DC TV Report for week ending 10/16/2021

 -        Li’l Eddie O’Hare

Welcome to the DC TV Report for the week ending Saturday October 16th, 2021. I'm here to bring you recaps, news and commentary for all live-action television shows based on DC Comics. There were 7 new episodes this week including 2 premieres and 1 penultimate episode.

Monday - 10/11/2021

Y: The Last Man - S01E07 "My Mother Saw A Monkey" 1) 355 fell asleep at the wheel and crashed an RV, getting herself, Allison and Yorick captured by a considerate village of former prison inmates. 2) Kimberly figured out that Yorick was alive and argued with her mother about God's plan. 3) Yorick's girlfriend Beth showed up at the White House gate and Jennifer was excited to up with her. Last Minute Reveal: After leaving the White House, Beth got in a van and told her friends that the situation inside is shaky at best!

Tuesday - 10/12/2021

DC's Stargirl - S02E10 "Summer School Chapter Ten" 1) Courtney and Pat talked out their trust issues on a drive to find Jennifer and ask her to fuse the Black Diamond back together. 2) Beth came over to help watch over the house and try to reach Dr. McNider while Barbara nursed the wounded Shade. 3) Mike snuck out to tinker with S.T.R.I.P.E. and heard a news story about pink lightning. Last Minute Reveal: Pat was stunned after helplessly watching Courtney get pulled into the Shadowlands by Eclipso!

Supergirl - S06E15 "Hope for Tomorrow" 1) Kara was tasked with inspiring lasting hope to earn a totem after Nxly used her magic to ruin peace talks at the Hague and take William hostage. 2) Alex and Kelly welcomed Esme into their home and tried to help her learn to control her alien mimic powers. Last Minute Reveal: After being bummed out that Kara destroyed the Hope totem, Nxly received a gift from a secret admirer that turned into an armored suit!

Wednesday - 10/13/2021

DC's Legends of Tomorrow - Season 7 Premiere "The Bullet Blondes" 1) The Legends found themselves stranded in 1925 Odessa, Texas, and drew the attention of J. Edgar Hoover. 2) Ava began to feel out of her depth and freaked out by the timeline risks Sara and the team were taking. 3) Zari discovered that the key Constantine left her opened a door to a private pocket dimension. 4) Astra pushed herself too hard trying to magic a solution. Last Minute Reveal: After Spooner and Astra declared each other BFFs, a whisp of red smoke turned into Gideon in human form!

Batwoman - Season 3 Premiere "Mad as a Hatter" 1) An Alice-obsessed mental health patient got his hands on the Mad Hatter's mind-controlling top hat. 2) Mary was finally graduating med school as Valedictorian. 3) Luke's new bat-suit kept malfunctioning. 4) Sophie offered to look into Alice's claims about Ryan's birth mother. Last Minute Reveal: Renee Montoya strongarmed Ryan into joining forces with Alice to recover all the missing Batcave trophies!

Thursday - 10/14/2021

Doom Patrol - S03E06 "1917 Patrol" 1) Rita climbed out of the time machine in 1917 with her memories purged and was brought to Laura DeMille at the Bureau of Normalcy. 2) Larry tried caring and sharing with his estranged son. 3) Jane encouraged Kay to take control of her own body and go shopping for new shoes. 4) Vic went on a nature hike to try and find his true self. 5) Cliff sat splurging all his money away on internet poker and a webcam girl named Ginger. Last Minute Reveal: Present day Laura received a message in fire that read "Piffle-Paffle!"

Titans - Season 3 Penultimate "Prodigal" 1) Rachel and Gar dropped Dick into a Lazarus Pit and waited for him to battle it out for his soul. 2) Tim argued with Donna and his family over whether to escape the city or stay and defend Gotham. 3) Blackfire and Connor teamed up on a revenge quest. Last Minute Reveal: The GCPD delivered crates full of Scarecrow's fear toxin to Wayne Manor!

Ed’s Winner for the Week:  Fear - Characters in all of our shows this week were afraid... very afraid. Yorick (Y: The Last Man), Allison and 355 were afraid that their reformed prisoner hosts might not accept them. Eclipso continued to terrify Stargirl and all her friends and family. On Supergirl, poor little Esme was scared that Kelly and Alex might change their mind about adopting her. Ava freaked out that all the timeline changes her fellow Legends were causing would be irreparable. Batwoman and company were all horrified by the new Mad Hatter. Rita's fears were allayed by the joy she discovered hanging with the Sisterhood of Dada, while the rest of the Doom Patrol threw caution to the wind on their own personal journeys. Finally on Titans, Dick had to reconcile his feeling of fear and rage in order to swim his way out of the Lazarus Pit.


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