- Li’l Eddie O’Hare
Welcome to the DC TV Report for the week ending Saturday October 23rd, 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 1 finale.
Y: The Last Man - S01E08 "Ready. Aim. Fire." 1) In the days after, Roxanne was not truthful in the way she established the haven at PriceMax. 2) In the present, Roxanne negged Hero and bullied Sam into leaving. 3) Nora became distraught and manic after being told she and Mackenzie would also have to leave soon. Last Minute Reveal: Feet away from the burned remains of the PriceMax, Roxanne took Nora's advice and riled up the women, comparing them to Amazons!
DC's Stargirl - S02E11 "Summer School Chapter Eleven" 1) Courtney found herself trapped, wandering the Shadowlands and discovered Cindy Burman and Dr. Midnite were both still alive. 2) Beth learned from Dr. Midnite that Jennifer could use her Dad's green ring to locate the Shade. Last Minute Reveal: Seconds after the Shade's noble death, Cindy was ready to Kill Eclipso!
- S06E16 "Nightmare in National City" 1) After Nxly let a nightmare monster out on her way into the Dream Realm, Supergirl and the Tower erected a force field to trap the monster, which drew political flack from the governor. 2) Kara convinced Andrea to let her interview two world leaders in the midst of peace talks and then let her super duties get in the way of her day job. 3) Nia went to her resentful sister Maeve for help locating the dream totem inside the Dream Realm. Last Minute Reveal: Nyxly put the dream totem in her broken tech suit's hand and Lex Luthor appeared before her!
DC's Legends of Tomorrow - S07E02 "The Need for Speed" 1) Nate felt guilty for killing J. Edgar Hoover and decided to pose as him on a train to keep the timeline intact. 2) Sara and Ava tried slipping away to the pocket dimension for a little honeymoon and found Zari high on pot gummies. 3) Astra and Spooner were clueless about how to care for and communicate with the new human Gideon. Last Minute Reveal: Gideon revealed that if they did not reach Dr. Gwyn Davies soon, the Legends would die!
- S03E02 "Loose Tooth" 1) Alice was released into Ryan's custody and the pair began work tracking a possible new Killer Croc. 2) Luke was still having trouble with the Batwing suit and Mary suggested she give Luke a medical exam. 3) Ryan's biological mother, CEO Jada Jet, landed her chopper on the Wayne building and wanted answers about a data breach at her company. Last Minute Reveal: Ryan barged into Jada Jet's office and revealed she was Jada's daughter!
Doom Patrol - S03E07 "Bird Patrol" 1) In 1949, Rita and the Sisterhood of Dada became concerned Laura had lost her way recruiting weapons for the Bureau and decided to start planning the Eternal Flaggellation. 2) In the present, Laura began to freak out after flyers for the Fog began appearing everywhere. 3) Vic contemplated getting surgery to remove all his tech and replace it with synthetic skin. 4) Jane was furious that Cliff sold off all her stuff, left him at his daughter's doorstep and tried to convince a crying Kay that she did not have to be scared of leaving the Underground. 5) Larry coughed up a space parasite. Last Minute Reveal: The Doom Patrol stood dumbfounded as the winged-lower-faces each flew at them and made them disappear!
- Season 3 Finale "Purple Rain" 1) Scarecrow set off a fear bomb in Gotham and warned the Titans that there were 10 more across the city. 2) Dick rounded up the Titans and put a plan into motion to regain control of Wayne Manor and create a Lazarus storm to revive Gothamites killed by the first bomb. 3) Vee helped Barbara take back GCPD and revealed she was an ARGUS operative. 4) Dick made up with Jason and gave him a second chance. 5) Blackfire forgave Connor for blowing up her spaceship. Last Minute Reveal: Raven used her powers to give Crane a lifetime of nightmares in Arkham!
Ed’s Winner for the Week: Bubble Worlds - All of this week's episodes featured people escaping from or hiding out in little pockets of civilization cut off from the rest of the world. On Y, Nora felt trapped in the PriceMax and had to burn it to the ground to gain leverage with Roxanne. Stargirl fought her way out of the Shadowlands. Nia brought her sister into the Dream Realm in an effort to help Supergirl. A few of the Legends got to relax and regroup in the pocket mansion. The new Killer Croc wandered the Gotham sewers, waiting out Batwoman. The Doom Patrol all ended up getting enveloped in the fog. Finally, the Titans used the Lazarus Pit to create a purple rain cloud over Gotham Plaza and resurrect the innocent victims of Scarecrow's fear bomb.
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