad Brooks, who portrays James Olsen on Supergirl, is leaving the CW series in its upcoming Season 5. Brooks is leaving the series to shift his attention to work on feature films, developing a cable series and writing a book.
    2. https://www.cbr.com/mehcad-brooks-exiting-supergirl/
  2. Jeremy Jordan Returning to ‘Supergirl’ for Season 5 (Exclusive) (Date: 18 July 2019)
    1. Jeremy Jordan, who departed Supergirl after season three, will be reuniting with the crew on the upcoming fifth season of The CW superhero drama as tech wiz Winn, ET has exclusively learned. Jordan is expected to appear in three episodes in the second half of the season, after the annual DC crossover event, though the context in which he comes back and additional storyline details are being kept under wraps.
    2. https://www.etonline.com/jeremy-jordan-returning-to-supergirl-for-season-5-exclusive-128853
  3. Supergirl Season 5 Casts Veronica Mars Vet as Budding Superhero Acrata, Plus Several Other Intriguing Additions (Date: 20 July 2019)
    1. Two new faces are coming to Supergirl in Season 5 as series regulars — and they have very different plans for National City. 
    2. Julie Gonzalo is playing DC Comics character Andrea Rojas (aka Acrata), who has a mystical secret.” As revealed on the panel, Andrea will take over as the head of CatCo.
    3. Staz Nair will play as “hardened reporter William Dey, who’s not interested in making friends, he just wants to get the story — but his ties to the criminal underworld could prove problematic.”
    4. Both characters will make their debut in Supergirl‘s fifth season premiere, airing Sunday, Oct. 6. 
    5. And here’s another fun reveal: Jesse Rath’s sister, Meghan Rath (Hawaii Five-0), will appear as a female Brainiac 5.
    6. The show also unveiled an official first look at Kara’s new costume for Season 5 — Supergirl has pants!
    7. https://tvline.com/2019/07/20/supergirl-season-5-cast-new-characters-acrata-william-dey/?fbclid=IwAR0Sz1TpXFlRyhYlB1ujwTuxVzNGS-6B08LU_XdCYaRHFs1e0CICBOEgNz4
  4. Supergirl Battles Lena Luthor in First Season 5 Trailer (Date: 20 July 2019)
    1. The first look at the fifth season of The CW’s Supergirl was unveiled Saturday at Comic-Con International in San Diego. “One of our big bads this season is Leviathan, so we’re bringing that into our canon this year… This season is going to be about how technology effects us,” executive producer Robert Rovner explained. “We’ll be seeing how our villains this season use technology against us and how our heroes bring us back.”
    2. https://www.cbr.com/supergirl-season-5-sdcc-trailer/?utm_content=bufferadea7&utm_medium=Social-Distribution&utm_source=CBR-TW&utm_campaign=CBR-TW

 

 

FLASH NEWS

 

  1. The Flash Will Launch New Storytelling Format for Season 6 (Date: 23 July 2019)
    1. The Flash is trying something new for Season 6. Instead of one season-long story arc, Season 6 will be broken down into two chapters that feature their own individual villains. The first half will end in this year’s five-show crossover “Crisis on Infinite Earths,” then pick up afterwards with a new story for the second half.
    2. https://www.cbr.com/flash-season-6-two-villains-chapters/
  2. The Flash Season 6 Will Bring Back Wally West’s Kid Flash (Date: 24 July 2019)
    1. Wally West will return to The Flash for Season 6. At Comic-Con International in San Diego, showrunner Eric Wallace revealed Kid Flash will be back — and he will help his namesake take on one of their greatest villains yet.
    2. “Let’s bring Wally West back,” Wallace announced at the panel. “Why don’t we do it this season… and have Kid Flash and Flash fight one of the greatest Flash villains.”
    3. At the time of writing, it is unknown whether Wally will appear in the first half, second half or both

 

NEXT EPISODE

 

Link to Promo: https://comicbook.com/dc/2019/04/08/legends-of-tomorrow-spoilers-season-4-seance-and-sensibility-tra/ (Date: 8 April 2019) 

 

Episode: “Séance and Sensibility” [Season 4 Episode 11]

Air Date: Monday, April 15, 2019 

Summary: When Mona discovers that her favorite author, Jane Austen, might be at the epicenter of a magical alert, Mona, Sara, Charlie and Zari find themselves in 1809.

Director: Alexandra La Roche

Writers: Grainne Godfree & Jackie Canino

IMDB link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8312950/?ref_=tt_ep_nx

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This podcast was recorded on Thursday July 25th, 2019.

 

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The Thingamajig of the Daleks

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Power, Genesis, Asylum, Master Plan, Invasion…five decades of Dalek mayhem launches a lot of schemes for ultimate domination. What if we took a random term like “the marriage of”, and extracted a Dalek plot from it?