The Superhero Show Show #377
DC’s Legends of Singing Competition Shows
The Legends of Tomorrow are in a singing competition for the fate of the planet, on an all-new The Superhero Show Show!
On a very special episode of The Superhero Show Show, Cassie and the Boyz finally turn their sights to Legends of Tomorrow, and it’s a doozy. KNOXACRILLION has come to Earth to kill our leader, and he thinks that leader is D.J. S’moremoney! It’s up to Zari 2.0 and the gang to enter a singing competition – and win it – to save the planet. Doesn’t make sense? Then listen to the pod. Will Zari and Constantine break up? Will Mick get his act together? Does Mike think Legends is still spiraling?
Then the Taste Buds review and discuss every other show based on a comic book this week, including episodes of Batwoman, Black Lightning, Fear the Walking Dead, The Flash, Jupiter’s Legacy, Superman and Lois, and Van Helsing!
And then, the Friends fly on down to X-TASMANIA, to discuss another episode of X-Men: The Animated Series! It’s A Rogue’s Tale, and that titular rogue is…Rogue! That’s right, we’re finally finding out the origin story of one of the X-Men’s most mysterious members. How exactly does Mama Mystique fit into her life, and how did Rogue make it out of a life of crime to become a superhero. Find out on this episode!
Finally, Mike sits down with Lou Graziani, the creator of Duel of the Fates: TOY BOX Edition and Cy-Boar!
All of that, and so much more, on an all-new, all-different Superhero Show Show!
“I’ll Give You A Clue” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, V) (HDTV)
GAME NIGHT – When Sophie (Meagan Tandy) must face a foe from her rookie days with The Crows, Ryan (Javicia Leslie), Mary (Nicole Kang) and Luke (Camrus Johnson) are also pulled into the villain’s game. Meanwhile, the tables turn on Alice (Rachel Skarsten) when she finds herself in dire circumstances, and Jacob (Dougray Scott) continues to revisit the past. Marshall Virtue directed the episode written by Caroline Dries and Natalie Abrams (#213). Original airdate 5/9/21. Every episode of BATWOMAN will be available to stream on The CW App and CWTV.com the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.
BLACK LIGHTNING #412
“The Book of Resurrection: Chapter One” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, V) (HDTV)
PENULTIMATE – Jefferson (Cress Williams) realizes that sometimes, an admission of weakness can be a show of strength. Meanwhile, Tobias (Marvin Jones III) is focusing on an end game. Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, James Remar, Jordan Calloway and Chantal Thuy also star. The episode was written by Brusta Brown & John Mitchell Todd and directed by Benny Boom (#412). Original airdate 5/17/2021
FEAR THE WALKING DEAD #613
June splits off from the group in an effort to gather any information to help stop an oncoming threat.
THE FLASH #710
“Family Matters, Part 1” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
PSYCH THREATENS IRIS – Iris (Candice Patton) is pushed to the limit as she seeks to uncover the mysterious truth about Psych (guest star Ennis Esmer). Meanwhile, Barry (Grant Gustin) initiates a new training system, that could potentially backfire, with devastating consequences. Joe (Jesse L. Martin) and Cisco (Carlos Valdes) make life-altering decisions. Philip Chipera directed the episode written by Lauren Barnett & Emily Palizzi (#710). Original airdate 5/18/2021
JUPITER’S LEGACY #102
Brandon and Chloe clash with their dad after the Blackstar incident. Sheldon confronts a reporter over an exposé on the family business.
JUPITER’S LEGACY #103
Worried about Sheldon’s uncharacteristic behavior, George pays him a visit. A foiled theft lands Hutch on the wrong side of a superpowered crime boss.
LEGENDS OF TOMORROW #603
“The Ex-Factor” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, DLV) (HDTV)
ON THE BIG STAGE – The Legends find themselves in 2045 trying to defeat an Alien warrior which leaves Zari (Tala Ashe) no choice but to enter a popular singing competition. Ava (Jes Macallan) has finally had enough of Rory’s (Dominic Purcell) behavior and with the encouragement of Spooner (Lisseth Chavez), gives him some tough love. Sara (Caity Lotz) finds herself struggling after being attacked but someone familiar helps her to keep searching for refuge. Meanwhile, Zari and Constantine (Matt Ryan) have a much-needed conversation with each other. Nick Zano, Adam Tsekham, Olivia Swann and Shayan Sobhian also star. David Geddes directed the episode written by Grainne Godfree & Tyron Carter (603). Original airdate 5/16/2021
SUPERMAN AND LOIS #106
“Broken Trust” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
SUPERMAN & LOIS RETURNS TONIGHT WITH NEW EPISODES – Clark (Tyler Hoechlin) reconsiders his decision to let Jordan (Alex Garfin) play football. Meanwhile, Lois’ (Elizabeth Tulloch) continued investigation of Morgan Edge (Adam Rayner) requires her to trust an unexpected ally. Emmanuelle Chriqui, Dylan Walsh, Erik Valdez, Inde Navarrette and Wole Parks also star. (#106). The episode was directed by Sudz Sutherland and written by Katie Aldrin. Original airdate 5/18/2021. Every episode of SUPERMAN & LOIS will be available to stream on The CW App and CWTV.com the day after broadcast for free and without subscription, log-in or authentication required.
VAN HELSING #505
Violet and Ivory are on the run from Fort Collins with the now vulnerable Sisterhood. Violet must risk everything to keep the amulet out of The Dark One’s hands.
X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #209
Mr. Sinister sends Mystique to destroy the X-Men while Professor X is lost in the Savage Land. Rogue starts having painful visions of a mysterious woman and they’re literally driving her crazy when the mysterious woman possesses Rogue’s body. Unknown to the X-men, this mystery woman holds some dark secrets to Rogue’s past before she joined the X-Men.
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